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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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AMD Llano Fusion APU launch delayed to H2 2011 over poor production rates?

AMD Llano Fusion APU launch delayed to H2 2011 over poor production rates?

AMD's Llano Fusion APUs may promise to revolutionise HD video and graphics, but it seems the company has to finesse their production first. According to DigiTimes' sources at motherboard manufacturers, lower than expected yield rates for 32nm chips at Globalfoundries has led to a delay in Llano's launch, with AMD concerned that large chunks of its early batches could be defective. As a result, there's talk that the original launch in the first half of 2011 has been pushed back until early in the second half of the year, with mass production not tipped until August or September 2011.

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AMD eye tablet CPU/GPUs after patchy quarter

AMD eye tablet CPU/GPUs after patchy quarter

AMD has suggested it will look to differentiate its future tablet-centric chips by bolstering graphics and video technology, though the company expects netbook CPUs to be its main offering until the tablet market grows big enough to justify the R&D investment.  The comments, by AMD CEO Dirk Meyer, come on the heals of the company's latest quarterly financial report, in which AMD reported net losses of $118m on revenues of $1.62bn; that's a 2-percent sequential decrease, but a 16-percent increase compared to the same three month period a year ago.

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