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AMD Radeon HD 6990 gets premature preview

AMD Radeon HD 6990 gets premature preview

An unannounced dual-core AMD graphics card believed to be the Radeon HD 6990 has been casually flaunted at a Fusion APU launch event. According to itPOC, AMD GPU general manager Matt Skynner whipped out the card while discussing the company's APU technology; the HD 6990 is believed to pair two sets of 1,920 stream processors for a total of 3,840.

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AMD Embedded G-Series puts Fusion APU in set-top boxes, SFF PCs, more

AMD Embedded G-Series puts Fusion APU in set-top boxes, SFF PCs, more

AMD's Fusion-based APU may have taken a while to reach the market, but it seems the company is wasting no time taking on Intel's Atom range for low-power applications. The latest is the AMD Embedded G-Series, an x86 Bobcat core with an integrated GPU and DirectX 11 support, designed to slot into set-top boxes, SFF PCs and more.

Video demo after the cut

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Acer Aspire One 522 up for pre-order at $330

Acer Aspire One 522 up for pre-order at $330

Amazon is taking pre-orders for Acer's Aspire One 522, the 1080p-capable netbook made official last week. Powered by AMD's new Fusion APU range of processors, paired with discrete Radeon HD graphics, the 10.1-inch netbook is priced at $329.99.

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Acer Aspire 5252 and 4253 notebooks adopt AMD Fusion

Acer Aspire 5252 and 4253 notebooks adopt AMD Fusion

Acer has outed a pair of notebooks using AMD's Fusion APU processors. The Acer Aspire 5253 and Aspire 4253 hit the 15.6- and 14-inch sizes respectively, and each use AMD's 1.6GHz E-350 processor paired with Radeon HD 6470 512MB graphics. There's also HDMI connectivity for 1080p HD output, along with a DVD burner and optional Bluetooth 3.0.

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MSI Wind Top AE220, AE2410 and AE2050 Intel and AMD touchscreen all-in-ones debut

MSI Wind Top AE220, AE2410 and AE2050 Intel and AMD touchscreen all-in-ones debut

MSI has unveiled three new Wind Top all-in-one desktop PCs at CES 2011 today, the Intel Sandy Bridge based Wind Top AE2210 and AE2410, and the AMD Brazos based Wind Top AE2050. All three feature 16:9 aspect multi-touch touchscreens - 22-inches on the AE2210, 24-inches on the AE2410, and 20-inches on the AE2050 - together with USB 3.0 ports for high-speed connectivity.

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Acer Aspire One 522 AMD Fusion 1080p netbook gets official

Acer Aspire One 522 AMD Fusion 1080p netbook gets official

Acer's Aspire One 522 - which leaked back in December - has been made official, with the netbook packing AMD's latest C-50 1GHz Fusion processor and Radeon HD 6250 256MB graphics. Fronted by a 10.1-inch 1280 x 720 display, the AO522 promises 1080p HD video output from an HDMI port, along with real time image processing with auto color and contrast adjustment.

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Gigabyte unveils its first AMD FusionT Mini-ITX mainboard

Gigabyte unveils its first AMD FusionT Mini-ITX mainboard

Gigabyte has unveiled its very first AMD Fusion mini-ITX mainboard at CES 2011. The small little board is called the GA-E350N-USB3 and is designed to be a SFF HTPC mainboard for media fans looking for performance without taking up lots of space. The board features AMD Fusion technology and supports DirectX 11.

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Toshiba Satellite C655D takes AMD Fusion to 15.6-inches

Toshiba Satellite C655D takes AMD Fusion to 15.6-inches

Toshiba has outed a 15.6-inch notebook running one of AMD's new Fusion APUs. The Toshiba Satellite C655D uses the 1.5GHz single-core AMD E240, paired with up to 4GB of DDR3 memory and a 320GB hard-drive.

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HP 100B all-in-one packs AMD Fusion APU

HP 100B all-in-one packs AMD Fusion APU

Lest you forget that AMD's new Fusion APUs are intended for all-in-ones as well, HP has outed its HP 100B compact all-in-one desktop to use the new chips. The 100B packs the E-350 dual-core 1.6GHz processor along with Radeon HD 6310 graphics, paired with up to 8GB of memory and up to 75GB of HDD storage. There's also a DVD burner and WiFi b/g/n, and the whole thing is fronted by a 20-inch 1900 x 1600 display.

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HP Pavilion dm1 packs E-350 AMD Fusion APU

HP Pavilion dm1 packs E-350 AMD Fusion APU

HP has unveiled one of their first AMD Fusion APU based notebooks, the HP Pavilion dm1, an 11.6-inch ultraportable using the E-350 dual-core 1.6GHz processor, Radeon HD 6310M graphics and a 320GB hard-drive. The Pavilion dm1 has a 1366 x 768 display, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth and gigabit ethernet, as well as up to 8GB of RAM (3GB standard), and while it may look like a netbook there's still an HDMI output for Full HD video.

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AMD Fusion APUs get official: DirectX 11, 1080p HD & 10hr battery life

AMD Fusion APUs get official: DirectX 11, 1080p HD & 10hr battery life

AMD has officially launched its Fusion APU series, a hybrid range of CPU/GPU chips incorporating both into a single die. Targeted at ultraportables, notebooks and netbooks, the new AMD E-Series "Zacate" and C-Series "Ontario" APUs each use the Bobcat CPU core, and AMD reckon they're capable of DirectX 11 graphics, UVD3 video acceleration, 1080p HD playback, 2D conversion to 3D and up to 10hrs battery life depending on system.

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Lenovo IdeaPad G Series notebooks get Intel or AMD Brazos Fusion chips

Lenovo IdeaPad G Series notebooks get Intel or AMD Brazos Fusion chips

Lenovo's G Series may be the company's value notebooks, but they still haven't escaped the Sandy Bridge upgrade. New for CES 2011 are the Lenovo IdeaPad G770, G570, G470, G575 and G475, spanning 17-, 15- and 14-inch screen sizes, and available with a choice of Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors, or chips from AMD's new Brazos Fusion range. They're paired with either AMD Radeon HD 6370M 1GB graphics or Radeon HD 6650 graphics.

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