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Gaming: Team CS:GO Gamers for Giving 2016 L... | Community

Enter Team AMD, a newly founded grassroots competitive CS:GO team composed of AMD employees and AMD Red Team Plus members.The team’s main objective is to carry AMD’s enthusiasm for all things gaming into the community with our competitive gaming spirit and eSports involvement. read more

SK Hynix highlights the huge size advantage of HBM over GDDR5 memory

As die shrinks have become more difficult, companies have turned to 3D die stacking and technologies like HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) to improve performance.SK Hynix helpfully had some HBM memory on display at GTC this year, and Tweaktown caught photographic evidence of 8Gb of GDDR5 compared with a 1 GB HBM stack and a 4GB HBM2 stack. read more

Quantum Break on PC is classically broken

When Quantum Break launched for the Xbox One, gamers were treated to a visually rich title with some gorgeous special effects and interesting abilities.Now we have Quantum Break — a game built on a brand-new Northlight Engine and designed explicitly for the Xbox One and Windows 10. read more

Remedy may not be able to fix all issues with Quantum Break

Last week, we covered how Remedy’s Quantum Break is the latest DirectX 12 title to run into problems on the PC.Overclock3D ran some benchmarks on the game comparing the GTX 960 against the R9 380 as well as the GTX 980 Ti against the AMD Fury X. read more

How to buy the right video card

The first thing you need to determine before buying a card is what you want that card to do for you.Even within the same video card family, however, there’s often a wide variety of product SKUs available. read more

PC market continues to drop as Skylake, Windows 10 fail to spark recovery

Last year, analysts from Gartner and IDC predicted that we might see tentative signs of recovery in the PC industry this year as enterprise upgrades to Windows 10, Skylake, and new all-in-ones finally sparked some signs of growth.That could still happen later this year, but it hasn’t happened yet — Q1 2016 sales fell 11. read more

Gaming: Meet the New Thermal Solutions and ... | Community

Today, AMD launched new thermal solutions, including the flagship AMD Wraith Cooler, as well as the new AMD A10-7860K and AMD Athlon™ X4 845 desktop processors.In addition to the Wraith Cooler, AMD is introducing the new Near-Silent AMD 95W Thermal Solution that also offers the same virtually silent performance without the extra bling as the Wraith. read more

Gaming: Introducing Radeon Software Crimson Edi... | Community

For the last 12 months, our software engineers have been hard at work on many exciting features and innovations.On November 2, we announced Radeon Software Crimson Edition to the world. read more

Rumor: Nvidia may have killed Maxwell production ahead of June Pascal launch

This would put AMD and Nvidia on similar time frames (AMD has yet to reveal its launch dates, but we expect cards in June or July).First, Pascal supports improved compute preemption compared with Maxwell. read more

Intel fires the equivalent of 1.2 AMDs, restructures away from PC, mobile business

While its gross margin dipped somewhat and sales were down compared with Q4 2015, the PC market always turns in a weak first quarter.The workforce reductions are necessary, Intel said, “to accelerate its evolution from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. read more

PS4K ‘Neo’ will target 1080p minimum resolution, upcoming titles universally compatible

No Neo-specific or PS4-specific titles: Older games can be patched for the Neo to offer forward compatibility, new titles must include such support from Day 1.The example Eurogamer gives is that a game that supports two-player split-screen gaming on the PS4 can offer four-player split-screen on Neo. read more

AMD announces x86 licensing deal, $293 million joint venture to build servers for China

Over the past year, AMD has often hinted that it would announce a major new semi-custom win in early 2016.Asked point-blank whether AMD had licensed x86 IP to the THATIC joint venture, CEO Lisa Su confirmed that it had. read more

Are AMD’s 3 new gaming chips destined for PS4K, Xbox One Slim, and Nintendo NX?

Those are all just rumors, though, but they are now rumors AMD has added a lot of new fuel to.So three new SOCs most likely means a PS4 refresh, an Xbox One refresh, and what else? read more

Upcoming Nvidia GTX 1080 pictured, may not use HBM2

It’s no secret that AMD and Nvidia are planning to launch new GPUs in the next few months, but there are still questions about configurations and technology.Initially, we expected these new cards to use the HBM2 memory standard, but the persistent rumor has been that AMD’s upcoming Polaris would be GDDR5 based. read more

Can you run Mass Effect Andromeda on PC? These are the PC Specs you'll need

Posted over on the Origin storefront, PC players are a going to need at least at GTX 660 & i5 processor (or equivalent) and are recommended to have a GTX 1060 & i7 (or equivalent).This sounds about par for the course with this generation of games, though Bioware did recently note that a single planet in Andromeda is the size of Dragon Age: Inquisition. read more