When AMD announced the Radeon R9 Fury family, a lot of attention was given to R9 Nano, a brilliantly small and compact card targeting a rising market of HTPC and Compact Gaming PC’s – high performance, small size cases, utilizing feature-packed ITX motherboards. While R9 Nano received a lot of positive press, the actual product launch went down in flames with a lot of media outlets ‘going to the matresses’ with certain AMD PR and Executives who made a ‘selective reviews’ criteria and openly criticized members of the press. Even though we were not selected by AMD, as we are probably seen as publication you cannot ‘steer to’ send the message
As the official unveil is being prepared for June 16 at 9AM Pacific time, we are seeing more and more leaks of the next-gen parts. It is now obvious that the Radeon 300 series will be nothing more but an enhanced, ‘refreshed’ version of Radeon R9 200 series, while Radeon Fury and Fury X will make for completely new parts, heavily optimized for AR/VR world – and incredible performance in almost all applications. According to several forums and websites, this is what AMD will unveil in a day or so – still, take this with a grain of salt. AMD Radeon R9 390 Series: Can
As we are approaching Computex and the majority of press and media analysts are in the plane en route Taipei, companies such as Intel, Nvidia and AMD are polishing their press releases for the first day of the show. One such product is GeForce GTX 980 Ti, a product refresh which does not have a lot to do with ‘refresh’. While the original GTX 980 was based of GM204 GPU, featuring 2048 CUDA cores attached to 4 or 8GB of GDDR5 memory. As you might have guessed, the chip was using 256-bit memory bus. When you combine GPU clock of 1.12 GHz and GDDR5 clock
There is no doubt that AMD and NVIDIA will launch their ‘latest and greatest’ graphics cards in June 2015. While the exact schedule is lacking details, it is rumored that both companies will split their unveilings between Computex Taipei 2015 (June 2-5) and E3 2015 (June 16-18). AMD recently fired the first salvo, with a teaser trailer for its upcoming Fiji XT graphics card, high end model for the otherwise rebranded number of GPUs belonging to the ‘300’ series. As you can see on a leaked image from TechPowerUp, this board is going to be quite smaller than the previous high-end cards, even though it is
AMD’s Fiji XT will be as powerful as the dual-card R9 295X2 in a form factor that is not much larger than the GTX 970.