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Can AMD Ever Beat Intel?

AMD’s processors are often a bargain, but can it once again make a processor that is flat-out better than Intel’s? Will the Athlon vs. Pentium days ever return?

Acer Aspire One 7552G-6436: Portable, Not Powerful

This Acer seems to favor mobility over performance--a design preference we’re not used to seeing in desktop replacement laptops.

Why AMD's New Llano Processor is a Big Deal

AMD catches up with Intel on the microprocessor front with its 32-nm Llano processor. It also gives laptop users a reasons to look for Llano systems.


AMD Takes On Budget Desktops with Quad-Core Llano

AMD announced its new Llano processors--packing quad-core power and Radeon graphics into a single, budget processor prime for entry-level PCs.

AMD Closes in on Intel With Move to 32nm Chips

Intel may have released 32-nanometer chips first, but rival Advanced Micro Devices has followed suit and is looking to make up some ground.

AMD Expects Llano-Powered Laptops in Second Quarter

AMD's next-generation chip, which combines a CPU and graphics processor for better performance, improved graphics handling and greater power efficiency, has started shipping.

HP Pavilion dm1z Ultraportable Laptop, $400

Use a coupon code to get an HP Pavilion dm1z ultraportable for only $400, with free shipping.

Acer Aspire One 522: A Great Netbook for Lightweight Computing

Built on AMD's new Fusion platform for netbooks, the Acer Aspire One 522-BZ897 delivers great battery life and solid multimedia, but flops in computing power.

PC Gaming Stifled by Consoles, AMD Says

It seems barely a week goes by without one format or the other being accused of "dying" -- but are consoles really choking the life out of PC gaming?

Tech Industry Braces for Aftershocks From Japan Disaster

With Japan devastated by last week's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami, the business aftershocks may rock various parts of the tech industry for months to...