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AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review

AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review Today, we spend some time with the new CPU cooler AMD Cooler Wraith, who will be the new cooling solution for AMD high-end processors. Let’s see what it gives opposite the old stock solution and a tower cooler 120 mm (Hyper 212 Plus)… at Cowcotland Related Items: Cooler Master Hyper 612 …

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BIOSTAR AMD A70MD PRO, A70MG PRO and A68MD PRO Motherboards Introduced

BIOSTAR AMD A70MD PRO, A70MG PRO and A68MD PRO Motherboards Introduced

BIOSTAR AMD A70MD PRO, A70MG PRO and A68MD PRO Motherboards Introduced Redefining affordable AMD motherboards BIOSTAR is heavily committed in delivering the absolute best value products for consumers and today marks the introduction of the new BIOSTAR PRO series line of motherboards for AMD processors. BIOSTAR has taken into consideration the demand of system builders …

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AMD’s Vulkan (Linux) Driver Will Only Work With The AMDGPU Kernel Driver

AMD’s Vulkan (Linux) Driver Will Only Work With The AMDGPU Kernel Driver I’ve just received confirmation from AMD that their forthcoming Vulkan driver will only work with the AMDGPU DRM kernel driver. This means that unless this AMDGPU kernel driver is extended to support pre-VI hardware, only the very latest AMD GPUs on Linux will …

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New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob

New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob Last week I posted some AMD proprietary vs. open-source AMD Linux driver benchmarks using the very latest code. Left out of that earlier comparison was the R9 Fury series with Fiji GPU as well as newer graphics cards …

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AMD A8-7670K Processor Review

AMD A8-7670K Processor Review On this day we look back on an AMD APU. This is the A8-7670K that we so interested in a model Quad-Core 3.6 GHz turning base and incorporates a small R7 384 SP. What are the performance of this model is exchanged against a little over 100? Answer in these pages… …

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AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Drivers Review

AMD Radeon Crimson Edition Drivers Review Today AMD released this year’s major update to their Radeon drivers. The new package is called Radeon Software Crimson and features an updated control panel, many new features as well as performance improvements in lots of games… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Sentey Crimson Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review AMD Radeon …

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AMD Tonga & Fiji Open-Source Performance Boosted By PowerPlay Patches

AMD Tonga & Fiji Open-Source Performance Boosted By PowerPlay Patches Yesterday AMD finally posted power management support for the AMDGPU DRM kernel driver when it comes to supported discrete graphics cards like Tonga and Fiji. I’ve been testing these PowerPlay Linux patches since yesterday to great success. In this article are results from a Radeon …

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AMD Radeon Fury X PCI-Express Scaling Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon Fury X PCI-Express Scaling Graphics Card Review In this article we will investigate how performance of AMD’s Radeon Fury X is affected when running on constrained PCI-Express bus widths such as x8 or x4, we also test all PCIe speed settings 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0. One additional test is to check how much …

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4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS

4K AMD/NVIDIA High-End GPU Comparison On SteamOS Continuing on from Friday’s article that was a 22-way comparison of AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards on SteamOS for Steam Linux gaming, which tested the hardware at the common TV resolution of 1080p, here are results for the higher-end Radeon and GeForce graphics cards at 4K… at Phoronix Related …

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire Graphics Card Review The AMD Radeon R9 Nano is a unique graphics card that has serious chops on paper to back its market positioning. While the R9 Nano is clearly intended for high-end SFF (small form-factor) desktop builds, we were curious about whether people would buy more than one of …

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB Graphics Card Review The Radeon R9 Nano is AMD’s solution for all small-form-factor system builders that want to create a 4K capable gaming PC in a tiny volume. Thanks to a new approach to power management, the card stays below 200 W at all times, while still delivering excellent framerates… …

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano Video Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Video Card Review AMD has just launched the Radeon R9 Nano. Read everything about the performance, noise level and efficiency in performance per watt of this small and powerful mini-ITX Card… at TweakPC Related Items: AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card Review Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 290X WF OC Video Card Review …

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card Review Back when AMD started talking in detail about their Fury GPU almost all of the information was about the Fury X, their liquid cooled high end part. Some mention was made of the Fury, a more “traditional” style GPU but Fury X was the focus… until later in …

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AMD’s Latest Open-Source Driver On Linux Is Getting Competitive With Catalyst 15.7

