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AMD Bulldozer Engineering Sample CPU details slip

AMD Bulldozer Engineering Sample CPU details slip

Anytime a new platform with processors and mainboards are in the works you can bet that there are engineering samples of the parts floating around well in advance of the CPU actually hitting stores. For instance, AMD ships out a bunch of the sample processors for all sorts of reasons. Some of them go to reviewers so they can write about the products on launch day, some go to partners that want to start working on system configurations before the parts launch, and some land other places.

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NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU coming to AMD Bulldozer motherboards

NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU coming to AMD Bulldozer motherboards

AMD may have its own Radeon graphics card range, but that doesn't stop many gamers wanting to use NVIDIA's GeForce cards in SLI configuration. Now, NVIDIA has announced that it is reintroducing SLI support for AMD motherboards, with ASUS, Gigabyte, ASRock and MSI all among the first wave of manufacturers who will be including the technology on their 990FX, 990X and 970 based 'boards.

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AMD changes Bulldozer transistor count

AMD changes Bulldozer transistor count

When AMD first started talking about its new Bulldozer processors there were a lot of excited geeks out there. On paper, the processor sounded really good with its 2 billion transistors and lots of nice features. Once the processors started getting into the hands of reviewers, the excitement faded for many people when it was noted that the performance wasn't on par with the specs noted by AMD.

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AMD unveils 4GHz+ FX Series Vishera processors

AMD unveils 4GHz+ FX Series Vishera processors

AMD has revealed the latest in its FX Series of processors: the Piledriver Vishera chips. Aimed at computer users with demanding hardware needs, the new series comes in 4, 6, and 8-core variants with a "default" speed of 4GHz. The chips feature a variety of enhancements and improvements over previous offerings.

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AMD beefs up FX line of CPUs with quad and six-core options

AMD beefs up FX line of CPUs with quad and six-core options

The whole world might be going nuts for mobile at the moment, but believe it or not, people are still making - and buying! - full-sized desktop computers. Based on that startling fact, AMD has revealed the latest and greatest in its FX line of desktop-class processors, the FX-6200 and FX-4170. The former beefs up capability with six cores, while the latter makes due with "only" four. An AMD representative also said that they're reducing prices on the eight-core FX-8120, but by how much will depend upon what market you're in.

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AMD outs Opteron 6200/4200 and Zurich cloud pipeline

AMD outs Opteron 6200/4200 and Zurich cloud pipeline

AMD has revealed its latest Opteron processor line-up, offering up to 16 cores and 84-percent more performance than rival chips, while also previewing its 2012 compact server offerings for smaller, more energy-efficient data centers. The new AMD Opteron 6200 and 4200 Series have their focus resolutely set on new cloud implementations, demanding half the power per core of their predecessors and cutting price and space by a third.

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AMD FX available for retail now, first ever eight-core desktop CPU

AMD FX available for retail now, first ever eight-core desktop CPU

Today AMD has launched the AMD FX family of CPUs for sale today, this including the very first eight-core desktop CPU, one that last month set the Guinness World Record for "Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor." Retail availability starts here for processors that use AMD's newest multi-core architecture known as "Bulldozer", this included in AMD's upcoming server CPU known as "Interlagos" and the next generation of AMD Accelerated Processing Units. The top-end eight-core AMD FX CPU will be selling for $245 USA Suggested Retail Price, and we've got the lowdown!

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AMD Trinity 2012 Chip Demoed On Notebook

AMD Trinity 2012 Chip Demoed On Notebook

AMD has officially launched the Fusion A-Series APUs---a hybrid of CPU and GPU technology---previously called Llano. It will be available in this year's desktops and notebooks. Its successor, the AMD Trinity, isn't due until 2012, but during a presentation this morning at the AMD Developer Fusion Summit 2011, the new silicon was actually demoed on a notebook, as shown in the tweeted image below.

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