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VIA Nano Quad Core Preview
     Tue, Nov 15 2011 | 3:48P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Many have been trumpeting the death of VIA for a long, long time. But so far this scrapper of a company just keeps moving along. The addition of a quad core Nano is making sure that VIA stays relevant in a world that is increasingly concentrating on low power, high performance computing. These chips should compete well against the current stable of low power x86 processors, and we can bet that VIA is planning a new generation of parts once TSMC?s 28 nm process ramps up. But for now the top of the stack for VIA will be the quad core Nano."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

News: TR reviews AMDs A8-3800 Fusion APU
     Tue, Nov 15 2011 | 1:36P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We weren`t terribly impressed with AMD`s A8-3850 APU when we first reviewed it in part because its 100W power envelope seemed rather large for a chip whose integrated graphics are a major selling point. Happily the new A8-3800 slides into a cool 65W power envelope and adds Turbo Core clock frequency scaling. Can it win our approval? Keep reading to find out."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor Review @Hi Tech Legion
     Sun, Nov 13 2011 | 10:18A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the new Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition CPU, AMD has upped the speed for their existing AM2+/AM3 platform. The Phenom II X4 980BE clocks in with a stock speed of 3.7Ghz, making it the fastest out of the box clock speed AMD currently offers. With an unlocked multiplier, the Phenom II X4 980BE also invites you to explore overclocking and see just how much more speed you can get. The Phenom II 980BE also sports a full 2MB L2 cache and 6MB L3 cache. In the AM3 platform, the onboard memory controller is able to take full advantage of DDR3 memory up to PC3 10600."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

We investigate the key to unlocking Bulldozer
     Fri, Oct 28 2011 | 1:08A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Is an awareness of the shared nature of AMD's Bulldozer architecture the key to unlocking its performance? We investigate.
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT

News: AMDs A8-3850 Fusion APU
     Thu, Oct 20 2011 | 10:23A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD`s Llano APU makes a compelling proposition as a laptop chip but its position on the desktop is more precarious. Read on to find out why?and whether it can overcome that hurdle."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD Bulldozer With GCC/Clang Compilers
     Sun, Sep 11 2011 | 8:54A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
""Now having looked at the AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 performance on Linux, as well as how it`s scaling across multiple cores/modules, in this article are results when building a variety of benchmarks under the popular compilers. The tested compilers were GCC, LLVM/Clang, and AMD Open64, including different revisions of these open-source compilers."""
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Energy-Efficient Processors from Intel Reviewed
     Tue, Sep 06 2011 | 4:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you are planning to build a fast but quiet system with low power consumption, then Intel may offer you a variety of LGA1155 processors with 45 W or 35 W TDP. But does cutting their power consumption in half bring any additional limitations? Let’s find out!
  FULL STORY @ XBITLABS

 
Intel Sandy Bridge Speeds Up On Linux 3.1 Kernel
     Sun, Sep 04 2011 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Last week the DRM pull went in for the Linux 3.1 kernel. For the Intel DRM graphics driver in the Linux kernel there is frame-buffer compression clean-ups, high color support, ring frequency scaling, shared LLC support, and hang-check module disabling. Compared to the Linux 3.0 kernel, the driver improvements significantly boost the open-source graphics performance for Intel Sandy Bridge hardware."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX

AMD Radeon 6790 (Barts LE):
     Sat, Sep 03 2011 | 12:02P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple of weeks ago AMD released its newest midrange graphics card called Radeon HD 6790. We got a change to get one of those in our test bench and we will take a look at it tonight. Let's see what this card has to offer and how well it performs against similarly priced Radeon 6850.
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS

AMD A8-3850 Llano APU and the Lynx platform reviewed
     Sat, Sep 03 2011 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We present the new AMD Lynx platform and show what the new AMD A8-3850 APU is capable of an a Gigabyte A75M-UD2H motherboard.
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKPC

News: Exploring the impact of memory speed on Sandy Bridge performance
     Fri, Sep 02 2011 | 11:13A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
K-Series Sandy Bridge CPUs have unlocked memory multipliers that make it easy to take advantage of faster memory modules. We explore performance with a range of memory configurations to see whether Intel`s latest CPU architecture makes good use of exotic DIMMs."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD A8-3850 Lllano @ PureOverclock
     Tue, Aug 30 2011 | 5:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“On the bench is a new processor called the “A8-3850” and codenamed “LYNX” paired with the Gigabyte A75M-UD2H and today we will take an in-depth look at what this efficient and powerful APU brings to the mainstream desktop market.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Intel Core i7 990 X Review
     Tue, Aug 30 2011 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the Core i7 990 X Intel has a new flagship in its portfolio. Therefore they decided to increase the multiplyer by one step which results in a clock speed of 3.46 GHz. Thanks to this CPUs six cores and twelve threads one can expect it to get the performance crown.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

AMD A8-3850 Llano APU
     Mon, Aug 29 2011 | 4:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Overclocking the APU was a bit more difficult as it is not a Black Edition processor so the multiplier is locked. The only way to get more juice out of it is by raising the voltage and pushing the reference clock up until it is no longer stable. I was able to squeeze just past 700MHz more by raising the reference clock to 125MHz. The kicker was the voltage had to be regulated just right because too little left me unstable and anything more than 1.48 volts made the processor too hot and forced it to throttle down to keep from overheating. It seemed anything more than 60 degrees Celsius, the APU would down-clock the multiplier to 26x or less making the overclock run worse than the stock speeds. As long as I kept the voltage under control, the overclock was stable and even ran Prime95 with no throttling."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

AMD A8-3850 Llano APU Review
     Fri, Aug 26 2011 | 12:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Following in the footsteps of Brazos, AMD is now ready to unleash its bigger brother. Codenamed "Llano," the new arrival resides in AMD's "Lynx" platform and packs four Husky cores (very similar to what's inside Athlon II processors), along with a robust GPU based on the Evergreen family's Redwood architecture. As a refresher, the Evergreen GPUs powered AMD's last-generation Radeon HD 5000 graphics cards. Llano's graphics core feature anywhere from 160 to 400 stream processors, which should make them considerably more powerful than any other integrated graphics solution we have seen to date.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

AMD A8-3500M Llano Linux Benchmarks
     Fri, Aug 26 2011 | 2:28A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"This morning there will be an introduction by Advanced Micro Devices of Llano, their next-generation Fusion APU. In this article are some launch-day Linux benchmarks of this newest 32nm accelerated processing unit using Ubuntu 11.04 with the A8-3500M part. This article is in continuation of our Radeon HD 6620G Linux benchmarks that were published at midnight."
  FULL STORY @ ENTERTAINMENT

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