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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...

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...

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....

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...

AMD ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card

02/04/2010, AMD outs its latest ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card, being the most affordable DirectX 11 (and OpenGL 3.2) solution in the market as at press time, retailing for no more than $60 a pop. Despite that highly affordable price point, the ATI Radeon HD 5450...

AMD unveils ATI Radeon E4690 Mobile PCI Express module

01/22/2010, AMD has lifted the curtains on its ATI Radeon E4690 Mobile PCI Express module which will target graphics-intensive embedded systems. Boasting compliance to the industry-standard MXM 3.0 specification for graphics subsystems, you will find that the Radeon...

ATI announces Radeon HD 5970

11/17/2009, ATI has just announced the fastest video card in the world, taking over from where NVIDIA left off after a long, long time clawing its way back to the pinnacle of its game. Touted to be the speediest card ever created, the Radeon HD 5970 is one of the...

ATI 5870 X2 leaked

09/29/2009, AMD’s ATI 5870 X2 video card has leaked out recently, where this dual-GPU behemoth will take up the space of two PCI-E slots while sipping juice from a secondary power source, measuring a good foot long thereabouts. It would be interesting to see...

The ATI Radeon HD 5800 is the fastest GPU in town

09/23/2009, The Next generation AMD GPU has arrived: The ATI Radeon HD 5870 should have been called Radeon 2X: when compared to the Radeon HD 4890, It has twice the number of stream processors, twice the transistors, twice the texture and pixel blending power and is...

Lucid offers a multi-GPU alternative to SLI and CrossFire

09/23/2009, [IDF 2009, SF] Lucid’s Hydra Engine is a hardware solution (a chip) that brings multi-GPU functionality to motherboards, without having to use Nvidia’s SLI or AMD’s CrossFire. Usually, there is a lot of work done in the GPU driver, but...