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Intel developing a chip with archnemesis AMD
Intel developing a chip with archnemesis AMD
Intel has revealed that its developing a new type of processor, called the Core H, for ultrabooks. According to Intel with the new technology ...... 06 Nov 2017
Tesla abandoned Nvidia? Developing a chip with Nvidia's rival AMD
Tesla abandoned Nvidia? Developing a chip with Nvidia's rival AMD
The electric car company Tesla has worked with Nvidia for a long time. Nvidia has delivered chips to current Tesla models with autopilot features, ...... 21 Sep 2017 - 2 comments
AMD reveals new Threadripper CPUs to challenge Intel's i9
AMD reveals new Threadripper CPUs to challenge Intel's i9
AMD's Ryzen brand processors have managed to challenge some of the Intel's Core CPUs fairly well already but there's one product family that ...... 14 Jul 2017 - 15 comments
AMD sued over misleading core counts for Bulldozer processors
AMD sued over misleading core counts for Bulldozer processors
AMD has been sued for allegedly misleading customers about how many cores were contained in their Bulldozer processors. The class action ...... 08 Nov 2015 - 13 comments
Rumor: Does Microsoft have interest in acquiring AMD?
Rumor: Does Microsoft have interest in acquiring AMD?
According to a new report, Microsoft is looking into acquiring struggling chip maker AMD, a move that would help the software giant to revive ...... 01 Jul 2015 - 18 comments
'Batman: Arkham Knight' for PC is riddled with issues
'Batman: Arkham Knight' for PC is riddled with issues
While its console counterpart is flooded with great reviews, 'Batman: Arkham Knight' has seen a steady stream of negative reports for the PC version. ...... 24 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
Nvidia continues to take more share in discrete GPU market
Nvidia continues to take more share in discrete GPU market
According to Jon Peddie Research (JPR), Nvidia continues to take share in the graphics add-in-board (AIB) market, which now has very little competition left. ...... 31 May 2015
AMD: Microsoft to launch Windows 10 at the end of July
AMD: Microsoft to launch Windows 10 at the end of July
According to chipmaker AMD, Microsoft's heralded launch of Windows 10 will take place at the end of July. Speaking during the company's recent ...... 20 Apr 2015 - 4 comments
AMD has another poor quarter as they continue restructuring efforts
AMD has another poor quarter as they continue restructuring efforts
AMD has reported another poor quarter as the company continues to restructure its core businesses. For the quarter, the company had revenue ...... 19 Apr 2015 - 3 comments
Chipmaker MediaTek to license GPUs from AMD
Chipmaker MediaTek to license GPUs from AMD
Budget mobile chipmaker MediaTek is now working with AMD to license mobile SoC graphics, a move that should provide significant synergies for both companies. ...... 11 Mar 2015
AMD Radeon R9 290 arrives for $399, promises stunning 4K performance
AMD Radeon R9 290 arrives for $399, promises stunning 4K performance
AMD has launched its new AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card promising stunning UltraHD (4K) performance for $399, or 289 in the Eurozone (excluding VAT). ...... 05 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Steam Machines will use AMD and Intel chips too
Steam Machines will use AMD and Intel chips too
Valve has clarified that its Steam Machines will use graphics chips from AMD and Intel too, despite its own prototype models using NVIDIA chips exclusively. ...... 12 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
AMD gains market share in GPU market
AMD gains market share in GPU market
According to Peddie Research, AMD has gained share again in the GPU market. Year-over-year the company saw its share jump significantly, ...... 18 Aug 2013 - 5 comments
AMD: We have no plans to enter smartphone chip market
AMD: We have no plans to enter smartphone chip market
AMD has made it clear it has no plans to enter the smartphone and tablet SoC market. There have been rumors of such a move for some time ...... 01 Jul 2013 - 1 comment
AMD unveils 5GHz, 8-core FX-9590 CPU
AMD unveils 5GHz, 8-core FX-9590 CPU
AMD has unveiled its 'first-ever' 5GHz FX-9590 CPU, available from system integrators globally beginning this summer. It also unveiled the ...... 11 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft deal with AMD for Xbox One valued at $3 billion
Microsoft deal with AMD for Xbox One valued at $3 billion
According to a former AMD employee, Microsoft's new Xbox One deal with the company is valued at over $3 billion. Bob Feldstein, formerly ...... 29 May 2013 - 3 comments
Bloomberg: Upcoming Xbox to use custom AMD processor
Bloomberg: Upcoming Xbox to use custom AMD processor
Microsoft will use an AMD processor in its upcoming Xbox console, say sources, allowing the company to keep costs lower and giving developers ...... 09 Apr 2013 - 30 comments
AMD claims former managers stole secrets, before joining Nvidia
