Tag Archives: AMD

Ryzen Mobile vs Intel 8th Gen Core: AMD Levels the Playing Field

For the past several years, AMD has been an also-ran in the mobile-processor space. Though the company’s APUs (AMD’s name for CPUs) have powered many laptops, the chips have been limited to budget-minded, low-performance systems. However, with its new Ryzen Mobilechips, the company is finally taking the performance fight to Intel. AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 processors are designed ... Read More »

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Update Insults Turkey, Causes AMD Video Cards to Crash

It’s no surprise that a large part of the resurgence of PC gaming is due to Valve and its digital storefront Steam. And while the company was once known for its fantastic first-person shooters such as Half-Life and Team Fortress, these days it’s known for Steam. On occasion however, the company will develop and publish the odd game or two ... Read More »

Get Hitman Free With Select AMD Video Cards and Processors

With action-stealth series Hitman seeing a new, episodic entry next month, developer IO Interactive is partnering with AMD to bring the game to those purchasing AMD hardware. “Qualifying purchases from participating retailers of an AMD Radeon R9 390/390X graphics card or FX 6-/8-Core PIB [processor in box] will receive a free copy of the creative stealth action game, Hitman,” reads ... Read More »