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AMD's angry at Nvidia because of Geralt's fabulous hair


There's just too much blast processing
May 21
Oh hey, it’s that thing that happens every time a new major release comes out. AMD and Nvidia are trading blows yet again about the performance problems some have reported in beard-cultivating simulator The Witcher 3: W... read
NVIDIA GTX 970 issues

NVIDIA has no plans to address GTX 970 memory woes


When grandma started acting like this we had to put her in a home
Jan 31
NVIDIA continues to shit the bed concerning the controversy around its GeForce GTX 970 video card. The company claims due to a miscommunication between the engineering and the media teams, it mistakenly marketed the GTX 970 ... read

Square Enix and Amazon host Ultimate Thief Mod contest


Win a trip to E3 and a killer gaming rig
Feb 18
The prize for this Ultimate Thief Mod contest is so good that even my spoiled ass wants to enter! Square Enix, Amazon, AMD and others have teamed up to bring you a contest that will celebrate the return of the Thief franchise... read
Fancy new RTS engine

This engine could mean massive new strategy games


Oxide Games uses AMD's Mantle for its new engine
Jan 14
Leveraging AMD's Mantle technology, Oxide Games has come up with a new game engine intended for real-time strategy titles on PC and consoles called Nitrous that can handle up to 5,000 AI- or physics-driven objects (like laser... read
AMD game bundle

AMD giving out Battlefield 4 with R9 graphics cards


Free game!
Nov 14
If you get an R9 series card from AMD right now, you'll get a free copy of Battlefield 4. The cards that are a part of the promotion range from the low-end R9 270 all the way up to the R9 290X. If you get AMD's bargain card, ... read
Radeon R9 290X

AMD's shiny new Radeon R9 290X GPU launches for $549


4GB of dedicated awesome
Oct 24
I usually go with Nvidia when I buy graphics cards, but AMD's new flagship card, the Radeon R9 290X really has my attention. It's definitely a high-end card that can compete with Nvidia's Titan, but it comes at a much more af... read
SteamOS

Steam Machines will feature AMD hardware next year


Commercially available systems will offer more choice
Oct 10
Valve has assured that the upcoming line of Steam Machines won't exclusively feature Nvidia GPUs. Considering that multiple hardware manufacturers are involved with the initiative, that seems fairly obvious, but the tech spec... read

Xbox One partnership worth $3 billion for AMD


Says former VP's LinkedIn profile
May 28
AMD are behind Xbox One's system-on-a-chip, and the deal to provide Microsoft with this heart for their new system is worth more than $3 billion. This information was pulled from the LinkedIn profile of Bob Feldstein, former ... read
AMD hair tech

AMD shows off the new tech behind Lara Croft's hair


So many polygons!
Feb 26
AMD showed off a new rendering technology dubbed TRESSFX that focuses on trying to make hair look better in games. It's an interesting problem that a lot of people probably don't think about, but AMD is trying to pu... read
AMD deal

Tomb Raider, Crysis 3 free with with AMD graphics cards


Bioshock Infinite also available for free
Feb 05
If you've been holding off buying one of AMD's top-end graphics cards, then here's an offer that may make you splash out. You can get a free copy of Bioshock Infinite and Crysis 3 with the purchase of an HD 7900 card, and sim... read

MSI reveals the newest G series gaming laptop, the GX60


Starting at $1299.99
Nov 12
MSI is ready to release its newest gaming laptop, the GX60, on to the masses later this week and this one is packs a punch.  Looking at the specs for this thing is just making me salivate a little. Powered by a AMD ... read

Problems with RAGE on PC? Grab these new AMD drivers


Oct 04
We've heard reports that PC users are going up against a number of technical issues with RAGE, which publisher Bethesda Softworks has attributed to driver problems. No matter the cause, it's disappointing to see any game -- e... read

AMD breaks world record with 8.429 GHz chip


Sep 13
AMD and its arch rivals have been duking it in the field of CPU dominance for years. Back in the day, you could reel off a number like 1.8 or 2.2 GHz and proclaim your rig was "better" than your mate's. With the invention of... read

CPU Wars: AMD A6-3650 review round-up


Aug 06
As many of our more tech-savvy readers surely know, this week saw the launch of AMD's latest salvo in the CPU wars -- the Fusion-based Llano APU line. Only the A6-3650 and the A8-3850 have been released so far,... read






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