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Posts tagged “AMD Polaris”

Feature: The race for best 1440p graphics card just got a little hotter

AMD Radeon RX 590 review: A GTX 1060 killer?

Well, this is a surprise, isn't it? After all the hoo-hah surrounding the new [block id="640017" title="Nvidia RTX"] graphics cards, AMD have gone and snuck in another mid-ranger right under our noses in the form of the Radeon RX 590. Alas, it's still not one of the long-awaited AMD Navi GPUs everyone's been whispering about - it's fundamentally a Polaris card just like the rest…

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Feature: It's cheap, but will it make you cheerful?

AMD Radeon RX 480 review: Graphics greatness you can actually afford?

AMD's pixel pumping Radeon RX 480 is slightly old hat now. Despite its close competitor, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060, being alive and well and readily available to buy, the RX 480 has all but disappeared from online retailers - unless you want to pay massively over the odds for one, of course. That's largely because it's now been replaced by the newer RX 580, which…

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Feature: VR for masses!

AMD’s New $200/£175 VR-Friendly Gaming Graphics

It’s not quite the full disclosure I’ve been hoping for, but AMD semi-announced its new AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card at the Computex trade show, t’other day. Yep, it’s that new Polaris graphics tech we’ve mentioned previously and as predicted the new board isn’t a mega money irrelevance, like Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080. It’s affordable and, among other things, claims to deliver 3D rendering…

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Feature: Know your Pascal from your Polaris...

Nvidia’s New GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics

Hate to say I told you so. Or rather, I don't and so I'm going to gloat. Contrary to numerous comment protestations, Nvidia's 2016 graphics awesomeness has begun in the shape of its new GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 cards. Based on the new Pascal architecture and teensy 16nm transistors, the new GPUs are exactly as expected. And yet also quite different. Meanwhile, AMD has…

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