A few weeks ago, AMD launched the Radeon RX 500 series, which is mostly a refresh of the previous-generation RX 400 series they launched less than a year ago. Mostly because the Radeon RX 500 series is based on the very same Polaris architecture as its predecessor, albeit on a slightly more mature process. Whatever your stance on rebadges, it’s clear that AMD has decided to double-down on its Polaris architecture in 2017, at least for the midrange and entry-level segments until its RX Vega GPUs appear later on to cover the high-end market. So like it are not, Polaris is here to stay for the foreseeable future.
Today, we’re going to take a look at [...]
Gaming hardware has traditionally held a reputation for being bulky and intimidating. Gaming PCs are often visualized as huge towers decked out with flashy lights and sports car inspired paint jobs. While that would’ve been accurate just a few years ago, performance PCs are no longer confined to just “big”. Thanks to ever increasing tiny hardware that pack a serious punch, SFF, or Small Form-Factor, gaming systems are significantly growing in popularity.
Today we’ll be reviewing one tiny, budget-focused graphics card that can fit almost anywhere yet provide decent gaming performance for the casual gamer, the XFX [...]
When AMD released the Radeon RX 470 in August of last year, high demand coupled with low supply meant that it almost didn’t make much sense thanks to its inflated pricing at the time. However, in the months since, pricing has dropped quite a bit and with recent driver updates, the performance of the Radeon RX 470 has significantly improved in performance as well. Is the RX 470 worth considering for someone looking for a sub-$200 1080p gaming graphics card?
Today, we’re going to see about answering that question as we look at the PowerColor Radeon RX 470 Red Devil 4GB, which is one of the more premium and fully-loaded RX 470 GPUs [...]
AMD recently released an update for its Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers. The new drivers, Crimson version 16.10.1, adds better support for Gears of War 4 and Mafia 3 and includes an AMD CrossFire profile for Shadow Warrior 2.
Additionally, the driver fixes issues with a number of popular games including Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, The Crew, Battlefield 1, Overwatch, and Paragon. AMD also fixed Radeon WattMan power limit settings and Pixel Format is no longer missing in Radeon RX 400 series products.
Those who own an AMD Radeon graphics card can download the new drivers and view a complete changelog here.
Earlier today, we reported on NVIDIA releasing their Game Ready drivers for GeForce graphics cards in time for the release of Forza Horizon 3: Ultimate Edition, which launches tomorrow (pre-loads available now). AMD has answered back with their own driver updates in the form of the Radeon Software Crimson Edition 19.9.2 which are tailored for Forza Horizon 3.Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.9.2
Along with support for the new title, the latest drivers also include a number of fixes for issues which users may have faced with previous version, these include the following:
Fixed IssuesIntermittent mouse cursor corruption may be experienced on some Radeon RX [...]
Today, Acer has unveiled an all-new gaming notebook which features a curved display, which is the first of its kind to hit the market. This gaming baest also supports NVIDIA’s G-Sync variable refresh rate technology and is powered by NVIDIA’s latest GTX 10 series graphics chips, and Intel’s newly announced 7th generation (Kaby Lake) mobile processors.Acer Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook with Curved G-Sync Display
Taking the flagship spot in its gaming notebook lineup, the Predator 21 X features the bleeding-edge in today’s gaming focused hardware, with up to dual GTX 1080 graphics cards in SLI and Intel’s latest Core i7 mobile processor [...]
Last year, it was revealed that the latest installment in the long-running cyberpunk-themed series, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided would support Microsoft’s latest DirectX 12 API at launch. However, in a recent blog post on the title’s Steam community page, it was announced that support for the next-generation API would be delayed until early September.Deus Ex: Mankind Divided DX12 Support Delayed Until September
Here is what the developer had to say on the matter:
The Deus Ex franchise originated on PC, and we’re passionate about continuing to provide the best experience possible to our long-time fans and players on the PC.
Contrary to our [...]
Its summer! Time to relax outside in the wonderful weather and bathe under the warm welcoming sun. Nevertheless, if you’re a gamer who prefers to concentrate on your monitor rather than work on them tan lines, there’s still plenty to celebrate.
Recently, a list of games and other information about the elusive Steam summer sale has been leaked onto Reddit by Redditor, Dweezy. Of course, the list here is still considered rumor as no official confirmation has been made by Steam, but it does give us a good idea of what to expect in the coming weeks.
11 days of indie game bundles, prices pending:Day 1: Anomaly Warzone [...]
Today AMD launched the world’s fastest graphics processing unit (GPU), the AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition. The AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 GHz Edition uses AMD’s innovative Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture to deliver astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality1,2, providing world-class gameplay at the highest resolutions in the most demanding games such as Battlefield 3, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and DiRT Showdown.
“The AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition rounds out our award-winning GCN family, providing world-class [...]