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AMD Details 'Ambidextrous' Solution That Bridges x86, ARM
May 5, 2014 - in News
AMD is hoping to merge the x86 and ARM ecosystems with 'ambidextrous computing.'
AMD Launches Catalyst 14.2 Beta Drivers; Talks Linux
Feb 25, 2014 - in News
AMD's Catalyst 14.2 beta drivers are now available. AMD is also making changes to the X.ORG 'radeon' repository.
AMD Launches "Kaveri" A-Series APUs
Jan 14, 2014 - in News
AMD has launched three new A-Series APUs.
AMD Hosting Fan Day, Battlefield 4 Tournament Next Week
Nov 7, 2013 - in News
It's the world's first Battlefield 4 tournament.
AMD Mantle Now Adopted by Three More Game Developers
Nov 5, 2013 - in News
Star Citizen will utilize AMD's Mantle API.
AMD APUs Get Better Proformance in Windows 8.1
Oct 21, 2013 - in News
AMD worked with Microsoft to get a performance boost on in Windows 8.1.
AMD's Mantle API Gives Devs Direct Hardware Control
Sep 26, 2013 - in News
AMD has revealed an API that gives developers direct access to GPUs using the GCN architecture.
CUDA, PhysX Are Doomed Says AMD's Roy Taylor
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
Here's a little smack-talk dished out by AMD.
AMD Opens New Global Design Center
Aug 4, 2013 - in News
AMD has opened a new design center as part of phase two of its transformation.
AMD Launches Catalyst Driver for Windows 8.1 Preview
Jun 27, 2013 - in News
AMD has unleashed a new Catalyst Driver specifically for Windows 8.1 Preview.
AMD A10-6700 And A10-6800K Review: Richland Hits The Desktop
Jun 4, 2013 - in Reviews
Richland, code name for AMD's highest-end APUs, finds its way into our lab in the form of A10-6700 and A10-6800K. Based on the Piledriver architecture and VLIW4 graphics, these chips are slight improvements to Trinity. Can they outshine Core i3, though?
AMD's Kabini: Jaguar And GCN Come Together In A 15 W APU
May 23, 2013 - in Reviews
AMD is ready to talk about the Temash and Kabini APUs, based on its Jaguar x86 architecture and Graphics Core Next design. We even have a reference Temash-based notebook here in the lab for benchmarking. How does it compare to Pentium and Core i3?
AMD Cuts APU & FX CPU Prices; Up-to 18.9% Cheaper
May 2, 2013 - in News
AMD has cut the prices of ten of its chips.
Gaming Shoot-Out: 18 CPUs And APUs Under $200, Benchmarked
Feb 11, 2013 - in Reviews
Now that Piledriver-based CPUs and APUs are widely available (and the FX-8350 is selling for less than $200), it's a great time to compare value-oriented chips in our favorite titles. We're also breaking out a test that conveys the latency between frames.
CPU Charts 2012: 86 Processors From AMD And Intel, Tested
Dec 23, 2012 - in Reviews
Benchmarking 86 CPUs takes a while. After long last, though, we have 51 models from AMD and 35 from Intel tested in our current suite. If you want to know how your processor sizes up to its competition, you'll find plenty of comparison data inside!
AMD's Trinity APU Efficiency: Undervolted And Overclocked
Oct 2, 2012 - in Reviews
We've been playing with AMD's Trinity APUs for four months, and they're just now being rolled out to the channel. This time, we take a look at the architecture's efficiency compared to a pair of Ivy Bridge-based Core i3s. Can A10 and A8 stand up to Intel?
AMD Fusion: How It Started, Where It’s Going, And What It Means
Aug 13, 2012 - in Reviews
You've already read about APUs, and maybe you're even using them now. But the road to creating APUs was paved with a number of struggles and unsung breakthroughs. This is the story of how hybrid chips came to be at AMD and where they’re going.