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AMD A10 5700K APU review
     Fri, Jan 11 2013 | 2:30P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,AMD injected a new SKU. We review the 115 EUR AMD A10 5700K APU processor. Based on Trinity APU architecture this processor slash graphics hybrid symbiosis called APU remains hard to beat in terms of features performance and well all the goodness you can expect from a great APU. Value and fun is what the platform offers. Our conclusion stands, a A10 5700 with an A75 or A85X based motherboard for normal daily usage is just fine, it`s great for HTPCs and even a game or two, albeit in lower resolutions and quality levels. "
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Intel Previews Haswells GT-3 @ CES/Bjorn3D
     Fri, Jan 11 2013 | 2:30P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel gives us a sneak peak at their upcoming Haswell CPU with integrated GT-3 graphics. We also take a look at Razers latest Edge Pro Gaming tablet."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

CES 2013: AMD unveils new GPUs, APUs
     Tue, Jan 08 2013 | 12:15P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"AMD has launched the Radeon HD 8000M series -- the first mobile notebook GPUs to be offered with AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, which delivers compute power and performance while stretching battery life through AMD Enduro Technology. Designs are currently shipping with Asustek Computer and Samsung.

Also announced is the AMD Radeon HD 8000 series desktop graphics, available only through OEMs. The AMD Radeon HD 8000 series features GCN Architecture with support for DirectX 11.1 for acceleration of Windows 8 platforms, AMD App Acceleration to enhance GPU performance, and features intelligent power management technology such as AMD PowerTune with boost. The HD 8000 will be available in desktop systems from major OEMs, starting late January 2013, AMD said.

Meanwhile, the company also provided an early look at its new 2013 accelerated processing units (APUs). AMD at CES 2013 demonstrated working silicon of its system on chip (SoC) APUs, codenamed Temash and Kabini, which will be quad-core x86 SoCs. Both APUs are scheduled to ship in the first half of 2013. Demonstrations included a range of applications and games on a Kabini-based ultrathin notebook and a Temash-based performance tablet and hybrid notebook.

AMD also introduced the new APU codenamed Richland which is currently shipping to OEMs and delivers visual performance increases ranging from more than 20% to up to 40% over the previous generation of AMD A-series APUs, the vendor said. The follow-on to Richland will be the 28nm APU codenamed Kaveri with revolutionary heterogeneous system architecture (HSA) features which is expected to begin shipping to customers in the second half of 2013."

  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Testing Memory Speeds on AMDs A10-5800K Trinity APU
     Tue, Jan 08 2013 | 11:48A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In game benchmarks we saw a ~38% performance gain by running a 2133MHz memory kit versus a 1333Mhz memory kit. This is a major performance gain and obviously shows that the AMD Radeon HD 7660D integrated graphics was being bottlenecked by the systems memory. If you ever plan on playing games with an APU powered system then you`ll want to go with the memory kit with the highest possible clock speed that you can afford..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Intel Atom Roadmap
     Tue, Jan 08 2013 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
New Intel Atom Roadmap shows "ValleyView" for early 2014(article should be auto-translated by integrated Google Translate)

-> ValleyView postponed to early 2014
-> first clock rates expectation: 2.7 GHz or more with Turbo
-> first TDP numbers: Intel expect 3W, 4W, 6.5W and 10-12W

  FULL STORY @ ROADMAP

Intel Core i3-3220 v. Intel Core i3-3225 Review @MissingRemote
     Mon, Jan 07 2013 | 11:46A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As interesting as the third generation of Intel Core integrated processor graphics (IPG) were when they arrived in April, as home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiasts it was disappointing that the more applicable two core/four thread models were not available. We gleaned what we could about the minor processing improvements and major changes to the graphic processing unit (GPU) from the Core i7-3770K / Core i7-3770S, but as those were overkill for this space there are still many unanswered questions around how the six execution unit (EU) HD 2500 compares to sixteen EU HD 4000 and, perhaps more importantly, how 22nm Ivy Bridge (IVB) CPUs compare against the previous generation of Sandy Bridge (SNB) IPG with similar power requirements. To achieve these goals two 3.3 GHz, 55W Core i3s were tested; with only the GPU separating them at least on the specifications sheet lets dig into the Intel Core i3-3220 and Intel Core i3-3225 and find out which is the better option for your next HTPC. *"
  FULL STORY @ MISSINGREMOTE.COM

AMD Details Next Gen
     Sat, Jan 05 2013 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In a presentation to the media, AMD has laid out the details for several of its next generation HD 8000-series GPU cores which are destined to appear in notebooks. The HD 8800, HD 8700, HD 8600 and HD 8500 may not be the flagship parts some were hoping for but they use AMD's refreshed GCN architecture.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

 
iXBT Labs Review: Intel Core i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition
     Sat, Jan 05 2013 | 5:47A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new Intel Core i7-3970X has six cores and the standard core clock of 3.5 GHz (vs. the 3.3 GHz of i7-3960X). Besides, the maximum core clock is increased by 100 GHz, reaching a psychological barrier of 4 GHz."
  FULL STORY @ IXBT.COM

Comparison List Update: All Haswell Models @ ocaholic
     Thu, Jan 03 2013 | 11:46A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Over time CPU manufacturers like Intel and AMD release numeros processors and it is very likely to lose track of all the models out there. Furthermore it is difficult to find complete comparison tables where you find all CPUs and their features listed. Following you find such a list regarding Intels upcoming Haswell processors."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

ZTE Grand X Intel arrives to Android
     Thu, Jan 03 2013 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
At first, second and third glance, ZTE’s latest flagship model, Grand X In, looks identical to the Grand X we tested a few months ago. With minimal external differences, the large Intel logo on the back is the only thing that “jumps” at you. Since this is the first smartphone based on Intel’s (x86) platform that we’ve tested, many questions have arisen. Will there be limitations as far as application installation, compatibility etc. are concerned? How about unexpected bugs or issues? What to expect in terms of performance and battery autonomy? And heating?
  FULL STORY @ MOBILITY

AMD's A10-5800K Trinity APU
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"In game benchmarks we saw a ~38% performance gain by running a 2133MHz memory kit versus a 1333Mhz memory kit. This is a major performance gain and obviously shows that the AMD Radeon HD 7660D integrated graphics was being bottlenecked by the systems memory. If you ever plan on playing games with an APU powered system then you'll want to go with the memory kit with the highest possible clock speed that you can afford..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

AMD Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition Review
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Just when you think they're done, AMD ships another Deneb-based chip, saying "hey, we're not abandoning you just because Bulldozer is coming!" Clocking in at 3.7 GHz, the Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition is a speed bump over the previous x4 975 Black Edition."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS

[Tech ARP] Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 12.8
     Tue, Dec 25 2012 | 4:05P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are so many CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different models or even remember their specifications. Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various desktop CPUs in the market, as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering *876 desktop CPUs*, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare *up to 19 different specifications* for each and every CPU. Here`s the latest update in Revision 12.8 : *- Added the AMD A10-5800B quad-core processor. - Added the AMD A8-5500B quad-core processor. - Added the AMD A6-5400B dual-core processor. - Added the AMD A6-5300B dual-core processor. - Added the Voltage and Maximum Temp. specifications for the AMD A-5000 (Trinity) family of processors. - Added the Maximum Temp. specification for the AMD Athlon II X4 600 (Llano) family of processors. - Added the Maximum Temp. specification for the AMD Athlon X2 (Kuma) family of processors. - Corrected the Release Date, Other Features and L2 Cache specifications for the AMD A-5000 (Trinity) family of processors. - Corrected the Voltage specification for the AMD Athlon II X4 600 (Llano) family of processors.*"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

NUC - Next Unit of Computing.
     Sat, Dec 15 2012 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Intel's Next Unit of Computing is an interesting and creative way of pushing the small form factor PC design industry forward while still giving a nod to users like us that want to build and customize computers in anyway we can. Want to build a NUC with a 500GB SSD and use it as a really expensive Gigabit Ethernet attached storage device in a small space? Go for it. Have an external Thunderbolt RAID array that you want to attach to the network for sharing? You can do it as long as you use a wireless network or maybe a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter. There are a lot of potential custom use cases for the NUC."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

[Tech ARP] Mobile CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 9.2
     Tue, Dec 11 2012 | 8:27A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are so many mobile CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different models or even remember their specifications! Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various mobile CPUs in the market, as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering *787 mobile CPUs*, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare *up to 19 different specifications*for each and every CPU! Here are the latest updates in Revision 9.2 : *- Added the AMD A6-4555M quad-core processor. - Added the AMD A6-4355M dual-core processor. - Added the AMD Z-60 dual-core processor. - Added the AMD G-T16R processor. - Updated the Level 2 Cache specifications for the AMD A6-4455M dual-core processor. - Updated the Release Date specifications for the AMD E2-1800 and E1-1200 dual-core processors. - Updated the specifications of the AMD Z-01 dual-core processor. - Removed the AMD Z-03 dual-core processor.*"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

Intel Core i5-3350P Ivy Bridge Processor Review - No Integrated Graphics
     Thu, Nov 29 2012 | 11:13A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel`s Core i5-3350P is a fantastic processor that is able to compete with AMD`s parts in terms of performance while vastly undercutting them on the ppwer consumption side. Without the inclusion of the integrated HD 4000 or HD 2500 graphics, this processor is aimed only at users that are looking to add a discrete card to their system for gaming, etc."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

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