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Month: June 2019

AMD’s Long-Awaited New GPU Architecture

AMD’s Long-Awaited New GPU Architecture

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When AMD launched Graphics Core Next GCN back in 2012, few would have predicted that this GPU architecture would rule the company’s graphics products for nearly a decade. GCN was an effective design for Team Red in many ways — it was instrumental to the success of the Xbox One and PS4 console businesses — but it’s grown long in the tooth. High clocks were…

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Safety and style: Amherst Fire Department buys modern fire helmets

Safety and style: Amherst Fire Department buys modern fire helmets

For over a century, fire departments across the United States have used variations on the same design of fire helmets. With a distinctive wide brim and classic design, this protection has become synonymous with the dangerous work of firefighters. But the Amherst Fire Department is breaking from tradition, as they have slowly begun to roll out a safer, more modern model of helmet to firefighters. “It’s main, single advantage to us is the safety aspect, the ergonomics and how it…

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