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‘Solar System’ Radeon HD 8000M Due Early Next Year

According to Chinese website EXPreview, AMD is planning to launch a new batch of graphics cards for laptops and other compact systems under the none-too surprising Radeon HD 8000M brand name. There’s not that many news other than the fact...

/ December 17, 2012

Intel Moving Towards 14nm

Moore’s Law is apparently still valid as far as Intel is concerned. The chip giant is already well ahead of the competition and intends to trample it yet again by moving to a 14nm production process while competitors like AMD...

/ December 6, 2012

MSI GX60: ‘First’ AMD-Based Gaming Laptop

High-end laptops in general built around AMD processors are few and far between. Full-featured gaming laptops are an even rarer breed.  

/ November 16, 2012

AMD Trinity: Better Integrated Gaming Graphics

One of AMD’s new Trinity chips have been thoroughly tested and it looks like a modest improvement for integrated graphics.

/ May 15, 2012

Even Less Mediocre IGP in Intel’s Haswell

Intel’s next-generation Ivy Bridge processors will start to trickle out in April, but some details about the successor Haswell, due in 2013, have already surfaced. It seems that Intel continues its valiant struggle towards integrated graphics that suck slightly less.

/ March 19, 2012
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Battlefield 3 Laptop System Requirements Check

In case you haven’t noticed, the latest shooter from DICE/EA looks amazing, and for the same reason it’s also very demanding.

/ March 16, 2012
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Nvidia’s Next-Gen Kepler GPUs Shipping to Laptop Manufacturers

Not only is Nvidia’s latest 28nm “Kepler” GPU parts shipping to laptop manufacturers, the latest news is that it will end up in ultrabooks.

/ January 30, 2012
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Nvidia ‘Positively Surprised’ by HD 7900

In an entertaining statement to Scandinavian hardware site Nordic Hardware, Nvidia said that the company “expected more from [AMD’s] new architecture”. 

/ January 24, 2012

Measure ‘Quality’ with GPU-Z 0.5.8

GPU-Z is a handy tool for looking up information on your graphics card, verify your overclocking efforts or even export the BIOS (in those rare cases when it isn’t locked, particularly in a laptop). The latest version brings some additional...

/ January 23, 2012
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Update on AMD’s HD 7000M Lineup

There was ample disappointment when we figured out AMD was resorting to the old “trick” of renaming old GPUs instead of transitioning from the 40nm process to 28nm, along with the new Southern Islands architecture or Graphics Core Next (GCN).

/ January 18, 2012