When AMD set about bringing their CPU/GPU fusion initiative to life with the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) earlier this decade, one point AMD made early-on was that while they strongly believed in the need for heterogeneous computing and the performance gains it would offer, they would also be pragmatic. When you’re attempting to significantly alter the computing landscape and create architectures that can accommodate massively parallel workloads just as well as they can traditional serial workloads, it means you have to address not only the hardware end of the equation but the software end as well. In other words it means you need an ecosystem, and you cannot build an ecosystem of one. To that end, in 2012 AMD founded the Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation...

Adapting to Parallelism: Catalyst 5.12 More Dual Core Friendly?

ATI released a beta driver to us with the promise that dual core support would be improved. Will we see the 5 to15 percent gains they are talking about...

56 by Derek Wilson on 12/4/2005

ATI supports Radeon X1800 XT overclocking

ATI releases an advisory to its board partners allowing them to overclock their Radeon X1800 XT products.

12 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/23/2005

AT Exclusive Preview: The GeForce 7800 GS Hits the Scene

Are there more of these mystery cards floating around on eBay? When will the 7800 GS be available to the public? We can't answer these questions, but we can...

43 by Derek Wilson & Kristopher Kubicki on 11/22/2005

7800GS Confirmed, Benchmarked

Who needs a 6800GS when you have a 7800GS?

18 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/22/2005

ATI's X1800 XL All-In-Wonder: Performance and TV in One Package

The newest edition of ATI's All-In-Wonder series gets a boost on the gaming side. Will the blazing fast multimedia graphics solution impress you enough to add TV to...

27 by Josh Venning on 11/21/2005

NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX 512: More Than Just More Memory

Not only does the newest high end card from NVIDIA sport twice the RAM as its little brother, it sees a 27.9% increase in core clock and a 41.6%...

97 by Derek Wilson on 11/14/2005

Radeon X700 IGP Very Soon... X1800XT Master Cards Very Late

It looks official, we will see Radeon X700 in IGP form...

8 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/10/2005

ATI Radeon X1300 Pro/LE updates

ATI X1300 Pro and LE gets an upgrade in specs

18 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/9/2005

R580 and RV535 Die Process Revealed

ATI readies its R580 and RV535 on new 80nm manufacturing process.

11 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/8/2005

Radeon X1300 and X1600 Won't Need Master Cards

AIBs across Taiwan, China and the US are already confirming that we won't need master cards for low and mid range Crossfire.

8 by Kristopher Kubicki on 11/8/2005

The Holiday Stop Gap: GeForce 6800 GS

NVIDIA is pushing a new card in time to compete with ATI's X800 GTO for the holiday shopping season. Will this new part have what it takes?

70 by Derek Wilson on 11/7/2005

S3's 90nm Chrome: The S20 Series

Today in China, S3 has launched their newest line of budget and lower mid-range graphics chips. The North American launch date will occur sometime in the next month or...

10 by Ryan Smith on 11/3/2005

Havok to compete with AGEIA for physics

Havok introduces a unique approach to physics processing and claims that its solution offers greater flexibility than the competition.

33 by Tuan Nguyen on 11/2/2005

NVIDIA’s 7800GS to Debut Soon

NVIDIA is due for a new mid-range product, and it looks like the newest Forceware drivers already have some interesting information inside...

11 by Tuan Nguyen on 10/30/2005

F.E.A.R. GPU Performance Tests: Setting a New Standard

We take a look at F.E.A.R, the most graphically demanding game yet. Is it time to invest in a graphics upgrade?

117 by Josh Venning on 10/20/2005

R580 Details Emerge

Apparently NVIDIA isn't the only company looking into GPU Sockets...

14 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/19/2005

Gefen DVI DL: Dual Link DVI + USB KVM

You have one 30" Cinema Display, and two computers. What do you do? Either go out and buy another 30" display, or share the one display between both...

29 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/19/2005

G72 and G73 Info; Plus NVIDIA's Quest for a GPU Socket

Radeon X1300 and X1600 might face a very quick turnaround from NVIDIA according to manufacturers. We've also heard details of a mystery NVIDIA product floating around...

38 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/19/2005

Hypersonic Aviator EX7: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX First Look

A 7800 GTX in a notebook? Yes, NVIDIA has done it and we have the skinny. We'll see how it compares to its desktop counterpart.

52 by Josh Venning on 10/10/2005

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