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AMD launches new 370x graphics card

We know the big GPUs are more exciting. A Titan X or a Fury X is always going to draw more eyeballs than a mid-range piece of kit, but the fact of life is that most of us can only afford these lower-end cards. So the release of the 370X is important.

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AMD’s Radeon R9 Nano is built for tiny PCs, but costs as much as the Fury X

With an impending fall release, we finally have the skinny on AMD's compact flagship graphics card, with 4GB of high bandwidth memory and a 175-watt thermal design power.

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At long last, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano is ready for its close up

Thanks to some leaked detail shots, we now have our first in-depth look at the physical construction of AMD's compact card with High Bandwidth Memory. Whether it can game or not remains to be seen.

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Rumor: The Fury Nano beats the R9 290X at half the size and power consumption

Nothing is confirmed yet, but leaked slides indicate the R9 Nano may be produce faster gaming framerates than the R9 290X while keeping wattage well below the 290X or the brand new Fury X.

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Nvidia dominating in add-in graphics card market, AMD floundering

While there might be some disagreement on the numbers, Nvidia is certainly the king of the add-in graphics card market, as two different research companies have suggested its share is more than 75 percent.

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Intel supports AMD in surprise adaptive-sync endorsement

A key Intel employee has hinted that Intel may begin supporting DisplayPort Adaptive Sync, the standard that also powers AMD's FreeSync. This could lead to better standardization of frame synchronization throughout computing.

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Absolutely immersive VR isn’t right around the corner, AMD says in new white paper

Despite many recent advancements on the road to consumer VR, a study from AMD shares the belief that we've quite a ways to go before total immersion.

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Some AMD Fiji, Hawaii cards can be flashed for extra performance

Fancy yourself a bit of a hardware daredevil? If so, flashing the BIOS of your new 300 series card from AMD may net you some extra performance, as it turns out some cards have the potential to unlock extra, factory-disabled compute units.

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Intel vs. AMD: Which brand of CPU should you choose when building a PC?

When it comes to selecting a CPU for your PC, there's no shortage of chips for you to choose from. Here, we explain the basic differences between what AMD and Intel generally offer with their processors.

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Should you grab an AMD FreeSync monitor? We’ll break it down for you

AMD FreeSync is a graphics technology that syncs up your PC monitor with a game's framerate, resulting in smoother graphics. Unfortunately, not all graphics cards and monitors can take advantage of it.

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AMD R9 Nano wattage numbers leak ahead of August release

Even if they're rumors for now, the potentially leaked wattage numbers of AMD's upcoming R9 Nano GPU are too juicy not to check out. The card hopes to target small system and budget builders looking for high-end performance at an efficient price.

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APU, GPU, WTF? A guide to AMD’s desktop processor line-up

AMD's mix of integrated APUs and traditional CPUs can be a bit confusing. Here's a short guide to the company's Sempron, Athlon, A-series, and FX chips, and their various specifications and use cases.

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AMD’s A8-7670K could be the perfect processor for your next budget PC

AMD has announced a new, affordable entry in its APU line. Boasting four cores and a base clock of 3.6GHz, the A8-7670K won't set records, but it should prove more than adequate for most users.

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AMD’s Nano video card is just six inches long and arriving this August

If you thought AMD's recently announced Fury X and Fury cards weren't really what you are looking for in a GPU, perhaps the Nano will be more up your alley. Powerful, but small and with a low TDP, it's the most unique GPU in a while.

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Are your PC games a slideshow? Here’s how to smooth them

Are your PC games running poorly? The best solution is to upgrade your hardware, but if you can't do that, there are a few ways to bump performance.

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