Posts Tagged ‘amd’

4Q Add-in cards under expectations, still $17Billion

Jon Peddie’s latest AIB Report is out and reveals that the fourth-quarter ended down a bit lower than expected, shipping slightly fewer units than Q3.  NVidia showed some strong growth, shipping more units and growing their market share, while AMD took a beating in both respects. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the year, 2010 […]

AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU)

AMD has posted a video demonstrating its Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), which has been code named Llano. AMD compares it against an Intel Core i7-2630QM, which is based on the Sandy Bridge architecture. As one might expect, since it is an AMD demonstration, the Fusion APU beats the Intel Sandy Bridge chip. Then again, […]

MSI Radeon HD 6990 @ Cebit 2011 has posted a video of the new MSI Radeon HD 6990. It is kind of fun to listen to the video and see what words I do understand, even though I do not speak Swedish. However, thanks to Google, we can translate what they wrote: The upcoming super-hot video card Radeon HD 6990 makes […]

AMD Radeon HD 6990

We have posted in the past that AMD will be coming out with the Radeon HD 6990 in the first quarter of 2011. The Radeon HD 6990, also known by the code name Antilles, will have two Cayman chips on board. Essentially this will be CrossFire on a single graphics card. [H]ard|OCP has the AMD […]


Apple refreshes MacBook Pros, Drops NVidia for AMD/Intel

Apple has just refreshed the MacBook Pro line of hardware with some impressive new offerings, dumping the previously used NVidia chips for Intel Sandy Bridge and AMD Radeon chips.  Just check out what you get for $1800: 15-inch MacBook Pro – No more Core i5 options for the middle child — these two strictly get […]

AMD Radeon 6990 has posted pictures of the AMD Radeon 6990, which is codenamed Antilles. Matt Skynner, AMD’s Corporate VP and General Manager of its GPU division, revealed the AMD Radeon 6990 at the AMD Asia Pacific Fusion Tech Day. Inside the AMD Radeon 6990 are two Cayman GPUs. Power is supplied to the card with a […]


AMD Radeon HD 6950 1GB

The latest video cards have been launched by AMD in an attempt to spoil the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti launch. These include the Radeon Radeon HD 6950 1GB and the Radeon HD 6870. The Radeon 6950 1 GB has 1408 unified shaders, 88 texture units, 32 Render Output Units (ROP), and a core clock […]

AMD’s Fusion Launch – Slides

4Gamer got their hands on some of the slides (22 to be exact) used in the recent AMD Fusion Launch event.  See them below in a slideshow gallery. ― CPUとRadeon GPUを統合したAPU時代,開幕。AMD,新世代プロセッサ「E-Series」「C-Series」を正式発表(E-Series,C-Series).

What is an APU?

What is an APU? Well, the short answer is that it is an Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). But what does that really mean? For AMD, it means that a low end graphics processing unit (GPU) is being combined with a traditional x86 CPU. The real question that I have is, what will this do to […]

This Christmas, Turn your AMD Radeon HD6950 into a HD6970

TechPowerUp has a great little Christmas gift to all the ATI fans in the community: Through a simply BIOS hack, you can turn your 6950 into a 6970, enabling some of those disabled cores. Unlocking the additional shaders is done by flashing the card with a HD 6970 BIOS. You can find a few in […]


Radeon™ HD 6900 Series Graphics Real-Time Demo

To demonstrate the raw power of the new AMD Radeon 6900 series  video cards, AMD has a new Tech Demo that, at least from the description, seems to utilize every buzzword and fancy graphics trick of 2010. The HK-2207 real-time demo features a number of post processing effects (depth-of-field, lens flare, ghosting, aerial perspective/atmospheric, LUT, […]

5 Screen Eyefinity Demo

We have been talking for awhile about ATI’s Eyefinity and how great it is for gaming. Recently AMD has enable 5×1 Eyefinity where the screens are set up in portrait mode instead of landscape mode. has posted a nice video showing off the benefits of this new Eyefinity mode, assuming you have the money […]