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AMD’s Next-Generation Navi GPU Could Ship by Late 2018

AMD’s Next-Generation Navi GPU Could Ship by Late 2018

AMD's already moving past Vega. The company's next-gen Navi GPU has tipped up in online driver remarks and could be headed for a launch in Q3 2018. Here's what we know. The post AMD’s Next-Generation
AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

AMD has quietly introduced a new version of its Radeon RX 560 -- but this one packs fewer cores and sells in the same price point. If you're eyeing one of these GPUs, be careful which you pick. The
A comet true as the north star

A comet true as the north star

In late 2014 and early 2015 a spectacular comet graced our skies. Called C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy), it was a visitor from deep space; its orbit takes it out to something around 180 billion kilometers from
Intel and AMD's love/hate relationship spilled in benchmarks detailing two chips

Intel and AMD's love/hate relationship spilled in benchmarks detailing two chips

After Intel and AMD revealed their upcoming joint project, benchmarks appeared showing additional detail regarding two models. We now have an idea of the processor core speeds, GPU core speeds, and
Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Review Roundup: Neatly Splitting the 1070 and 1080

Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Review Roundup: Neatly Splitting the 1070 and 1080

Nvidia's GTX 1070 Ti GPU drops nearly perfectly into the gap between the GTX 1070 and the GTX 1080--and edges out Vega 56 (albeit at a higher price point) in the process. The post Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti
This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

This Raspberry Pi Laptop Lets You Peek Inside to See the Components

The new pi-top laptop is a Raspberry Pi-based system with an eight-hour battery, 1080p display, and an interesting slide-out keyboard that allows direct access to the RBP board beneath. The post This
WATCH: The cast of The Gifted debate who has the best mutant powers

WATCH: The cast of The Gifted debate who has the best mutant powers

The cast of Fox’s X-Men spinoff series The Gifted were on hand at New York Comic Con over the weekend where SYFY WIRE caught up with cast members Natalie Alyn Lind (Lauren Strucker), Percy Hynes White
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 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’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.
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 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.
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
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
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