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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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Intel's ultrabook-bound Core i5-3427U processor
— 11:01 PM on May 30, 2012

The 17W, dual-core version of Ivy Bridge for ultrabooks is finally here. We've compared it to the last generation in our new benchmark suite,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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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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The TR Podcast 112: By Kepler's beard, it's Trinity!
— 10:52 AM on May 29, 2012

This episode of the podcast is all about Nvidia's GTC announcements, AMD's Trinity APU, Ivy bridge notebooks, and... Lee Clow's beard.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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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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Podcast delay update... but you already knew that
— 10:48 AM on May 22, 2012

In an egregiously belated fashion, I'm checking in with a quick update to say that we are delaying the podcast by one week and will...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report Podcast

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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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AMD's A10-4600M 'Trinity' APU reviewed
— 1:55 AM on May 16, 2012

AMD has pulled the curtains back on Trinity, its next-generation APU, which features new Piledriver CPU cores and Northern Islands-derived integrated graphics. Join us...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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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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The TR Podcast 111: Spandex, SLI, and a snap-together tablet
— 10:56 PM on May 6, 2012

This latest episode is short and sweet, with talk of the new GeForce GTX 690 from Nvidia, the Transformer Pad 300 from Asus, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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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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