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AMD (Nasdaq: AMD) announced the acquisition of software company HiAlgo Inc., a developer of unique PC gaming technologies designed to help Radeon™ RX Series GPUs transform gaming experience, increase GPU efficiency and improve the overall consistency of gaming experiences. The acquisition lays the groundwork for future gaming innovation in Radeon Software that will benefit owners of Radeon™ RX Series GPUs.

"Software is an integral part of advancing the science of graphics, enabling us to best harness the silicon of the GPU to maximize performance and deliver outstanding experiences in games and applications," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "HiAlgo embodies our spirit of passion, persistence and play by delivering a number of creative approaches to software that improve gamers' experiences, and helps future-proof the GPU."

Radeon Software enables the ultimate in performance, features and stability of Radeon™ graphics to ensure an exceptional user experience. Today, launching alongside the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card are nine new features of Radeon Software Crimson Edition designed to give users more control over their computing experience, including multi-GPU, display, and power efficiency settings, and a redefined overclocking tool in Radeon WattMan.

Not sure what to make of this rolleyes.gif
Edited by Slomo4shO - 6/29/16 at 5:06pm
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Does this mean a possible AMD alternative to Geforce Experience and Shadowplay that doesn't suck?
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RadWorks imminent redface.gif
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sounds like AMD's own Game(don't)works.
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Does this mean a possible AMD alternative to Geforce Experience and Shadowplay that doesn't suck?

The are going to call it HiMan!
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post a link to your source... tongue.gif
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If you guys look into what HiAlgo has actually made so far, it is all related to dynamically adjusting resolutions and frame rates. I don't think many people here on OCN would be in the target market for these features, but they could be useful for people on very low end systems.

It of course remains to be seen what they will do now that they are working for AMD.

Also, where's teh sauce?
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If you guys look into what HiAlgo has actually made so far, it is all related to dynamically adjusting resolutions and frame rates. I don't think many people here on OCN would be in the target market for these features, but they could be useful for people on very low end systems.

It of course remains to be seen what they will do now that they are working for AMD.

Also, where's teh sauce?

Sounds VR related.
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If you guys look into what HiAlgo has actually made so far, it is all related to dynamically adjusting resolutions and frame rates. I don't think many people here on OCN would be in the target market for these features, but they could be useful for people on very low end systems.

It of course remains to be seen what they will do now that they are working for AMD.

Also, where's teh sauce?


I found a source here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/amd-acquires-software-company-hialgo-130000232.html
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It seems like a large Acquihire and they might get some useful tech to come along with the new engineers.

Just waiting for a lot of this tech to be integrated in their new drivers. NVidia has been essentially cheating for years giving a poorer quality image and getting people to buy their cards because of higher frame rates. Depending on how they pull it together, this could be a way to substantially increase the apparent performance of radeon GPUs without sacrificing hardware quality capabilities like NV..
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