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Monday, 3 Sep 2012

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Last week, AMD CTO, Mr. Mark Papermaster, delivered a keynote speech at the Hot Chips conference held in Silicon Valley. He detailed the new Steamroller microarchitecture and its key enhancements over the Bulldozer, the incumbent microarchitecture. Read on to discover its promised improvements.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2012

AMD Cuts Price of Flagship 8-core FX-8150

AMD Cuts Price of Flagship 8-core FX-8150

According to Fudzilla, AMD has cut the price of its flagship Bulldozer CPU, the FX-8150, from ~S$360 (219 European Euros) to ~S$296 (180 European Euros). This 22% price discount will put the FX-8150 at the same price as that of a mid-range quad-core i5 desktop Ivy Bridge processor.

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

AMD to Launch Three 95W TDP FX Series Processors in March

AMD to Launch Three 95W TDP FX Series Processors in March

AMD is reportedly going to launch three FX series processors in March. The top-of-the-line CPU in this lineup is AMD FX-8140 (3.2GHz, 4.1GHz Max. Turbo) that is an eight-core CPU while the other two are six-core AMD FX-6120 (3.5GHz, 4.1GHz MT) and quad-core AMD FX-4150 (3.9GHz, 4.1GHz MT).

Friday, 13 Jan 2012

AMD Trinity Powered

AMD Trinity Powered "Ultrathin" Notebooks to Cost US$500

It looks like AMD isn't going to sit quietly by as Intel steps up their plans to conquer the ultra-thin-and-light segment of the notebook market. AMD will be introducing what they call "Ultrathins" (a US$500 direct response to Intel's Ultrabooks) which run on AMD's Trinity processor chips.

Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012

AMD Plays Peek-a-Boo with the FX-6200 Black Edition Processor

AMD Plays Peek-a-Boo with the FX-6200 Black Edition Processor

According to New Technik, AMD has revealed (and removed from) its official website the official specifications of the FX-6200 Black Edition processor, a new high-end desktop hexa-core processor with a clockspeed of 3.8 GHz and boost speeds of up to 4.1GHz.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD Singapore organized a media update yesterday to give the local media a summary of its product milestones with focus on its Fusion APUs and FX family of processors. Other topic discussed were to douse rumors, their engineering focus and a new water cooling kit for enthusiasts.

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

AMD Readies Two High-End Bulldozer Chipsets for 2012, the 1090FX and 1070

AMD Readies Two High-End Bulldozer Chipsets for 2012, the 1090FX and 1070

According to a leaked slide from DonanimHaber, AMD is preparing to launch two next-generation Bulldozer chipsets in 2012; they are the 1090FX and 1070.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011

Overheard: AMD to Launch their First 28nm GPUs this December?

Overheard: AMD to Launch their First 28nm GPUs this December?

Like a little pre-Christmas surprise, AMD's first 28nm GPUs may be launched this December. The exact details are not known, but the launch is believed to be symbolic in nature.

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011

AMD's Upcoming Mobile APUs Revealed in Leaked Roadmap

AMD's Upcoming Mobile APUs Revealed in Leaked Roadmap

A leaked roadmap has revealed the details of AMD's Trinity APU, a successor to Llano. It will feature two to four Piledriver cores and a yet-to-be determined on-die Radeon GPU.

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