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DirectX 11 Games Announced

AMD/ATI is expected to grace the gaming community with new series of GPU’s with DirectX 11 capabilities. But to spice up the grand event of DirectX 11, AMD boasts of 4 new games that will support DirectX 11. Hey, this is something they should really strive to offer if they want the gaming community to buy their new cards. Besides, …

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AMD/ATI’s DirectX 11 GPU to Arrive October

ATI’s next flagship GPU and the first DirectX 11 capable chip is about to arrive this October. RV870 is the next flagship GPU of ATI which incorporates DirectX 11 capabilities. ATI hopes to release this chip by the time Microsoft unveil Windows 7 which has support for DirectX 11 API. Codenamed Cypress, this GPU is expected to be named HD5870 …

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AMD Demonstrate DX11

AMD's first DirectX 11 card is scheduled to be released this coming September, 1 month ahead before the release of Microsoft's next flagship operating system Windows 7.

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ATI Catalyst 9.3 Supports Windows 7

AMD released new catalyst driver for its ATI graphics products. The new Catalyst 9.3 delivers unified driver support for Vista and Windows 7 and packs additional improvements and optimizations for some games. For Windows 7, Catalyst deliver support for WDDM 1.1 support for Radeon chipsets from 2xxx series up to the latest 4xxx series. Gaming performance under Windows 7 was …

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ATI RV740 Put on Test

Its not yet out nor official but Guru3D already recieved an engineering sample of the first 40nm graphics core from AMD/ATI. Hilbert Hagedoorn of Guru3D published an article about the soon to be announced RV740 graphics card. He even made a benchmark and compared it to HD4850 and HD4830. According to Hilbert, RV740’s performance sits between HD4850 and HD4830. The …

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Bigger Netbook with Ion to Launch by Lenovo

Its bigger, faster and of course heavier netbook to launch this 2009 as Lenovo will lead the adoption of the netbook platform  into 11 and 12 inch territories. Im not sure if you can still call it netbook but Lenovo, according to the chinese newspaper Commercial Times, is planing to launch 11.6 inch and 12.1 inch netbooks with Atom and …

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New ATI HD4890 Card to Arrive on April

I wish it’s not part of an April fools joke but it seems that AMD is preparing to release a successor to its flagship model 4870 with a better card, the HD 4890. ATI Radeon HD 4890 will be slated this April. The new chip will be based on RV790 core and has 850MHz core clock and 900MHz memory clock. …

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AMD Phenom II 950 Revealed

AMD has recently released their Phenom II X4 line of processors which are designed to provide an easy yet reasonable computing power compared to its Athlon x2 and Phenom microprocessors. Yet today, we are seeing a few more steps of improvement from AMD’s camp with the introduction of an even more powerful chip named Phenom II X4 950 which has …

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Phenom II OC’ed to 5.9GHz!

The title says it all! The upcoming microprocessor from AMD has achieved 5925MHz overclocked. This was made possible by using Liquid Nitrogen to cool the CPU under -190 °C and with a voltage of 1.9V. The three German national, “MusicIsMyLife”, “Hoschi” and “masterchorch”, tested three Phenom II CPUs and could confirm the outstanding results at Planet 3Dnow!. The  faster speed …

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AMD/ATI Prep 40nm RV740 GPU

2009 will be a bloody war for the video card industry as NVIDIA with its upcoming GTX 295 with dual GPU hitting the shelves January next year. Touted as the card that will regain the single card performance king held by AMD/ATI for its 4870 X2. Nevertheless, AMD/ATI is  preparing as well, RV740 targeting the midrange category. RV740 is rumored …

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