AMD finally reveals more information on their AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card. The graphics card was unveiled last month. It is expected to be one of the best performing graphic cards in the market today.
It boasts of a GCN Architecture and TrueAudio technology which takes your gameplay on a mind blowing level. It delivers the most realistic visuals and sound ...
Posted on November 07, 2013 | Tags: AMD
, computer hardware
, graphics card
, product reviews
American multinational semiconductor company, AMD, has earlier announced that the supposed-to-be launch of their new Radeon R9 290 graphics boards last October 31 will be moved to today, November 4, due to unexpected driver issues.
Their spokesperson has confirmed than an unnamed driver issue has plagued their latest graphics boards and caused the delay. AMD was said to have done a retest ...
Posted on November 04, 2013 | Tags: Advanced Micro Devices
, computer hardware
, graphics boards
, graphics card
, R9 290
, Radeon R9 290
AMD's 2012 rampage continues. Having outed a overall stack of Radeon HD 7000-series graphics cards on the consumer side of things, it's now alert release the next in its line of Opteron undertaking server chips. Like the 4200 and 6200 series before it, the Opteron 3200 is based on the Bulldozer architecture. It comes in four or eight-core configurations, with 45W to 65W power consumption, plus a 2.7GHz base frequency that gets a 1GHz adrenalin kick in Turbo Core mode (which ...
Posted on March 20, 2012 | Tags: AM3+
, amd opteron
, opteron 3200
, web hosting
AMD has faced some hard tactical decisions since it sold its handheld chip division to Qualcomm in 2008 and effectively stepped out of the smartphone business. Whistling that "No Regrets" tune, it has burrowed ever deeper into ever bigger devices, from laptops to desktops and massively multi-core servers and supercomputers. Today's purchase of Silicon Valley startup SeaMicro is an exponential jump in the same direction, because SeaMicro specializes in edifice low-power server hardware for entire datacenters. One of its key innovations ...
Posted on March 01, 2012 | Tags: acquisition
, Advanced Micro Devices
, cloud computing
, data center
, supercompute fabric
The battle for graphics supremacy has been going for well over a decade now, with several casualties of war along the way (RIP 3dfx, Trident, S3, etc.). The primary competitors continue to be NVIDIA and AMD, and with NVIDIA having recently reclaimed the single GPU performance crown on both desktops and laptops with their GTX 580/580M, it’s time for AMD to ...
Gateway has outed its updated ID and NV notebook ranges, offering Sandy Bridge processors, USB 3.0 and – on select models – NVIDIA Optimus graphics switching. The Gateway ID47 series is particularly slick, using new LCD display technology to fit a 14-inch edge-to-edge panel into a notebook you’d more commonly find with a 13.3-inch screen.
The Gateway ID47H02u has a Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz ...
Posted on July 09, 2011 | Tags: AMD
, Core I5
, Usb 3.0
Until recently, AMD has kept pretty mum on its tablet plans, with it only officially entering the fray last month. It's clear that the first batch of Z-Series chips, codenamed Desna, are are not terribly different from the rest Fusion line but, according to a leaked roadmap, that will all change with its successor -- Hondo. Supposedly the next gen of ...
Posted on July 05, 2011 | Tags: AMD
, amd fusion
, fusion z
, Fusion Z-series
, z series
Intel released its second-generation Core CPUs back in January. Unfortunately, the excitement generated by the release of the fastest mainstream desktop processors was quickly dampened by the Cougar Point chipset recall. To be clear, this issue affected only the earliest Sandy Bridge-compatible motherboards, and not the Sandy Bridge CPUs themselves. This issue is now fixed—there are no defective motherboards available through reputable North American retailers like Newegg and Amazon. In the almost half-year since the initial Sandy Bridge CPU release, the ...
Asus has announced a new line of mainboards in the AMD F1A75 family that will support the new AMD processors. The boards use all sorts of AMD tech for performance with support for Dual Graphics Technology to boost 3D graphics performance with an additional HD 60000 video card and the integrated GPU. The board is made to support the new AMD ...
What’s in a Benchmark? This is a pertinent question that all users need to ask themselves, because if you don’t know what a benchmark actually tests and how that relates to the real world, the scores are meaningless. Today, AMD has announced that they are resigning from BAPCo over a long standing dispute over the weighting of scores within the SYSmark suite. AMD specifically references SYSmark 2012 (SM12), but there have been complaints in the past and the latest release is ...