ATI Radeon HD3850 and HD3870 Cards Are Quiet As a Mouse

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The Radeon HD3850 will be coming to market soon and will feature a single-slot cooling setup that only outputs 31 dBA. The cooler on this card is much quieter than the 8600GTS and 8800GT video cards from Nvidia. ATI will also be debuting the HD3870 which will have a dual-slot cooling setup that outputs 34dBA. […]

AMD Phenom Launch Details -Update

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AMD is allegedly getting ready to launch the Phenom processor on November 19th. Some pricing for a few of the processors have already began leaking online. The AMD Phenom X4 9500 which has a 95-watt thermal envelope and a 2.2GHz operating frequency should be priced at $280 (retail). The Phenom X4 9600 which runs at […]

AMD Announces 45-Watt CPUs

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AMD has announced new 45-Watt energy efficient processors. AMD Athlon X2 BE-2400 2.3GHz priced at $104 AMD Athlon LE-1620 2.4GHz priced at $53 AMD Athlon LE-1600 2.2GHz priced at $47 AMD Sempron LE-1250 2.2GHz priced at $53 AMD Sempron LE-1200 2.1GHz priced at $48 AMD Sempron LE-1100 1.9GHz priced at $37 (pricing in 1,000 units […]

AMD Set To Launch 3-Core CPUs in Q1 ’08

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AMD is planning to launch a three-core processor family in the first quarter of next year. The processors will be 65nm Agena based processors with one of the 4 cores disabled. There will be two models at launch, Phenom 7700 clocked at 2.5GHz with 512KB of L2 cache per core and 2MB of L3 cache, […]

AMD Cuts Prices on Desktop CPUs

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AMD must be feeling quite a bit of pressure from Intel and have decided to cut prices of their desktop CPUs again. The price cuts are between 5-28% depending on the model. Here is a rundown of the new pricing (for 1000-unit tray quantities) $220 – Athlon 64 X2 6400+ $167 – Athlon 64 X2 […]

AMD Launches Second “Black Edition” CPU

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AMD has launched there second “Black Edition” processor, the Athlon 64 X2 5000+. The processor is quite a bit cheaper then the 6400+ Black Edition processor that launched last month, it is priced at $136 in distributor-volume 1,000-unit quantities. This is the first processor in its class shipped by AMD that has a customizable clock […]

AMD Leaks New Graphics Card Models

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It’s always funny when a company leaks its own products before they come out. In this case the release notes of the most recent graphics card drivers list these cards as being supported: Radeon HD 2900 Pro Radeon HD 2350 Series Radeon HD 2600 X2 Series Well, these cards aren’t out yet. theInquirer says this […]

AMD Barcelona Launch Day

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Expect to see a lot of news about AMD’s Barcelona processor. Today, the information given to all of the media is no longer embargoed. Check out some of the early news at the following: PC Perspective – AMD Barcelona Opteron Processor Launch Is Upon Us PC Perspective – AMD Introduces the World’s Most Advanced x86 […]

AMD News Roundup

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AMD has been in the news quite a bit lately, especially since Barcelona will be hitting soon. Dell Revealed Barcelona Performance – VR-Zone AMD Introduces Gaming Site – ExtremeTech AMD Pins Hopes on Barcelona Quad-Core Chip – Wired News AMD Unveils “Barcelona” Architecture – DailyTech Quad-Core Barcelona Is Only A Start For AMD – Information […]

AMD Prices Barcelona Chips

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AMD’s Barcelona chips should be showing up on Sep. 10th. These new Quad-Core chips should be quite a bit faster then the previous Opteron chips. The pricing is as follows: 2350, 2.0 GHz, 95W, $372 2347, 1.9GHz, 95W, $312 2347 HE, 1.9GHz, 68W, $372 2346 HE, 1.8GHz, 68W, $251 2344 HE, 1.7GHz, 68W, $206 8350, […]

Barcelona Reaches 30,000+ in 3DMark06

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theInquirer was able to have some time with a Barcelona chip recently. It was paired with 4GB of memory and two Radeon HD 2900XT. The chip ran at 2.5GHz stock and they overclocked it to 3GHz. The two Radeon cards were overclocked to 830MHz for the core and 900MHz for the memory. When they ran […]

AMD Phenom Logo

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Back in June I showed you all a picture of the Phenom Logo, well it was quite small and was a sticker on the side of a Indy car. But this time I have the actual logo. What will be slapped on every box that has a Phenom processor on it. Get used to it […]


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