With both the Xbox One and PS4 packing GCN-based hardware, it's fair to say AMD has the high-end console market covered. So, it's no surprise Zhongshan Subor, a China-based electronics company, wants AMD in its own console, the "SUBOR", which it plans to release by the end of the year.
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There are a lot of reasons to game on a PC instead of a console. The ability to upgrade your game machine on your own time and in accordance with your own budget is a big advantage. The improved performance -- due to the sheer power of new PC hardware -- is another. According to Gamasutra, Kevin Gammill, Group Program Manager for Xbox, seems to think another, very cool feature of PC gaming is about to come to television gaming: Variable refresh rate.
It's kind of dropped off the radar, but both NVIDIA and AMD have been working on a solution to the infamous effect of "screen tearing". The former has been pumping its G-SYNC tech, while AMD has favoured its own solution called FreeSync. Intel may have just decided the winner of this particular war, with the company being "positively inclined" to support AMD's implementation.