New AMD Notebook Platform Based On AMD Turion X2 Ultra Unveiled At Computex 2008

Posted: Jun 4 2008, 12:10am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:31am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals


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AMD unveiled their next generation notebook platform (formerly known as Puma) at the Computex 2008 today.

The new AMD notebook platform features new AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile Processors with ATI Radeon HD 3000 Series Graphics and industry-leading wireless for greater throughput and range.
Acer, Asus, Clevo, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Siemens Computers, HP, MSI, NEC and Toshiba are all set to release notebooks based on the new AMD platform.

The AMD Turion X2 Ultra Dual-Core Mobile processor includes top enhancements including AMD Independent Dynamic Core Technology, a new mobile-optimized memory controller, and power-optimized HyperTransport 3.0.
The new mobile AMD 7-series chipset, AMD M780G and AMD SB700, features integrated ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics and delivers support for Microsoft DirectX 10. The integrated graphics deliver up to three times the 3D graphics performance of comparable competitor graphics and offer ATI Avivo HD Technology for smooth video playback in hi-def format.

The next-generation AMD notebook platform also incorporates the latest in wireless connectivity technologies like 802.11 draft n and 3G from leading Better by Design technology partners including Atheros, Broadcom, and Ralink.
Via this AMD announcement.

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