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Don't panic! DirectX12 won't require a new graphics card after all

Apparently you can disregard a Wednesday report that stated you'll need a new GPU to run Microsoft's hot new gaming API.

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AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

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AMD's Carrizo chip promises aggressive power savings, but not fanless PCs

AMD's new "Carrizo" notebook chip platform will offer one of the largest increases in overall PC battery life in all of AMD's history, executives say.

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AMD's chip chief departs, as do other key execs

A trio of top AMD executives are no longer with the company, including chip chief John Byrne, as newly-appointed CEO Lisa Su moves AMD forward.

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AMD reveals the first 7 FreeSync gaming monitors built to kill screen tearing

AMD has released a full list of monitors that will take advantage of its FreeSync technology to avoid screen tearing.

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LG reveals the first ultrawide gaming display with AMD FreeSync support

An ultrawide field of view AND no image stuttering or screen tearing. Yep, this display was made with gamers in mind.

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AMD hopes to squeeze Carrizo into more laptops with a plug-and-play board design

AMD's barely present in the laptop market right now, but the company plans to change that with a new chip and components strategy

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Feature-stuffed Catalyst Omega reinvents AMD's approach to graphics drivers

Catalyst Omega kicks off AMD's new plan to release a massive, feature-stuffed driver once per year, and with downsampling, FreeSync support, video enhancements, and more, it doesn't disappoint.

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AMD tablet chip development stalls as priorities shift

AMD is assigning more resources to products with larger profit margins.

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AMD names Lisa Su to replace Rory Read as CEO, continue diversification strategy

Struggling chip maker AMD named chief operating officer Lisa Su as its next chief executive. As CEO, Su will continue the diversification strategy Read put in place, she said.