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AMD launches the Radeon 8970M, its new(ish) notebook graphics flagship

Meet the new king, same as the old king. The Radeon 8790M is plenty powerful, but it bears a striking resemblance to its predecessor.

Desktop chips zip along to faster speeds

Clock rate speeds still matter to some, and that is pushing chip makers to push the limits.

Tested! Three graphics cards you can actually afford

Don't let money (or a lack thereof) stand in the way of great 3D gaming. These three video cards deliver beautiful visuals and fast frame rates.

AMD thinks beyond PCs with new custom chip division

Armed with a contract to build chips for Sony's PlayStation 4 gaming console, AMD is trying break away from its heavy reliance on the slumping PC market with a new custom chip unit.

Consortium takes steps to break multicore programming barriers

Programming for multicore systems can be complex, so an industry consortium led by Advanced Micro Devices has taken a step ahead in its goal to eliminate development challenges so applications are portable across devices, architectures and operating systems

Plummeting CPU sales drive down AMD revenue

Advanced Micro Devices reported a 31 percent drop in revenue for the first quarter as it continues to battle a weak PC market and lackluster demand for its chips.

The 10 most important graphics cards in PC history

Graphics cards couldn't always play Crysis. Here's how the humble cards of yesteryear transformed into the monsters of today.

Breaking Moore's Law: How chipmakers are pushing PCs to blistering new levels

Processor performance increases may have flatlined over the past few years, but the biggest brains in the biz are working on cutting-edge tech to push PCs to blistering new speeds.

The end of Moore's Law is on the horizon, says AMD

Moore's Law has helped computers double in power every two years for decades. AMD says those days are coming to an end.

AMD provides a sneak peek at its Radeon HD 7990

AMD very briefly showed off its answer to Nvidia's Titan GPU at a GDC press conference Tuesday night.