News tagged ‘amd’
Monday, 3 Sep 2012
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.
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012
Details of the next generation AMD Vishera-based FX processors have been leaked. According to information obtained by Expreview.com, their details are in line with earlier rumors. Read on to uncover their specifications.
Thursday, 16 Aug 2012
Running at an engine clock speed of 850MHz with 3GB of DDR5 memory clocked at 5000MHz, the Vapor-X cooler is based on a new vapor chamber specially designed for this series.
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
AMD is rumored to be producing its second generation FX CPUs based on "Piledriver" architecture. The new architecture is purported to deliver a performance boost of 15 percent over the Bulldozer-based CPUs, a 5 percent improvement over its earlier estimated performance boost.
With a huge 6GB frame buffer, the Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition integrates a new power control system developed by Sapphire named the Lethal Power Suite, which includes a new 8 phase power design for the GPU VDDC, with an additional one phase each for VDDCI and MVDD.
AMD has cut prices of its Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs. Its actions are seen as part of the preparation of the rumored launched of its dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990. Read on to uncover the potential savings and offers Radeon HD GPU upgraders can enjoy.
Friday, 13 Jul 2012
AMD has been granted US$ $12.6 million under the FastForward program. The program is a joint effort between the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Department of Energy to advance research of exascale computers that are a 1000 times faster than current supercomputers.
Friday, 6 Jul 2012
Biostar announced its Hi-Fi A85X motherboard has been awarded Windows 8 hardware certification. The company claims that it's the first AMD FM2 socket based motherboard to garner this accolade, albeit this honor seems to be a hollow victory.
Friday, 22 Jun 2012
Featuring an extension to the AMD Powertune technology called "Boost", the GPU is capable of dynamically adjusting both voltage and clock speed above the reference clock of 1GHz+.
Monday, 18 Jun 2012
According to CPU World, information gleaned from AMD's latest beta graphics drivers revealed a few new device IDs. Some of these IDs seem to point to the possible lineup from AMD's Radeon HD 8000 GPU series. Read on to find out the details.