Hardware Secrets
Home | Camera | Case | CE | Cooling | CPU | Input | Memory | Mobile | Motherboard | Networking | Power | Storage | Video | Other
Content
Articles
Editorial
First Look
Gabriel’s Blog
News
Reviews
Tutorials
Main Menu
About Us
Awarded Products
Datasheets
Dictionary
Download
Drivers
Facebook
Links
Manufacturer Finder
Newsletter
RSS Feed
Test Your Skills
Twitter
Newsletter
Subscribe today!


Home » News » CPU


[Dec 04, 2012] AMD Announces Opteron 4300 and 3300 Series Processors
[Nov 09, 2012] AMD Cuts Prices on Entry-Level Desktop CPUs
[Nov 05, 2012] AMD Unveils Opteron 6300 Processors
[Oct 30, 2012] AMD Will Build Processors Based on ARM Architecture
[Oct 23, 2012] AMD Announces "Vishera" CPUs
[Oct 02, 2012] AMD Announces Availability ”Trinity“ Desktop APUs
[Sep 05, 2012] Intel Intros Third Generation Core i3 Processor
[Aug 27, 2012] AMD Intros AMD FX-4130 CPU
[Aug 07, 2012] AMD Launches FirePro APUs
[Jun 21, 2012] AMD Promotes ”More Cores, More Cash Back“ Campaign in Europe

« Previous |  Page 2 of 25  | Next »

Change News Category:      Per Page: 

AMD Announces Opteron 4300 and 3300 Series Processors
Author: Cássio Lima Date: December 4, 2012 - 9:42 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/new-amd-opteron-2012dec04.aspx
CPU

AMD has updated its families of microprocessors for servers with the launch of the Opteron 4300 and 3300 series. Nine models were launched, as you can see in the table below.

AMD Opteron 4300 Series Processors

Model Number

Cores

Clock

Turbo Clock

L3 Cache

TDP

4386

8

3.1 GHz

3.8 GHz

8 MB

95 W 

4376 HE

8

2.6 GHz

3.6 GHz

8 MB

65 W 

4340

6

3.5 GHz

3.8 GHz

8 MB

95 W

4334

6

3.1 GHz

3.5 GHz

8 MB

95 W

4332 HE

6

3.0 GHz

3.7 GHz

8 MB

65 W

4310 EE

4

2.2 GHz

3.0 GHz

8 MB

35 W

AMD Opteron 3300 Series Processors

Model Number

Cores

Clock

Turbo Clock

L3 Cache

TDP

3380

8

2.6 GHz

3.6 GHz

8 MB

65 W 

3350 HE

4

2.8 GHz

3.8 GHz

8 MB

45 W 

3320 E

4

1.9 GHz

2.5 GHz

8 MB

25 W 

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Cuts Prices on Entry-Level Desktop CPUs
Author: Cássio Lima Date: November 9, 2012 - 9:32 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com
CPU

This week, AMD lowered prices on its entry-level desktop CPUs. The price-cut should help AMD compete against Intel Pentium and Celeron processors based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture. This listing reflects pricing for direct AMD customers in 1,000-unit tray quantities.

AMD A-Series

AMD A6-3600

USD 95

AMD A6-3650

USD 77

AMD A6-3670K ‘Black Edition’

USD 77

AMD A8-380

USD 105

AMD A8-3820

USD 115

AMD A8-3850

USD 87

AMD A8-3870K ‘Black Edition’

USD 91

AMD A8-5500

USD 101

AMD A8-5600K ‘Black Edition’

USD 101

AMD A10-5700

USD 122

AMD A10-5800K ‘Black Edition’

USD 122

AMD A6-3500

USD 67

AMD A4-3300

USD 36

AMD A4-3400

USD 40

AMD A4-5300

USD 47

AMD A6-5400K ‘Black Edition’

USD 67

AMD Athlon II

Athlon II X2 250

USD 47

Athlon II X2 255

USD 47

Athlon II X2 260

USD 48

Athlon II X2 265

USD 48

Athlon II X3 450

USD 60

Athlon II X3 455

USD 65

Athlon II X3 460

USD 69

Athlon II X4 631

USD 65

Athlon II X4 640

USD 67

Athlon II X4 641

USD 65

Athlon II X4 645

USD 87

Athlon II X4 651

USD 76

Athlon II X2 245e

USD 62

Athlon II X2 250e

USD 69

Athlon II X3 405e

USD 72

Athlon II X3 415e

USD 87

Athlon II X3 420e

USD 97

Athlon II X4 605e

USD 98

Athlon II X4 610e

USD 122

Athlon II X4 615e

USD 133

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Unveils Opteron 6300 Processors
Author: Cássio Lima Date: November 5, 2012 - 9:54 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/US/PRODUCTS/SERVER/PROCESSORS/6000-SERIES-PLATFORM/...
CPU

AMD has unveiled its new AMD Opteron 6300 series of server processors based on its next-generation “Piledriver” architecture. The new AMD Opteron processors deliver superior performance and scalability for virtualized server platforms that are central to private and public cloud deployments, big data systems and high-performance computing (HPC) clusters.

