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AMDGPU Details & Looking Forward To Major Radeon
     Mon, Jan 11 2016 | 12:21P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Friday afternoon I had a call with a few AMD representatives talking about their Linux driver plans for 2016. Here's the details for those wondering about AMDGPU, Vulkan, GPUOpen, and more."

VRAM Put to the Test: 2GB vs. 4GB
     Sun, Jan 10 2016 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Since publishing our annual graphics card roundup, we've received several reader inquiries regarding the performance difference between GPUs sporting 2GB and 4GB. We have put together a clock-for-clock comparison of the GeForce GTX 960 and Radeon R9 380 using 2GB and 4GB cards. Also, the previous-gen Radeon R9 290 4GB and the newer (rebadged) R9 390 8GB.

Gigabyte lands sales agent rights for Nvidia Quadro
     Sat, Jan 09 2016 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gigabyte Technology has become a sales agent for Nvidia's Quadro-series graphics cards in the China market and will partner with Intel to push customized PC products using the graphics card series, hoping to boost their sales in China's DIY channel, according to sources from the retail channel.

MSI GT80S 6QF Titan SLI w/ Desktop GTX980's
     Fri, Jan 08 2016 | 6:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI’s GTX80 Titan was our favourite laptop of 2015. Our original review way back in January last year scored it 9.5 out of 10. It also won our highest award for best laptop of the year 2015. This was the first laptop to incorporate a fully fledged mechanical keyboard, and this year they have decided to incorporate fully fledged GTX980 graphics cards. While we work on the full review, today we present a little taster – our unboxing of what could possibly be the most powerful gaming laptop available. At £4,000 we have high hopes for this monster gaming beast!

Radeon R9 390 video card
     Thu, Jan 07 2016 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this evaluation we have a custom built Radeon R9 390 video card, the ASUS R9 390 STRIX DirectCU III 8GB. It features a factory overclock and the DirectCU III cooling system, alongside STRIX technology for silent gaming. We will compare it to a custom NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 video card, both using the highest overclock we achieved.

     Thu, Jan 07 2016 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ASUS has proven they can create some of the best GPUs around but how do they fare when confronted with a rebranded AMD core? The awesome R9 390X STRIX OC is the end result.

AMD Powered Star Wars Battlefront Radeon 380X-Powered
     Tue, Jan 05 2016 | 6:59P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD boasts that its Radeon R9 380X, when paired to a similarly mainstream FX-8370 processor, can run Star Wars Battlefront at 1080P, with Ultra-Level details, at 60 frames per second. Pair the setup with a fast FreeSync-compatible display, and should the action dip somewhat below 60 FPS, or peak above that mark, the experience should remain smooth and stutter or tear free. Interestingly enough, AMD asked us to put its claims to the test, and since we love to build custom PCs more than just about anything else, we decided to have some fun and took them up on the offer.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Video Card Roundup
     Mon, Jan 04 2016 | 4:27P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It’s hard to believe that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB video card came out ago six months to the week, however, the card is still dominating on the performance front and more time than not it outperforms AMD’s flagship Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB video card. Over the past six months both AMD and NVIDIA have released a ton of drivers and a handful of great gaming titles came out during the holiday season. We thought it would be a great idea to start off the new year by looking at several GeForce GTX 980 Ti video cards in a small roundup with the latest drivers. We also wanted to include benchmark numbers on hot new game titles like Fallout 4 and Star Wars: Battlefront.

RTG 2016 update - AMD Radeon Polaris Architecture
     Mon, Jan 04 2016 | 2:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD Radeon Technologies Group is responsible for everything that is related to Radeon graphics cards and APUs. In this January 2016 update we can talk a little more about the new upcoming Radeon architecture called, Polaris.

AMD will release new Radeons...
     Mon, Jan 04 2016 | 2:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD will release new Radeons built on its next-gen Polaris architecture in mid-2016. We got an early look at this new architecture and AMD's plans for building these chips with FinFETs last month at the company's Radeon Technologies Group tech summit.

AMD's upcoming Polaris graphics architecture
     Mon, Jan 04 2016 | 2:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We go in-depth with AMD's upcoming GPU architecture, code named Polaris. Will it deliver the performance and power consumption everyone hopes when it launches in mid-2016?

AMD RTG Reveals Next-Gen Polaris GPU Architecture, Designed For FinFET
     Mon, Jan 04 2016 | 2:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A few weeks back, we attended a summit hosted by AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group. A number of new initiatives and technologies were disclosed at the event, including AMD’s plans to support FreeSync over HDMI and other new display technologies, and the company’s GPUOpen initiative, which is meant to give developers of games, heterogeneous computing applications, and HPC applications deeper access to the GPU and GPU resources through new open-source tools. Today, as we prepare for the craziness of the Consumer Electronics Show, we can reveal the final major disclosure from the summit – details of the AMD Radeon Technologies Group’s next-generation GPU architecture, code-named Polaris...

Vantec NBV-320U3 USB 3.0 Dual Video Display Adapter Review
     Sat, Jan 02 2016 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest DisplayLink device from Vantec, the NBV-320U3, is offering up dual displays and USB 3.0. Let's take a close look at it now."

NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Performance For GRID Autosport
     Sat, Jan 02 2016 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"In the hours since Feral Interactive released the Linux version of GRID Autosport today, I've been trying out this racing game on a variety of AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards atop Ubuntu Linux. Here are my initial results for GRID Autosport under Linux with seven different graphics cards."

GT72S Dominator Pro G Dragon-004
     Fri, Jan 01 2016 | 3:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"MSI has built a name for itself in the market of gaming laptops and our look at the new GT72S Dominator Pro G with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU will only further that reputation. No matter what your budget it appears that MSI has a gaming machine for you - starting from the ~$1,000 level to well beyond $4,000+! MSI is able to keep competitive prices on its lineup while also providing compelling feature sets that make for awesome designs. The unit reviewed here today, for example, includes an unlocked, overclockable Skylake quad-core processor, 32GB of system memory, a full-spec GTX 980 GPU, 75Hz G-Sync capable LCD, RAIDed NVMe SSDs, an RGB SteelSeries keyboard, Killer Networking wired and wireless connections, six USB 3.0 ports and three display outputs."

Radeons To Support HDR Displays, FreeSync Over HDMI
     Fri, Jan 01 2016 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We recently had the chance to attend a summit with the Radeon Technologies Group leadership to discuss the group’s plans for the upcoming year. There will be a series of announcements made in the coming weeks, but today we can share some FreeSync-related updates as well as some news regarding HDR displays and new display-related technologies. On the FreeSync front, the Radeon Technologies Group announced a few things: FreeSync support over HDMI, the first FreeSync compatible notebook, and a slew of new FreeSync displays. We've also go news regarding HDR display support, DisplayPort 1.3, and more...

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