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AMD was interested in acquiring NVIDIA before ATI?

02/24/2012, Back in 2006, AMD acquired ATI in order to gain foothold in the GPU business – but did you know that it could have been NVIDIA in ATI’s place instead? According to a report from Forbes, which recently got an ex-AMD employee to spill the beans –...

AMD begins shipping ATI FirePro V9800

09/10/2010, AMD has another ace up its sleeve – the ATI FirePro V9800 which is the latest workstation-class graphics card from the silicon company. It will feature a whopping 4GB of GDDR5 RAM as well as 1,600 stream processors, delivering maximum resolutions of...

AMD Gets Rid of ATI Branding

08/30/2010, Chipmaker AMD is rebranding itself and will be eliminating the ATI mark from its graphics chip moving forward. The plan is to switch “ATI Radeon” and “ATI FirePro” with “Radeon” and “FirePro” and add...

Catalyst 10.8 leaks out Southern Islands codenames

08/27/2010, The latest Catalyst iteration (10.8) from ATi has made it known to everyone on a new range of Southern Islands codenames, with 35 new cards being named in total under the atiicdxx.da_ file. Of course, having the name is nice and all, but what we would...

AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series might be out this November

08/16/2010, AMD’s Radeon HD 5000 Series of graphics cards might have been in the market for nearly a year already, delivering great bang for your buck with competitive performance even with NVIDIA’s doing their best, but that doesn’t mean AMD is...

OpenGL 4.1 graphics library released

07/26/2010, The Khronos Group has just announced the final specifications of OpenGL 4.1, the open graphics library used mainly for CAD and Mobile apps (OpenGL ES). With version 4.1, OpenGL finally catches up -and go beyond- the DirectX 11 specifications. OpenGL can...

MSI 14-inch EX465MX Notebook

06/01/2010, With tablet devices stealing the majority of the show at Computex, it’s nice to forget about them and check out an “old-fashioned” notebook again. The EX465MX is an upcoming notebook from MSI that hasn’t been priced or given a...

Gateway NV Series Notebooks Get A Matte Lid And Blu-ray Drives

05/13/2010, Gateway has unveiled its updated line of NV series notebooks that sport cosmetic and speed upgrades. The most obvious upgrade would be the exterior, which now ditches the conventional glossy design in favor of a more practical matte, textured lid....

Club 3D ATI Radeon HD5550 Noiseless Edition is passively cooled

04/25/2010, High end video cards more often than not require solid cooling power in order for them not to overheat, and the Club 3D ATI Radeon HD5550 Noiseless Edition takes a different route by being passively cooled, thanks to a really huge heat sink as well as...

AMD Introduces The ATI FirePro V8800

04/07/2010, AMD has just introduced the ATI FirePro V8800, supporting DirectX 11 features, similar to that from the Radeon HD 5000 series, albeit with hardware and software that has been optimized for workstations. The core is capable of handling 2.6 teraflops of...

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card unveiled

03/31/2010, AMD has released its ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card that is capable of offering stunning performance thanks to its 2GB of GDDR5 memory alongside rendering capability in excess of 1 billion pixels per second (!) in current generation...

ATI Open Stereo 3D Initiative announced

03/15/2010, GDC 2010 in San Francisco was the platform where ATI announced their Open Stereo 3D Initiative, where it involves a slew of partners to ensure support for multiple different stereoscopic 3D solutions. The whole idea behind this movement would be to offer...