AMD releases roadmap for 2016-2018, confirms HBM2 in 2017

After a rough tease of what they have planned for their Radeon GPUs at the Capsaicin event earlier this year, AMD has just replaced it with a more thorough roadmap of their GPU lineup for the 2016-2018 time frame. The Roadmap also confirms that Polaris 11 and 10 will indeed replace their entire existing lineup for 2016, and the replacement for the Enthusiast-class cards, currently their Fury lineup, the Vega, will launch in 2017 with the HBM2 memory. They also confirm that the mysterious Navi architecture with the “NextGen” memory will launch in…

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Leak: GeForce GTX 1080 Cooler Photo Leaked

 GeForce GTX 1080 Cooler Photo Leaked Earlier today, picture of alleged GeForce GTX 1080 surfaced over the internet. Chiphell, a Chinese tech-oriented website, found this picture through a baidu site. The picture went viral and is all over the internet. At a single glance itself, one can easily spot some differences between this picture and the current generation of reference cards.                                                  Alleged GeForce GTX 1080 Cooler Photo…

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AMD Radeon R9 470 and Radeon R9 480 to be released at Computex (Rumor)

AMD Radeon R9 470 and R9 480 at Computex While Nvidia prepares Pascal for tech enthusiasts to feast on, AMD is working on their next-generation FinFET GPUs. From the recent leaks, it looks like that almost all contenders will be revealed at once at Computex. Rumors are paving its way through the internet about Radeon R9 470 and Radeon R9 480 planned to be released at Computex.                    Alleged AMD Polaris 10 GPU bearing the device id “67DF:C4” Leaked Over at VR-World. Words started…

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AMD Polaris 11 SKU spotted in Compubase database

With the rumor mill in overdrive, the amount of leaks coming from both sides of the force is astounding. This time, we have a leak from the Red side of the force where the AMD Polaris 11 SKU has been spotted in the wild(Compubase database). AMD Polaris 11 SKU The word SKU is intentional in this instance since we know Polaris 11 will launch in many different configurations and this particular GPU will have 16CU’s. It is important since Compubench shows Active Computing Units. So if the device info is…

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AMD Announces Radeon Pro Duo: Dual GPU Fiji Video Card

At AMD’s GDC 2016 “Capsaicin” event, the company  announced their long-awaited dual Fiji video card, ‘Radeon Duo Pro’. The main focus of the card is VR content creation along with high-end gaming. Information regarding a dual Fiji video card being under development was teased by AMD last year in June at the Fiji launch event. The Capsaicin event was mainly focused on VR content rather than the consumer market (against the speculations which were previously made), which led to the launch of a workstation class Gpu which you can game…

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Launching in May

Nvidia has been teasing the new generation of graphics card from a long time now, under the name of ‘Pascal’. But recent enough, reports from Benchlife indicates that a consumer grade graphics card is due to launch in May itself, speculated to be Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080. The ‘Pascal’ hype is increasing day by day since it’s announcement. And the news of a Pascal gpu launching in May itself is just gonna be the  fuel in the fire. The new GPU was supposed to use HBM2 memory, but the latest data indicates…

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AMD rumoured to be using GDDR5X on its Next Gen GPUs

Recent rumours suggested Nvidia might be using GDDR5X in their upcoming Pascal series and it seems that AMD might follow suit. AMD will probably use GDDR5X on its mid end cards while GDDR5 will probably stay with low end cards , with HBM2(the next gen of High Bandwidth Memory or in short HBM) being used in the high end and enthusiasts cards.HBM has already debuted in AMD ‘s current Fury series , featuring the AMD R9 Fury X , the AMD R9 Fury and the AMD R9 Nano. HBM2 is…

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AMD Nano Starts Shipping To Retailers , Performance Benchmarks Leak

A few days ago, Dr Lisa Su told investors that “we will be launching Nano in the August timeframe” , no solid date was known . Now sources are reporting that the compact AMD Radeon R9 Nano has started to ship to retailers. A Korean blog has also posted pictures of the upcoming mini-card and has also published some benchmarks . When compared with the previous AMD flagship : The Radeon R9 290X , AMD claimed 2x Perf/Watt improvement in the R9 Nano.  This should mean that the R9 Nano will offer similar performance to the…

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AMD confirms Fiji graphics card announcement for E3

Lisa Su, CEO of AMD has formally showcased their most recent Fiji GPU at Computex 2015. The new chip is the first to highlight High Bandwidth memory which joins the stacks of DRAM in vertical position with one another to spare space and convey faster performance than a past era of GDDR5 innovation while conveying better performance per watt. AMD has also confirmed that they will be officially announcing the AMD Radeon Fury graphics card at the E3 event hosted by PCGamer and AMD on 16th June, 2015 at 9-10 AM…

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