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AMD APU13: Mantle Shooting for 100,000 Draws per Frame
Nov 14, 2013 - in News
AMD had several sessions discussing Mantle.
CUDA, PhysX Are Doomed Says AMD's Roy Taylor
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
Here's a little smack-talk dished out by AMD.
Zotac Updates ZBOX nano XS with Radeon HD 7340
Feb 5, 2013 - in News
The XS version of Zotac's ZBOX nano Series of mini-PCs now sports AMD's Brazos 2.0 platform.
Nvidia Wants To Build Tegra Reference Devices
Jan 29, 2013 - in News
Nvidia may provide reference designs for smartphones and tablets.
New PS4 Specs Leak Based on January's Development Kit
Jan 25, 2013 - in News
The PlayStation 4 spec list has been refreshed thanks to Orbis documentation and the development kit.
FX Vs. Core i7: Exploring CPU Bottlenecks And AMD CrossFire
Jan 23, 2013 - in Reviews
AMD and Intel continue serving up increasingly faster CPUs. But graphics card performance is accelerating even faster. Is there still such a thing as processor-bound gaming? We take two Radeon HD 7970s, high-end desktop CPUs, and a few games to find out.
AMD Accuses Former Managers of Stealing Secrets for Nvidia
Jan 16, 2013 - in News
AMD was granted a temporary restraining order against four former employees on allegations of trade secret misappropriation and trade secret transfer as well as "strategic employee solicitation". All four individuals are now employed by Nvidia.
GlobalFoundries Builds 565,000 Square Foot R&D Fab
Jan 14, 2013 - in News
GlobalFoundries said it will be expanding its Fab 8 manufacturing campus Malta, New York with a $2 billion R&D fab.
AMD Names New Chief Financial Officer
Jan 3, 2013 - in News
Devinder Kumar will remain as AMD's chief financial officer.
AMD Rumored to Phase Out Vision Branding
Dec 31, 2012 - in News
AMD's no stranger to phasing out brands.
PlayStation 4 Could Get GPU Switching, Dynamic UI
Dec 30, 2012 - in News
The Internet was floated a new rumor that suggests that the next Playstation could be equipped with GPU switching technology.
John Carmack: Next-Gen Consoles Will Still Target 30fps
Dec 25, 2012 - in News
id Software's John Carmack still thinks next-generation console gaming will be limited to 30fps.
Nvidia Tegra 4 Will Have 72-Core GPU, Ultra HD Support?
Dec 19, 2012 - in News
A supposed leaked slide reveals Ultra HD output support, 72 GPU cores and more goodies spicing up the Tegra 4 SoC.
Researchers Create 22nm Indium Gallium Arsenide Transistors
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
Indium gallium arsenide is gaining traction as a potential successor of silicon in semiconductors.
Wii U CPU and GPU Rendered in High-Res
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
Information about Nintendo's Wii U CPU is being unveiled by the slice.
Analyst Hits Nvidia Outlook, Stresses Importance of Non-PC
Dec 10, 2012 - in News
The third quarter was a breather for Nvidia, but it appears that financial analysts have begun zeroing in on the company with product concerns again.
AMD Scaling Back Chip Purchases from GlobalFoundries
Dec 7, 2012 - in News
To save money, AMD is reducing its wafer order agreement with Globalfoundries.
Here Are The System Requirements for Crysis 3
Dec 4, 2012 - in News
You'll need a DirectX 11 GPU in order to play Crysis 3 on the PC.
Wii U CPU Clock Frequencies Below the Xbox 360 and PS3
Nov 30, 2012 - in News
Nintendo promised significantly greater processing capability in the recently released Wii U than in the preceding Wii console.
Globalfoundries Gets New U.S. Chief
Nov 29, 2012 - in News
Globalfoundries has appointed Rutger Wijburg to oversee the operation of its Fab 8 in Malta, New York.
Positive Black Friday Sales Give AMD New Hope
Nov 27, 2012 - in News
AMD's CEO said that sales figures stemming from the Black Friday weekend look reasonably well.
Creative Licenses Technology and Patents to Intel
Nov 25, 2012 - in News
Creative signed a $50 million deal to license out GPU tech and sell some of its engineering resources to Intel.
Intel, AMD, Nvidia Claim Greenest Supercomputer Technology
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
The world's most prestigious supercomputers are usually spotlighted in the Top500 list of the world's fastest systems.
Report: AMD Hired JP Morgan to Explore Options
Nov 14, 2012 - in News
AMD is looking for ways to make some cash in a changing market before its reserves are depleted.
Nvidia and AMD Inside Titan: Fastest Supercomputer on Earth
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
Replaces Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Sequoia at the top spot.
Nvidia to Integrate ARM Processors in Tesla
Nov 1, 2012 - in News
Nvidia has confirmed that it will be combining GPGPUs with ARM 64-bit processors in future Tesla products.
Titan Supercomputer Packs 46,645,248 Nvidia CUDA Cores
Oct 30, 2012 - in News
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled a new monstrous supercomputer flagship.
Chip Industry Not Ready for U.S. Conflict Minerals Law
Oct 27, 2012 - in News
IHS has said that only 11.3 percent of a total of 5,994 companies have complied with the requirements of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law so far.
Folding@Home Removed from PS3 with 4.30 Update
Oct 23, 2012 - in News
Sony has announced the release of PS3 system update version 4.30, which will bring a few user interface changes and kick a prestigious project to the curb.
Report: AMD Cutting Up to 30 Percent of Global Workforce
Oct 13, 2012 - in News
There's a rumor that AMD is getting ready to reduce its current global workforce up to 30-percent.