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Deal of the week: Cheap Kindle Fire tablets and much, much more
— 4:04 PM on February 8, 2013

We've got nicer discounts than usual this week—starting with a sale on Amazon's 8.9" Kindle Fire HD tablets. Until the end of the day, entering the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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RWT handicaps the prospects for microservers
— 10:35 AM on January 29, 2013

With the broad success of ARM-based devices in the mobile market and the introduction of a 64-bit version of the ARM instruction set, a host...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Leaked Richland specs reveal higher clock speeds
— 11:22 AM on January 28, 2013

Richland, AMD's upcoming successor to Trinity, is already shipping to PC makers. The updated silicon has been tuned to offer lower power consumption...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Rumor: PlayStation 4 dev kit has Bulldozer CPU, Radeon GPU
— 4:07 PM on January 23, 2013

Sony and Microsoft are both expected to unleash new consoles this year, and you know what that means: rumors all around. Today, the guys at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD promises return to profitability in latter half of 2013
— 11:25 PM on January 22, 2013

After posting its none-too-encouraging financial results yesterday, AMD held a conference...

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AMD posts $1.18-billion loss for 2012
— 4:58 PM on January 22, 2013

AMD's fourth-quarter results are now out, and they don't look so good. The chipmaker has posted a $473-million net loss for the quarter and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD snatches up Qualcomm, Apple execs
— 9:34 AM on January 22, 2013

We always seem to hear about folks departing AMD, but not so much about the talent coming in to replace them. Reuters' latest story is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Intel's Haswell to launch on June 2
— 6:00 AM on January 22, 2013

We already know a little bit about Haswell. We know it's a new processor that will succeed Ivy Bridge on the same 22-nm process, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Ivy Bridge hits the desktop bargain bin
— 9:57 AM on January 21, 2013

A few months ago, Intel introduced the first desktop Ivy Bridge processors priced south of $200. In a quiet update to its price...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel profits drop by 27% in Q4
— 11:08 AM on January 18, 2013

Intel has published its financial results the fourth quarter of 2012 and the year as a whole. For the quarter, the firm posted a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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7W Ivy Bridge CPUs have 13W TDPs
— 12:43 PM on January 16, 2013

During its CES press conference, Intel introduced a new family of 7W Ivy Bridge chips. The specifications for these Y-series processors have made...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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IDC: PC processor market shrank in 2012, will grow in 2013
— 10:02 AM on January 16, 2013

This is a tough time for the PC industry. Earlier this week, we learned that shipments declined by almost 5% last quarter alone. Market...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD: Former execs handed trade secrets to Nvidia
— 6:00 AM on January 16, 2013

Corporate intrigue doesn't get much more exciting than this, folks. According to ZDNet,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Trusted source confirms soldered-on Broadwell CPUs
— 4:50 PM on January 10, 2013

Back in November, PC Watch claimed that Intel would ditch socketed CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Process tweaks and power management define AMD's Richland APU
— 1:27 PM on January 10, 2013

Starting early this year, AMD will begin replacing its Trinity APUs with new models based on Richland. This new APU uses the same basic silicon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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New details, early benchmark data revealed for 15W Kabini APU
— 11:31 AM on January 10, 2013

Earlier this week at CES, AMD unveiled its 2013 mobile and desktop processor roadmap. One of the processors up the company's sleeve is Kabini,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Slim Thermaltake Nic CPU cooler steers clear of DIMM slots
— 3:39 PM on January 8, 2013

One of the biggest problems with using an aftermarket CPU cooler is finding one that won't hang over your motherboard's DIMM slots. Larger coolers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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AMD shares latest mobile, desktop roadmap
— 10:42 PM on January 7, 2013

At CES this afternoon, AMD shared fresh details about its mobile and desktop roadmap for 2013. The company revealed specs for Kabini and Temash, two...

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