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  • AMD Aims at Living Room

    AMD Aims at Living Room

    AMD has developed a prototype media vault device that can be used to store and stream content to TVs and PCs. The, as of yet, unnamed device is aimed directly at the market Apple hopes to broach next year with its iTV. While there are few details currently available about the AMD prototype, Joe Menard, the corporate VP at AMD, speculates that we could begin seeing the AMD media device sometime… Read More

  • AMD 4×4 Platform Ain't Cheap

    AMD 4×4 Platform Ain't Cheap

    At a company event in Munich, AMD finally released some information about its new 4×4 platform. Launching November 14, there will be three separate processors: The 2.6 GHz FX-72, 2.8GHz FX- 74 and 3.0GHz FX-76. AMD also talked about the price points of the new platform, stating that entry-level chips will be starting around $1000. It looks like the days of a high-end gaming PC selling for… Read More

  • Dell Adds AMD Mobile CPUs To Laptop Lineup

    Not a huge shock, but now that Dell’s added AMD processors to its desktop lineup, the mega computer retailer has added AMD’s Sempron and Turion lines of mobile processors to its notebooks. On the consumer side you’ll find the new Inspiron 1501 with a choice of CPUs ranging from the budget (or PoS, depending on how much patience you have while you work) 1.8GHz Sempron 3500+ to the… Read More

  • AMD In Your Apple Power Mac G5 Quad…Sort Of

    So, AMD’s ownership of ATI now means that anywhere you once put the graphics chip-maker’s products, you’ll now be putting in AMD. In this case, it’s the newly available ATI Radeon X1900 G5 Mac Edition. The card is your best option for delivering high-end 3D graphics performance to an older Power Mac desktop with a x16 PCI Express slot. For $349, you get 36 pixel shader… Read More

  • AMD To World: We've Got Your 65nm CPUs Right Here

    AMD is sticking to its promise to ship 65nm processors before the end of 2006. The more energy-efficient chips, code-named Brisbane, will be available in limited quantities as dual-core Athlon 64 X2 5000+, 4800+, 4400+ and 4000+ versions. These will be joined by more powerful 90nm models: 5400+ (2.8GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 5600+ (2.8GHz, 2 MB L2 cache) and 6000+ (3GHz, 2 MB L2 cache). The roadmap… Read More

  • Dell Launches First AMD-Powered Desktops

    AMD fans can finally get their processor fix from Dell, now that the computer maker’s announced the Dimension E521 and Dimension C521 desktops, both powered by AMD CPUs. These two machines will be available tomorrow and can be outfitted with Sempron, Athlon 64, or Athlon 64 X2 processors. These machines will also come with Windows XP Media Center Edition and optional tuner cards for TV… Read More

  • Fujitsu Drops Four New Laptops

    Fujitsu Drops Four New Laptops

    I don’t mean they literally dropped four laptops, that’d be bad. Actually though I wonder how many laptops are dropped and destroyed in productions and distribution. Anyone have a figure? Ah crap, I’m digressing. Fujitsu announced today the release of four new laptops to its Biblio and LOOX lines. Surprisingly none of these systems feature a Merom, but one of them does sport a… Read More

  • AMD-based Dells

    AMD-based Dells

    Attention AMD fans, Dell announced today that it will be building desktops and 2P server with AMD processors. Reports have estimated that Dell will prepare between 1 million and 1.2 million new AMD based desktops, and 800,000 AMD based notebooks. This is a huge step for AMD, but rumor has it that it is a ploy by Dell to encourage Intel to lower their prices on processors and not an actual move to… Read More