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Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

AMD to Drop Driver Support for Windows XP?

AMD to Drop Driver Support for Windows XP?

AMD's latest Catalyst drivers, 12.10 and 12.11 Beta both appear to have dropped support for Microsoft's Windows XP OS, with neither set of drivers mentioning the OS in its release notes.

Friday, 19 Oct 2012

Club 3D Radeon HD 7990 Dual GPU Unveiled

Club 3D Radeon HD 7990 Dual GPU Unveiled

Featuring two Radeon HD 7970 processors on a single card, the Club 3D Radeon HD 7990 Dual GPU incorporates MLAA 2.0 (Morphological Anti-Aliasing) and Adaptive Anti-Aliasing technologies which helps smooth visuals without compromising performance, and AMD's ZeroCore Power technology which turns off most of the functional units of the GPUs when they are not in use, minimizing power consumption.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

ASUS ROG Matrix HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphics Card Launched

ASUS ROG Matrix HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphics Card Launched

Utilizing the AMD HD 7970 28nm GPU crop, the ROG Matrix HD 7970 GHz Edition comes factory-tuned to 1100MHz (175MHz higher than the reference card), and offers extensive overvolting facilities via VGA Hotwire and TweakIt, which enables a one-press 100% fan speed activation.

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012

AMD Announces New Z-Series Hondo APU for Windows 8 Tablets

AMD Announces New Z-Series Hondo APU for Windows 8 Tablets

AMD has officially launched its new Z-Series APU for Windows 8 tablets. Its flagship Z-60 APU is a low-powered dual-core chip and it is also targeted at small form factor PCs. Read on to uncover more details of this new APU.

Friday, 5 Oct 2012

AMD Trinity Desktop APUs Available Locally by End October

AMD Trinity Desktop APUs Available Locally by End October

According to the local AMD office, the Trinity desktop APUs will be available at the end of this month. Their pricing will be made only be known then. Hence, do expect these APUs to be on the shelves by November when their accompanying Socket FM2 motherboards are on sale as well.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

Club 3D Expands Lineup of Radeon HD 7000 Series

Club 3D Expands Lineup of Radeon HD 7000 Series

Club 3D has added the Radeon HD 7750 4096MB DDR3 and Radeon HD 7750 1024MB DDR3 graphic cards to its Radeon HD 7000 Series.

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's Hondo APU will Only Support Windows 8 at Launch

AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012

AMD's SeaMicro Launches New Servers with AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs

AMD's SeaMicro Launches New Servers with AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs

AMD's SeaMicro has just launched its new SM15000 servers that feature AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon CPUs. They are aimed squarely at the cloud computing market. These products updates to its server platform are its first since being acquired by AMD earlier this year.

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012

New Sapphire HD 7770 FleX Aids Productivity

New Sapphire HD 7770 FleX Aids Productivity

The FleX feature enables users to connect low-cost DVI monitors for the first three screens in landscape or portrait mode, providing a cost-effective solution for increased productivity in content creation and editing applications as well as for display systems or multi-screen gaming.

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.

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