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AMD Llano Unveiled - A Notebook Platform Preview

AMD Llano Unveiled - A Notebook Platform Preview

The new AMD A-Series APU (Llano) is upon us and we have a first hand preview of their new Sabine notebook platform. Would AMD's latest Fusion processor be a Sandy Bridge killer?

Computex 2011 Show Coverage - Part 4

Computex 2011 Show Coverage - Part 4

The fourth installment of our continuing Computex 2011 update covers a fair bit of interesting items like the next generation NVIDIA Tegra 3, AMD Trinity APU and many more. In total, this edition covers booths from AMD, NVIDIA, Akasa, Aerocool, Deep Cool, Leadtek, Lian Li and Lancool.

AMD's Young Turks - Radeon HD 6670 and 6570

AMD's Young Turks - Radeon HD 6670 and 6570

AMD has released the last member of its Northern Islands GPU family - Turks. Known as the new Radeon HD 6670 and the Radeon HD 6570, do these entry level graphics card improve on their predecessors? We also check out the recently released retail editions of the Radeon HD 6450 and GeForce GT 520 to figure out how the Turks fares.

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.

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