Microsoft has yet to launch its next-generation DirectX 12 multimedia API, but AMD and Nvidia are both ready with hardware to support it.
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Chipmaker AMD has announced that the AMD Opteron A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD's first 64-bit ARM-based processor, codenamed "Seattle," are now available.
AMD Opteron X-Series APUs running Fedora Linux are an important development for companies looking to transition to x86 APU servers but who don't want to introduce new tools and software platforms into the IT environments.
The AMD Opteron A1100 series server chip, which features 28-nanometer process technology, will be sampling in the next few weeks.
AMD unveil two new Opteron 6300 Series server processors specifically designed for enterprise workloads.
Amazon's entry into the games console market could have a huge impact on Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia and AMD, as well as help to establish Qualcomm as the Intel of the post-PC era.
Intel's Atom series gets a new quad-core rival in the high-density, low-power microserver market.
AMD secured a deal to provide Microsoft with the silicon to power its new Xbox One console, and a former AMD VP claims that the deal is worth in excess of $3 billion.
The 4300 Series and 3300 Series processors are based on AMD's Piledriver architecture and, according to the chipmaker, are ideal for cloud providers, web hosts and SMBs.
AMD has released a range of quad-core, 8-core, 12-core and 16-core processors featuring its second-generation 'Piledriver' modular core architecture which are designed as a drop-in replacement for 'Bulldozer' Opteron parts.
Microsoft still isn't talking about Windows 8 on Intel/AMD system-on-a-chip devices. But Intel has started to open up.
The hardware Microsoft has shipped to developers for the next Xbox supposedly includes a 16-core IBM PowerPC CPU and AMD Radeon HD 7000-series graphics.
The low-power processors are designed for web hosts that want a reasonable degree of throughput without consuming too much power and will compete with Intel's Xeon E3 chips
The e new AMD Opteron 3200 Series processor is touted to offer a more efficient bang per buck for the 1P Web Hosting/Web Serving market.
AMD has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Intel ally SeaMicro, giving the chipmaker a 'dense' server fabric to sell to large web companies
AMD has launched Opteron 6200 and 4200 chips, formerly known as Interlagos and Valencia, beating rival Intel's Xeon E5 to the market for systems for supercomputing and highly virtualised workloads
The company has begun shipping the 16-core Interlagos, the first in its wave of server processors built on its Bulldozer architecture, to server manufacturers
The PowerEdge R415 is a scalable yet affordable AMD Opteron-based 1U server. Beware, though, that this budget server can quickly turn costly if you pile on the options.
At the annual Hot Chips conference, AMD provided some new details on the innovative Bulldozer architecture behind the upcoming FX Series for desktops and Opteron server processors.
The chip leaders have pulled out of the BapCo industry benchmark, after years of complaints by AMD that the application performance evaluation favours Intel
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