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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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ASUS Eee Top range updated with AMD Fusion chips

ASUS Eee Top range updated with AMD Fusion chips

ASUS has outed its latest all-in-one PCs, the 15.6-inch Eee Top ET1611PUT based on Intel's Atom chips and the 20-inch Eee Top ET2011AUKB and ET2011AUTB based on AMD's Brazos APUs. What we're most pleased to see, however, is that the ET2011AUKB comes with a matte-finish display (the ET2011AUTB has a glossy display, albeit one that also responds to multitouch gestures).

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Acer plans Win 7 AMD Z-Series slates after Ice Cream Sandwich wait

Acer plans Win 7 AMD Z-Series slates after Ice Cream Sandwich wait

Acer and a bunch of the other companies are getting ready to toss tablets out onto the market in force. You can bet that a bunch of those tablets will be packing Android as the OS but there will be a good number of Windows 7 tablets as well. I suspect that the Windows 7 tablets will be more appealing to the business user than the average consumer, but time will tell. Acer has used AMD processors in Windows 7 tablets before with the W500.

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AMD Llano APU prices leak

AMD Llano APU prices leak

If the thought of the AMD Llano family of Fusion APUs has you all excited for some CPU and integrated GPU love, prices on some of that hardware have now leaked. According to some research, DigiTimes did on the coming Llano parts and some Bulldozer parts the prices look pretty good. The chart DigiTimes cooked up even puts the competing Intel product into the mix.

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AMD Fusion-Based Quad-Core A8-3530MX for notebooks on the Way

AMD Fusion-Based Quad-Core A8-3530MX for notebooks on the Way

Thats the word on the streets over on Turkish site DONANIMHABER, they who claim to have laid their hands on a bucket of info that puts an AMD Fusion-based Quad-Core A8 3530MX for notebooks on what they've got pegged as a code-named "Sabine" chip. This whole system is set to be out "soon," the fastest of the set being a lovely 1.9GHz A8-3530MX with 4MB of Level 2 cache. Sound excellent to you? Beware of their warnings of not-so-quick, fella.

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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 “Llano” Fusion APU ships ahead of schedule

AMD “Llano” Fusion APU ships ahead of schedule

AMD has announced that its "Llano" APU is now shipping, with the 32nm quad-core Fusion processor on its way to OEMs in time for commercial product launches in Q2 2011. It's a surprising turnaround for the company, about it which it was previously suggested that the first Llano APUs wouldn't ship until Q3, though of course depends on the OEMs themselves pulling their fingers out and slotting the A-Series Fusion into their nettops, netbooks and ultraportable notebooks.

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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 Wireless TV takes on Intel WiDi [Video]

AMD Wireless TV takes on Intel WiDi [Video]

AMD is joining with software partner Vivu to go head to head against Intel's WiDi streaming video. The new solution, dubbed is AMD Wireless TV and will stream wirelessly from virtually any AMD Fusion powered PC to an HDTV with no additional hardware required. First shown as a demo at CES, AMD Wireless TV can stream 720p HD video and users can adjust video quality for any situation, be it a movie at home, or wanting to wirelessly project a presentation at a meeting.

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