AMD Fiji XT-based R9 380X to launch in Q2
Published in Graphics


With 4GB of High-Bandwidth Memory and 4096 SPs

According to a fresh set of rumors, it appears that we might see AMD's next-generation Radeon R9 380X, based on Fiji XT GPU, as early as Q2 2015.

AMD Carrizo launch in Q2 2015
Published in Notebooks


AMD CEO confirms


AMD released its earnings today and one cool question came up about the upcoming Carrizo mobile APU. 

AMD Free Sync works well in real world
Published in Graphics


BenQ, Samsung & LG monitors coming soon


We had a chance to see a demo of AMD FreeSync, a new DisplayPort 1.2 standard that gets rid of screen tearing in games. 

AMD shows off facial recognition search
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Organise your video collection

AMD has developed facial recognition technology to enable users to organize and search video clips based on the people featured in them.

AMD's Fiji GPU graphics card to feature High-Bandwidth Memory
Published in Graphics


The Radeon R9 380X coming with HBM

New evidence coming from two LinkedIn profiles of AMD employees suggest that AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 380X graphics card which is expected to be based on the Fiji GPU will actually use High-Bandwidth Memory.

AMD has Kaveri refresh for desktops
Published in Processors


DeKaveri we heard


We have learned yet another thing about AMD in 2015. The publicly discussed the Carrizo APU that is coming to All-in-Ones and notebooks in the second half of 2015, but many punters have been wondering what is happening on the desktop front. 

AMD executive reshuffle raises questions
Published in News


As chipmaker looks forward to 2016

Just weeks after he made a splashing video and comments about the upcoming Carrizo APU, John Byrne is leaving AMD. He has been working as Senior Vice President and new General Manager of AMD Computing & Graphics Business Unit, reporting directly to the Lisa Su, the new CEO.

20nm GPUs not happening
Published in Graphics


Yields bad beyond repair

We want to make sure that you realize that 20nm GPUs won’t be coming at all. Despite the fact that Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple are doing 20nm SoCs, there won’t be any 20nm GPUs.

2015 is all about 4K and VR
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This is where the graphics industry is going

We had a few dozen meetings at CES 2015 with many interesting people and close friends over the last week and we came to a conclusion that 4K and Virtual Reality will play a big role in 2015 and the future of computer graphics.

AMD loses three key execs
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Byrne, LaForce and Naik are out

AMD has lost three high-profile executives. The execs apparently left the company to “pursue other opportunities.”