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Report: AMD prepares to phase out Socket AM3 chips
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2011

With Llano now out of the gate and Bulldozer due later this summer, the days of Athlon II and Phenom II processors are unsurprisingly numbered....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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IHS iSuppli: AMD's revenue share continued to shrink last quarter
— 4:35 PM on June 29, 2011

Recent IDC numbers suggest that AMD's share of x86 microprocessor shipments is holding steady. However, according to IHS iSuppli, the underdog's slice of microprocessor...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Bulldozer Opterons to have adjustable TDPs
— 10:01 AM on June 29, 2011

AMD has lost a fair amount of ground in the server space over the past little while, but it's gearing up for a comeback...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Many Llano laptops may not be available until August
— 2:24 PM on June 28, 2011

We were lucky enough to get our hands on a pre-production Llano notebook earlier this month, but according to a well-placed industry source, retail...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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RWT explores the importance of semiconductor cooling
— 12:26 PM on June 23, 2011

As PC enthusiasts, we often invest in expensive heatsinks, fans, and liquid coolers in an attempt to either overclock or achieve some peace and quiet....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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BAPCo slams AMD; Nvidia's departure confirmed
— 10:12 AM on June 22, 2011

Clearly, BAPCo isn't too happy with AMD's decision to pull out of the consortium and disparage the new SYSmark 2012 benchmark. The consortium

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Faster entry-level Gulftown may come out next week
— 9:25 AM on June 21, 2011

Now that its latest batch of ultra-low-voltage processors is out the door, Intel may decide to revisit its fastest and most power-hungry processor family. That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Four low-power mobile Sandy CPUs debut
— 6:00 AM on June 21, 2011

Intel seems fond of adding processors to its price list on quiet Sundays every now and then. That's just what happened with the latest batch...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel teases many-core 22-nm products at HPC conference
— 11:08 AM on June 20, 2011

The International Supercomputing Conference is taking place in Hamburg, Germany this week, and Intel is there drumming up hype for its upcoming many-integrated-core (MIC)...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Shakeup at GloFo as CEO Grose steps aside
— 10:07 AM on June 16, 2011

While AMD is having trouble finding a replacement for ousted CEO Dirk Meyer, spin-off GlobalFoundries has just named a new management team, seemingly overnight. Doug...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Report: Four executives turn down AMD CEO position
— 9:31 AM on June 16, 2011

Anyone want to take the reins at AMD? More than six months after showing Dirk Meyer the door, AMD has yet to find...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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ARM Fellow takes the mic at AMD event
— 5:37 PM on June 14, 2011

Attendees at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit here in Bellevue, Washington were treated to an unexpected keynote speaker today: Jem Davies, Fellow and Technology VP...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Mobile Celerons due for a dose of Sandy Bridge
— 9:38 AM on June 14, 2011

Sandy Bridge is coming to budget laptops in a trio of new Celerons set to arrive just in time for the back-to-school season.

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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About that Llano review
— 9:07 AM on June 14, 2011

I've been hard at work on our review of AMD's new Llano A8 processor for some time now. However, as you may have noticed,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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X79 mobos could support current, future CPUs
— 6:00 AM on June 13, 2011

Aren't switches to new sockets fun? Usually, those transitions involve waving goodbye to past processors and embracing a new wave of chips—but not always. Case...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Report: Top Zambezi processor will cost $320
— 6:00 AM on June 10, 2011

We had already seen some indications—mostly leaked slides—that AMD's upcoming Bulldozer processors might go toe-to-toe with Sandy Bridge on the pricing front. Now, Theo Valich...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD reanimates FX brand for Bulldozer platforms
— 9:20 AM on June 7, 2011

As the release of AMD's Bulldozer processor approaches (and moves back slightly, then approaches again, and moves back a little), the CPU maker has made...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia tugs on Superman's cape, receives glow ball
— 2:11 PM on June 3, 2011

Retro Friday continues around here, and we feel the need to highlight a graphics demo that Nvidia rolled out earlier this week as Computex opened....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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