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Here's all the hardware news out of E3 2016

While E3's generally all about the games, this year we saw a pretty big turnout for hardware too: video cards, new consoles, and of course more virtual reality than we really know what to do with. So here's a roundup of all things physical ...   read


AMD unveils its newest, Polaris-based graphics cards, new Zen CPU, and a VR backpack

At the PC Gaming Show at E3, AMD CEO Lisa Su has unveiled the company's initial range of hardware that runs on the new Polaris architecture. The Radeon RX480 is the flagship card of the range, with Su claiming it will offer a "premium VR" e...   read

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Everybody's Gone to PC

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture's popped up in the newest AMD drivers

The PS4 exclusive, and my personal game of the year last year, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, has popped up in the patch notes for the latest AMD PC graphics card drivers. Strange…   read

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Sulon Q
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AMD announces the Sulon Q - a cordless VR headset with an on-board gaming rig

AMD has announced the Sulon Q, its own VR/AR headset to rival the Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR. The Sulon Q aims to fix one of the big problems with the current headsets available: miles and miles of cords that people hilariously fall ov...   read

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AMD's Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU may be the most powerful VR graphics card

There are two things holding my current PC back from being VR-ready: money, and my graphics card. AMD's newest GPU will help with the second thing, at least.  During today's presser at GDC, AMD announced their newest liquid-cooled dual...   read

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AMD was so angry at Geralt's hair, it made an open-source graphics API for developers

Nvidia’s GameWorks is a widely used toolkit that allows developers to add fancy visual effects and cool physics simulations to their game without costing them too much development time. The toolkit has some awesome effects, like PhysX...   read

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Batman PC woes

Arkham Knight won't support multiple GPUs

The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight went back up on Steam a few weeks ago. There are still issues even after the re-listing, and the developers are still trying to address them, but there are some they "cannot fix." One such problem, it...   read

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AMD Dual Fiji GPU

AMD introduces dual Fiji GPU card

The PC gaming show at E3 2015 is the first of its kind, and it came about in large part due to AMD's financial support. So early on there was what amounted to a drawn-out advertisement for AMD products. Later on, AMD CEO Lisa Su came out, b...   read

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Watch the AMD PC gaming E3 press conference live right here!

There is another new challenger to the press conference gamut this year, a PC-centric effort, and it's promising to bust announcements the evening the show floor has already been open during. That is crazy and not how it works! Well, we'll...   read

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

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: Wild Hunt. Accor...   read


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NVIDIA GTX 970 issues
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NVIDIA has no plans to address GTX 970 memory woes

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 as having a lar...   read


Square Enix and Amazon host Ultimate Thief Mod contest

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. They want fan...   read

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Fancy new RTS engine

This engine could mean massive new strategy games

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 beams) on-scre...   read

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AMD game bundle

AMD giving out Battlefield 4 with R9 graphics cards

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, the R7 260X, yo...   read

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Radeon R9 290X

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

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 affordable price....   read

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Steam Machines will feature AMD hardware next year

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 specs for the compa...   read


Xbox One partnership worth $3 billion for AMD

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 AMD VP of strat...   read

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AMD hair tech

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

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 push graphics for...   read

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AMD deal

Tomb Raider, Crysis 3 free with with AMD graphics cards

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 similarly, HD 7800...   read


MSI reveals the newest G series gaming laptop, the GX60

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 Trinity A10 Qua...   read


Problems with RAGE on PC? Grab these new AMD drivers

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 -- especially one a...   read

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AMD breaks world record with 8.429 GHz chip

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 dual core and ...   read


CPU Wars: AMD A6-3650 review round-up

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, with the other...   read

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