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AMD Launched A10-7870K at $137 Retail Price

AMD added a new APU, the A10-7870K, to its line up. The latest addition is still based on the “Kaveri” architecture that AMD has released lat year with the A10-7850K. The A10-7870K is still a 12 compute core device with four “Steamroller” CPU cores and eight GPU cores with 512 GCN design. …

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AMD’s 2016+ CPU/APU “Zen” Core Offers 40% IPC Improvement and DDR4 support


2016 will be an exciting year for AMD as the company will finally release the highly anticipated, brand-new, next gen x86 microarchitecture codenamed “Zen”. While AMD is not yet to fully disclose the new CPU architecture, it has released some detail about the next gen CPU at the 2015 financial analyst …

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AMD 2015 Product Lineup: Carizzo APU and new GPU with HBM


At the 2015 financial analyst day, AMD has released some detail about the company’s plan for 2015. This year is not going to be the most exciting year for AMD as the products that will be launching are mostly incremental upgrades. On the desktop side, we are still looking at …

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AMD Announces Carrizo APU and Carrizo-L SoC


AMD announced Carrizo APU, the successor to the Kaveri APU. The Carrizo integrates the new x86 Excavator CPU core with the next generation AMD Radeon graphics. In addition, AMD also announced the Carrizo-L, an SoC that uses “Puma+” (upgraded Beema) CPU core with AMD R-series GCN based GPU and a …

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ASUS Announces AM1M-A and AM1I-A Motherboards


AMD launched two new motherboards, the AM1M-A and the AM1I-A, for the latest AMD Am1 socket SoC (ie Kabini) Athlon and Sempron series APUs. These motherboards will feature ASUS 5X Protection safeguards against short-circuits and electrical surges with technology such as DIGI+ VRM. They will come with USB 3.0 Boost …

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AMD Kaveri Will Launch on January 14, 2014


Today at the APU13, AMD has officially put a date on the availability of the Kaveri APU. The initial availability is set for January 14th, 2014, which is right after CES. AMD is expected to have more detail at CES 2014. The initial launch will be the desktop chip with …

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AMD Announced Unified SDK 2.9 and Media SDK 1.0


The upcoming “Kaveri” APU is one of the most anticipated product from AMD as it finally brings exciting new technology such as heterogenous queing (hQ) and heterogenous uniform memory access (hUMA). Today at the AMD developer conference, the APU13, AMD has announced a new unified SDK that is aimed to …

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AMD Introduces heterogeneous Queuing (hQ)

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AMD today brings the latest implementation of the heterogeneous computing with the introduction of the heterogeneous queuing (hQ). As you may recall, AMD founded the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation with other chipmakers and industry giants such as ARM, Qualcomm, and Samsung to promote a great utilization of various computing …

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AMD Richland A10-6800K AND A10-6700 Review


Not letting Intel grab all of the spotlight, AMD has officially released the desktop version of the upgraded Trinity APU codenamed Richland. While Richland does not bring any architectural change over the Trinity, AMD is able to deliver a decent amount of performance improvements by tuning the existing chip. We …

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AMD “Kabini” and “Temash” APU’s


AMD has officially released its entire mobile platform for the year 2013. Today the company released the Kabini SoC for the ultrathin notebooks and the Temash SoC for tablets. Built on the 28nm process, Temash and the Kabini are expected to deliver up to 20% better CPU performance, 75% GPU …

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AMD’s new heterogeneous Uniform Memory Access (hUMA)


We still have to wait a couple of months until Kaveri—the successor to the Trinity APU—is released. However, AMD is ready to talk a little bit about the upcoming APU. While we do not have any specific information on the model and the clockspeed, we have a bit of information …

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2013 AMD Mobile APU (Richland)


Today, AMD kicks off 2013 with the launch of Richland, the successor of the Trinity APU. The company launched four mobile APUs with 35W TDP designed for performance notebook. Architecturally, Richland is identical to Trinity as both APUs are based on the Piledriver CPU cores and Southern Island GPU cores. …

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AMD Shows Off “Kabini” and “Temash” APU Family, and Next-Generation APU Powered Tablets.

AMD Kabini and Temash APU Family at CES 2013

At CES 2013, AMD introduces their first true system-on-chip APUs, codenamed “Kabini” and “Temash”, while Vizio gets in a partnership with AMD for the next generation AMD APU powered All-in-One Desktop Systems, and tablets.

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AMD Launches Z-60 APU (Hondo) for Windows 8 Tablets


AMD brings Z-60 APU for Windows 8 tablets with promise for better HD Media playback, enhanced gaming, and performance accelerated Apps. The APU promises to bring up to 10 hours of battery life, native USB 3.0 and  SATA 6 Gbps support.

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AMD “Virgo” Platform: 2nd Generation APU


If you read our AMD Trinity Preview, you’ve already seen the integrated GPU performance in the new A-Series APU from AMD. Today, we take a look at the CPU side of the APU. In addition, we are able to see just how the new chip will perform at various applications …

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Arctic MC101: A Trinity Powered HTPC

  Arctic’s latest home entertainment system user an AMD A10-4600M APU, bringing a powerful combination of CPU and GPU in a tiny little box. Packed with WiFi, TV Tuner, 8GB RAM, and 1TB of storage, the MC101 brings us plenty of power for our media needs and is also able …

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AMD presents 2012 A-Series APU (Trinity)

AMD today unveiled the next generation APUs for notebooks: Trinity. With more performance, Eyefinity-support and more improvements it looks like the perfect companion for those new Ultrathin laptops.

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First Look: Gigabyte GA-E350N-USB3 AMD Fusion mobo

The Gigabyte GA-E350N-USB3 is the first motherboard from Gigabyte using the new AMD Fusion APU’s. We have posted a first look at it with images and some specifications while we are working on the full review.

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Post CES 2011 Product Overview

  A final post-CES 2011 overview of the show floor and some of the latest products showcased this year.

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