The past week shook up the whole computer industry with Intel’s announcement that a potential flaw in their Cougar Point chipset required a respin to fix. In the ensuing chaos, we’ve had quite a few reviews put on hold or pulled altogether as we await the revised chipset. We also have a few other items to discuss in regards to the mobility sector, so if you’re debating purchasing a new laptop/notebook vs. waiting for “fixed” hardware, we hope to shed some light on the situation.
AMD Reveals Competitive Fusion APU TDPs: 9W for netbooks, 18W for notebooks
After the ATI acquisition AMD announced it would be creating a new category of microprocessors that featured integrated ATI GPUs. AMD called these hybrid CPU/GPUs Accelerated Processing Units (APUs...30 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/7/2010
AMD Bobcat & Bulldozer Hot Chips Presentations Online
Yesterday we published our coverage of AMD's Bobcat and Bulldozer architecture disclosures. If you haven't had a chance to read the piece or haven't been following AMD for the...11 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/25/2010
AMD Discloses Bobcat & Bulldozer Architectures at Hot Chips 2010
We've been waiting years for AMD to deliver another knockout microprocessor architecture rather than continue to play the value game. While we've been waiting for its next generation Bobcat...81 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/24/2010