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AMD next-gen GPUs help OTOY put Crysis on iPhone

AMD next-gen GPUs help OTOY put Crysis on iPhone

Temped by Crysis on the iPhone?  Even with its most recent processor and graphics boost, Apple's 3GS smartphone isn't quite up to that level, but OTOY have been showing off how, thanks to AMD's next-gen GPUs, they can squirt Crysis-level HD gaming across a network to your mobile.  AMD demonstrated their next-gen platform's 2.5 teraFLOPS of floating-point power and DirectX 11 abilities this week, and OTOY were on hand to show Ars Technica just how they're using all that power.

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AMD debut Tigris 2009 Notebook Platform & 2nd-Gen Ultrathin Platform

AMD debut Tigris 2009 Notebook Platform & 2nd-Gen Ultrathin Platform

AMD have revealed their latest attempt to corner the market in notebook hardware, with the launch of the 2009 AMD Mainstream Notebook Platform "Tigris" and the Second-Generation AMD Ultrathin Platform.  Both combine AMD's latest CPUs and ATI-range GPUs, and promise up to 42-percent improved performance in the mainstream range and ultraportables that "visibly outperform" rival systems (such as Intel's CULV, we presume) when it comes to 3D gaming, media processing and more.

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AMD CPU and HD 4570 GPU packed into Clevo budget laptops

AMD CPU and HD 4570 GPU packed into Clevo budget laptops

AMD are talking up their latest collaboration with manufacturer Clevo, packing the chipmakers' Athlon 64 X2 processor and ATI Radeon HD 4570 graphics into what's described as "an optimal price".  While the targets of these new machines - unnamed by the AMD press release and seemingly yet to show up on Clevo's own site - are developing markets, we can't help but think that it's not just Brazil and Taiwan who would like "long battery life" and "exceptional video performance" with a budget price.

Toshiba U500 Ducati Laptop Gets Pictured and Gawked At

Toshiba U500 Ducati Laptop Gets Pictured and Gawked At

We're sure that Toshiba could announce some more things, but this is getting ridiculous. This time around, we've got a laptop, and one that's sure to attract some onlookers, if for anything else because it's Ducati-branded. Getting a name-brand, on top of the manufacturer's name brand, isn't a new practice, especially for company's hoping they can get an extra buck or two from it. Although, it is nice to see an actual Ducati right next to the laptop. It definitely gives the little piece of tech a more attractive appeal.

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ATI Radeon 4000 series graphics cards get into Mac computers

ATI Radeon 4000 series graphics cards get into Mac computers

Apple is one of the most popular brands in computers inside the U.S. and has been using NVIDIA GPUs in many of its products like its line of MacBooks for a while. The NVIDIA 9400 series GPUs that Apple was using were subject to significantly higher than normal failure rates leading to many notebooks failing or having issues with graphics. After such failures, many wouldn't be surprised if Apple is seeking a new GPU supplier for its computers.

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MSI C-Series 16 and 17.3-inch budget notebooks debut

MSI C-Series 16 and 17.3-inch budget notebooks debut

MSI have announced five new notebooks in its C-Series, the 16-inch WXGA CX600, CR600-013 and CR600-017, and the 17.3-inch WXGA++ CX700 and CR700.  Each packs a Pentium Dual Core processor - the T4200 2.0GHz, aside from the CR600-017 which gets the slightly faster T4300 2.1GHz - together with 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard-drive.

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