AMD claims its R390 series is a new chip -- but it's not
It looks the same
We don’t know what do you need to do to call a chip a new architecture but are suspicious about some comments about the R390 series
AMD officially launches the new Radeon R9 390 series
Hawaii GPU becomes Grenada with a slight overclock
In addition to the Radeon R7 300 graphics card which should hold the entry-level fort, the Radeon R9 380 for the mid-range market segment and the flagship Fury lineup, AMD's higher-end lineup will be represented by rebranded Radeon R9 290 series, which got a slightly higher clocks and more memory.
Most AMD Radeon 300 series based on older GCN architecture
Only Fiji is an all-new chip
While we are getting close to the launch of AMD's new Radeon 300-series lineup, a new report suggest that most of the upcoming Radeon 300 series will be based on older GCN 1.1 and GCN 1.2 architecture while Fiji GPU will actuallly be the only new chip.
Sapphire announces new R9 290X 8GB Tri-X graphics card
To be available alongside the Vapor-X model
Following the successful launch of the R9 290X Vapor-X 8GB graphics card, Sapphire has decided to introduce yet another Radeon R9 290X graphics card with 8GB of video memory, lower clocks, and a Tri-X triple-fan cooler.