Playstation Neo Confirmed By AMD – TechARX

Playstation Neo Confirmed ! Words about a new console from Playstation is already reaching ears. Although, no one would guarantee its legitimacy, until today. Playstation Neo confirmed by AMD, well not officially but certainly some of the factors recently surfacing over the internet clearly points at a new chip by AMD. AMD disclosed it’s growth strategy at their “Investor Day” event. AMD’s preparations for the disclosed focal points are in full swing. For Example – AMD sealed the deal with THATIC, the Chinese government-owned investment fund – which will see their…

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AMD’s Polaris GPUs Will Support Up To 240Hz Displays

 Polaris GPUs Will Support Up To 240Hz Displays As most of you have heard, AMD plans to release its new gen Polaris graphics card around September this year. It will compete with Nvidia’s to-be-launched next gen Pascal products for market share. So what trick did AMD play this time around which caught so many eyes? AMD’s new Polaris GPUs will Support up to 240Hz displays. Yes, you heard it right! AMD has upped their game when it comes to processing media with their Polaris architecture, with built-in H.265 encoding capability, which allows…

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Radeon Pro Duo Picture surfaces : comes with a Fiji keychain

With the release of Radeon Pro Duo just days away, unboxing pictures of the card is being leaked all around the internet. We bring you some of them for your viewing pleasure courtesy the Chiphell Forum and ibuypowers twitter page Radeon Pro Duo is based on two of AMD’s Fiji GPU cores, giving this GPU a total of 8192 GCN GPU cores and a total of 8GB of HBM memory, all of which is cooled by a custom made Cooler Master AIO water cooler. On the price side of things…

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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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AMD Launches GPUOpen, Open-Source alternative to nVidia Gameworks

 AMD’s alternative will be open-source all the way. AMD has said it will give developers full access to the guts of its GPUs next year, when it pushes out GPUOpen, a rival  to Nvidia’s own GameWorks program. This new initiative comes is a way to help developers obtain the best tools necessary in order to create the most visceral experiences regardless platform.  GPUOpen will give developers open-source tools and resources that should allow closer to the metal development with better and more direct access to the GPU. When AMD launches GPUOpen this coming…

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PowerColor releases the Myst edition to enter the R9 380X market

Even though they are kind of hidden among the likes of MSI or Gigabyte or Asus, Powercolor has been making AMD GPU’s since 1997. Their latest addition to their lineup is the new PCS+ R9 380X Myst. Boasting two 90mm 2-ball bearing fans for cooling and three 8mm nickel-plated heat pipes, the Myst edition comes with an core clock of 1020 MHz and the memory is clocked at 1475 MHz. More info about the card can be found here.

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AMD Catalyst to be replaced by AMD Radeon Software Crimson

AMD is about to completely revamp the software related to its graphics hardware and drivers retire the Catalayst Control Centre, downloaded more than one billion times since its launch in 2002. From November 2 it will be replaced by the slick new Radeon Software Crimson, which aims to make it easier to access and configuration experience for users, with a new design, a new interface and a faster start. In comparison with the Catalyst Control Center the old software takes less than 8 seconds on average to start, while the new drivers will…

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Asus R9 390X Strix review : Hawaii refined

AMD’s been on a roll lately with a host of new product launches ; specially the two Fiji-based flagships Fury X and the Fury. Today however, we will be taking a look at their little brother: the R9 390X. The Radeon R9 390X isn’t simply a 290X with a a speed bump. The 5% increase is there, but there’s more to it. We have the same chip but AMD has tweaked the manufacturing process, , and improved thermals and power along with equipping it with 8GB of faster GDDR5 memory.…

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