AMD announces new low-power quad-core Opterons

AMD today announced wide availability of five new 55 watt ACP quad-core Opteron processors. The 45nm CPUs operate from 2.1 to 2.3 GHz. Also, AMD announced two new 45nm Opteron SE processors (2.8 GHz) operate in the 105 watt ACP range for higher-end performance. TG Daily – AMD announces new low-power quad-core Opterons.

Electronista | AMD releases Phenom-based Athlon X2 7000 chips

AMD on Monday catered to the budget set with a new, faster version of the Athlon X2. The 7000 series is the first based directly on the “Stars” architecture used for Phenom chips and carries both a 2MB smart Level 3 cache absent on previous Athlons and a faster 3.6GHz HyperTransport bus (up from 2GHz), […]

Thousands of Radeon 3800 Cards Found to be Faulty

Another graphics card company having some problems with faulty cards. Nvidia recently had some issues with many of its GPUs and now AMD is having some troubles as well. In this case there are thousands of Radeon 3800 cards affected by this issue (around 15,000 to be little more exact). This isn’t nearly as huge […]

AMD Radeon 4850 Details Show Up on Amazon

Amazon.com accidentally put the AMD Radeon 4850 graphics card on sale earlier then it was supposed to and because of that we now have some more information on the specs for the card. The Radeon 4850 will be priced at around $200. Amazon’s technical specifications: “ASIC: RV7000, 512MB Memory, GDDR3 Memory Configuration, 256-bit Memory Interface, […]

Some AMD Based Computers Having Problems With XP SP3

The much anticipated Windows XP Service Pack 3 was recently pushed into Windows Update and is now causing a lot of headaches of AMD CPU users. One user reported “I just installed Windows XP SP3 and after completing the processes and when the system reboots, the system cannot proceed to lad the Windows. It just […]

AMD ATI Radeon 4850 and 4870 Details Show Up Online

AMD has seen some great developments in the way of releasing the 4800 series of graphics cards and therefore will be moving up the launch of these graphics cards. Manufacturing improvements will give these GPUs higher clock speeds, the mid-range will jump from a 670MHz core seen in the 3850 to more than 800MHz in […]

AMD Officially Announces ATI Radeon 3800 Series

I’ve talked about the 3800 series before but it is now officially out. AMD is launching the product with 10 partners for a total of 24 different available cards. I mentioned earlier (here) that ATI has two different 3800 cards ready, the HD3850 and the HD3870. The cards will be available immediately and the 3850 […]