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AMD, also known as Advanced Micro Devices, is a semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California. The company was founded on May 1, 1969 by a group of ex-Fairchild Semiconductor executives. AMD's products include microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors, and graphics processors for servers, workstations and personal computers. The company also offers embedded systems applications. Currently, AMD is the second-largest supplier of x86 architecture-based microprocessors and one of the largest GPU suppliers in the world.

AMD Radeon R9 285 Announced

08/24/2014, The folks over at AMD have just announced the AMD Radeon R9 285, where this particular graphics card will continue from where its predecessor, the Radeon R9 280, left off, and it will make use of the Tonga Pro GPU system. According to AMD, this particular...

Watch Dogs Will Perform Better Using NVIDIA’s GPUs

05/27/2014, When it comes to choosing GPUs, consumers basically only have two brands to choose from – NVIDIA or AMD, who then license out their technology to other companies such as ASUS, Sapphire, Gigabyte, MSI, and so on who then build on top of their...

Project Skybridge Is AMD’s Breakout Moment

05/05/2014, Earlier today, AMD introduced Project Skybridge, a game-changing framework that will allow the AMD ecosystem to use X86 or ARM based chips without redesigning the rest of the system. To make this happen, AMD will create powerful ARM-based chips that are...

AMD Radeon R9 And R7 Graphics Cards Revealed

09/25/2013, When it comes to graphics cards, remember the great war between NVIDIA and AMD? Well, all of that is in the past now, and while NVIDIA is definitely ahead most of the time, this does not mean that AMD is about to slide into the dark abyss. No sir, they...

AMD Exec Believes Hybrid Devices Are The Future

05/23/2013, Thanks to Microsoft’s Windows 8, we’re starting to see a fair number of hybrid devices being released into the market. For those wondering what we’re talking about, we’re talking about hybrid devices like laptops which have the ability to be...

Radeon HD 8970M Is AMD’s Fastest Mobile GPU

05/15/2013, AMD has launched its latest graphics processor (GPU) for mobile PCs: the AMD Radeon HD 8970M is going to be AMD’s highest-performing laptop GPU, probably until the next generation architecture hits. If we compare it to the rest of the Radeon HD 8000...

AMD Radeon HD 7990 Announced With 4k Resolution Support

04/24/2013, Back in 2012, NVIDIA revealed their monster graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690 which would cost gamers a whopping $999. Now it looks like it’s AMD’s turn to turn things up with their latest GPU, the Radeon HD 7990 which like the GTX 690, is definitely...

Moonshot Servers More Open Than AMD’s Seamicro, Says HP

04/11/2013, Earlier this week HP launched Project Moonshot, powered by Atom processors provided by Intel. The Moonshot line will feature additional chipsets in the future and HP will work on Moonshot hyper scale software defined services so as to cater for custom...

AMD Radeon HD 7790 Strengthens AMD’s Mid-Range Offering

03/21/2013, AMD just announced its new Radeon HD 7790 graphics processor (GPU) which will go in add-on cards immediately from close to ten partners right away. This new chip uses a new design which was created to improve the performance for the price, and for the...

Asus Sabertooth AMD-based Motherboard Announced

02/20/2013, Asus has a first today – having announced the TUF Series Sabertooth 990FX/GEN3 R2.0, which is touted to be the first AMD-based motherboard in the world that will carry PCI Express 3.0, allowing you to include next generation high performance...