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AMD Tablets to Desktops, the Next Technological Revolution Begins…

AMD’s APU13 developers conference is well under way and the news continues to flow thick and fast.  AMD it seems has its own technological revolution underway, a revolution that began with consoles adopting PC technology. A revolution that is now taking over the PC world with technology perfected within the PS4.

With the release of the next generation consoles out of the way AMD is now free to introduce this technology to the PC. Technology that includes hUMA memory architecture, TrueAudio DSP’s and Mantle compatible next generation GPU cores.

The first of these next generation PC products will be the Kaveri desktop APU, to be followed shortly after by the ultra low power APU’s Beema and Mullins. AMD’s recently demonstrated Project Discovery tablet is based on the Mullins APU. All of which will be on show at the highly anticipated CES conference, January 2014.

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AMD’s Fusion Update, They Still Call Me Trinity. Trinity Released May 15, Brazos 2 Already Available…

Brazos 2.0 the newest member of AMD’s Fusion APU platform, Application Processing Unit. A new blend of graphics chip and traditional CPU, reducing an entire computer to a single chip.

AMD’s APU technology is about to be fully refreshed with it’s second generation Fusion APU’s being released, first to arrive is Brazos 2. This sub-notebook low power computing chip, Brazos 2, is now being delivered to manufacturers, technically already released as all of its customers are laptop manufacturers. Expect hardware using Brazos 2 to start appearing in early May, while the Trinity APU’s will be released on May 15.

This is the first of AMD’s next generation silicon that it hopes will take the battle to Intel. Aiming squarely for the googlies AMD hopes to take over the Ultrabook market before Intel even has it’s hardware released. This will of course require AMD to execute their plan without unexpected hold-ups or cancellations.

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