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AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega

AMD has released new details on its Vega architecture. Will AMD's upcoming next-generation GPU deliver the punch the company needs? The post AMD reveals new Radeon GPU architecture, codenamed Vega
Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

A leaked Microsoft document sheds light on the Xbox Scorpio's upcoming capabilities, 4K rendering options, and technical details. It's shaping up to be a beast of a console. The post Leaked PDF sheds
Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here’s what we’d like to see

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here’s what we’d like to see

Microsoft will unveil the Xbox Scorpio on June 11 at E3. Here's what we're hoping to see and the features we think will help MS close the gap with Sony. The post Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June
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Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Microsoft's Project Scorpio isn't just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.
AMD’s RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

AMD’s RX 580 reviewed: AMD takes the fight to the GTX 1060, with mixed results

AMD and Nvidia are slugging it out in the midrange market again, thanks to AMD's new RX 580 -- but this latest iteration of Polaris has trouble taking the fight to Nvidia within a comparable power
AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550

AMD's RX 580 wasn't the only GPU refresh launched today. Sunnyvale also shipped improved versions of its RX 460 and RX 470, with a brand-new GPU based on the new Polaris 12, the RX 550. The post AMD
Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea

Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea

There are reports going around of end users successfully flashing RX 480 boards with RX 580 BIOSes and picking up extra performance in the process. While it's an interesting idea, this is one project
If You Don't Think You Need a Graphics Card, This $80 GPU Will Change Your Mind

If You Don't Think You Need a Graphics Card, This $80 GPU Will Change Your Mind

For nearly a decade, common sense has dictated that most people don’t need a standalone graphics card in their computer. Gamers need them to make rich titles like Rise of the Tomb Raider hum, and some
Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops

Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops

Dell has unveiled new desktops and AIOs in partnership with AMD. These types of deals are critical to AMD's long-term economic health. The post Dell Launches AMD-Powered All-in-Ones, Gaming Desktops
AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike. The post AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Early Results Suggest AMD’s Vega 56 Packs a Punch Against the GTX 1070

Early Results Suggest AMD’s Vega 56 Packs a Punch Against the GTX 1070

AMD's new RX Vega family may not take on the very top of Nvidia's GPU stack, but it should be capable of facing off against the upper-midrange tier of Team Green's hardware. The post Early Results
AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results

AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results

AMD's RX Vega has hit the market, but it isn't the knockout blow that AMD fans were hoping for. The post AMD’s Vega Arrives to Mixed Reviews, Modest Results appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

AMD has released a beta driver optimized for cryptocurrency mining, and its Vega launch pricing may not hold long-term. The post AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices
AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

AMD has clarified the situation around its RX Vega GPUs and their current, future pricing. In-stock units are tough to find and the cryptocurrency market has inflated price, but AMD is working to get
AMD’s Vega 56 Hits Store Shelves, Promptly Vanishes

AMD’s Vega 56 Hits Store Shelves, Promptly Vanishes

AMD's Vega officially shipped on Monday, but only for the briefest of instants. Maintaining supply in the face of cryptocurrency demand is shaping up to be a serious problem -- again. The post AMD’s
2018 Polaris RZR Dynamix First Drive: Off-road witchcraft

2018 Polaris RZR Dynamix First Drive: Off-road witchcraft

For those unacquainted with the experience of offroading in a Polaris RZR, allow me a few brief words to familiarize you with the sensations. Dusty. Bouncy. Jarring. Thrilling. Windy. Scary. Rattling.
Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

Board partners are reportedly having yield and design issues with AMD's Vega that could delay the launch of custom GPUs. The post Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues appeared
Polaris sports her classic emerald hair in new images for Fox's The Gifted

Polaris sports her classic emerald hair in new images for Fox's The Gifted

Fox's new X-verse metahuman drama, The Gifted, premieres on Oct. 2, and the network has been pretty restrictive about the amount of enticing images and footage revealed.
The Gifted will have one surprisingly big connection to the X-Men world

The Gifted will have one surprisingly big connection to the X-Men world

Magneto’s a busy man. First a son showing up in X-Men: Days of Future Past (Quicksilver) and now a daughter appearing in Fox’s The Gifted, showrunner Matt Nix confirmed in an interview with Comic Book