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AMD Announces New A-Series Processors

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AMD Announces New A-Series Processors

AMD has announced the official availability at retail outlets for second-generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Units. These chips combine a GPU and CPU into a single device and are aimed at the DIY market. The new processors will also find a way into cheap computers other needs for manufacturers as well.

The new A-Series APs are available at prices from $53-$122. The APU features Radeon HD 7000 series graphics and the chips are available clocked at up to 4.2 GHz. These processes are also unlock to allow users to overclock if desired.


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EA reveals Sims 4 system requirements

Source: Oh No They Didn't!

What are the PC minimum system requirements for The Sims 4?REQUIRED: Internet connection required for product activation. OS: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 PROCESSOR: 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon 64 Dual-Core 4000+ or equivalent (For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0 GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-62 or equivalent) MEMORY: At least 2 GB RAM HARD DRIVE: At le ...
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3 Reasons Why the Market Doesn't Like Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


Until such time comes that the company is able to achieve double digit sequential quarterly growth, chances are that balance sheet repair will not happen fast enough and the market will continue to be reluctant with A ...
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Industry voice: Open Compute: Bringing enterprise-grade IT infrastructure to SMBs


Facebook started the Open Compute Project with the goals of increasing data center efficiency and lowering operating costs. While the project has attracted collaboration from some of the largest enterprises, the project's goals can benefit small and medium businesses (SMB) as much as large corporations.With Open Compute, hardware design and manageability is open sourced with the aim of reducing power consumption, cost and size ...
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Lingering Questions Plague AMD's Semi-Custom Ambitions


AMD bet its future on its semi-custom business, hoping to parlay its game console design wins into new business. But, can it provide the kind of gro ...
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Is There a Silver Lining to Advanced Micro Devices' Lackluster Quarterly Report?


AMD's CPU revenue collapsed during the second quarter, with Intel stealing away market share. But there wa ...
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Buying Guide: Best laptop 2014: which notebook should you buy?


Best laptop: all your buying questions answeredWith Windows 8.1 here and Windows 9 on the way, Ultrabooks taking off in popularity and laptop-tablet hybrids seeing more releases, choosing the right laptop is even more confusing than ever.Cheap laptops, like Chromebooks, are more powerful and capable than ever, while high-end devices are often perfectly good replacements for your desktop computer, able to cope with more intensive programs.Those after ...
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Buying Guide: Best gaming laptops: top 5 gaming notebooks reviewed


You don't even need to tell us what happened when you told your friends that you want to buy a gaming laptop. Their inner elitist got the best of them, and bashed you for not just outright building a gaming PC. But we get you. Building a gaming PC takes knowledge and dexterity that you just don't have or care to develop.That's where the gaming laptop shines, as the fast lane to PC gaming. No need to build a case or e ...
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Early stage AMD can occur much earlier than previously thought


It is widely accepted that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of visual impairment and blindness in industria ...
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First look at Evolve OS with Budgie Desktop

Source: Make Tech Easier

Evolve OS is a new desktop Linux distribution which includes the Budgie Desktop. The project has just started making its first public releases and is currently in the Alpha stage, so don’t expect everything to be working flawlessly. It is also worth noting that Evolve OS only supports 64-bit processors (x86_64 or amd64) and that there are no current plans to release a 32 bit version. This means you need a PC with at least an Intel C ...
Source: Make Tech Easier   Full article at: Make Tech Easier Jul 21 2014, 9:50am CDT

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CPU Speed Professional (Shareware)

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Measure the actual speed of your Intel or AMD processor using this simple software application that compiles CPU scores, ideally for ...
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