AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900X Sports 12 Cores, 24 Threads At 4.6GHz For $499

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AMD has been struggling to overcome and overpower Intel across a number of hardware facets for ages. They always come close and then fall short in some way, or get an edge but rarely capitalize on it. However, with the Ryzen series of CPUs AMD has attempted to fight to reclaim the throne and not only give Intel competition, but attempt to leave them in the dust. Many gamers and computer enthusiasts are excited about that possibility coming into thorough fruition with the newly announced Ryzen 9 product line utilizing the Zen 2 microarchitecture, further evolving AMD’s already impressive Ryzen line-up. Continue reading “AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900X Sports 12 Cores, 24 Threads At 4.6GHz For $499”

AMD Joins PC Building Simulator To Celebrate Its Launch

PC Building Simulator has released for PC via Steam and focuses on building the PC of your dreams in a virtual simulation. To celebrate this debut, AMD has partnered up with Claudiu Kiss and The Irregular Corporation to bring Ryzen processors to PC Building Simulator. Continue reading “AMD Joins PC Building Simulator To Celebrate Its Launch”

AMD’s Hotfix For Adrenalin Drivers Will Fix DX9 Games, Says Director Of Software Strategy

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Director of AMD software strategy, Terry Makedon, has been running damage control for AMD the last 24 hours. Makedon stated via Twitter and via the Reddit forums that AMD is working on a fix for the DX9 games and some SAGE Engine titles. Continue reading “AMD’s Hotfix For Adrenalin Drivers Will Fix DX9 Games, Says Director Of Software Strategy”

AMD Unlikely To Devote Resources To DX9 Titles That Don’t Work With Adrenalin, Says Tech Support

Skyrim DX9

[Update: AMD says that they will fix the Adrenalin bug that breaks some DirectX 9 games by issuing a hotfix]

AMD gamers have realized that the latest Adrenalin 17.12.1 drivers for AMD cards that was released just a week ago have caused problems with games using DirectX 9 API calls. Multiple gamers complained about the issue and even managed to get a response from an AMD level 2 tech engineer who explained that the reason the games don’t work is because they’re outdated. Continue reading “AMD Unlikely To Devote Resources To DX9 Titles That Don’t Work With Adrenalin, Says Tech Support”

Halo 3 Supposedly Heading To PC, According To AMD Event

A lot of Halo fans say that Halo 3 is the best Halo game. Whether you agree with that or not, a lot of people want the Xbox 360 game — that’s also playable on Xbox One — to come to PC. According to a recent report, folks just might get the third implementation to the ongoing Halo series for PC. Continue reading “Halo 3 Supposedly Heading To PC, According To AMD Event”

AMD Ryzen 8-Core CPU Launches March 2nd For $329

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The 8-core, 16-thread mega beast that AMD has been toiling away on is finally prepping for release and the company has opened up pre-orders for the different tiers of the Ryzen CPU, which comes in three different forms, with the entry level 1700 being $329 at 3.0GHz, the 1700X at 3.4GHz being $399 and the 1800X with an impressive 3.6GHz per core carrying a $499.99 price tag. You’ll be able to pick up the new Ryzen 7 series CPU starting March 2nd, next week. Continue reading “AMD Ryzen 8-Core CPU Launches March 2nd For $329”

CyberPowerPC Announces Oculus Rift-Ready VR Gaming PC For $499

If the home consoles didn’t seem obsolete enough as it is, CyberPowerPC announced a partnership with Oculus for a VR-ready gaming PC that’s available for only $499.99. Continue reading “CyberPowerPC Announces Oculus Rift-Ready VR Gaming PC For $499”

WB Games Admits Batman: Arkham Knight Has Issues With AMD Cards

Batman Arkham Knight Nvidia Sabotage

Another game heavily promoted with Nvidia’s GameWorks is now cited to have issues on AMD cards. This is before the game’s release. The name of the game? None other than Rocksteady Studios’ highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Knight. The game is claimed to have performance problems and the system requirements have been adjusted to reflect those problems. Continue reading “WB Games Admits Batman: Arkham Knight Has Issues With AMD Cards”

Nvidia Admits To Kepler Issues For The Witcher 3

AMD Was Right

Nvidia and AMD have patches on the way and hotfixes for drivers to address GameWorks and performance issues in The Witcher 3. In the case of Nvidia, they’ll be releasing a driver to help boost performance for Kepler brand GTX cards, while in the case of AMD they’ll be releasing a driver to help bolster performance of Radeon cards to better utilize Nvidia’s HairWorks.
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