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AMD will shift focus to performance instead of affordability

It’s no secret that AMD has had a tough time over the last few years. While the company managed to post a profit at the start of 2014—largely thanks to its chips being used in the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One—more often than not its reliance on a declining PC market has seen its profits plunge and turn into losses since the Athlon 64...

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AMD debuts FirePro V4900 for workstations

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has launched its latest professional graphics card in retail – the FirePro V4900 – which targets the entry level of professional graphics workstations. The price is said to be around $190.00. The specs are fairly impressive as well. AMD's FirePro V4900 has 1GB of 128-bit GDDR5 RAM that drives memory bandwidth of 64 GB/s. It's not the most powerful of...

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Mod changes Radeon HD 6950 to 6970

Hardware entusiasts have proposed an easy way to make your Radeon HD6950 graphics card perform like a Radeon HD6970 through a software Unlocking process, which could save you some $70. According to an article at the TechPowerUp web site, AMD’s new Radeon HD 6950 can be transformed to a Radeon HD 6970, unlocking 128 unified shaders in the process. Both the Radeon HD 6970...

Intel and AMD sign death warrant for VGA port

Intel and AMD sign death warrant for VGA port

Rival processor makers Intel and AMD may not agree on much, but they are of one mind about the future of the venerable VGA graphics port: it doesn’t have one. The two chipmakers are joined by Dell, Lenovo, Samsung, and LG in an industry-spanning agreement to phase out VGA entirely by 2015, and to standardize solely on HDMI and DisplayPort. “DisplayPort and HDMI allow...

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AMD/ATI Ships 25 Millionth DirectX 11 GPU

AMD didn’t have the best financial news to report, as it went through another third quarter loss, but its graphics division did have some good news. Revealed at the same time as the financials was that AMD has shipped over 25 million DirectX11-capable ATI GPUs since introduction in September 2009. The added competition from Nvidia may have played a part in ATI’s revenue down...

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ATI Catalyst 10.7

Version 10.7 of the AMD ATI graphic drivers have been released. This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The ATI CATALYST software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability. Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle. Download: ATI Catalyst 10.7 Notes: Release Notes Homepage: AMD ATI

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ATI Catalyst 9.7

Version 9.7 of the AMD ATI graphic drivers have been released. This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The ATI CATALYST software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability. Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle. Download: ATI Catalyst 9.7 Notes: Release Notes Homepage: AMD ATI

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ATI Catalyst 8.9

Version 8.9 of the AMD ATI graphic drivers have been released. This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The ATI CATALYST software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability. Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle. Download: ATI Catalyst 8.9 Notes: Release Notes Homepage: AMD ATI

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ATI Catalyst 8.4

Version 8.4 of the AMD ATI graphic drivers have been released. This unified driver has been further enhanced to provide the highest level of power, performance, and reliability. The ATI CATALYST software suite is the ultimate in performance and stability. Display and WDM Drivers included in this bundle. Download: ATI Catalyst 8.4 Notes: Release Notes Homepage: AMD ATI

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AMD transforms into a platform company, to release triple-core CPUs

It builds CPUs, chipsets, and now with ATI, it builds graphics processors. So beginning today, AMD is radically reforming its marketing strategy, arguing now that it takes all three components together in harmony for customers to realize value. Between now and April 7, AMD will be releasing its first triple-core processors, announced last September, along with performance upgrades to all three of its quad-core...