After AMD quietly announced the first Radeon 300 Series cards for OEMs we were unsure where the Hawaii rebrands would fit into the product stack. With the Radeon R9 380 being a rebrand of the R9 285 that did not leave many cards left to be based off the Hawaii silicon. It looks like the Radeon 300 series cards that will be based off Hawaii will feature higher core clocks and more VRAM.
Blizzard has just announced the first-ever global tournament series for their free-to-play game Heroes of the Storm. The competition will feature regional championship tournaments for the Americas, Europe, China, Korea, and Taiwan regions, with the top eight teams duking it out at the Heroes of the Storm World Championship at BlizzCon on November 6–7 in Anaheim.
Corsair Gaming, a division of PC gaming hardware leader Corsair, today announced the addition of RGBshare, an online lighting profile browsing and sharing feature for Corsair RGB keyboards, to CorsairGaming.com.
New information regarding the launch of AMD’s R9 300 series has surfaced on Benchlife.info, which has been pretty spot on with their leaks lately. According to their report the AMD Radeon R9 300 series will be launching on June 18th, but we will have to wait till the 24th of June for Fiji XT.
In an attempt to bring more attention to the mid-range Zotac tends to over-package some of their products. This is true with their new GTX 960 Gamer Force TOP-X graphics card, which has a large triple fan cooling solution complete with a metal backplate that holds two 60 mm fans as well.
As we originally reported Rockstar was banning players for using mods in GTA V in both online mode and single player mode, initially. Because of this many people were unhappy and took to Steam to air their grievance by writing a negative review of the game, which is now up to 8083 at the time of writing this article. Players that were found using mods were banner for a period of 2 weeks. Because of the backlash Rockstar has fixed the situation by allowing mods in single player mode, but not online.
NVIDIA has just released an updated version of their GeForce Experience software that fixes the issues with the built-in streaming service that caused a very noticeable drop in performance. Last we reported on this issue and showed you how to get that performance back. Now NVIDIA has fixed this issue so you don’t have to worry about it.
Well that did not take long at all! AMD just announced the first cards in its new R9 300 series, but as we pointed out these were all rebrands of current cards, so nothing new. Now two new teaser photos have appeared showing the liquid cooled AMD R9 390X!
AMD had a low-key press event announce the first new graphics cards that are part of the Radeon 300 series. These are both desktop and mobile versions, but as you can guess these cards are simply rebrands of current cards rather than actual new graphics cards.
At its Investor Day presentation AMD took a good part of it to talk about GPUs. They announced that they will continue to make GPUs for every segment of the market. The company plans to continue to improve on its Graphics CoreNext architecture, but is really betting on the huge performance / watt increase with its GPUs in 2016. The reason for this increase will be its move to the 14nm FinFET process.
May 22, 2015 0
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