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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 Radeon RX 490 Graphics Card May Be Coming Out Soon

12/01/2016, It appears that AMD is in the process of launching a new powerful graphics card in the near future. A listing has been spotted at an online retailer for the AMD Radeon RX 490 graphics card which mentions that it’s going to be released in the second...

AMD Zen CPU Specs Will Be Confirmed On December 13th

11/30/2016, AMD has confirmed that it’s going to hold a special preview event next month for its next-generation Zen CPUs. Those who have been looking forward to its new chips can now rest assured that the AMD Zen CPU specs will be revealed on December 13th....

Samsung Rumored To Be In Talks With NVIDIA & AMD For Mobile GPUs

09/09/2016, Recently SoftBank announced that they had completed the acquisition of ARM, and like we stated it was a big deal because many big names in the mobile industry rely on ARM for their mobile chipsets, and Samsung is one of them. They also rely on ARM for...

AMD & NVIDIA Release Drivers For No Man’s Sky

08/17/2016, No Man’s Sky was released on the PS4 without too much issue. It was its PC release that seemed to be plagued with all kinds of technical issues, ranging from the game crashing, to stuttering, framerate drops, and whatnot. Last we heard, the developers...

AMD Radeon Pro SSG Supports 1TB Of Flash Memory On-Board

07/26/2016, AMD has surprised the graphics world with a new GPU sporting M.2 slots to accommodate SSD drives to boost the internal storage capacity to 1TB. This is a highly unusual solution for a simple problem: many workstations have to deal with datasets that go...

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...