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.
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.
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.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
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.
What's coming up in desktop, server and mobile processors? Bookmark our regularly updated Dipity-hosted timeline to stay in the loop.
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?
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.
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.
Confirming the bug involved writing a custom fully bootable version of the Dragonfly OS.
AMD's new Opterons, which have up to 16 cores, hit the market with good support from HP, Cray, AMAX, IBM and Dell. Is that enough to give AMD more than 5 percent of the x86 server market?
Today is the day that Intel widens the CPU performance gap between itself and AMD with the release of Sandy Bridge-E processors, an update of its Extreme Edition chips using the company's latest and greatest microarchitecture.The centerpiece of the new rollout is the Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition, a six-core 3.
The long-awaited day for AMD fanboys has arrived. The chip company has finally released its first Bulldozer desktop processors under the FX series name, including a flagship eight-core CPU that's priced at just $245.
You may recall that last week AMD touted the exploits of a pair of pro overclockers, who were able to juice one of the chip company's new FX, or Bulldozer, processors to a world-record 8.429GHz.
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