Quite often in an attempt to achieve better cooling and hence higher clock speeds overclockers tend to remove the integrated heat spreaders found in both Intel and AMD processors. The operation is rather risky as you may break the processor... Read more
The Taiwanese hardware maker Gigabyte has challenged owners of AMD processors to set new records in the popular SuperPi benchmark.
SuperPi has been around for decades and while years ago AMD was the undisputed leader in this... Read more
The next generation of AMD APUs codenamed Kaveri will require a new socket that will be known as FM2+ AMD has announced. This is sad news to owners of Trinity and Richland chips, because the new socket will require new motherboards so owners... Read more
The popular hardware web site X-bit Labs has recently discovered an unannounced peculiarity of the latest Trinity APUs by AMD — when under load the chips operate at a clock speed that is even lower than the nominal one which negatively... Read more
Following the footsteps of Intel, which has just released the Core i3-2375M processor, Advanced Micro Devices has responded by releasing two new Trinity-based APUs — the A8-4557M and A10-4657M.
Both chips enjoy TDP of 35W and... Read more
Advanced Micro Devices has officially launched four models of Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units also known as Richland.
The new chips are manufactured on 32 nm technology and feature either two or four cores that run between... Read more
Advanced Micro Devices has released a new Socket FM2 processor without an integrated graphics subsystem known as Athlon II X2 340. The chip is the latest in an APU line with no integrated graphics with the first four chips belonging to the... Read more
The major restructuring that goes on at AMD has claimed another victim. After killing most Zambezi-based FX processors earlier this month, AMD plans to discontinue all Llano-based APUs except one – AMD A6-3650 (2.6 GHz).
The... Read more
The famous memory maker Kingston has released a new breed of DDR3 memory – HyperX Beast Series. Designed to power DDR3 memory systems owned by enthusiasts, overclockers and gamers the new memory promises huge capacities and very high clock... Read more
There’s another bad piece of news coming from AMD – this time the US chip maker has been forced to delay its upcoming Kaveri APU to 2014.
Yes, the new APU won’t appear in 2013. Expected to be Trinity’s successor the new APU will be based... Read more
The recent introduction of the second generation Trinity APUs has forced AMD to reduce the prices of the older socket FM1-based Llano generation in a bid to clear inventories.
Starting now the FM1-based A4-3300 APU goes down from 46 USD... Read more