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Following the launch of Trinity on mobile platforms four months ago, AMD is finally ready to offer a desktop version, which brings a new socket and a new high-end chipset.
AMD reported that its revenues for the second quarter of 2012 came in at $1.41 billion, 10 percent lower compared to a year ago. It generated a $37 million profit, compared to $61 million a year ago.
Today AMD launched its Trinity accelerated processing units, which combine CPU and GPU cores on a single chip, will see the company battling Intel's Ivy Bridge platform in the ultrabook market.
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