News tagged ‘amd’

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).

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012

AMD Cape Verde Spawns Radeon HD 7770 and 7750 Graphics Cards by Add-in Partners

AMD Cape Verde Spawns Radeon HD 7770 and 7750 Graphics Cards by Add-in Partners

Adopting the same new GCN architecture as well as their 28nm fabrication process of the Tahiti GPU, the Radeon HD 7770 is the highlight of the Cape Verde GPU series as the first GPU clocked at 1000MHz. Also joining it is the Radeon HD 7750 GPU. We highlight a list of graphics cards ready to roll in the stores sporting these new mainstream chips.

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012

HP's Latest Thin Clients to be Powered by AMD and VIA

HP's Latest Thin Clients to be Powered by AMD and VIA

HP just announced three of their latest thin clients that promises to deliver better computing and graphics performance. Two will be based on AMD's Fusion processor and another based on VIA's Eden dual-core CPU.

Friday, 10 Feb 2012

Engineers Developed New Technique to Boost Processor Performance by Over 20%

Engineers Developed New Technique to Boost Processor Performance by Over 20%

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a way for collaboration between the CPU and GPU during the execution of programs, allowing their computing performance to be increased by over 20%.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

AMD Reveals its 2012-2013 Roadmap, Will Focus on APUs and Less on Desktops CPUs

AMD Reveals its 2012-2013 Roadmap, Will Focus on APUs and Less on Desktops CPUs

AMD shared its roadmap for the next two years last week on its Financial Analyst Day. Acknowledging Intel's dominance in the desktop CPU market, AMD has its sights set on the flourishing mobile segment.

Monday, 6 Feb 2012

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) unveiled its tablet strategy for 2012-2013 with the announcement of two mobile processors, codenamed Hondo and Temash. Hondo will be powering Windows 8 tablets coming out this year while Temash is tipped as its successor in 2013.

Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012

ASUS Launches Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Cards with Custom Cooler - Finally!

ASUS Launches Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Cards with Custom Cooler - Finally!

Adopting the AMD Tahiti 28nm GPU, the ASUS HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP is one of the earlier cards to incorporate a custom cooler with their DirectCU II technology and features an overclocked engine clock speed of 1000MHz with 3GB GDDR5 video memory, which is also slightly faster than reference speeds.

New AMD Radeon HD 7950 Joins the Southern Islands Team with Several Board Vendors

New AMD Radeon HD 7950 Joins the Southern Islands Team with Several Board Vendors

Following AMD's Radeon HD 7970 launch just weeks ago, it was only inevitable that the Radeon HD 7950 counterpart would follow suit. To mark today's official launch, a slew of Radeon HD 7950 graphics cards have been released by add-in card partners ASUS, Club 3D, HIS, MSI, and Sapphire. Check them all here!

Thursday, 26 Jan 2012

Gigabyte Presents Radeon HD 7970 Series Graphics Cards

Gigabyte Presents Radeon HD 7970 Series Graphics Cards

Gigabyte rolls out the latest GV-R797D5-3GD-B and GV-R797OC-3GD graphics cards which are both built on the AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics processor.

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.

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