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AMD launches Radeon Pro W6000X series GPUs for Apple Mac Pro
Published in Graphics


Including a dual-GPU Radeon Pro W6800X Duo

AMD has brought a big update to the Apple Mac Pro system by introducing the new Radeon Pro W6000X series graphics cards, with all three SKUs, the Radeon Pro W6900X, Radeon Pro W6800X, and the Radeon Pro W6800X Duo, based on the RNDA2 Navi 21 GPU.

AMD and Valve work on Linux gaming machine improvements
Published in News


Enhance Steam Play

AMD and Valve are working on CPU frequency/power scaling improvements to enhance the Steam Play gaming experience on modern AMD platforms running Linux.

AMD readies another APU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 02 August 2021 12:33

AMD readies another APU


Driver code spotted

AMD appears to be readying another APU if a driver code spotted in the Linux 5.15 release, is anything to go by.

AMD officially announces Radeon RX 6600 XT
Published in Graphics


7nm Navi 23 GPU with 2,048 SPs

AMD has announced its newest Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card, the latest addition to the RDNA2-based graphics card. AMD is marketing the Radeon RX 6600 XT as a perfect graphics card for "high refresh rate 1080p gaming", and compares this $379-priced card with the Nvidia GTX 1060.

AMD reported a stonking quarter
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 12:06

AMD reported a stonking quarter


Confirms on Zen 4 release date

AMD reported huge second quarter results nearly doubling its revenue from last year.

Intel’s i9-12900K beats AMD’s current flagship
Published in PC Hardware


Intel's next-gen beats AMD's existing gen

An engineering sample of Intel's next flagship processor, the i9-12900K, was shown to beat AMD's current flagship 5950X in Cinebench R20 by 18 percent in multi-core and 28 percent in single-core tests.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT gets pictured
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 22 July 2021 15:26

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT gets pictured


Benchmarked as well

With the launch of AMD's latest Radeon RX 6600 series graphics cards scheduled for next month, it does not come as a surprise that we are getting first glimpses of the card as well as the first leaked benchmarks.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT and non-XT launching on August 11th
Published in Graphics


Still no word about MSRP

According to our sources, both the Radeon RX 6600 XT and the Radeon RX 6600 should launch on August 11th. Unfortunately, there is still no word about the suggested retail price, but so far it looks like there should be plenty of cards around.

Valve announces its own handheld Steam Deck console
Published in Gaming


Shipping in December and starting at $399

Valve has now officially announced its handheld console, called the Steam Deck. Based on a custom AMD APU with Zen 2 CPU and RDNA 2 GPU, the Steam Deck should pack enough punch to run games on a 7-inch screen when it launches in December 2021, with a starting price of $399.

AMD boss warns that chip shortages will continue
Published in PC Hardware


Very Zen and not in a good way

During an interview with Barrons, AMD CEO Lisa Su reiterated that the current chip supply shortages would continue to adversely affect makers' ability to meet consumer demands until the end of 2021.