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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.

AMD's Fusion Ready for Windows 8, Android and Consumer Electronics

AMD's Fusion Ready for Windows 8, Android and Consumer Electronics

AMD's Fusion is ready to tackle consumer electronics devices and that's exactly what AMD showed us in their meeting room at CES with AMD APU based tablets running Windows 8 and an Android ICS x86 port. Plus, there's even a TV powered by an APU too.

Monday, 9 Jan 2012

ASUS Launches its New Graphics Card Featuring AMD Radeon HD 7970

ASUS Launches its New Graphics Card Featuring AMD Radeon HD 7970

ASUS has launched its new graphics card featuring the Radeon HD 7970 GPU. The 28nm GPU is coupled with 3GB of GDDR5 for high memory bandwidth requirements. The card is also one of the first to feature a PCIe Gen3 interface that will potentially remove data bottlenecks between the GPU and CPU.

Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012

AMD Plays Peek-a-Boo with the FX-6200 Black Edition Processor

AMD Plays Peek-a-Boo with the FX-6200 Black Edition Processor

According to New Technik, AMD has revealed (and removed from) its official website the official specifications of the FX-6200 Black Edition processor, a new high-end desktop hexa-core processor with a clockspeed of 3.8 GHz and boost speeds of up to 4.1GHz.

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