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Codenamed Richland, AMD's latest APUs offer no substantial changes to either the CPU or GPU, but they do come with a frequency boost and better power management. Today we'll check out two of them.
A former executive for AMD posted word on his LinkedIn page that the company's project to create a custom processor for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One has a value of over $3 billion.
AMD are releasing their first Kabini based processors today with the launch of the A6-5200 and the A4-5000. The A4-5000 that we are reviewing features four Jaguar cores clocked at 1.5GHz...
It's now been confirmed that AMD is indeed the co-designer behind the single-chip APU hardware inside Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One console, something Microsoft did not mention in its press event.
In this first article in a multi-part series, we go over everything we think we know about Microsoft's next version of the Xbox game console, starting with the rumors about its hardware specs.
The Radeon HD 7990 takes a pair of 7970 GPUs with overclocked cores and memory, packing 8.2 TFLOPS computer power, 6GB GDDR5 and an upgraded PEX bridge to connect the two GPUs.
AMD's corporate vice president and general manager of its embedded solutions group confirmed the chip maker will develop and manufacture ARM chips going forward as part of a new strategy.
This idea of shrinking hardware hasn't been overlooked by manufacturers as several now feature space-saving designs based on mobile hardware. Such is the case with Sapphire's new Edge VS8 mini-PC...
AMD's Q1 results show huge operating losses among a "difficult market environment". With PC sales slumping and tablet sales on the rise, can the company ever hope to draw a profit in the future?
Until the advent of DirectX 10, there was no point in adding undue complexity by enlarging the die area, which increased vertex shader functionality in addition to boosting the floating point...
A new report claims, via unnamed sources, that AMD will be launching a limited number of new FX processors, code name "Centurion" that will have a clock speed of 5 GHz.
Prior to the Voodoo 5's arrival, ATI had announced the Radeon DDR as “the most powerful graphics processor ever designed for desktop PCs.” Previews of the card had already gone public...
AMD has released a teaser image for its upcoming Radeon HD 7990, a massive dual-GPU card that will compete with NVIDIA's already announced $999 GeForce GTX Titan PC graphics card.
The latest member of the Southern Islands family, the new Radeon HD 7790 is designed to fill the gap between the Radeon HD 7770 and 7850. Set to precisely target the $150 price tag, the HD 7790...
Normally when we benchmark a first person shooter, finding a good portion of the game to test with is simply a matter of playing through the game until we find a section that is rather demanding...
A new AMD PC beta driver shows that it adds support for Halo 3 in its code, but an official statement from Microsoft insists there are no plans to bring the Xbox 360 shooter to the PC platform.
The well known photo editing software company Aviary has announced it has launched an SDK for Windows 8 software developers to access, along with its own free Windows 8 photo editor.
AMD is using the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas this week to showcase an exhibit of some very cool PC case mods, including one that's also a working rocket launcher.
A new and detailed list of the rumored CPU hardware specs inside Microsoft's "next Xbox" has been posted on the Internet, claiming that the AMD-made CPU has two modules, each with four x86 cores.
AMD has announced it has worked with developer Crystal Dynamics to create more realistic hair for Lara Croft in the new Tomb Raider game using a new rendering system called TressFX Hair.
Considering next-gen cards are still months away, we didn't expect to bring any more GPU reviews until the second quarter of 2013. However, we realized there was a gap: triple monitor gaming.
Sony has offered some more tech details on the upcoming PlayStation 4 game console, but AMD's important involvement in the console's hardware is barely mentioned.
AMD has revealed Turbo Dock, a new keyboard docking design for Windows 8-based hybrid notebook-tablet PCs that boosts CPU and GPU performance by 40 percent when the tablet and dock are attached.
We take a look at everything that's been rumored about the next PlayStation game console from Sony, which is expected to be officially revealed on Wednesday in a New York City press event.
The website that leaked what it claimed was the CPU specs of the next Xbox console is at it again, this time with their claim they have the specs for the GPU for Microsoft's next game console.
AMD has admitted that it has hired a new team member with some previous experience at Qualcomm which may mean the company is looking to branch out beyond PCs.
AMD has filed a lawsuit against four former employees, including an ex-corporate vice president, claiming that the group stole over 100,000 secret documents from the company before leaving for NVIDIA
Vizio has announced a brand new Windows 8 tablet, packing (for the first time) an AMD Z60 "Hondo" processor along with an 11-inch, 1080p display and a "Microsoft Signature" install of Windows
A new rumor claims that AMD plans to get rid of its VISION branding effort for its PC and graphic processor products after just three years, even though it was made to simplfy how people bought PCs.
AMD has announced it will only buy $115 million of processor chip wafers from Globalfoundries in the fourth quarter of 2012, a massive decrease compared to its previous plan of paying $500 million.
After a rumor that Intel might abandon the socketed CPU, AMD has now publicly stated is will continue to offer such products for years to come, alleviating the worries of the enthusiast community
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An overclocker by the name of AndreYang has set a world record in CPU frequency of 8.67GHz using the FX-8350 AMD chip, but only after two previously set records were set just yesterday.
A new report claims that PC processor and graphics company AMD has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to help it explore some future financial options, including putting the company up for sale.
AMD has revealed a new touch-screen based Windows 8 notebook, the VivoBook, that has an AMD Trinity APU inside, The VivoBook is on sale in other parts of the world but not the US.
Both founded by former Fairchild Semiconductor employees in the late '60s, AMD and Intel have been partners, and bitter enemies over the years, but they have more in common than you might think.
A new rumor claims that Sony has shipped a new hardware SDK of the still unconfirmed Playstation 4 game console, with a PC case an a version of AMD's A10 processor inside.
Both AMD and NVIDIA have released new beta graphics drivers for their Radeon and GeForce graphics cards, respectively, that support Windows 8 as well as offer better performance in some PC games.
AMD has announced that its recently revealed Z-60 APU will be used inside the Fujitsu Stylistic Q572 tablet, which will be the first Windows 8-based tablet announced with an AMD chip.
A year after introducing Bulldozer FX processors, AMD is refreshing its flagship desktop series with Piledriver, an enhanced version that focuses on improving instructions per clock and frequency.
AMD has announced it will cut its workforce by 15 percent, citing a decline in sales of its PC processors. The company says the layoffs will create a one time charge of $80 million.
AMD is rumored to be preparing for some massive cuts in its workforce, which could result in as many as 30 percent of its employees being laid off in the coming weeks.
AMD officially announced its new Z-60 APU, which the company says will be used inside some upcoming Windows 8-based tablet products coming later this year. It also took a shot at Windows RT tablets.
One of AMD's new Trinity A10-5800K APUs has been overclocked to 7.3 GHz on two cores thanks to some liquid nitrogen cooling, with a 5.1 GHz overclock also achieved on just air cooling
AMD posted up a teaser trailer that spoofs TV shows like Ghost Hunters while also offering a teaser for what could be a Windows 8 notebook-tablet hybrid product, to be revealed October 9th.
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 claims that when Windows 8 launches in a month, the company will give users a better experience on AMD-based PC for the price than its main rivals at Intel.