AMD claims former managers stole secrets, before joining Nvidia
Over 150,000 documents allegedly involved. AMD has filed a lawsuit against four former managers, alleging that they operated a spying ring ...... 16 Jan 2013 - 5 comments
ARM moves to 64-bit CPUs for future smartphones, servers
ARM moves to 64-bit CPUs for future smartphones, servers
ARM goes 64-bit. The Cambridge-based chip designer has shown is 64-bit architecture that will power the next generation (and beyond) of smartphones ...... 31 Oct 2012
New AMD Trinity overclocked to 7.3GHz
New AMD Trinity overclocked to 7.3GHz
AMD's latest A10-5800K APU has been overclocked to extreme levels. Using "32nm manufacturing technology from GlobalFoundries and the new ...... 05 Oct 2012 - 21 comments
BlueStacks partners up with AMD to bring Android apps to PC
BlueStacks partners up with AMD to bring Android apps to PC
BlueStacks has announced a new partnership with AMD to bring over 500,000 Android apps to Macs and Windows-based computers. The apps will ...... 29 Sep 2012
AMD drops prices on 7 Series video cards
AMD drops prices on 7 Series video cards
AMD has confirmed an across-the-board price cut on their Series 7 Radeon cards. The high-end HD 7950 will now cost just $319, with the HD ...... 22 Aug 2012
Former Intel employee gets three years for stealing design secrets
Former Intel employee gets three years for stealing design secrets
Former Intel employee Biswamohan Pani has been sentenced to three years in federal prison. The worker stole hundreds of millions of dollars' ...... 11 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
AMD building graphics for the PS4
AMD building graphics for the PS4
Forbes has reported today that Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will move away from Nvidia and instead use AMD for the GPU. Sony used ...... 24 Feb 2012 - 13 comments
Researchers use integrated GPU to boost CPU speed
Researchers use integrated GPU to boost CPU speed
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a way to improve CPU performance more than 20 percent using a GPU built on the same processor die. ...... 10 Feb 2012 - 13 comments
After unveiling SOC roadmap, AMD exec isn't ruling out ARM
After unveiling SOC roadmap, AMD exec isn't ruling out ARM
Last week, AMD executives laid out a plan for developing a new SOC (System On a Chip) architecture for all their processors. CEO Rory Read, ...... 06 Feb 2012
Apple to switch back to Nvidia GPUs?
Apple to switch back to Nvidia GPUs?
It has only been a few years since Apple dumped Nvidia for AMD for its video card needs but it appears that the company will be switching back in 2012. ...... 27 Nov 2011 - 2 comments
AMD to finally release new server processors
AMD to finally release new server processors
AMD, the second-largest computer processor maker in the world, has announced today that it will try to regain relevance in the server market ...... 14 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
Video: AMD CPU overclocked to 8.429GHz
Video: AMD CPU overclocked to 8.429GHz
AMD set a new world record for CPU speed, overclocking one of their upcoming 8 core FX chips to a speed of 8.429GHz. The blazing fast speed ...... 15 Sep 2011 - 13 comments
AMD brings low-cost APUs to market
AMD brings low-cost APUs to market
New entry-level Desktop APUs bring price down to $70. Last week, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced the availability of the AMD A-Series ...... 12 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
DiRT3 redemption keys accidentally leaked online
DiRT3 redemption keys accidentally leaked online
1.7 million game keys are leaked. AMD, in a promotion with Codemasters, was giving away 1.7 million Steam download codes to consumers who ...... 07 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
AMD SDK to accelerate development of Stereo 3D
AMD SDK to accelerate development of Stereo 3D
AMD Quad Buffer SDK for AMD HD3D technology announced by the chipmaker. The tool is intended for developers engaged in building immersive ...... 19 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Next-gen Xbox will offer 'Avatar'-esque graphics
Next-gen Xbox will offer 'Avatar'-esque graphics
AMD, the company behind the Xbox 360's GPU, has said this week that the upcoming next-gen Xbox model will offer graphics on par with those seen ...... 20 Jul 2011 - 23 comments
Nvidia driver update brings SLI support to AMD platform
Nvidia driver update brings SLI support to AMD platform
Nvidia makes good on promise to bring SLI to AMD systems. At the end of April, Nvidia said it was responding to customers requests by bringing ...... 25 Jun 2011
AMD calls SYSmark 2012 benchmark biased, quits BAPCo consortium
AMD calls SYSmark 2012 benchmark biased, quits BAPCo consortium
Nvidia and VIA follow AMD out of BAPCo consortium. The Business Applications Performance Corporation (BAPCo) is a non-profit consortium tasked ...... 23 Jun 2011 - 3 comments
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