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AMD’s Carrizo is David to Intel’s Goliath, but does it really stand a chance?

Carrizo is AMD's new hardware for a wide variety of mobile systems, ranging from tiny convertibles to 15-inch mainstream laptops. It promises H.265 decode support and powerful graphics, but will that be enough to stand up to Intel?

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Sweclockers leaks information about AMD’s upcoming flagship, the Radeon R9 380X

Sweclockers has published what could be the first clear image of AMD's answer to the Nvidia GTX 980, the highly rumored and much anticipated R9 380X.

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AMD sees senior executive exodus as trio of higher-ups pursue ‘other opportunities’

After recently undergoing a CEO transition, CPU maker AMD needs to find replacements for three other senior employees, including GM John Byrne.

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AMD lets cat out of the bag, suggests 16nm FinFET chips aren’t coming in 2015

28 and 20nm GPUs and APUs are coming from AMD in 2015, according to a company exec, who seems to confirm 16nm FinFET is a thing of a more distant future.

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Who needs a new GPU? AMD’s Catalyst Omega driver makes your current Radeon faster

AMD has a special Christmas gift to offer its Radeon GPU users in the form of a Catalyst driver brimming with visual enhancements and performance upgrades.

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AMD sets sail for Caribbean Islands, eyes next-gen GPU launch in summer 2015

Newly emerged online reports claim AMD has pushed back the release of its next-gen GPUs to summer 2015, also tweaking their codename to 'Caribbean Islands'.

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Shots fired: AMD ambushes Nvidia with unexpected Radeon R9 295X2 price cuts

To further heat up the uber-competitive PC GPU wars, AMD has once again slashed the prices of dual-GPU graphics cards based on the Radeon R9 295.

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AMD forms united front with Samsung to roll out FreeSync monitors and crush Nvidia

Lag, latency and stutter have long plagued the lives of hardcore gamers, even on the most powerful desktop PCs. Often, the problem lies in the lines of communication between graphics cards and monitors, which get jumbled by different frame rates and standards…

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$800 HP EliteBook leads Newegg Black Friday deals, available now

Newegg's Black Friday deals include cut-rate AMD octo-core processors, a HP Elitebook with a solid state hard drive for $799 and a powerful Lenovo gaming laptop for a dollar under a grand.

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Sapphire helps AMD strike back at Nvidia with blazing new graphics card

To better compete against Nvidia's superior high-end GPUs, AMD has partnered with Sapphire on an 8GB RAM version of the Radeon R9 290X.

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AMD bundles free copies of Civilization: Beyond Earth with its Radeon R9 290 graphics cards

As an answer to Nvidia's newest gaming bundle promotion, AMD is now offering a similarly sweet deal with some Radeon graphics card purchases.

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Black Friday kicks off early with hefty discounts on AMD chips

Eager to incentivize computer fans to build new systems or upgrade using A-Series APUs, AMD has announced pre-Black Friday discounts on a number of chips.

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AMD cuts prices on Radeon 290X, 290-based graphics cards by $150, $100 (Updated)

AMD just slashed the prices on two of its most powerful single-GPU consumer graphics cards. Learn more here.

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HP’s Stream 14 laptop aims to directly compete with Chromebooks

HP hopes to take a bit out of the Chromebook-dominated low cost laptop market with its new AMD-powered Stream 14 laptop.

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AMD announces R9 285 graphics card, shipping early September

Possibly ideal for anyone looking for a new mid-range graphics card, AMD announced a new R9 card in the lineup today that utilizes the Tonga GPU and offers a lower power draw than other AMD cards.

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