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[27 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on AMD 6-core CPU could be a game changer? | ]

AMD’s latest 6-core processors are strangely affordable to the mass market, where its 3.2GHz Phenom II X6 1090T is going for $295, which is way lower than Intel’s hexa-core Core i7-980X that retails for $1,000, slightly more than triple the amount. Apart from that, AMD’s latest processor is additionally backwards compatible with most of the AM3 and selected AM2+, motherboards, making a CPU upgrade much easier on your pockets. The only issue that remains would be its performance – would you be willing to take a significantly cheaper route simply …

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[27 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on MSI Preparing To Launch Its 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard | ]

While Intel is enjoying its success with its Core i7 series of processors, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a demand for AMD processors. Now MSI is targeting folks who are looking to build an AMD-powered rig by gearing up to launch its AMD 890FXA-GD70 motherboard. While there isn’t any pricing or release date just yet, technical specifications of that motherboard are available, which include:
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[23 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Asus Crosshair IV Formula motherboard supports dual channel memory for AMD processors | ]

Asus’ Republic of Gamers (ROG) grade is further enhanced with their latest release, the Crosshair IV Formula motherboard that not only handles the latest chipset architecture from AMD, it plus supports Dual Channel DDR3 2000MHz as well. You will find that the Crosshair IV Formula is equipped with the latest version of Turbo Key II, which is essentially an auto-tuning routine that will find favor with gamers who want optimal performance. You will be able to have a host of storage options, including six SATA 6GB/s and three SATA 3GB/s, …

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[20 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Apple to Buy AMD? | ]

Not so expanded ago, an alleged meeting amidst AMD and Apple executives got the web spinning around the view that Apple might use AMD processors. Why not? It’s a hassle on the design side, but it might be worth it financially. Today, Rob Enderle reportedly went further and suggested that “If Apple were to dump Intel, it might actually be in the market to buy AMD”, eCommerce Times reports. “AMD is relatively cheap,” he said, “and Apple could afford to buy it.” Rob Enderle adds.
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[19 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Details On Upcoming AMD Processors Leaked | ]

AMD should be releasing its desktop-oriented 6-core processors, codenamed Thuban, next month. The first release should see four chips, the Phenom II X6 1035T, 1055T (in 95W and 125W TDP versions), and the 1075T being released. The chips, manufactured on the 45nm technology, should be sporting 9MB of cache, not to mention an integrated DDR3 memory controller. While there isn’t any pricing info available just yet, thanks to leaked CPU support lists, we do know that the X6 1035T will sport 6-cores at 2.6GHz, while the X6 1055T will be …

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[11 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on AMD Fusion processors out next year | ]

Netbooks looks set to be here to stay for many more years, co-existing peacefully with notebooks, and that has finally caused AMD to shift gear by catering for a committed netbook processor under their Fusion range that ought to see action sometime next year. It seems that the Fusion chips will have capability consumption in the 10-15 watt range alongside decent integrated graphics performance without the need for Ion-powered graphics, all found in a device no larger than 12″ in size. What do you think – will Intel and NVIDIA …

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[31 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Intel And AMD Gearing Up For 6-core Processors | ]

Looks like we’ll be seeing some 6-core processors from both Intel and AMD sometime soon. Intel will be offering its Core i7-980X from the end of March, though you’ll need some pretty deep pockets to pay for its asking price of by $1,000. On the other side of the fence, AMD is planning to launch three 6-core processors (Thuban) under its new Phenom II X6 1000T series in May 2010. The Phenom II X6 1075T, 1055T and 1035T will all adopt the 45nm process. How will the performance of each …

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