AMD is trying to regain its mojo in PCs. Last week the company updated its mobile roadmap and provided the first details on two chips slated to ship next year. But the next big bets for AMD won’t arrive until 2016.
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The latest PCs designed for cryptocurrency mining feature AMD Radeon R9 graphics cards and start at $989.
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 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?
After a slow start to its latest tablet initiative, the chip company claims up to 10 design wins for its Z-60 processor.
AMD and Bluestacks have announced a partnership to bring Android apps to Windows 7 and 8 PCs and tablets.
AMD gave a series of talks this week at an annual chip conference that together provide a glimpse into its future processors for everything from low-power mobile devices to high-performance desktops.
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.
Summer isn't even here yet, but chipmakers AMD and Intel are already gearing up for back-to-school. AMD is set to release its Llano processor for mainstream laptops and desktops, and Intel has countered with Sandy Bridge chips at lower prices.
You knew it was only a matter of hours after the official release of AMD's first six-core Phenom II X6 CPUs that the first desktops packing the processors would start being announced. And like clockwork, here they are from boutique builders Maingear, CyberPower and iBuyPower.
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.
And then there were three . . .After months of rumors, Taiwan-based Via Technologies has confirmed that it will stop producing chipsets for PCs that use Intel and AMD processors.
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.
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.
Notable headlines:Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Hands-on with the AMD Spider - Phenom 9700, 790 chipset and Radeon 3850 graphics. Gallery (right)Christopher Dawson: Cheap PCs keep on coming...
Dell's Wal-Mart PCs have AMD inside
Intel's Xeon carves server chip share despite Opteron price cuts, but AMD still gains in notebooks, desktops.
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?
Q&A: With a few strong years of market share gains, Phil Hester says AMD will move deeper into servers, PCs and phones.
Intel, AMD say they've learned lesson about staying cool, but first quad-core processors may make PCs perspire.
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