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AMD reveals the naked details of its new ‘Zen’ processor architecture

AMD has disclosed major technical details behind its "Zen" processor core technology that will be used in its upcoming line of "Summit Ridge" processors. The first product will arrive in the form of desktop CPUs for "enthusiasts."
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DirectX support will be patched into 'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' soon

AMD has detailed a new promotion that will allow customers to get Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for free, alongside confirmation that the game will soon receive a patch adding DirectX 12 support.
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AMD shows Summit Ridge processor outperforming Intel’s Core i7-6900K chip

During Intel's IDF 2016 convention, AMD spilled more beans about its Zen core architecture and Summit Ridge CPUs. The company pitted its Zen-based CPU against Intel's Core i7-6900K “Broadwell-E” chip.
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AMD’s new driver fixes a bug that caused Anniversary Update installation issues

AMD released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 on Monday, fixing an issue that caused installation problems with Anniversary Update for Windows 10. The driver is also optimized for "No Man's Sky" and the "Paragon" open beta launching…
Gaming

Lenovo dishes out its first curved gaming monitor packed with AMD FreeSync tech

Lenovo recently added a new curved monitor to its arsenal for PC gamers supporting AMD's FreeSync technology. It joins the company's two other gamer-focused curved panels that also support Nvidia's G-Sync tech.
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Episode 7: AMD pushes entry level gaming with sub-$200 GPUs 33:37

AMD has two new budget-friendly cards in the RX family, but one of them has us much more excited than the other, and it might not be the card you think. Find out on this week's episode of Close to the Metal.
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MSI’s RX 460 cuts out external power to achieve compact performance

Budget gaming is now smaller and lower powered than ever, as MSI's RX 460 ditches the external power connector but maintains the same solid performance. It should be nice and cool too, thanks to a big heatsink and quiet side-mounted fan.
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AMD releases a new Radeon driver supporting the just-launched RX 470 and RX 460 cards

AMD launched a new Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver supporting the RX 470 and RX 460 cards. The driver also has a new Crossfire profile for "F1 2016," and a number of fixes for games like "Overwatch," "The Division," and "DOTA2."
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Radeon RX 460 graphics card finally on sale, but you won’t find AMD’s version

AMD's hardware partners officially launched their Radeon RX 460 solutions on Monday, with graphics cards ranging in price from $110 to a surprising $150. So far, these partners include PowerColor, Sapphire, Gigabyte, XFX, and Asus.
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Dell's new, affordable gaming monitor packs FreeSync, is a perfect partner for the RX 470

Dell has updated its storefront with a new 27-inch monitor packing AMD's FreeSync technology. The display's low price should make it an appealing accompaniment to AMD's new, affordable RX series of video cards.
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AMD’s RX 470 sets its sights on 1080p gaming for less than $200

Radeon's RX 480 set new expectations for performance at the $200 level, and even made 1440p gaming affordable. Most gamers have a 1080p monitor, though -- and for them, the RX 470 could be ideal.
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Analysis reveals why Nvidia graphics chips are power-saving performance beasts

An analysis of two Nvidia graphics cards reveals that they use a tile-based process to render images on a screen instead of the typical line-by-line method. Nvidia reportedly introduced tile-based rasterization with its Maxwell…