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Monday, 18 Mar 2013

NVIDIA Content to Let AMD Have Console Market

NVIDIA Content to Let AMD Have Console Market

NVIDIA says it's happy to let AMD have control over the console GPU market because it wants to focus on the desktop and mobile market.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013

AMD Officially Launches Elite A-Series 'Richland' Mobile APUs

AMD Officially Launches Elite A-Series 'Richland' Mobile APUs

AMD has officially launched its next generation A-Series APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) that were codenamed "Richland". The four new AMD Elite A-Series are slated to be featured in performance and traditional notebooks to be shipped by this month in "selected regions". Read on to uncover more details.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

No More Bad Hair Days with AMD TressFX Hair Rendering Technology!

No More Bad Hair Days with AMD TressFX Hair Rendering Technology!

AMD has unveiled details about TressFX Hair that is its new, cutting-edge rendering technology that is touted to be able to create life-like locks in real time. It leverages on the DirectCompute to harness the parallel processing prowess of its AMD's GCN-based GPUs.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

AMD Kick Starts 2013 with the

AMD Kick Starts 2013 with the "Never Settle: Reloaded" Bundle Program (Updated)

AMD has announced the arrival of its "Never Settle: Reloaded" game bundle, the sequel to last year's "Never Settle" bundle, which bundles up to three PC games - "BioShock Infinite", "Crysis 3", and "DmC Devil May Cry" with select AMD Radeon HD 7900 and HD 7800 Series graphics cards.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Zotac Refurbishes Zbox Nano XS with AMD Radeon HD 7340 Graphics

Zotac Refurbishes Zbox Nano XS with AMD Radeon HD 7340 Graphics

Zotac has announced that it has updated its Zbox Nano XS series with the AMD Brazos 2.0 platform. The refreshed Zotac Zbox Nano XS with AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics maintains the pocket-sized form factor, and is available as a barebone PC or with 2GB of DDR3 memory and a 64GB SSD (Plus models).

Friday, 25 Jan 2013

Details of AMD's Next Gen 'Richland' APUs Leaked

Details of AMD's Next Gen 'Richland' APUs Leaked

Details of AMD's upcoming 'Richland' APUs have been leaked. According to Xbit Labs, the initial lineup of the next-generation APUs comprises four quad-core SKUs and two dual-core chips.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

AMD Hires Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD Hires Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the recent hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.

Monday, 31 Dec 2012

AMD to End Vision Branding?

AMD to End Vision Branding?

According to an article from SemiAccurate, AMD is ending its ‘Vision’ branding for its APU platforms and PC systems using these platforms.

Friday, 21 Dec 2012

Sapphire HD 7870 XT with Boost Fused with New Dual-X Cooler Technology

Sapphire HD 7870 XT with Boost Fused with New Dual-X Cooler Technology

Based on AMD's Tahiti architecture (unlike the rest of the HD 7800 series which adopts the Pitcairn architecture) with its 256-bit memory interface, it includes 1536 stream processors and 96 texture units.

Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012

Details of AMD Radeon HD 8000M Mobile GPUs Unveiled

Details of AMD Radeon HD 8000M Mobile GPUs Unveiled

Details of the new mobile GPU series from AMD have been revealed. The AMD Radeon HD 8000M series mobile GPUs are touted to deliver better performance than the current Radeon HD 7000M series, and with improved energy efficiency as well.

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