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x86 processor shipments drop steeply in third quarter as Intel gains on AMD

Intel gained PC microprocessor market share over Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter, but worldwide shipments of x86 chips declined at rates not seen in more than a decade, according to Mercury Research.

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AMD unveils speedier 16-core server chips

With a future in ARM servers looming, Advanced Micro Devices announced its fastest 16-core Opteron 6300 server chips as the company continues to enhance its x86 chips.

AMD to sell ARM-based server chips in 2014

Advanced Micro Devices has announced it will sell ARM-based server processors in 2014, ending its exclusive commitment to the x86 architecture and adding a new dimension to its decades-old battle with Intel.

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AMD expected to unveil ARM-based server on Monday

AMD has called a press conference for Monday where it's likely to announce plans for a SeaMicro server based on an upcoming 64-bit processor design from ARM.

AMD says more Windows 8 tablets with its chips coming

Advanced Micro Devices hopes to brush off a slow start to compete against ARM and Intel in the Windows 8 tablet market through new customer announcements and future chips.

AMD's new FX chips let gamers build faster PCs at lower prices

Advanced Micro Devices Tuesday introduced 8-core FX series chips for desktops with prices under $200 in units of 1,000, giving gamers the ability to build faster PCs at lower prices.

Wall Street Roundup: Mixed earnings prove tough quarter

Some of the biggest names in tech reported quarterly earnings last week, and the resulting picture is not pretty. The main culprit for the weak earnings reported this week is a slump in the PC market, but uncertainty about the global economy is weighing down almost all sectors of tech.

10 reasons why the desktop PC will live forever

Desktops are definitely not dead, and tablets and laptops aren't necessarily the future.

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Meet AMD’s new tablet APU: The Z-60 delivers Radeon graphics for Windows 8 touch

AMD takes on Intel’s Atom with its latest APU, offering Radeon graphics capability in a 4.5W package.

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AMD OverDrive: Easily overclock an AMD rig

The AMD OverDrive utility not only replicates the OverDrive clocking controls built into Catalyst drivers, it also provides a full range of BIOS style CPU speed, voltage, and system controls unified in a tabbed window.