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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 delays Fusion Llano processor production

11/09/2010, AMD seems to have hit a snag when it comes to the production of Fusion Llano processors, which were originally touted to hit the market sometime in the first half of next year. These delays have been blamed on manufacturing issues, where GlobalFoundries...

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,...

AMD to introduce tablet processors

10/15/2010, AMD has yet to really make any headway into the tablet game to date, which isn’t too surprising, really, considering the company also took a few years before plunging headlong into the netbook arena. The company will however, join the tablet fray...

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...

AMD introduces new CPU/GPU hybrid codename

09/08/2010, AMD has just introduced a new CPU/GPU hybrid codename – we’re talking about the Zacate Accelerated Processing Unit which is from the Bobcat family, where it will operate at a higher TDP of 18W and will target ultrathin and mainstream...

AMD delivers cheap DisplayPort adapters

09/02/2010, AMD’s Eyefinity technology is certainly one of the more impressive methods to fill up your peripheral vision with nothing but pixels, but it isn’t exactly the cheapest way to go about it if you’re relying on DisplayPort-capable monitors....

AMD Gets Rid of ATI Branding

08/30/2010, Chipmaker AMD is rebranding itself and will be eliminating the ATI mark from its graphics chip moving forward. The plan is to switch “ATI Radeon” and “ATI FirePro” with “Radeon” and “FirePro” and add...

Catalyst 10.8 leaks out Southern Islands codenames

08/27/2010, The latest Catalyst iteration (10.8) from ATi has made it known to everyone on a new range of Southern Islands codenames, with 35 new cards being named in total under the atiicdxx.da_ file. Of course, having the name is nice and all, but what we would...

AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series might be out this November

08/16/2010, AMD’s Radeon HD 5000 Series of graphics cards might have been in the market for nearly a year already, delivering great bang for your buck with competitive performance even with NVIDIA’s doing their best, but that doesn’t mean AMD is...

Gateway Launches The LT22 AMD-powered Netbook

08/10/2010, Gateway has just launched its LT22 netbook, which is similar to the LT32, but sports a 10.1-inch display instead of the 11.6-inch display of the LT32. There isn’t a price of launch date of the LT22 for the US just yet, though it is being sold in...