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HP ENVY 17, Pavilion dv6 & dv7 get Intel/AMD updates; Mini 210 goes pink

HP ENVY 17, Pavilion dv6 & dv7 get Intel/AMD updates; Mini 210 goes pink

HP has updated its ENVY 17, Pavilion dv6 and Pavilion dv7 notebooks support the new, second-gen Intel Core 2011 processor line-up along with AMD's new Radeon HD 6800 series graphics. On the ENVY 17, that means switchable graphics between the Intel Core on-die GPU and the Radeon HD 6850M discrete GPU, along with WiDi 2.0 support.

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AMD Radeon HD 6000M series official: EyeSpeed and AMD HD3D

AMD Radeon HD 6000M series official: EyeSpeed and AMD HD3D

AMD has announced its latest notebook graphics option, the AMD Radeon HD 6000M series, consisting of up to 1.3 teraFLOPS of crunching power paired with the ability to drive up to six displays simultaneously. The Radeon HD 6000Mfff range includes thin & light, mainstream, performance and gaming options, all of which support AMD HD3D.

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AMD Radeon HD 6950 can be turned into HD 6970 with BIOS mod

AMD Radeon HD 6950 can be turned into HD 6970 with BIOS mod

I would bet there are several gamers out there who got a new HD 6950 video card for Christmas. If you are an owner of the new video card from AMD that debuted along with the HD 6970 back on December 15, we have a cool new mod for you to try out.

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AMD Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 get official

AMD Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 get official

AMD's new Radeon HD 6900 series video cards have officially launched, in the shape of the AMD Radeon HD 6950 and the Radeon HD 6970. Slotting in at the top end of AMD's range, the new cards replace the Radeon HD 5870 from late-2009 with DirectX 11 support, boosted tessellation and image quality - the former up to 2.9x that of the HD 5870 - and 2GB of video memory.

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Apple Sandy Bridge testing tips huge CPU/GPU refresh

Apple Sandy Bridge testing tips huge CPU/GPU refresh

Apple's future processor and GPU plans are the subject of numerous leaks today, with sources revealing that the company has been testing Intel Sandy Bridge Core iX chips for several months now, ahead of including them in future MacBook Pro and Mac Pro models, among others. Meanwhile, the company is also tipped to be considering solely using Sandy Bridge integrated graphics in its entry-level notebooks and ultraportables, while higher-end machines would switch from NVIDIA chips to AMD's Radeon range.

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AMD Radeon HD 6970/6950 due third week of Dec, undercutting GeForce GTX 580?

AMD Radeon HD 6970/6950 due third week of Dec, undercutting GeForce GTX 580?

AMD's reportedly delayed Radeon HD 6970/6950 GPUs are apparently on course for release in the third week of December 2010, though initial supplies of the new chips are expected to be limited. Quoting sources at video card manufacturers, DigiTimes claims that AMD will price the new Radeon HD 6970 at around $50-70 less than the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580.

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AMD Radeon HD 6970 caught in wild, detailed & running late?

AMD Radeon HD 6970 caught in wild, detailed & running late?

New details on AMD's Radeon HD 6900 series graphics cards have been squeezed out over the weekend, with live shots of the Radeon HD 6970 arriving at ZOL together with some early specifications at Fudzilla. According to the leaks, the Cayman-based video card will tote 1,536 stream processors, along with 32 ROPs, 96 texture units and a full 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

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Club 3D unveils overclocked Radeon HD 6850 video card

Club 3D unveils overclocked Radeon HD 6850 video card

For many years there were no factory overclocked video cards from ATI partners. If you wanted an ATI card with more performance, you had to do the overclocking yourself. Over the last, few years there have started to be a number of factory overclocked ATI cards on the market for the folks that don’t have the time or inclination to overclock themselves.

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ASUS EAH6850/EAH6870 video cards overclock and over-cool AMD’s new Radeons

ASUS EAH6850/EAH6870 video cards overclock and over-cool AMD’s new Radeons

AMD's latest Radeon HD 6870 and 6850 GPUs are official, and ASUS has wasted no time slapping them into a couple of new video cards.  However, they've also taken a few liberties and made some tweaks of their own; the ASUS EAH6850 DirectCU/2DIS/1GD5 and EAH6870/2DI2S/1GD5 cards are each overclocked out of the box, to 790MHz and 913MHz respectively, and they each get the company's Voltage Tweak tech which promises up to 50-percent performance boost over the AMD reference design.

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AMD Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 teased ahead of Oct 22 launch

AMD Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 teased ahead of Oct 22 launch

AMD has released teaser photos of its upcoming Radeon HD 6800-series graphics card, which the company claims will see an official reveal on Friday.  According to ExtremeTech, the new cards - previously known as "Northern Islands" - will be the AMD Radeon HD 6870 and AMD Radeon HD 6850; however AMD is playing coy with specifications.

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Acer Predator AG5900 Review

Acer Predator AG5900 Review

We've had our fair share of beastly desktops on the SlashGear test bench, but the Acer Predator AG5900-U3092 probably has the most distinctive design. Etched with bright orange pinstripes, the new Predator is pretty striking for its internal components too: an Intel Core i7 chip, fast ATI graphics and more. Check out the full SlashGear review of this $1,350 gaming PC after the cut.

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AMD’s Radeon HD 6700 Series Specs Leak Into the Wild, Offer Twice the Power

AMD’s Radeon HD 6700 Series Specs Leak Into the Wild, Offer Twice the Power

On a Chinese-based website called Chiphell, details on AMD's upcoming Radeon HD 6700 Series graphics cards broke cover, offering up pretty much every bit of detail that people would be interested in, all in an organized fashion. The new series is set to replace the Radeon 5700 series, and AMD (at least on the leaked image) says that the new series will offer up "twice the horsepower" compared to the previous chips.

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