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AMD releases Radeon Software 16.8.1 drivers

AMD has released a new set of Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers, and to be honest, they're not that exciting. Version 16.8.1 primarily adds support for the new Radeon RX 470 and Radeon RX 460 graphics cards, which began hitting…

AMD Radeon RX 460 Review: Polaris on a budget

The new Radeon RX 460 is a Polaris 11 part that starts at only $109. Products based on Polaris 11 will also be turning up in ultra-portable devices as the power draw is expected to be very low. On the desktop, AMD hopes to capture the entry level eSports market by providing acceptable 1080p performance in titles such as CS:GO, Dota 2, League of Legends, Overwatch and Rocket League.

AMD Radeon RX 470 Review: Almost an RX 480 and that's a good thing

The Radeon RX 470 should be an exciting product for a few reasons. First, this is an affordable sub-$200 GPU within the reach of most gamers. Coming from the first Polaris 10 board, we expect this to be an extremely capable 1080p gamer while 1440p should also be playable. The RX 470 also only comes in a 4GB version, which I personally feel is the right choice here.

AMD announces the Radeon RX 470 and RX 460

AMD has today announced two new additions to their Polaris graphics card line-up: the Radeon RX 470, and the Radeon RX 460. These new cards complete the Radeon RX graphics family, according to AMD, and slot in underneath the $200 Radeon RX 480.

Doom patch adds support for Vulkan API

id Software on Monday released a patch for Doom that enables support for the Vulkan API on the PC. As you may know, Vulkan is the low-overhead, cross-platform successor to OpenGL, a dated API created by Silicon Graphics way back in 1992.

The evolution of cloud computing

Servers are probably not near the top of your list for conversation topics nor are they something most people think about. But, it turns out there are some interesting changes happening in server design that will start to have a…

Overwatch Benchmarked, Performance Review

Overwatch is impressive looking yet runs well on a wide range of hardware. It scales down to work on low-end hardware but can also be cranked up to take advantage of high-end gear, especially at the 4K resolution. Coming from an impressive open beta that attracted 9.7 million players, Overwatch is poised to be hugely popular among PC gamers. Only one question remains: can your hardware handle it?