AMD News Stream, Page 6 ▼

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.

OpenGL 4.1 graphics library released

07/26/2010, The Khronos Group has just announced the final specifications of OpenGL 4.1, the open graphics library used mainly for CAD and Mobile apps (OpenGL ES). With version 4.1, OpenGL finally catches up -and go beyond- the DirectX 11 specifications. OpenGL can...

Google Announces WebM Video Format At Google I/O

05/19/2010, When Google purchased a company called On2 a while back, many folks expected the search engine giant to open-source the VP8 video codec that came bundled with the company. Seems like those predictions were true, as Google has announced its new format...

Dell Inspiron M301z spotted, runs on AMD Nile-class processor

05/16/2010, It looks like Dell has done AMD good with their latest Inspiron M301z which will be powered by AMD’s recently announced Nile-class of processors, starting with a price point of $999 while boasting a 1.3GHz dual-core Athlon II Neo K325 processor...

Dell Introduces Its New Studio XPS 7100 Line Of Desktop Computers

05/16/2010, While many people are opting to purchase a laptop over a desktop computer nowadays, it’s easy to forget that we often need a desktop for some serious work. Fortunately Dell doesn’t seem to have any intention of letting us lose sight of that,...

Toshiba Satellite Pro Line Beefed Up With Core i3 And i5 Processors

05/13/2010, Toshiba has just announced its latest line of Satellite Pro models that are powered by Intel’s Core i3 and i5 processors, or a dual-core AMD Athlon II processor. Updated models include the 15.6-inch C650/C650D, L650/650D, the 13.3-inch L630 and the...

HP Pavilion DM1 gets new AMD processors

05/06/2010, It seems that the new AMD processors that will see action in the HP Pavilion DM1 would be those from the 45nm mould, and not similar to the ones found in the ThinkPad X100e series. It will retain the similar chassis which is the one used by the HP Mini...

CyberPower gaming machines run on AMD Phenom II X6 6-core processor

04/27/2010, CyberPower decided to throw their lot with AMD this time round where their new gaming machines are concerned, being powered by the new AMD Phenom II X6 6-core processor. Of course, you might think that you will have to fork out an arm and a leg for these...

AMD 6-core CPU could be a game changer?

04/27/2010, AMD’s latest 6-core processors are strangely affordable to the mass market, where its 3.2GHz Phenom II X6 1090T is going for $295, which is way lower than Intel’s hexa-core Core i7-980X that retails for $1,000, slightly more than triple the...

MSI Preparing To Launch Its 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard

04/26/2010, While Intel is enjoying its success with its Core i7 series of processors, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a demand for AMD processors. Now MSI is targeting folks who are looking to build an AMD-powered rig by gearing up to launch its AMD...

Acer Aspire One 521 Netbook To Get An AMD Processor?

04/19/2010, Despite Intel’s Atom processor enjoying much of the success in the netbook market, let’s not forget that AMD is also still in the game, and word is going around the Acer is gearing up to launch a new 10.1-inch netbook that uses AMD’s...

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card unveiled

03/31/2010, AMD has released its ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition graphics card that is capable of offering stunning performance thanks to its 2GB of GDDR5 memory alongside rendering capability in excess of 1 billion pixels per second (!) in current generation...

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card

02/09/2010, AMD has rolled out its latest ATI Radeon HD 5570 graphics card which is an energy efficient, low-profile DirectX 11 card that targets small form factor PCs. Despite its relatively small size, it still sports full DirectX 11 support, ATI Eyefinity...