In the table below we’ve listed the models launched and their main specs, including pricing.

 

CPU Model

CPU Cores

Clock

Turbo Clock

TDP

Price

6386 SE

16

2.8 GHz

3.5 GHz

140 W

USD 1,392

6380

16

2.5 GHz

3.4 GHz

115 W

USD 1,088

6378

16

2.4 GHz

3.3 GHz

115 W

USD 867

6376

16

2.3 GHz

3.3 GHz

115 W

USD 703

6348

12

2.8 GHz

3.4 GHz

115 W

USD 575

6344

12

2.6 GHz

3.2 GHz

115 W

USD 415

6328

8

3.2 GHz

3.8 GHz

115 W

USD 575

6320

8

2.8 GHz

3.3 GHz

115 W

USD 293

6308

4

3.5 GHz

N/A

115 W

USD 501

6366 HE

16

1.8 GHz

3.1 GHz

85 W

USD 575

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Will Build Processors Based on ARM Architecture
Author: Cássio Lima Date: October 30, 2012 - 8:24 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/press-release-2012Oct29.aspx
CPU

AMD has announced that it will design datacenter-class microprocessors based on both ARM and x86 architectures. The company will build Opteron processors based on a 64-bit ARM architecture for servers in 2014.

AMD will continue to design x86 CPUs and APUs for client and server markets.

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Announces "Vishera" CPUs
Author: Cássio Lima Date: October 23, 2012 - 8:19 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/new-amd-fx-line-2012oct23.aspx
CPU

AMD has launched the second-generation of its FX CPUs, dubbed “Vishera.” These processors are based on the new “Piledriver” architecture, which is basically the “Bulldozer” architecture used by the previous generation but with a few tweaks.

CPU

AMD FX-8350

AMD FX-8320

AMD FX-6300

AMD FX-4300

Cores

8

8

6

4

Clock Base

4 GHz

3.5 GHz

3.5 GHz

3.8 GHz

Clock Turbo

4.2 GHz

4 GHz

4.1 GHz

4 GHz

L2 Cache (total)

8 MB

8 MB

8 MB

8 MB

L3 Cache (total)

8 MB

8 MB

8 MB

4 MB

Unlocked?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Price

USD 195

USD 169

USD 132

USD 122

Main Competitor

Core i5-3570K

Core i5-3450

Core i5-2300

Core i3-2120

Click here to read our FX-8350 vs. Core i5-3470 CPU Review.

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Announces Availability ”Trinity“ Desktop APUs
Author: Cássio Lima Date: October 2, 2012 - 7:34 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/press-release-2012oct2.aspx
CPU

Today, AMD announced retail availability of its second generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for desktop, codename “Trinity.”

Trinity APUs use a brand new type of socket, dubbed FM2, which is incompatible[l1]  with the FM1 socket used by Llano APUs. Trinity APUs feature up to four cores, an integrated AMD Radeon HD 7000 GPU, a dual-channel DDR3-1866 MHz integrated memory controller, and are built using 32 nm manufacturing processes.

In the table below, we’ve listed the models available along with their main specs, including suggested retail price.

Model

A10-5800K

A10-5700

A8-5600K

A8-5500

A6-5400K

A4-5300

GPU

HD 7660D

HD 7660D

HD 7560D

HD 7560D

HD 7540D

HD 7480D

TDP

100 W

65 W

100 W

65 W

65 W

65 W

GPU Processors

384

384

256

256

192

128

GPU Clock

800 MHz

800 MHz

760 MHz

760 MHz

760 MHz

723 MHz

CPU Cores

4

4

4

4

2

2

CPU Clock (Max Turbo/Base)

4.2/3.8 GHz

4.0/3.4 GHz

3.9/3.6 GHz

3.7/3.2 GHz

3.8/3.6 GHz

3.6/3.4 GHz

Total Cache

4 MB

4 MB

4 MB

4 MB

1 MB

1 MB

Max DDR3

1866

1866

1866

1866

1866

1600

AMD Turbo CORE 3.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Unlocked

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Suggested Retail PriceUSD 122 USD 122 USD 101 USD 101 USD 67USD 53 

Three different chipset options are available on motherboards with the FM2 socket: AMD A55, A75 and A85X.

Several manufacturers have launched motherboards developed to support the latest Trinity family of APUs from AMD, as you can see below.

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

Intel Intros Third Generation Core i3 Processor
Author: Cássio Lima Date: September 5, 2012 - 7:53 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/processors/core/core-i3-process...
CPU

Intel has expanded its lineup of 22 nm processors with the launch of the first third-generation Core i3 models (based on the “Ivy Bridge” architecture). In the table below, you can see the models launched.

