Posts Tagged ‘AMD’
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TSMC Reportedly Cutting Prices of 20/28nm Chips Up to 10%

A recent Digitimes report claims that due to decelerating demand for smartphones and the chips that power it, TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Mannufacturing Company) has slashed prices of their 20nm and 28nm chips by up to 10%. This...



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Review: PowerColor Radeon R9 380 PCS+ 4GB

Antigua… or was it Tonga? At E3 earlier this year, AMD made a huge splash in the graphics market with their new Fury and Fury X graphics cards. These new graphics cards would be the first on the market to boast the revolu...



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E3 2015: AMD Unveils Dual-GPU Radeon R9 Fury X Graphics Card

Worried that one AMD Radeon R9 Fury X won’t be enough? That’s OK because AMD has just the solution in store for you. At the PC Gaming Show, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su showed off the upcoming dual GPU version of the Rad...



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E3 2015: AMD Drops Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 Fury, R9 300 Series Graphics Cards

After confirmation at Computex that AMD would be launching their latest graphics cards on June 16, AMD has finally unveiled their new Radeon R9 Fury X, Radeon R9 Fury, and several Radeon R9 300 series graphics cards. AMD Radeo...



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Computex 2015: AMD Confirms Upcoming Fiji GPU Launch Date

This morning at Computex 2015, AMD held a press conference mainly for the launch of their new 6th generation Carrizo APU, but also devoted a small amount of time talking about their graphics technologies. After spending some ti...



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DICE Tech Director Leaks Image of Upcoming AMD GPU

Ever since AMD revealed that a new GPU launch was imminent, the rumor mills have been spinning non-stop and while most of the rumors have been unconfirmed up to this point, we may finally be getting a veritable first look at ...



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AMD Explains High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)

Several weeks ago, AMD made an announcement that their upcoming GPUs would feature a next generation memory technology called High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM. During the announcement very little information was shared about HBM,...



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TSMC 16nm FinFET+ Promises 40% Performance Improvement, 50% Power Reduction

According to a new blog post from Cadence, one of TSMC’s primary semiconductor design partners,  the shift to 16nm FinFET+ from 28nm could bring a whopping 40% increase in performance at similar power consumption level...



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AMD Confirms New High Bandwidth Memory in GPUs Coming This Quarter

Along with AMD’s massive desktop CPU announcements, AMD also made some big announcements on the GPU side, chief among them the use of new High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM, on GPUs coming this quarter. AMD will be the first...



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AMD Introduces Zen, Zen+ Architecture, Expects 40% IPC Performance Increase

AMD recently dropped some huge announcements today at their Financial Analyst Day in New York and confirmed previous rumors that a new desktop CPU based on completely new architecture is expected to be released in 2016. As expe...