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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.

China Aims to Sell Homegrown CPUs To The World, Eventually

03/09/2011, After coming up with its own DVD-like standard, China has set for itself the goal of selling its own CPU design to the world, but it might take 20 years before Chinese processor technology can match the best stuff on the market – currently produced...

AMD G-Series could be named UnFuse

03/01/2011, AMD G-Series: The goal for removing the graphics from the G-Series is to make it even lower power than the already low-power E-Series

AMD unimpressed by Intel’s Thunderbolt

03/01/2011, Intel recently released their new standard for device communication called Thunderbolt last week. It left a lot of people impressed with its high data transfer speeds (10 gigabits per second – double the speed of USB 3.0). But Intel’s rivals in...

Asus Eee PC 1015B running on AMD Fusion

01/10/2011, The Asus Eee PC 1015B could very well be the smaller brother to the Eee PC 1215B, as this little puppy that could is running on the AMD Fusion platform, sporting a 1.6GHz dual core AMD 350 processor alongside AMD Radeon HD graphics – now how about...

HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr notebook is 4G LTE-capable

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Verizon Wireless and HP announced a new notebook today that takes advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network. The HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr is the industry’s first notebook to take advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network so you can...

AMD Fusion Brings New Level of Performance (…Per Watt)

01/03/2011, [CES 2011] It was a long time in the making, but AMD’s Fusion technology has finally reached consumers with a first batch of laptops, that certainly won’t be the last. The basic idea of Fusion is what semiconductors have been thriving for, in...

AMD Radeon HD 6950 And 6970 Go Official

12/15/2010, AMD has introduced the first high end Radeon HD 6000 chipsets in the form of the 6950 and the 6970. These two are the first to use the Cayman architecture that promises greater parallel processing with more instruction units and two full graphics engines...

AMD Bobcat details trickle out

10/19/2010, AMD’s upcoming low power chip known as the Bobcat (sounds cute, doesn’t it?) will be rolling out sometime next year, where it is capable of running on under one watt of juice without missing a beat, while offering around 90% of the performance...

AMD has new Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 graphics cards in the works

10/19/2010, AMD is preparing to sell its new Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 graphics cards to the masses, which would mean the dropping of the ATI brand just in case you didn’t notice. These new cards will feature technology developed from the previous generation,...

Details On The Radeon HD 6700 Series Leaked

09/27/2010, Details of AMD’s upcoming Radeon HD 6700 series have been leaked today, and the new series that targets the mid-range market is touted to have twice the power of the 5700 series that it replaces. The leaks indicate that the Radeon HD 6770 would be...

AMD demonstrate its Zacate low-power processor

09/13/2010, Photo courtesy of AnandTech AMD has made a tradition of holding a “get together” media event while the Intel Developer Conference is in full swing. Today, they have demonstrated their Zacate CPU, a direct competitor for Intel’s ATOM....

Is Intel’s Sandy Bridge a graphics game changer?

09/10/2010, Paul Otellini, Intel’s CEO, holding a wafer of Intel’s latest chips As we get closer to next week’s Intel Developer Conference, you are probably hearing more and more about Intel’s Sandy Bridge. Sandy Bridge is the codename for the...

AMD begins shipping ATI FirePro V9800

09/10/2010, AMD has another ace up its sleeve – the ATI FirePro V9800 which is the latest workstation-class graphics card from the silicon company. It will feature a whopping 4GB of GDDR5 RAM as well as 1,600 stream processors, delivering maximum resolutions of...