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AMD: Analysts expect losses to continue

@ 2009/04/20 read/post comments(0)
Senior Semiconductor Analyst for Wedbush Morgan, Mr. Patrick Wang cited: "Contrary to the Barcelona ramp, we highlight management’s surprisingly clean execution of Shanghai and Istanbul [expected early in Q3]. However, we think management provides mixed commentary with conservative Q2 revenue… Go To Full Article

Nvidia Releases OpenCL Driver to Developers

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NVIDIA Corporation today announced the release of its OpenCL driver and software development kit (SDK) to developers participating in its OpenCL Early Access Program. NVIDIA is providing this release to solicit early feedback in advance of a beta release which… Go To Full Article

Not enough 40nm ATI HD 4770 for hard launch next week?

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According to one of our sources, ATI might be short on HD 4770 cards if it decide to launch it on April 28th. This great US $99 card has drawn a lot of attention as this is going to be… Go To Full Article

AMD to intro Athlon X2 7850 before end of the month

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A birdy told us that Athlon X2, the fastest and probably the last of Kuma 65nm based dual-core K10 derived CPUs will launch on the 28th, and not on 23rd as originally planned. Despite this change we learned that system… Go To Full Article

Intel to launch 3.06Ghz CPU for Laptops - T9900

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Intel plans to launch yet another Penryn 45nm dual-core CPU and this one will be known as Core 2 Duo T9900. This might be the fastest Monetevina platform to ever launch, before Lynnfield, and eventually Arrandale Nehalem architecture derived mobile… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 2GB

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At $284.99 after MIR, the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 2GB is not that great value in the grand scheme of things. In two of the six games in our evaluation, it fell behind the GeForce GTX 275, which is… Go To Full Article

Samsung Expects $99 Blu-Ray Players to Arrive by Christmas

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Blu-ray disc format may get to mainstream considerably quicker compared to what was anticipated as sub-$100 players have all chances to arrive to the market later this year, at least according to Samsung Electronics’ marketing chief. “The market for… Go To Full Article

Intel cuts some Core 2 prices, intros Q8400(S)

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Chip titan Intel has now tweaked its processor offer by making a few price adjustments and introducing a two more LGA775 quad-cores. The Core 2 Quad Q8400 and Q8400S are both made on 45nm technology, feature a frequency of 2.66… Go To Full Article

ATI HD 4770 vs 4850 Performance Preview

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This VGA is coming at the end of month (April 28th) price around $99, replacing the HD 4830. Performance is very close to HD 4850 level and this at much lower power consumption. … Go To Full Article

Caustic Graphics Ray Tracing Acceleration Technology

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James was quick to iterate to me on a few occasions that they initially had no desire to build hardware but as they developed their unique software algorithms it became apparent that there simply was not a processor on the… Go To Full Article

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