This week AMD has pushed out their first video driver release of the year, Crimson 16.1 Hotfix. Between this latest hotfix and their previous Crimson update, AMD is making a solid showing, as the company has assembled rather sizable quantity of bug fixes for only a month's work.
Crimson 16.1 Hotfix brings AMD's drivers to version 15.301.1201, and contains several fixes for multiple games, including Fallout 4, Star Wars Battlefront, and Just Cause 3. Also mentioned in AMD's release notes are a number of display-related fixes, with some FreeSync issues addressed and several Eyefinity setup/configuration edge case issues taken care of. And though none of us have encountered this issue with prior drivers, AMD notes that frame rate target control support has been tweaked to...
During their 30 years of graphics celebration, today AMD announced a forthcoming addition to the Radeon R9 200 graphics card lineup. Launching on September 2nd will be the company’s...
Ryan Smith on 8/23/2014
AMD sent us word that tomorrow they will be hosting a Livecast celebrating 30 years of graphics and gaming innovation. Thirty years is a long time, and certainly we...
Jarred Walton on 8/22/2014
Just over a month ago, AMD and their partner Raptr pushed out the first version of their video recording Game DVR utility, which ships as a part of AMD’s...
Ryan Smith on 7/28/2014
We’re back once again with our monthly guide to video cards and video card industry recap, this time for June of 2014.
June has been another quiet month from a...
Ryan Smith on 6/30/2014
Over the last few years we have seen both AMD and NVIDIA become increasingly interested in developing and nurturing software ecosystems around their products. Born out of a desire...
Ryan Smith on 6/27/2014
AMD has posted a new version of their Catalyst 14.6 drivers this afternoon, bringing their latest driver set up to Release Candidate 2.
As a further refinement of the 14.6...
Ryan Smith on 6/24/2014
We’re back once again with our monthly guide to video cards and video card industry recap, this time for May of 2014.
All things considered, the month of May has...
Ryan Smith on 5/29/2014
As part of a larger Mantle promotion, AMD has posted a number of blogs on their site detailing their low level API. The blog posts themselves are unabashedly closer...
Ryan Smith on 5/29/2014
For our second video card driver update of the week we have AMD, who is releasing their Catalyst 14.6 beta drivers today.
Like NVIDIA’s driver release, this is first and...
Ryan Smith on 5/27/2014
AMD sends word this afternoon that they’re instituting an official price cut for one of their more recently launched video cards, the Radeon R9 280. The 280, AMD’s lower...
Ryan Smith on 5/13/2014
As April comes to a close we’re back once again with our monthly guide to video cards.
Compared to the February/March time period and the flurry of activity coinciding with...
Ryan Smith on 4/30/2014
Coinciding with this week’s launch of the Radeon R9 295X2, AMD has posted their latest Catalyst drivers, now at version 14.4. Catalyst 14.4 is the first driver set for...
Ryan Smith on 4/21/2014
After letting their Never Settle Forever gaming bundle program slowly lapse over the past few months, AMD sends word this morning that they’re going to be significantly refreshing the...
Ryan Smith on 4/21/2014
Launching today is AMD's Radeon R9 295X2. After much consumer speculation and more than a few teasers, AMD is releasing their long-awaited Hawaii-powered entry to their dual-GPU series of...
Ryan Smith on 4/8/2014
After taking a week off, AMD is back once more with another teaser for their forthcoming dual-GPU product. This should, we assume, be the final such teaser, meaning we’re...
Ryan Smith on 4/2/2014
We’re back once again with our regular guide to desktop video cards, this time for March of 2014.
Since our last update in January 2014, we’ve seen some significant shifts...
Ryan Smith on 3/24/2014
Following last week’s dual-GPU teaser, AMD’s marketing department is back with another teaser for their forthcoming product.
This time they’ve sent along a bottle of water and two cans of...
Ryan Smith on 3/19/2014
Scheduled for release today is the 1.3/AMD patch for Thief, Square Enix’s recently released stealth action game. Following last month’s Battlefield 4 patch, Thief is the second big push...
Ryan Smith on 3/18/2014
It looks like AMD is starting up another one of their tongue-in-cheek video card marketing campaigns, if the latest package to arrive on my doorstep is any indication.
Ryan Smith on 3/13/2014
After initially missing their planned availability window of late February, AMD sends word this evening that the first Radeon R7 265 SKUs have finally reached North American retailers.
Ryan Smith on 3/5/2014