AMD’s Latest Open-Source Driver On Linux Is Getting Competitive With Catalyst 15.7 With the big Catalyst 15.7 Linux driver update released last week and the continued evolution of the open-source AMD Linux driver in the Linux kernel and Mesa Gallium3D, here are fresh benchmarks of six different AMD Radeon graphics cards when being tested on …

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AMD A10-7870K APU Review

AMD A10-7870K APU Review We offer testing of an APU that day, so a CPU that integrates a GPU. It is a model from AMD that interests us today, namely the new AMD A10-7870K. A model that is changing A10-7850K and to the right to a Speed Boost on the side of CPU but also …

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AMD Fury X Video Card Review

AMD Fury X Video Card Review Last week we saw AMD reposition their existing GPUs under new branding and pricing structure which they hoped would make them more desirable against the equivalent GeForce GPUs. In the case of the R9 380 (a rebranded R9 285), this was a fairly effective strategy as that card competed …

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AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Video Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB Video Card Review AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury X is released today, introducing HBM memory for graphics cards. The new card is built around a watercooled Fiji GPU, which enabled AMD to design a very compact card that will fit into many small-form-factor cases. Gaming performance at 4K is good …

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AMD A10-7870K Godavari: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Linux Drivers

AMD A10-7870K Godavari: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Linux Drivers Last week I started posting AMD A10-7870K Linux benchmarks for this “Godavari” APU that’s effectively a Kaveri Refresh and slightly faster for its four CPU cores and Radeon R7 Graphics over the former high-end Kaveri, the A10-7850K. In today’s articles are some benchmarks of the Radeon …

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AMD Radeon R9 380 Video Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 380 Video Card Review Earlier this week AMD announced their latest generation of graphics products which started with the high end R9 FURY parts and ended with the value level R7 360 (The 350 and below are already announced OEM parts). Reviews of each part in the family are being staggered, so …

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AMD FX-8320E CPU Review

AMD FX-8320E CPU Review The AMD FX-8320E CPU arrived Technic3D. We will check the Processor from AMD on a AM3+ Mainboard against the Intel Core i7-4770K, 4960X, 3960X, i5-4670K, AMD A10-7850K and many more. More see you in the following Review… at Technic3D Related Items: Intel Core i5-4670K CPU Review Asus X79-Deluxe Mainboard Review Biostar Hi-Fi B85N …

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QNAP and AMD TVS-863+ Golden Cloud Turbo vNAS Launched

QNAP and AMD TVS-863+ Golden Cloud Turbo vNAS Launched

QNAP and AMD TVS-863+ Golden Cloud Turbo vNAS Launched QNAP® Systems, Inc. have partnered with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD®), and announced the release of the high-performance 10GbE-ready TVS-863+ and 4/6/8-bay TVS-x63 Turbo vNAS series, with an AMD Embedded G-Series quad-core 2.4GHz processor and a RAM module expandable to 16GB. With highly-efficient hardware encryption, SSD cache acceleration, …

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AMD FX-8320E AM3+ Processor Performance Review

AMD released a slew of new FX-series CPUs in September, 2014, including the FX-8370, FX-8370E, and the subject of our review, the FX-8320E. This is the low end of AMD’s eight-core FX series of enthusiast CPUs, and the “E” suffix marks it as a low-power variant; nonetheless, AMD touts it as a viable CPU for a gaming system. Benchmark Reviews will run this CPU through our gauntlet of tests to see how true this is.

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AMD CodeXL Tool Suite Software Update Announced

AMD CodeXL Tool Suite Software Update Announced

AMD CodeXL Tool Suite Software Update Announced OpenCL 2.0 Support and New Power Profiling Capability AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced a significant update to its CodeXL unified tool suite for developers, designed to accelerate applications running on AMD processors. CodeXL is AMD’s primary developer tool for generating detailed information about the real-world performance of AMD …

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AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review

AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review The R7 240 AMD-Branded SSD succeeds to perform really well and positions itself along with the latest Vertex 460 and Vector 150 drives from OCZ; the product succeeds to render very good write speeds and it comes in 7mm format, which makes it compatible with the latest ultrabooks. AMD …

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AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users

AMD Catalyst 14.12 Omega Driver Brings Mixed Results For Linux Users There are some significant performance improvements to find with this week’s Linux version of the AMD Catalyst 14.12 “Omega” driver,  but there’s also some Linux OpenGL performance regressions to note too. Feedback from the Linux community as well to this new driver has been …

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