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AMD Radeon HD 7790 review roundup: what to expect from a $149 gaming card

Mainstream gaming is all about 1080p. Monitors may be getting cheaper, making higher resolutions and multi-display setups ever more feasible, but Full HD is still sufficient for the average buyer. AMD knows it, and that's why this morning's announcement of the Radeon HD 7790 came with a straightforward ...

AMD Turbo Dock balances your tablet’s performance and batterylife

AMD recently announced a new innovation for tablets and hybrid PCs that will be shown off at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona. It’s called AMD Turbo Dock and in a nutshell, it allows the system to adjust performance based on whether or not the tablet is docked. It’s AMD’s ...

AMD’s upcoming ‘Richland’ APU clock speedsdetailed

With AMD's successor to Trinity already shipping to computer makers we’ve been hearing more and more details about the upcoming parts. Last week, Chinese website Expreview revealed the initial lineup for Richland on the desktop, and now VR-Zone is complementing that with the actual clock speeds for each model. As previously ...

AMD: Radeon HD 7790 to be 10% slower than 7850, 7990 prototype”ready”

It's no surprise AMD plans to fill the ill-strategized void left somewhere between its Radeon HD 7700 and 7850 offerings -- a space where Nvidia's GTX 650 Ti is likely getting comfortable.According to hardware.info though, at a recent CeBIT conference AMD offered onlookers new details regarding its upcoming Radeon HD ...

AMD launches “Richland” A-Series APUs: slight speed bump, better powermanagement

AMD has formally announced its next generation of A-series processors, codenamed Richland, ahead of their planned availability in laptops starting next month. As we’ve mentioned before, this new APU uses the same base silicon as Trinity, including a Piledriver-based CPU and a GPU rooted in the Cayman architecture launched in ...

Aviary Launches Its Photo Editing SDK For Windows 8 Thanks To AMD Ventures Investment

Aviary, the company that provides a fully customizable SDKs for applications that want to include photo editing, has announced the launch of its Windows 8 SDK in collaboration with AMD and Microsoft. This means that apps for any Windows 8 PCs and tablets can start including photo editing immediately, not ...

AMD takes 28nm Kabini, Temash APU production toTSMC

Despite starting up as a joint venture in 2009, GlobalFoundries and AMD haven't had the best of relationships over the years, with the latter blaming 32nm manufacturing issues for lower-than-expected revenue in 2011. As problems persisted towards the end of that year news broke that AMD had cancelled two upcoming ...

HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards

More Info HP unveils Envy Spectre XT Ultrabook, other thin-and-lights in various sizes HP takes EliteBook W-series on a trip to Ivy Bridge, throws in Z220 Xeon for good measure HP refreshes EliteBook ...

AMD will sell a stripped-down version of Sony’s PlayStation 4APU

At this point we know that Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4 game console will be powered by an AMD APU that consists of eight Jaguar CPU cores as well as integrated Radeon graphics with a shared GDDR5 memory set. AMD’s head of global business units John Taylor recently shard some more ...