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AMD Trinity official: Hands-on

AMD Trinity official: Hands-on

AMD is back, and the company isn't willing to take a back seat to Intel any longer. Trinity, AMD's second-generation APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) is official, and it's the mainstream platform the company expects to challenge Intel's Ivy Bridge in everything from ultrabook-rivaling ultrathins, though notebooks and into desktops and all-in-ones. SlashGear caught up with AMD earlier this month to find out what makes Trinity so special.

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AMD MacBook Air plans axed over production stumble

AMD MacBook Air plans axed over production stumble

I can remember years back when AMD was the processor to have for all out performance in your desktop. One year Intel put the smack down on AMD with a line of processors that was well beyond anything AMD had for pure performance in the desktop world and it's as if AMD threw in the towel and has been the runner up ever sense. It looks like AMD missed its chance with Apple sometime last year.

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AMD Introduces New Triple-Core A6-3500 APU

AMD Introduces New Triple-Core A6-3500 APU

AMD today announced the availability of a new APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) called the A6-3500 that extends the company's lineup of A-Series processors, delivering brilliant HD graphics and high-speed performance. Unlike the A8-3800 and A6-3600 processors in the series, this new A6-3500 will not be quad-core. Instead, it is the first triple-core Llano APU and has a sub-$100 price tag that make it ideal for starter or budget gaming systems.

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AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition CPU and Radeon E6760 GPU get official

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition CPU and Radeon E6760 GPU get official

You can't accuse AMD of playing favorites this week: there's something new for both its power-users and more mainstream, mundane purposes too. The AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition processor takes care of the former, a new flagship quadcore which comes unlocked for easier overclocking. Meanwhile, the AMD Radeon E6760 GPU is the company's new embedded video chip, nonetheless capable of driving six independent displays.

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SlashGear 101: What is AMD Fusion?

SlashGear 101: What is AMD Fusion?

AMD's news this week that it has begun mass production of the next phase of its AMD Fusion range of processors will mark the company's new assault on Intel: in the lucrative mainstream notebook and desktop segment. Based around AMD's new APU chips, the company claims Fusion is an entirely new architecture with its own unique advantages over what Intel is pushing. Join SlashGear 101 after the cut to find out what that means, why it's important, and whether you should be putting Fusion-powered systems on your shopping list.

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AMD desktop Fusion APU processors due Q3 to take on Intel Sandy Bridge

AMD desktop Fusion APU processors due Q3 to take on Intel Sandy Bridge

AMD is reportedly readying the first desktop versions of its APU-based processors for a release in Q3 2011, following the successful launch of the Fusion APU notebook range back in January. According to DigiTimes' sources, the first batch of desktop Fusion fun will include six A-series 32nm Llano APUs debuting at Computex in June, while a further five chips will follow on in Q4.

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AMD CEO Resigns, Search Begins for Replacement

AMD CEO Resigns, Search Begins for Replacement

Breaking just now, just a moment ago, AMD have announced that their CEO Dirk Meyer has resigned and that they've temporarily assigned Vice President and CFO Thomas Seifert to his post. They've begun searching with their CEO Search Committee which is led by Bruce Claflin, Chairman of AMD's Board of Directors. You know what that means? Everyone get your resumes out, get all your business cards stacked up, your dohnuts eaten, and grab that super hard job and rock it!

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