News tagged with processing units

AMD Fusion APUs plumped, primped, stretched

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD has announced some new additions to its Fusion APUs optimized for notebooks, netbooks and PCs. Users will see the immediate difference in battery life and enhanced graphics. So what’s an APU? AMD ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Hardware report
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Sales of new chip lift AMD to 2Q profit

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has been punished so hard for unexpectedly ousting its CEO more than 6 months ago that the second-quarter profit it posted Thursday gave investors a measure of confidence about its direction.

dateJul 21, 2011 in Business
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But how to distribute ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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AMD showcases 'Llano' Fusion APU

At the 6th Annual AMD Technical Forum & Exhibition (TFE) 2010, AMD today showcased for its ecosystem partners the first public demonstration of the forthcoming AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) codenamed “Llano”, ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Hardware
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