As we get closer and closer to the launch of the AMD Radeon R9 295X2 we are expecting more and more leaks. The leak today comes in the form of the first benchmarks released for AMD’s new dual-GPU card.
It seems that we have been talking about AMD’s upcoming Radeon R9 295X2 a lot lately. It is scheduled to be released a week from today! Well we have some new information on the card itself that was previously unreleased and we also confirm some of the other leaked information with AMD.
Well NVIDIA launched their dual-GPU GeForce GTX Titan Z just the other day and now it is AMD’s turn. They have been hinting at launching a dual-GPU product with their #2betterthan1 viral campaign. Sources are now saying that the R9 295X2 codenamed Vesuvius will be launching April 8th.
AMD held a live event and webcast yesterday to announce their new FirePro series of professional graphics cards. They kicked things off with the announcement of the FirePro W9100 graphics card, which is based on the Hawaii GPU architecture.
Sapphire originally released their R9 280X Vapor-X back when the R9 280X’s were launched. The card was factory overclocked and featured Sapphire’s Dual-X cooler. Well Sapphire is releasing a new version of the card that makes use of Sapphire’s own exclusive Vapor-X cooling with its new Tri-X triple fan design. This should keep the Tahiti GPU nice a cool. On top of that this card is again factory overclocked, features Black Diamond chokes and a full Solid Cap design, and has dual BIOS support. Is this the R9 280X that you are looking for? Read on as we take a look…
At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco AMD and CryTek announced their new partnership to bring AMD’s low-level Mantle API to CryTek’s fourth generation CryEngine. “AMD is delighted to bring Mantle support to the enormous audience of gamers and game developers reached by Crytek’s CRYENGINE,” Ritche Corpus, AMD’s ISV Gaming and Alliances boss said […]
The guys over at BueweenPC have some details on AMD’s upcoming Dual GPU Hawaii graphics card. According to their story AMD was showing a reference model of the card behind closed doors at CeBIT. Only a few people really got a chance to see it.
For those waiting for a dual Hawaii-based graphics card you might not have to wait that much longer. ASUS is planning to launch their custom built ARES III Hawaii-based card at Computex 2014. The ARES brand is ASUS’s custom built dual-chip graphics lineup based on AMD GPUs.
The guys over at VideoCardz have published a list of upcoming games to support AMD’s Mantle API. Mantle is currently only supported on a single title right now, which is Battlefield 4. Thief was released last week and while it does not have Mantle yet, it will very soon.