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First AMD Brazos 2.0 APUs break cover
— 11:25 AM on June 6, 2012

While everyone was busy swooning over the latest ultrabooks at Computex in Taiwan yesterday, AMD took the wraps off its new 2012 E-Series APU platform....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD adds a handful of faster Opterons
— 10:18 AM on June 4, 2012

The Opteron processor family has just gotten a little bigger: AMD has added five new models, all of which offer slightly higher clock speeds and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Why did Bulldozer disappoint? Some possible answers
— 11:12 AM on May 31, 2012

AMD's "Bulldozer" microarchitecture has been something of a disappointment, particularly in the FX desktop processors, where it doesn't consistently outperform AMD's prior-generation Phenom II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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Next-gen Brazos APUs sneak online
— 10:42 AM on May 24, 2012

While putting together the latest system guide, we lamented the lack of a replacement for HP's excellent dm1z ultraportable. The 11.6" system is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Socket FM2 Trinity motherboard pictured
— 6:00 AM on May 22, 2012

Last week, we gave you the lowdown on AMD's new Trinity APUs and their top mobile incarnation: the A10-4600M. Trinity has turned out to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Intel uncorks a plethora of new Xeons
— 6:01 AM on May 15, 2012

Wow, so, Intel's Xeon product line has just gotten substantially larger. The chipmaker has added a whopping 28 new processors to the series, but...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Buyers of new Win7 PCs to get cheap Win8 upgrades
— 4:27 PM on May 14, 2012

Windows 8 is coming later this year, as almost everyone knows—and that might make some folks think twice about buying a Windows 7 machine in...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Workstations

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Leaked slides spill more Trinity details
— 12:08 PM on May 2, 2012

AMD's next-generation Trinity APU is coming soon. If you'd rather not wait for the official unveiling, Chinese site EXPreview has posted a collection...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD baits gamers with GameFly offer
— 6:00 AM on May 2, 2012

People buying AMD gear are getting all sorts of freebies lately. First, there was the Three for Free deal, which throws in free copies...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Ivy Bridge goes up for sale at Newegg, Amazon
— 9:39 AM on April 30, 2012

Intel's Ivy Bridge processors weren't available immediately after reviews went up around the web last week. Today, that little oversight has been rectified. Seven...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD quietly cuts FX-, A-series prices
— 10:03 AM on April 27, 2012

You might not know it from looking at the date stamps on AMD's processor pricing pages, because they're still a few months old. A quick...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Why is Ivy Bridge so hot and bothered?
— 2:47 PM on April 26, 2012

If you read our Ivy Bridge coverage carefully, you'll know that we observed some rather high temperatures when overclocking the Core i7-3770K. With...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Mercury Research: AMD's CPU share grew last quarter
— 6:00 AM on April 26, 2012

Despite its not-so-impressive financial results, AMD apparently managed to snag some market share away from Intel last quarter. Mercury Research numbers quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Adobe CS6 supports OpenCL acceleration
— 12:23 PM on April 24, 2012

Applications that support OpenCL are still relatively rare. The API is designed to allow software to tap graphics horsepower for general-purpose computing tasks. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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AMD: Trinity, Brazos 2.0 launching this quarter
— 6:00 AM on April 20, 2012

At the Consumer Electronics Show, AMD told us to expect its next-gen Trinity APU in the "middle of the year." That's a pretty loose...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD posts net loss for the first quarter of 2012
— 5:35 PM on April 19, 2012

Well, AMD had another one of those quarters. You know, the kind where it loses several hundred million bucks. According to the official results...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel posts first-quarter revenue
— 5:26 PM on April 17, 2012

What's that? Intel's latest round of quarterly results don't break all sorts of new records? Color us surprised. The world's biggest CPU maker still raked...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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