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AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

There was a time when choosing the right processor for your laptop or desktop PC was relatively straightforward. There was a choice of perhaps half a dozen models from Intel or a similar number from AMD, but CPUs have bred faster than rabbits on Viagra. In the battle of Intel vs AMD, which processor should […]

PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PCI technology that’s served PCs and servers well for decades is learning to get by on less power so it can play in mobile devices and the Internet of Things. Even as it works to boost the speed of PCI Express in an upcoming version 4.0, the PCI Special Interest Group has a three-pronged […]

AMD gives FX processors new lease of life with first laptop chips

AMD’s high-performance FX desktop processors were on ice recently, but the product line is getting a new lease of life by going into laptops for the first time. The company announced two new FX laptop processors that will be AMD’s flagship offerings, and will be among the company’s fastest laptop chips. AMD has offered FX […]

AMD Trinity APUs will take on Intel’s Ivy Bridge

AMD has announced its second generation ‘Trinity’ Accelerated Processing Units (APUs).