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Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

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.

Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition Announced

Sapphire HD 7970 6GB Toxic Edition Announced

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 Cuts Radeon HD 7000 Series Prices Ahead of Rumored Radeon HD 7990 Launch

AMD Cuts Radeon HD 7000 Series Prices Ahead of Rumored Radeon HD 7990 Launch

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 Awarded US$12.6 Million in Supercomputing Grants from US Government

AMD Awarded US$12.6 Million in Supercomputing Grants from US Government

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's AMD FM2 Socket board Hi-Fi A85X Receives Win 8 Certification, CPU Nowhere in Sight

Biostar's AMD FM2 Socket board Hi-Fi A85X Receives Win 8 Certification, CPU Nowhere in Sight

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

Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition the Most Powerful Single-GPU Graphics Card to Date

Club 3D Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition the Most Powerful Single-GPU Graphics Card to Date

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

Beyond the Southern Islands with AMD's Radeon HD 8000 Series

Beyond the Southern Islands with AMD's Radeon HD 8000 Series

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.

Friday, 15 Jun 2012

AMD Quietly Reveals its Trinity APUs for Desktops

AMD Quietly Reveals its Trinity APUs for Desktops

Despite news of Trinity APUs for desktops being delayed till October this year, AMD has revealed details of these APUs on its website.

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012

AMD Trinity APUs for Desktops Delayed to Q4 of 2012

AMD Trinity APUs for Desktops Delayed to Q4 of 2012

According to our conversation with a Gigabyte spokesman at Computex 2012, AMD is delaying the release of Trinity APUs for desktops. We feel that this delay points to a series of business decisions made by AMD to focus on the mobile computing segment.

Sunday, 10 Jun 2012

MSI Set to Debut MPower Series Motherboards and More at Computex (Updated)

MSI Set to Debut MPower Series Motherboards and More at Computex (Updated)

On top of the MPower series motherboards, MSI will also be showcasing the Big Bang-XPower II, AMD FM2-series, as well as the Z77A-GD80 and Z77A-GD65.

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