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AMD unveils plans to support Android and Chrome OS

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?

June 6, 2013

First AMD Bulldozer gaming desktop PCs announced

It hasn't taken long for desktop manufacturers to start releasing gaming PCs featuring the new AMD Bulldozer desktop chips, which were officially launched on Tuesday. A number of boutique builders now offer configurations with the new FX series processors, with the flagship eight-core FX-8150 garnering the most attention.

October 15, 2011 by

Chips are everywhere. Processors are in your PCs, laptops, servers, cars and every gadget you can think of. In addition, the processor market is shifting---especially in the mobile market. Key trend: Graphical processing units. Key players include Intel, AMD, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments among others.

April 14, 2010 by

AMD announces new PC gaming push

AMD announced today a new program designed to boost sales of mainstream PCs for gaming. The AMD Game logos will appear on AMD-based desktops and notebooks that meet the system requirements to run nearly all of the latest games.

May 18, 2008 by

Dell-AMD move a 'non-issue' in Asia

The hardware vendor's decision to sell most of its AMD-based PCs via offline channels won't hurt the chipmaker, as its online sales are not that significant to overall revenues, says analyst.

February 17, 2008 by

How AMD stumbled with Socket AM2

When AMD released the Socket AM2 platform during May of this year, many expected it to be a huge hit - after all, it supported DDR2, sporting a 30% increase memory bandwidth, and introduced new features such as hardware virtualization. The Socket AM2 platform took what AMD had learned from the Socket 939 platform and built upon it.Now, four months on from launch, and the AM2 platform has been largely sidelined and the Socket 939 platform still dominates mainstream AMD PCs. Why? Where did AMD go wrong with AM2?

September 26, 2006 by

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