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AMD introduces the $250 Radeon R9 285 graphics card, takes aim at Nvidia's GTX 760

AMD claims its newest member of the Radeon family can outperform Nvidia's GTX 760 card.

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AMD announces Radeon R7 SSD product line, made by enthusiast manufacturer OCZ

AMD's catching up to rival Intel by offering three different SSDs, made in partnership with a respected storage maker. Could graphics card/SSD bundles be far behind?

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AMD's Kaveri processors coming to smaller, cheaper desktops

AMD's new chips will bring console-style gaming to small desktops

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AMD's new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence

AMD's 64-bit server development board has the company's first ARM processors on board.

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Debt offsets console gains as AMD just misses profit estimates

AMD reports a loss after debt repayments are factored in, and CPU shipments decline. However, the company is still being buoyed by game consoles.

Intel approached AMD about access to Mantle

AMD's Mantle offers a free performance boost for games which use it. Nvidia is making waves, too. So as Mantle moves forward, where is Intel in all this?

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.

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AMD aims for 25-fold boost in chip energy efficiency by 2020

The chipmaker claims that it can stay ahead of the Moore's Law efficiency curve by 70 percent over the next six years.

AMD wants to improve gaming in Linux and Steam boxes with its Mantle tools

AMD is getting requests from game developers to port its Mantle API to Linux.