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AMD may introduce Gray Hawk APUs based on Zen Plus processor cores in 2019

AMD is reportedly slated to launch "Gray Hawk" APUs in 2019 based on its "Zen Plus" processor core technology. The chips will also feature AMD's "Navi" graphics architecture that will arrive in 2019 as well in addition to AMD's "Starship"…
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Why are video cards selling for way above MSRP? We asked the sellers, and makers

When new graphics cards are launched, stock is rarely as high as you'd hope, and retailers may take advantage of that by fiddling with the prices. We reached out to a few retailers and manufacturers to find out if that's true.
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Nvidia job listings hint at renewed graphics chip deal with Apple

AMD has recently been Apple's go-to supplier for advanced graphics chips — but new job postings being circulated by Nvidia suggest that company's biggest rival might be offering some competition.
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'Forza Horizon 3' gets revved up on Windows 10 with new Nvidia, AMD drivers

MD and Nvidia released new drivers optimized for Forza Horizon 3 that are available now for those who purchased the Ultimate Edition. The drivers also add a new CrossFire and SLI mode, along with fixes for many known problems.
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AMD to release three Vega graphic card chips in 2017, with Navi to follow in 2019

A leaked road map reveals that AMD may release three versions of its "Vega" graphics chip in 2017: Vega 10, Vega 11, and Vega 20. The latter chip will be similar to Vega 10, only smaller, and will enable more video memory.
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How to overclock your CPU without setting your computer on fire

Is your PC just chugging along, a little slower than you'd like? Sometimes you just need a little more power under the hood. Before you pick up some new hardware, maybe you should consider overclocking your processor. Here's how to properly…
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AMD reaffirms when its upcoming 'Polaris' graphics cards will hit the market

At the Deutsche Bank 2016 Technology Conference in Las Vegas, AMD chief technology officer Mark Papermaster reaffirmed the launch window for the company's next-generation "Vega" graphics chip. Naturally, a definite date wasn't revealed.
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Samsung enters GPU tech licensing talks with AMD and Nvidia

It's long been rumored that Samsung wants to start producing its own GPUs to use with its Exynos chipset, and now the company is in talks with Nvidia and AMD with a view to licensing their technologies.
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Geekbench coughs up a few early numbers of AMD's 'Naples' processor for servers

A Geekbench benchmark of AMD's Zen-based Naples processor for servers leaked online, testing two 32-core chips on a two-socket motherboard in a Linux setup. This is clearly marked as an engineering sample, so the numbers will change.
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AMD’s newest APUs boost performance by 17 percent, go toe-to-toe with Intel Core i5

AMD officially announced the launch of its AM4 desktop platform that will power its upcoming processors. AMD also revealed eight 7th-gen A-Series processors that will be used by OEMs like HP and Lenovo in new desktops.
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AMD’s latest deal with GlobalFoundries could help close the gap with Intel

AMD has just restructured its wafer supply agreement with fabricator GlobalFoundries, into a five-year contract with some interesting stipulations. It appears AMD might hit a 7nm node before Intel.
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AMD’s ultra-high-end Vega GPUs set for release in the first half of 2017

AMD's upcoming Vega graphics chip is going to be released in the first half of 2017, giving us our first real competitor -- in terms of performance -- with Nvidia's top-of-the-line 10 series graphics chips.