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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.

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...

AMD ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card

02/04/2010, AMD outs its latest ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics card, being the most affordable DirectX 11 (and OpenGL 3.2) solution in the market as at press time, retailing for no more than $60 a pop. Despite that highly affordable price point, the ATI Radeon HD 5450...

AMD unveils ATI Radeon E4690 Mobile PCI Express module

01/22/2010, AMD has lifted the curtains on its ATI Radeon E4690 Mobile PCI Express module which will target graphics-intensive embedded systems. Boasting compliance to the industry-standard MXM 3.0 specification for graphics subsystems, you will find that the Radeon...

ATI Radeon HD 5450 rumored to be out next month

01/18/2010, Word on the street has it that the latest ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card will hit the market some time in the middle of next month, where it will see off the current line of ATI HD 4650/4550/4350 graphics cards. This model is touted to offer a new...

Triple screen gaming with Samsung and AMD

01/08/2010, [CES 2010] I randomly bumped onto this triple-display gaming setup from Samsung, powered by AMD. Even today, few games are supporting multi-monitor gaming, but it’s still cool to see it in action. Samsung has worked on reducing the bezel size so...

MSI X430 Gets AMD Neo Processors

11/28/2009, MSI has added another slim laptop to its X-Slim line of ultraportables. The successor to the X410 is the X430, and it doubles the number of cores with its Athlon Neo X2. Graphics will be handled by its Radeon HD 3200 graphics which also supports HDMI...

ARM loves Google OS

11/24/2009, I just read an upbeat post about Chrome OS from Bob Morris, the director of Mobile computing at ARM. Here’s an excerpt: It truly levels the playing field for platforms. For the most part today, the OS and HW are closely connected and this drove...

ATI announces Radeon HD 5970

11/17/2009, ATI has just announced the fastest video card in the world, taking over from where NVIDIA left off after a long, long time clawing its way back to the pinnacle of its game. Touted to be the speediest card ever created, the Radeon HD 5970 is one of the...

The ATI Radeon HD 5800 is the fastest GPU in town

09/23/2009, The Next generation AMD GPU has arrived: The ATI Radeon HD 5870 should have been called Radeon 2X: when compared to the Radeon HD 4890, It has twice the number of stream processors, twice the transistors, twice the texture and pixel blending power and is...

Lucid offers a multi-GPU alternative to SLI and CrossFire

09/23/2009, [IDF 2009, SF] Lucid’s Hydra Engine is a hardware solution (a chip) that brings multi-GPU functionality to motherboards, without having to use Nvidia’s SLI or AMD’s CrossFire. Usually, there is a lot of work done in the GPU driver, but...

AMD Athlon II X4: quad-core computing under $100

09/16/2009, AMD is back at providing great value to the consumer: its new Athlon II X4 brings a level of performance that is comparable to Intel’s Q8xxx series, but at a much lower price point. AMD has designed this processor to make a foray into the mainstream...