The Radeon HD 6850 and 6870 offer fantastic performance at a price gamers can live with.
Asus delivers surprisingly robust multimedia capabilities in its budget desktop replacement laptop, but the overall performance is somewhat disappointing.
While Intel attempts to take on ARM in the mobile devices arena, rival PC chipmaker AMD is sitting back to watch how the tablet market matures before diving in to the fray.
UPDATE: AMD reported a net loss during the third quarter, but microprocessor and graphics sales increased.
A Core i5 processor and a dedicated GPU give this Aspire better than average performance.
An average screen and unexceptional battery life are this multimedia laptop's main blemishes.
Better graphics plus improved power management could make Intel's chip design a winner.
AMD is pulling the plug on the ATI name, rebranding the Radeon and Firepro product lines in anticipation of the upcoming launch of the new Fusion technology which merges processor and graphics on a single chip.
Advanced Micro Devices is considering implementing its upcoming low-power netbook chips in servers, the company's new server CTO said.