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AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

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As a followup to its flagship Opteron 6300 launch last month, AMD has just released several more Piledriver-based processors meant for the server room. One eight-core and two quad-core models are part of the Opteron 3300 series, while the Opteron 4300 series gets six new CPUs: one quad-core, three...
AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti review roundup: impressive performance for around $300

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No one's saying that $300 is "cheap," but compared to the GTX 670 and GTX 680 before it, the newly announced GeForce GTX 660 Ti is definitely in a more attainable category. The usual suspects have hashed out their reviews today, with the general consensus being one of satisfaction....
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti review roundup: impressive performance for around $300

AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

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Last year AMD officially became an ARM licensee, although the deal wasn't publicized at the time. Fast forward to June 2012 and we saw the first fruits of that deal: AMD announced it would integrate ARM's Cortex A5 core into its 2013 APUs to enable TrustZone support. Today comes...
AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014
Former AMD graphics CTO Eric Demers hired by Qualcomm

Toshiba outs aluminum Satellite P800, S800 with Ivy Bridge

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Toshiba has brought out two new performance laptops alongside today's earlier affordable notebook announcement. The Satellite P800 series will be powered by Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and NVIDIA GeForce 630M discrete graphics, while the Satellite S800 series will have the choice of Ivy Bridge or AMD's most recent notebook processors...
Toshiba outs aluminum Satellite P800, S800 with Ivy Bridge
Intel leak details chips that will likely go into 2013 Macs
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First GHz Edition Radeon HD 7970 hits shelves, throws $699 wrench into AMD's pricing strategy

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The GHz Edition was supposed to deliver a significant mid-cycle performance bump to AMD's flagship 7970, without any attendant rise in cost. Instead, according to AnandTech, it looks like third-party vendors are looking to exploit the GE has a chance to max out every other spec in addition to...
First GHz Edition Radeon HD 7970 hits shelves, throws $699 wrench into AMD's pricing strategy
PlayStation 4 to have AMD A8-3850 processor and Radeon HD 7670 GPU?

Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

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The former AMD people Apple has hired for its Orlando Design Center were actively targeted for recruitment, and primarily through their LinkedIn profiles, MacRumors sources say. Apple reportedly discovered that many of AMD's 3D graphics patents were issued from Orlando offices, and hence concentrated hiring efforts on the city. AMD...
Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral

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While Velocity Micro announced the VMultra earlier this year at CES, it's only now ready for primetime. The VMultra combines a USB hub, an SD card slot, a DVD±RW drive and 500GB of storage into a surprisingly slim package that connects to any computer via USB 3.0. If you...
VMultra bundles USB hub, DVD drive, SD slot and 500GB HDD to form ultimate laptop peripheral
Good Deal: HP's brand-new Envy 4 and Envy 6 Ultrabooks for $399.99 and $499.99

AMD Posts $590 Million Loss

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. swung to a first-quarter loss as the chip maker continued to bear costs related to its spun-off foundry business, though its core earnings improved. The company has weathered a series of problems lately, particularly chip shortages stemming from manufacturing problems at Globalfoundries, the company formed by...
AMD Posts $590 Million Loss

Samsung slips into AMD's HSA party, may seek parallel processing boost for Exynos

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Trust us, this should ultimately make a lot of sense. As we already know, AMD recently set up the HSA Foundation to promote its vision for better parallel processing -- and especially GPU compute -- in mobiles and PCs. Its semi-rival ARM was one of the first big players...
Samsung slips into AMD's HSA party, may seek parallel processing boost for Exynos

AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA

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AMD is suing four ex-employees for allegedly taking thousands of confidential documents with them went they left the company and went to work for NVIDIA. A complaint filed to the district court of Massachusetts reveals that AMD's former VP of Strategic Development Robert Feldstein, who was instrumental in designing...
AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA

AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

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The pain from recently announced job cuts by AMD could ripple out to the Linux community, as the chipmaker has shut down a small but important Linux OS research facility in Dresden, Germany. The center housed 25 employees who helped port AMD technology like PowerNow over to new Linux...
AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards

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More Info HP unveils Envy Spectre XT Ultrabook, other thin-and-lights in various sizes HP takes EliteBook W-series on a trip to Ivy Bridge, throws in Z220 Xeon for good measure HP refreshes EliteBook line with five new models, Ivy Bridge and optional LTE HP has been fleshing out its...
HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards
AMD and ARM partner up to battle Intel in the server space

AMD cuts sales forecast, blames weak economy

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Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday cut its revenue forecast for the third quarter, saying a challenging economy hit demand for all its products....
AMD cuts sales forecast, blames weak economy

AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

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AMD kicked off 2012 by refreshing its desktop graphics, and now it's back, giving its mobile GPUs the same treatment. The company just announced its third generation of DirectX 11 mobile chips, the Radeon HD 7000 family. All told, the collection includes three 28nm GPUs: the high-end 7900M, the...
AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

HP Envy 14 Spectre review

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In a previous life, the HP Envy 14 was a laptop's laptop: a 5.69-pound slugger with an optical drive, discrete AMD graphics and a battery that couldn't last four hours in our battery rundown test. That notebook -- one of our favorites in the 2010-2011 year -- met its...
HP Envy 14 Spectre review

AMD teases next-gen Steamroller CPU, aims to Bulldoze the competition

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AMD's Bulldozer CPUs remind us of Betamax (or MiniDisc), in that its superlative design hasn't been embraced thanks to one or two humbling limitations. However, Mark Papermaster, Sunnyvale's new CTO, took to the stage at Hot Chips to show how he's changing the situation with the third-generation Steamroller architecture....
AMD teases next-gen Steamroller CPU, aims to Bulldoze the competition

Wii U teardown: A tight fit in a small package

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The device teardown has revealed an IBM PowerPC multi-core processor and AMD Radeon GPU. [Read more]...
Wii U teardown: A tight fit in a small package

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA's Matt Wuebbling

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We're spending the week celebrating the latest and greatest gadgets, but sometimes you've got to sit down and talk about precisely what makes them run. Thankfully, we'll be joined by Matt Wuebbling, NVIDIA's director of product market, to talk about the role his company is playing in helping shape...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with NVIDIA's Matt Wuebbling

AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

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Bob Dylan once warned that the times are changing, but his lyrics couldn’t have prepared us for a world without AMD, the spunky chip designer that’s kept Intel honest (mostly) and ensured, by way of competition, that processor prices wouldn’t fly through the roof. Now it appears the floor is...
AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

AMD announces Temash, Kabini, Richland, and Kaveri APUs at CES 2013

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AMD's press event here in Vegas just wrapped up, and if there's a single acronym to describe everything that we witnessed, it's this: APU. The two highlights were codenamed Temash and Kabini, two products that the company is touting as its first true system-on-chip APUs. In fact, each of...
AMD announces Temash, Kabini, Richland, and Kaveri APUs at CES 2013

HP Pavilion dv6 gets treated to AMD's Trinity processor, shakes hands with Ivy Bridge twin

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HP's Pavilion dv6 must be pretty popular. That's how we'd explain the fact that the laptop will be one of the first to land with AMD's Trinity chipset -- despite already appearing with an Ivy Bridge refresh. According to Laptop Reviews, the Pavilion dv6-7010 will arrive with the quad-core...
HP Pavilion dv6 gets treated to AMD's Trinity processor, shakes hands with Ivy Bridge twin
Next-generation Xbox might be delayed to 2014 due to chip production issues

Expert shows off 25-GPU cluster that cracks every password

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The computer cluster uses 25 AMD Radeon graphics cards and can make 350 billion guesses per second. [Read more]...
Expert shows off 25-GPU cluster that cracks every password
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