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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 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...

AMD Turbo Dock Technology Announced

02/20/2013, These days, we do seem to see more and more companies take the multi-tasking route, that is, to roll out multi-functional devices and hybrids. Remember the good old days when your mobile phone was just that, and it did not do anything more other than to...

AMD Accuses Former Employees Of Trading Secrets With NVIDIA

01/16/2013, Advanced Micro Devices, popularly known as AMD, has filed a complaint yesterday saying that four of its previous employees, ex-key officials for that matter, brought along with them sensitive documents or electronic files before joining fierce graphics...

Vizio 14-inch Thin + Light Touch Notebook

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] We have seen our share of new touch notebooks for Windows 8 and today, Vizio is coming to CES with its Thin+Light Touch lineup. The 14-inch model runs the AMD A10 4657M Quad Core 2.3GHz  processor with 8GB RAM and features a HD+...

VIZIO 11.6-inch Windows 8 Tablet PC

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] VIZIO is coming to CES with a number of Windows 8 including thin laptops and one 11. 6” tablet. A hair thicker than the iPad (0.4” vs. 0.37” – 9.4 mm / 10.16 mm) for a significantly larger display (11.6” vs. 9.5”), the VIZIO...

AMD Radeon HD 8000M (Partially) Revealed

12/17/2012, Earlier today AMD’s Jay Marsden presented early news of the company’s latest mobile GPU series called Radeon HD 800M. At the moment, there is only partial information and AMD is going to show more at CES 2013, but the company was willing to...

AMD Z60 processor uniquely positioned for Windows 8 tablets

10/09/2012, Timed with the imminent arrival of Windows 8, AMD’s new Z60 APU (Accelerated Processor Unit) is attacking a market that was previously not really covered: Windows tablet that are both thin and light, but with good graphics performance. By...

AMD releases Android emulator for AMD-equipped PCs

09/27/2012, While it’s always been possible to emulate an Android device on a Windows PC, to this point it hasn’t been practical for most users and would best be described as a developer tool. But if you’ve got a PC with an AMD chip inside, you can...

AMD invests into CiiNOW, a cloud gaming company

09/11/2012, AMD has just announced that it has become an investor in CiiNOW, a cloud gaming company that streams PC games to any client devices like computers, smartphones, tablets or set top boxes. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is very similar to...

AMD LiveBox works right from a power outlet

06/07/2012, When we talk about a small form factor PC, surely the name Shuttle comes into mind. However, AMD might just gain the upper hand here, coming up with a low power, small form factor design computer which is tiny enough for you to hold in a single hand....

AMD 2nd-Generation A-Series APU Launched

05/15/2012, AMD has just launched its second generation of Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) which was formerly codenamed “Trinity”. According to AMD, this design doubles the performance per watt when compared to the first generation APUs. It also...

HP ENVY Ultrabook and Sleekbook

05/08/2012,   HP is launching the latest additions to its ENVY lineup in the thin category, namely the HP ENVY Ultrabook and the HP ENVY Sleekbook . Both series offer very similar configurations, and since the Ultrabooks have to be powered only by Intel...