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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Features New PCB Design

AMD unveiled the Radeon Pro Duo 8GB video card last night and now that we’ve gotten some sleep we noticed something this morning that we didn’t catch last night. The new Radeon Pro Duo, the $1499 graphics card designed for “creators who game, and gamers who create,” has been completely redesigned since we last saw …more

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AMD GPU Roadmap Shows Till 2019 – Shows Vega and Navi GPU Architectures

We were told that the Radeon Technologies Group would be naming future GPU architectures after stars and galaxies, but they never told us any of the code names beyond Polaris that is slated for release in June 2016. At AMD’s Capsaicin Event during GDC 2016 no other than Mr. Raja Koduri, head of Radeon Technologies Group, …more

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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Video Card

AMD Radeon Pro Duo Video Card Coming For $1499

The wait for the AMD Radeon Fury X2 graphics card is finally over! The card is officially called the AMD Radeon Pro Duo and will debut in Q2 2016 for a not so small sum of $1499. AMD believes that we are on the cusp of an immersive computing era and that the Radeon Pro Duo …more

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Watch AMD’s Capsaicin Event During GDC 2016 Live Tonight

AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) Capsaicin Event starts in just two hours! We aren’t sure exactly what is going to be shown during the one hour press conference being held in San Francisco tonight as our invite only said that we’d get to see the latest gaming and virtual reality technologies as well as try out the …more

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Sulon Q – VR Headset That Puts The Hardware On Your Head

Toronto-based startup Sulon Technologies unveiled the Sulon Q headset, which gives you the full VR experience without needing to be tethered to your PC. The Sulon cuts the cords and provides a PC-based, fully tracked virtual reality experience with all the hardware mounted to your head. This is a different approach than Facebook’s Oculus Rift and HTC’s …more

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DOOM system requirements | Can I Run DOOM 2016

DOOM is widely considered one of the most significant and influential titles in the video game industry, for having ushered in the popularity of the first-person shooter genre when it was released in 1993. The 3D graphics were arguably better than anything else at the time and it featured stereo sound as well that made it possible to determine …more

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Graphics Card Shipments in 2015 Down Big, New GPU Architectures Could Save The Day

Digitimes is reporting that worldwide desktop graphics card shipments dropped by roughly 20% YoY and that total shipments was under 30 million units for 2015. The declines impacted both AMD and NVIDIA, but it appears that the AMD declines are more severe. Digitimes went as far as saying that some smaller Add-In Board (AIB) Partners might …more

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Patch Adds DirectX 12, NVIDIA VXAO Ambient Occlusion Technology

The fifth PC patch for Rise of the Tomb Raider, build 1.0.638.6, has been released! Nixxess Software has a great blog post up today about bringing DirectX 12 to Rise of the Tomb Raider that is certainly worth taking a look at. At Nixxes we have a long history of working with consoles as well, …more

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Intel Skylake GT4e Core Photo Shows Very Long Chip!

Congatec has released images of the conga-TS170 module that has been designed for graphics intensive applications. The board uses 6th Generation Intel Core processor with the flagship CPU being the Intel Core i7-6820EQ (4 x 2.8 / 3.5 GHz, 8MB L2 cache, 45 W). That means this module sports Intel Gen9 HD Graphics (GT4e) with 72 …more

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Amazon Japan Extends International Shipping to Video Games and Consoles

Amazon Japan has broadened the selection of items for international shipping with the inclusion of video games and game consoles. Amazon’s reputation for reasonably priced shipping extends here and comes as good news for those who buy imported Japanese games. Previously, books, CDs, DVDs, videotapes, cassettes, and vinyls could be shipped internationally from Amazon Japan …more

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NVIDIA GeForce 364.47 WHQL Drivers Support Vulkan API

NVIDIA has released a graphics card driver that supports the Vulkan API! NVIDIA GeForce 364.47 WHQL Game Ready Drivers are now available to download and are aimed at those playing Tom Clancy’s The Division, Hitman, Need for Speed, Ashes of the Singularity, and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Last month NVIDIA launched fully-conformant drivers for the …more

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ESL eSports Content Now Available on Twitch, Yahoo!, Hitbox, and Azubu

ESL, which claims to be the world’s largest eSports company, has announced that it will be broadcasting its core content on several different streaming platforms. First up, they will broadcast the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship (IEM) from Katowice on march 4-6. The ESL broadcast will be available on  Twitch, Azubu, Hitbox and Yahoo streaming platforms. In the past, ESL’s …more

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Microsoft video hints at games to be ported to DX12

Microsoft video hints at games to be ported to DX12

DirectX 12 is here, with several developers working on porting existing titles over to the Microsoft API.  Just Cause 3 has been confirmed as getting some DirectX 12 treatment, along with several other games. To be honest, the video Microsoft has provided isn’t really telling and doesn’t do a great job of explaining what makes …more

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AMD Reveals Polaris GPU Architecture – GCN 4.0

AMD Confirms Polaris GPUs Coming Mid-Year

Last night on Reddit the Radeon Technologies Group hosted a Q&A and allowed Reddit users to ask anything they wanted. Nearly 1,000 comments were made on topics ranging on topics like linux drivers, Vulkan, FreeSync, GPUOpen, Polaris, Fury X2,  VR, Zen and DirectX 12. The AMD answers were made by a technical Marketing executive ‘AMD_Robert’ and  the AMD Gaming Community Manager ‘AMD-DOWNL1NK’. We …more

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