News tagged ‘amd’

Monday, 19 Dec 2011

Revealed:  AMD Radeon HD 7970 - The New King of Graphics?

Revealed: AMD Radeon HD 7970 - The New King of Graphics?

Slides detailing the physical design and specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 7970 have been leaked. With information gleaned from them, AMD has made the card single-slot capable and it sports the familiar red and black color scheme.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.

Friday, 9 Dec 2011

Sapphire Adds Radeon HD 6450 to Its FleX Family

Sapphire Adds Radeon HD 6450 to Its FleX Family

Supporting three standard DVI monitors in AMD Eyefinity mode without the need for costly DisplayPort monitors, the Sapphire HD 6450 FleX delivers the most cost-effective Eyefinity solution available for increased productivity in tasks such as editing or business applications.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD Singapore organized a media update yesterday to give the local media a summary of its product milestones with focus on its Fusion APUs and FX family of processors. Other topic discussed were to douse rumors, their engineering focus and a new water cooling kit for enthusiasts.

Friday, 25 Nov 2011

Report: AMD Cancels its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries

Report: AMD Cancels its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries

According to a report from ExtremeTech, AMD will shift its 28nm APUs from Globalfoundries to TSMC and drop its Wichita and Krishna APUs, successors to its current C and E-Series APUs.

Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

Sapphire Radeon HD 6670 Single Slot Low Profile Launched

Sapphire Radeon HD 6670 Single Slot Low Profile Launched

Equipped with 1GB of DDR5 memory, clock speeds of 800MHz core, and 4000MHz for the memory, it delivers the same performance as the other models, except in a low profile format with a single slot cooler, making it one of the fastest low profile graphics cards available in the market.

Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011

Intel Continues to Dominate Graphics Market with over 60% Market Share

Intel Continues to Dominate Graphics Market with over 60% Market Share

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) announced for the 3rd quarter of 2011, Intel's market share of graphics shipments is 60.4%. AMD maintained its share while NVIDIA's slid.

Sapphire Launches its Souped Up Radeon HD 6970 Graphics Card

Sapphire Launches its Souped Up Radeon HD 6970 Graphics Card

The renewed Radeon HD 6970 2GB GDDR5 graphics card comes with a new dual-fan cooler and dual BIOS settings, offering users the flexibility of a fast, quiet operation, or high performance tuning. An excellent option for tweakers.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2011

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC announced that its 28nm process is in volume production and production wafers have been shipped to customers. TSMC is the first foundry to provide such capabilities.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011

Overheard: AMD to Launch their First 28nm GPUs this December?

Overheard: AMD to Launch their First 28nm GPUs this December?

Like a little pre-Christmas surprise, AMD's first 28nm GPUs may be launched this December. The exact details are not known, but the launch is believed to be symbolic in nature.

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