Model

Clock

Cores

Cache

HyperThreading

TDP

GPU

 GPU Clock

Memory

Price

Core i3-3240T

2.9 GHz

2

3 MB

Yes

35 W

Intel HD Graphics 2500

650 MHz/ 1.05 GHz

DDR3-1333/1600

USD 138

Core i3-3240

3.4 GHz

2

3 MB

Yes

55 W

Intel HD Graphics 2500

650 MHz/ 1.05 GHz

DDR3-1333/1600

USD 138

Core i3-3225

3.3 GHz

2

3 MB

Yes

55 W

Intel HD Graphics 4000

650 MHz/ 1.05 GHz

DDR3-1333/1600

USD 134

Core i3-3220T

2.8 GHz

2

3 MB

Yes

35 W

Intel HD Graphics 2500

650 MHz/ 1.05 GHz

DDR3-1333/1600

USD 117

Core i3-3220

3.3 GHz

2

3 MB

Yes

55 W

Intel HD Graphics 2500

650 MHz/ 1.05 GHz

DDR3-1333/1600

USD 117

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Intros AMD FX-4130 CPU
Author: Cássio Lima Date: August 27, 2012 - 7:54 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://blogs.amd.com/news/2012/08/27/new-fx-offering-expands-list-of-h...
CPU

Today, AMD updated its processor lineup, adding the FX-4130 model to the existing FX family. At a retail price of USD 112, this 4-core, socket AM3+ CPU works internally at 3.8 GHz (3.9 GHz in turbo mode), has 4 MB of L3 cache and a TDP of 125 W.

AMD also announced that it has reduced the prices across the entire FX series as well as the first generation of AMD A-Series APUs.

Model

Old Price

New Price

AMD FX-8150 with Liquid Cooling System

USD 271

USD 251

AMD FX-8150

USD 204

USD 183

AMD FX-8120

USD 164

USD 153

AMD FX-6200

USD 153

USD 132

AMD FX-6100

USD 132

USD 112

AMD FX-4170

USD 132

USD 122

AMD FX-4130

NA

USD 112

AMD FX-4100

USD 112

USD 101

AMD A8-3870K Black Edition

USD 112

USD 101

AMD A8-3850

USD 101

USD 91

AMD A6-3670K Black Edition

USD 96

USD 80

AMD A6-3650

USD 91

USD 77

AMD A6-3500

USD 71

USD 67

AMD A4-3400

USD 57

USD 48

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Launches FirePro APUs
Author: Cássio Lima Date: August 7, 2012 - 7:54 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: http://www.amd.com/us/press-releases/Pages/amd-firepro-apu-2012aug7.aspx
CPU

Today, AMD launched the AMD FirePro A300 Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for entry-level and mainstream desktop workstations. The new AMD FirePro A300 Series APUs are designed for users who demand a high-performance computing platform to power their computer-aided design (CAD) and content creation workflows.

According to specs, the A300 series brings support for AMD's Eyefinity technology, AMD’s Turbo Core technology, horizontal display resolutions of up to 10,240 x 1,600 pixels, Discrete Compute Offload that allows additional compute capability by using a discrete AMD FirePro GPU in parallel with APU, 30-bit color support as well as dedicated UVD media encoding hardware.

The AMD FirePro A300 Series APUs will be available in systems from a number of workstation integrators starting in August of 2012. See below the models launched and their main specs.

Model

CPU Cores

CPU Clock (Base/Max)

AMD Stream Processors

GPU Clock

TDP

Unlocked

FirePro A300

4

3.4 GHz / 4 GHz

384

760 MHz

65 W

No

FirePro A320

4

3.8 GHz / 4.2 GHz

384

800 MHz

100 W

Yes

 

Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

AMD Promotes ”More Cores, More Cash Back“ Campaign in Europe
Author: Cássio Lima Date: June 21, 2012 - 9:12 AM PST
Category: CPU
More Info: https://www.amd-promotions.com/processors/uk/index.asp
CPU

AMD is promoting a campaign in select European countries where users who buy certain microprocessors with four, six, or eight cores between 11th June and 31st August 2012 will receive a rebate. The payments will be made via BACS or check  as requested within 45 days. See below the microprocessors qualified for the promotion and their rebate value.

  • AMD FX-8120: eight cores, € 20
  • AMD FX-8150: eight cores, € 20
  • AMD FX-6100: six cores, € 15
  • AMD FX-6200: six cores, € 15
  • AMD A8-3870K: four cores, € 10
  • AMD A6-3670K: four cores, € 10
  • AMD FX-4100: four cores, € 10
  • AMD FX-4170: four cores, € 10
Print Version | Send to Friend | Bookmark This News | Permalink top

« Previous |  Page 2 of 25  | Next »

RSSLatest Content
AMD A4-5000 CPU Review
November 26, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 Tablet Review
November 25, 2014 - 3:00 AM
ASUS X99-PRO Motherboard
November 5, 2014 - 3:00 AM
ASRock QC5000-ITX Motherboard
November 4, 2014 - 3:00 AM
Gigabyte X99-UD3 Motherboard
October 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM
ASUS X99-A Motherboard
October 29, 2014 - 3:00 AM
ASUS ZenFone 5 Smartphone Review
October 15, 2014 - 7:00 PM
ASUS AM1M-A Motherboard
October 15, 2014 - 4:30 AM
ASRock X99 Extreme4 Motherboard
October 14, 2014 - 4:10 AM







© 2004-14, Hardware Secrets, LLC. All rights reserved.
Advertising | Legal Information | Privacy Policy
All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT -08:00)