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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.

Intel And AMD Gearing Up For 6-core Processors

01/30/2010, Looks like we’ll be seeing some 6-core processors from both Intel and AMD sometime soon. Intel will be offering its Core i7-980X from the end of March, though you’ll need some pretty deep pockets to pay for its asking price of over $1,000. On...

AMD has new Phenom II and Athlon II processors on the cheap

01/25/2010, AMD just unveiled its latest batch of processors that won’t go beyond the $100 price point by far, with the AMD Athlon II X2 255 3.1GHz processor retailing for a mere $74 in industrial quantities, whereas the AMD Athlon II X3 440 3Gz 90W chip...

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...

Acer Ferrari One Notebook

12/09/2009, If you’re looking out for a new notebook to tote around, you’ll want to check out Acer’s latest Ferrari One. It boasts a 11.6-inch display, dual-core AMD Athlon CPU, 4GB of RAM and an ATI HD 3200 graphics chip. Aside from the 250GB hard...

AMD to demo Blu-ray Stereoscopic 3D Playback

12/07/2009, CES 2010 ought to be interesting as AMD prepares us by announcing that they will be demonstrating Blu-ray Stereoscopic 3D Playback there. Guess 3D entertainment has just taken on a whole new level with this technology! It would be interesting to see...

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...

AMD ATI HD 5970 price leaked

11/16/2009, Guess you can’t keep a good thing hidden – the AMD ATI HD 5970 graphics card that boasts dual GPUs alongside 2GB RAM has had its pricing leaked, purportedly going for a wallet bustin’ $599.99 – for a video card, at least. The...

AMD Breaks 7GHZ Barrier

11/14/2009, While most people out there are talking about Intel’s Core i5 or i7, let’s not forget about AMD’s Phenom II processor. As can be seen in the picture above, some folks have managed to break the 7GHz barrier with this processor, and...

Intel To Offer Larrabee At Preferential Prices?

11/03/2009, If you’re interested in computer graphics, you’ll certainly have heard of Intel’s upcoming high-end Larrabee GPU. Sources online claim that Intel is planning to offer preferential pricing for the GPU on its own, as well as bundled with...

AMD 6-Core Thuban Processors In 2010

11/01/2009, With Intel bullying AMD around with its Core i7 processors, AMD will be gearing up to hit back with its rumored AMD Thuban 6-core processors. While AMD hasn’t officially confirmed but, but the Thuban should sport 45nm processing cores, support DDR3,...