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AMD Radeon HD 6790 - Confusing and Unnecessary

AMD Radeon HD 6790 - Confusing and Unnecessary

We check out AMD's new Radeon HD 6790 with HIS' 6790 IceQ X Turbo. The card boasts the company's signature IceQ X cooler and is factory overclocked for better performance. But is it worth the money against a Radeon HD 6850? Read on.

Overclocked AMD Radeon HD 6850 Duel - HIS vs. MSI

Overclocked AMD Radeon HD 6850 Duel - HIS vs. MSI

We are revisiting the Radeon HD 6850 by taking a look at two very promising customized and factory overclocked versions. HIS 6850 IceQ X Turbo sports a funky new cooler and goes up against another recent addition from MSI with the R6850 Cyclone II Power Edition OC. Find out which of them gets our nod.

More AMD Brazos Motherboards - ASUS and Sapphire Tested!

More AMD Brazos Motherboards - ASUS and Sapphire Tested!

AMD's Brazos platform is off to a decent start, finding its way into mini notebooks and compact desktops. Two more such motherboards have arrived from ASUS and Sapphire. Find out if they meet our expectations.

AMD Radeon HD 6990 - The New King of Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 6990 - The New King of Graphics

Boasting dual-GPUs on a PCB with a grand total of 3072 streaming processors and a whopping 4GB framebuffer, the AMD Radeon HD 6990 is the company's latest flagship and also the world's fastest single graphics card. We take it for a spin to see just how powerful it is.

The Fusion Era Begins - AMD Asia Pacific Fusion Tech Day

The Fusion Era Begins - AMD Asia Pacific Fusion Tech Day

AMD has rolled into town to launch its Fusion APU for the Asia Pacific region. Joining the AMD executives at the event were numerous OEM partners, which meant that we got to check out some of the upcoming Fusion powered notebooks, nettops and barebones systems.

AMD's January Update - Phenom II X4 975 'Black Edition' & Phenom II X4 840

AMD's January Update - Phenom II X4 975 'Black Edition' & Phenom II X4 840

With all the Sandy Bridge headlines this month, AMD's introduction of two new Phenom II processors is likely to go unnoticed. Are these two processors worth taking a closer look? We check out the Phenom II X4 975 'Black Edition' and the Phenom II X4 840.

CES 2011: Show Floor Coverage (Part 4)

CES 2011: Show Floor Coverage (Part 4)

In this next part of our CES 2011 coverage, we take a look at AMD, Canon, Sony, B&W, Brother, FujiFilm, Polaroid, VERTIX, X-mini, Audi, Hyundai and a tiny robotic ball called Sphero.

AMD Radeon HD 6970 & HD 6950 CrossFireX Performance Analysis

AMD Radeon HD 6970 & HD 6950 CrossFireX Performance Analysis

We investigate AMD's latest Radeon HD 6900 series further by taking a look at how a pair of Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 cards will perform in a 2-way CrossFireX configuration.

AMD Radeon HD 6970 & HD 6950 - Cayman Arrives!

AMD Radeon HD 6970 & HD 6950 - Cayman Arrives!

The highly anticipated high-end Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 is finally here. We find out if it can reclaim the title of fastest single GPU from NVIDIA.

AMD Radeon HD 6850 Shootout - Mainstream Slugfest

AMD Radeon HD 6850 Shootout - Mainstream Slugfest

The Radeon HD 6850 is AMD's latest mainstream stalwart, and we take a look at no less than seven custom editions from some of the biggest names in market such as ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX.