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E3 2019 Coverage Hub

E3 2019 is almost about to begin, and with it, we will learn all kinds of news about the latest upcoming titles, be surprised that games we love are getting additional content, and in general hear…

June 8, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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AMD Reveals Ryzen 3000 Series and RX 5700 GPU Series

Recently, at Computex, AMD has revealed their third-generation "Zen 2" architecture for their Ryzen CPU series, as well as their long-rumored 'Navi' RX 5700 GPU series.…

May 28, 2019 | 08:26 EDT

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New PlayStation is Coming With Backward Compatibility But Not in 2019

Sony has shared some information regarding its plans for an upcoming next-generation console (read: PlayStation 5). Lead architect Mark Cerny spoke to Wired and revealed some of the things consumers…

April 16, 2019 | 01:27 EDT

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Valve Updates Proton In 3.16-4 Beta - Soul Calibur VI Bans Potentially Fixed

Valve has released a new beta version of its Proton compatibility layer, which aims to allow seamless installation and play of Windows games on Linux. No games have been officially added to the…

November 1, 2018 | 09:00 EDT

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Oculus Changes System Requirements, Windows 10 Now (Partially) Required

Oculus has announced changes to its required and recommended specifications to run the Oculus Rift. The hardware hasn't changed, but Windows 10 is now the only OS that will meet minimum…

June 28, 2018 | 10:13 EDT

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AMD Adrenalin Driver Update Breaks Some Older Games

AMD's most recent Adrenalin driver release (17.12.1) has been found to cause crashing in games ranging from The Witcher: Enhanced Edition to Command and Conquer 3, according to numerous gamers…

January 2, 2018 | 11:51 EST


Watch Out - AMD Is Quietly Downgrading Some RX 560s

It appears that AMD has had to dial back their ambitions for their Radeon RX 560 cards - some of the cards are launching with lower-than-originally-advertised specs as reported by PC Gamer. The AMD…

December 6, 2017 | 08:30 EST

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AMD Details Ryzen Mobile For Ultrathin Laptops

AMD has announced a mobile version of its Ryzen architecture. Formally known on roadmaps under the codename “Raven Ridge”, these new chips contain CPU cores based on AMD's Zen architecture and a GPU…

October 26, 2017 | 04:52 EDT


AMD Launches Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards

AMD has given details on its highly anticipated Radeon Vega cards. Three models were officially announced: Radeon RX Vega 64 Liquid Cooled Edition, Radeon RX Vega 64, and Radeon RX Vega 56. While not…

August 1, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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AMD's Ryzen 7 CPU's Are Now Available For Pre-Order

Today, after much anticipation AMD has announced that March 2nd will be the global launch date of their Ryzen 7 CPU's and that the pre-orders for the CPU's are now available. "Four years ago we…

February 22, 2017 | 03:52 EST

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Khronos Group Announces Open Source VR API

The Khronos Group has announced it will be working to form standard API's for VR. They expressed their desire to “define a cross-vendor, royalty-free, open standard for access to modern virtual…

December 7, 2016 | 02:28 EST


AMD May Have Outed New 400 Series Radeon Cards

AMD Polaris based Radeon GPUs have been flying off the shelves since their debut, to say the least. The RX 480's attractive price point for good performance for the reference designed cards have made…

September 1, 2016 | 05:04 EDT

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Intel Kaby Lake And AMD Zen To Only Support Windows 10

It's official – upcoming processors from both Intel and AMD will only have official support on Windows 10. PCWorld has obtained statements from Microsoft, Intel, and AMD confirming that that upcoming…

August 31, 2016 | 11:09 EDT

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Nvidia Fallout 4 Mod 'Vault 1080' Official Trailer

Nvidia released a dark and dreary trailer today for their official mod of Fallout 4, "Vault 1080." Nvidia and Light Speed Studio are releasing a…

August 31, 2016 | 10:29 EDT


AMD Releases Details on RX 460 and 470

Although the RX 460 and 470 were announced by AMD at E3, details on the two graphics cards have been scarce. However, AMD has finally released the specs for both cards and revealed their release…

August 3, 2016 | 10:50 EDT

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PC Gaming Show E3 2016 Recap

PC Gamer and AMD started the show with the host Day9 introducing the audience to the conference and that for the next 100 minutes they will be focusing on PC Gaming. A buzz reel was played showing…

June 13, 2016 | 09:05 EDT

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AMD Talks Polaris, Zen, APU's At Computex

AMD has now given official details on its upcoming Polaris architecture, as well as 7th Generation APU’s. During a talk at Computex 2016, AMD’s Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect…

June 1, 2016 | 12:45 EDT


Intel Discontinues Atom On Mobile

Intel has officially killed off the Atom line for phones an tablets, effectively putting an end to current attempts to break into mobile computing. Forbes Contributor Patrick Moorehead was able to…

April 30, 2016 | 12:44 EDT


The Division Goes to NVIDIA, Hitman Goes to AMD

It's a time-honored tradition to bundle new high-profile releases with high-profile hardware, and this new batch is no exception! Hardware manufacturers NVIDIA and AMD will this time fight the battle…

February 16, 2016 | 03:04 EST

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Rise of the Tomb Raider to be bundled with NVIDIA cards

Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming to the PC in January but what is news to everyone is that it's going to be bundled with NVIDIA GeForce 970 & 980 GPUs. After being advertised for so long as a…

January 2, 2016 | 09:33 EST


AMD Launches Radeon Crimson Driver

In an overhaul to their graphics drivers, AMD has released AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. Like the Omega release last year, this is a large update to their Catalyst suite. In addition…

November 29, 2015 | 01:32 EST

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AMD Slapped with Class-Action Lawsuit over Bulldozer CPUs

Semiconductor company AMD has been sued over allegedly misleading the public about the number of real cores that the Bulldozer architecture of CPUs had. The lawsuit claims AMD violated a number of…

November 9, 2015 | 08:39 EST

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New AMD PRO A-Series Processors Now Shipping in Commercial PCs

AMD recently announced its latest generation AMD PRO A-Series processors are now shipping in commercially available Windows 10 PCs, including desktops and laptops. However it's not just for personal…

September 30, 2015 | 10:12 EDT

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AMD Reduces Carbon Emissions by 50% with 6th Generation A-Series Processors

A recent study conducted by AMD suggests that their 6th generation A-series Processors, code-named Carrizo, will reduce carbon emissions by about 50% compared to their previous generation of…

September 18, 2015 | 10:49 EDT

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E3 2015 - A look at AMD's new graphics cards lineup

During the E3 2015 PC gaming conference, AMD announced their new lineup of gaming graphics cards. The 16th of June, during the event, we had a first glimpse of the R9 Fury, R9 300 series and R7 300…

June 22, 2015 | 05:04 EDT

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AMD Fury X Can Run Dirt Rally @ 60FPS w/ 3x4K

E3 is fresh on every gamers mind with all the latest video games tempting to make your wallet cry. For those of us who prefer gaming with a bit more oomph, AMD has you covered with their latest…

June 20, 2015 | 04:35 EDT


Recap: PC E3 2015

PC gaming finally has a press conference at E3. The PC Gaming Show began with a montage that included a horde of Stay Puft Marshmallow Men attacking you in Left 4 Dead. Among other things. The first…

June 17, 2015 | 12:39 EDT


PC E3 2015 - New AMD Graphics Cards

AMD has released 9 new graphics cards today. The Radeon R9 Fury X, and the Radeon R9 Nano a new compact graphics card were two of the highlights of the new releases. The new graphics cards are…

June 16, 2015 | 11:43 EDT


AMD Announces Groundbreaking New Technology

AMD has recently announced a technology called High Bandwidth Memory(HBM), and makes bold claims about how this new technology will address the major problems with existing computer memory. AMD lays…

May 19, 2015 | 11:32 EDT


Raptr ditching console support to focus on PC

In another sign that PC gaming is NOT dead, the social media platform and games tracking site Raptr is shuttering its console support in favor of focusing on its PC department: When Raptr…

March 24, 2015 | 12:14 EDT


AMD R9 300 Series - Powering VR

A new AMD GPU was caught in the wild stealthily powering virtual reality. One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just isn't the same as they say. In a room full of VR tech…

March 7, 2015 | 05:27 EST

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Apple Starts Repair Program For Defective Macbook Pro GPU's

After much demand and a class-action lawsuit (PDF), Apple has officially launched an extended repair program for certain models of Macbook Pro and Retina Macbook Pro that display video issues as a…

February 19, 2015 | 11:15 EST

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Forged AMD Chips In Circulation

It looks like fans of AMD should be weary that their new processor might in fact be a fake. Long regarded as the budget king, AMD has a following of fans who remain loyal to team red. As with many…

February 16, 2015 | 09:06 EST

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To Dual Graphics or Not to Dual Graphics: SLI and Crossfire

Last week we made a build for 4k gaming and used two GTX 970s in SLI in order to have enough performance. One of the main concerns that some had was if the pros outweigh the cons when you SLI/…

January 27, 2015 | 11:00 EST


Rumor: Xbox One CPU moving to 20nm?

So apparently, AMD has designed a 20nm chip for the Xbox One. Discovered by Mosen from Beyond3D's forums, the post quotes the LinkedIn page for the Senior Design Manager of SOC (system on chip) for…

October 31, 2014 | 10:01 EDT


Hands-On With Raptr's GameDVR

[Full Disclosure; Raptr requested a hands-on regarding GameDVR - I only made this article because I agreed that the feature deserved it.] Videos have become perhaps the most important aspect of video…

October 5, 2014 | 11:00 EDT


AMD PC Build: The Bee - $550 1080p Beast

There are a lot of new developments happening with computers right now. Nvidia recently revealed two new graphics processors, and AMD is expecting to counter in the coming months. A lot of people…

October 1, 2014 | 01:00 EDT


CES 2014 - AMD's Dockport added as extension to VESA's Displayport

AMD’s desired but seldom seen DockPort has gotten a new lease on life – Tuesday at CES, AMD, Texas Instruments, and the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced that AMD’s DockPort…

January 8, 2014 | 06:00 EST


iBuyPower Steam Machine announced

When the rumors started to appear that Valve was working on its own form factor computer, which would be aimed at the console market, I was quite shocked but excited to see what was announced, when…

November 29, 2013 | 09:00 EST