Decent framerates and low prices combine for a "good enough" desktop graphics card.
AMD has released the latest beta of its Catalyst driver, which brings its games-accelerating Mantle API into the real world.
But it turns out Mantle is better at boosting systems with weak CPUs, rather than weak graphics cards.
Samples of the Opteron four- and eight-core, 64-bit A1100 Series ARM processors will ship to AMD partners this quarter.
AMDs new Opteron 6300 processors have a slower clock speed to reduce power consumption.
AMD reported a second successive quarter of profits that easily beat analyst expectations, based on a strong game-console business.
AMD ships the "Kaveri" architecture the company announced at last week's CES, though Tuesday's release is only for desktop PCs.
PCs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but it still comes as a surprise when a company introduces one that's as unobtrusive as this prototype PC from AMD.
AMD will bring integrated graphics processors in chips to gaming rigs
AMD announces that its "Kaveri" CPUs with integrated graphics are now available for pre-order. But AMD execs also say computing and graphics are blurring into one another.