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AMD, also known as Advanced Micro Devices, is a semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California. The company was founded on May 1, 1969 by a group of ex-Fairchild Semiconductor executives. AMD's products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors, and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers. The company also offers embedded systems applications. Currently, AMD is the second-largest supplier of x86 architecture-based microprocessors and one of the largest GPU suppliers in the world.

AMD A-Series Processor Gen7 Launched

05/31/2016, At Computex 2016, AMD has just launched its latest A-Series PC processors with integrated graphics. Known under the codename “Bristol Ridge”, the new line of products has been designed with a TDP (thermal design point) of 15W and tuned to deliver a...

Computex 2016 Dates + Products To Expect

05/17/2016, Computex 2016 will be held from May 31 to June 4 in Taipei, Taiwan. The main exhibition will happen at the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Center Hall 1 (+Hall 3) and the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Check the official Computex 2016 site. Over...

Watch Dogs 2 Will Be Optimized For AMD GPUs

03/28/2016, Ubisoft appears to be working closely with AMD to optimize its PC games. During AMD’s Capsaicin event, Ubisoft basically confirmed that the Watch Dogs sequel is going to be optimized for AMD graphics processors. The company didn’t confirm...

Intel & AMD Reportedly Discussing GPU Patent Licensing

03/18/2016, When it comes to processors for computers, Intel and AMD are considered rivals, but in the GPU market, that battle is between AMD and NVIDIA. However it seems that Intel could be getting a boost in the GPU department in the future, according to a report...

Sulon Q VR Headset Is No Pushover

03/14/2016, Now here is one particular Virtual Reality (VR) headset that sounds as though it hails from a Star Trek movie, being the name of a planet or a being. The Sulon Q is a wireless VR headset that runs on the power of AMD, and is touted to feature the innards...

Samsung Will Reportedly Start Manufacturing Chips For AMD

12/22/2015, It’s no secret that Samsung’s mobile business isn’t performing as well as it used to and the company’s bottom line is being significantly aided by its semiconductor business. Even though analysts now expect that the chip business...

AMD’s GPUs Will Support HDMI 2.0a, DisplayPort 1.3 In 2016

12/11/2015, If you’re looking to build a new gaming PC and want to buy a new GPU for it, maybe you’ll want to hold off on that purchase until 2016. Why is that? According to a recent announcement AMD made, it seems that the company has revealed some changes they...

No Support For SLI Or Crossfire For Batman: Arkham Knight

11/20/2015, Batman: Arkham Knight made its way back onto the PC late last month, however it was discovered that even though most of the major issues that were affecting the game had been fixed, there were still issues remaining. While we suppose technically not an...

Samsung Rumored To Have Hired Key AMD CPU Architect

10/26/2015, Those who follow AMD-related news closely will be well aware that the company’s key CPU architect Jim Keller left AMD last month. At that time the company said that he had completed all of his work and that his departure from AMD wouldn’t...

Study Finds NVIDIA Commands 80% Of The Graphics Card Market

08/21/2015, When it comes to GPUs, the reality is that you pretty much only two options to choose from: you either go with NVIDIA or AMD’s technology. Of course from there you will branch out to different manufacturers who might include additional features like a...

ASUS Unveils New FreeSync Monitor Aimed At Gamers

08/21/2015, If you’re a hardcore gamer, chances are you are aware that there is a difference in technology used in regular monitors and those designed for gaming. One of those main differences would be in its response time where gaming monitors typically feature...

Nintendo NX Could Be Powered By AMD’s Processors [Rumor]

07/17/2015, While Intel might be more or less the default brand when it comes to PCs, when it comes to consoles it’s a different story. In fact as it stands, the Xbox One by Microsoft is powered by an AMD CPU, and if the rumors are to be believed, it seems that AMD...

Rumor: Microsoft Might Be Interested In Acquiring AMD

06/30/2015, Microsoft and AMD have a pretty close relationship. AMD provides the hardware for the Microsoft Xbox One console and is also working with Microsoft on providing some of the hardware necessary for the Hololens headset. However apart from that, AMD isn’t...

Developers Acknowledge Issues With Batman: Arkham Knight PC Version

06/23/2015, Earlier we reported that gamers who have bought and downloaded Batman: Arkham Knight for the PC were having some issues with the game, most notably the framerates of the game which would suddenly dip to 10fps or in worse cases, drop to an unbearable and...