Chipmaker AMD is looking to hire a CPU performance engineer to help optimize the company's graphics drivers with an eye to improve CPU gaming performance.
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While Intel's first eight-core CPU for client PCs costs $999, its rival is offering one for less than $150.
The 10.1-inch device includes a separate keyboard to convert it into a laptop or tiny all-in-one desktop as well as coming with a protective sleeve.
AMD Athlon 2.05GHz Quad CPU, Mobo $89
AMD FX-6300 Vishera 6-Core 3.5GHz CPU $97
AMD FX-8320 8-Core 3.5GHz CPU for $130
The new platform will feature Athlon and Sempron APUs starting at $60 when it launches early next month.
Intel and partners are going to be bringing us PCs that run both Android and Windows 8.1. Meanwhile, AMD and its partner BlueStacks will enable users to run Android and its apps on Windows.
AMD sets a date for the release of its combined CPU/GPU Kaveri processor and details how AMD's heterogeneous system architecture will allow microservers to handle new workloads.
AMD confirms that its Kaveri accelerated processing unit, which combines a CPU and GPU, will ship to the public in early 2014.
AMD announces plans to offer support for Google's Android and Chrome OS. Could this pave the way for low-cost, low-power, Android-powered PCs hitting the shelves, putting further pressure on the struggling Windows 8 operating system?
The new quad-core and six-core chips cost under $150, while the company cuts pricing on 10 other CPUs.
Combining the power of the CPU and GPU offers GPGPU solutions, but these are cumbersome for developers, since the CPU and GPU use different memory pools. AMD plans to eliminate this burden by using another acronym: hUMA.
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Nvidia compared Sony's upcoming PS4 games console to a PC with a low-end CPU and a low- to mid-range GPU. Should consumers be worried, or is Nvidia just smarting from losing the contract to rival AMD?
The feature promises faster processor speeds when a hybrid device is used with its keyboard, while improving battery life for tablet use.
The 11.6-inch slate sports a 1080p display and packs a dual-core AMD Z60 chip, but the company has revealed no pricing or availability info.
AMD makes it clear that it is committed to socketed CPUs and APUs and has no plans to move to BGA only 'soldered' CPU packaging.
After a slow start to its latest tablet initiative, the chip company claims up to 10 design wins for its Z-60 processor.
Windows 8 gives the x86 competition a fresh shot at the mobile market. With that mind, AMD announced a new Z-Series processor for Windows 8 tablets and hybrids. It will compete with Intel's recently-announced Atom Z2760 along with ARM-based tablets running Windows RT.
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