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AMD readies faster A8 and A10 accelerated processing units

Advanced Micro Devices is working on two new A8 and A10 accelerated processing units for desktop systems. The new chips will be based on the code-named “Kaveri” design and will not bring tangible performance improvements compared to existing APUs. Nonetheless, the new processors will help AMD to maintain average selling …

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AMD unveils A8-7670K accelerated processing unit

Advanced Micro Devices on Monday introduced its new A8-7670K accelerated processing unit designed for low-cost personal computers. The new APU is based on “Kaveri” design and features slightly lower performance than the flagship A10-7870K. The AMD A8-7670K features four “Steamroller” cores (two dual-core modules) with 3.60GHz/3.90GHz clock-rate, integrated AMD Radeon …

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AMD cuts price of Radeon R9 285 in Europe

Advanced Micro Devices and its partners have started to cut prices of graphics cards based on the Radeon R9 285 graphics processing units in Europe. It is unclear how long will the promotion will last and whether it is a widespread price-cut or an attempt to clear out some local …

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AMD to release ‘Kaveri Refresh’ chips in late May – report

Advanced Micro Devices plans to formally introduce its code-named “Godavari” (also known as “Kaveri Refresh”) accelerated processing units next month, slightly ahead of Computex Taipei trade-show. While the new chips will feature slightly improved performance compared to existing APUs from the company, they will hardly improve AMD’s competitive position on …

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New unlocked AMD A10, A8 ‘Kaveri’ APUs detailed

Specifications of the upcoming accelerated processing units from Advanced Micro Devices have been published by a web-site. As expected, the new hybrid processors code-named “Kaveri” are only slightly faster that those, which have been available on the market for a long time. As it turns out, AMD is about to …

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AMD could be preparing high-performance A10-7870K APU

Advanced Micro Devices may be working on a new accelerated processing unit that belongs to the current-generation of its hybrid microprocessors. The AMD A10-7870K chip has not been announced yet, but it could hit the market in the coming weeks or even days. AMD is expected to release its new …

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Asus unveils ‘military grade’ TUF Trooper Intel B85 mainboard

Asustek Computer has announced a new mainboard that weds extreme durability and reliability with moderate cost. The new TUF Trooper B85 features complete protection against lightning strikes and electrostatic discharge (ESD) as well as uses “military grade” components that will last longer than standard ones. The platform supports virtually all …

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Apple confirms that it will never make a budget iPhone

Leading up to the launch of the iPhone 5c, rumors were circulating that this would be Apple’s first cheap alternative to the flagship iPhone. However, the plastic backed device turned out to still be fairly expensive and as a result, it didn’t sell very well at all, at least at first. Now …

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AMD slashes prices on select A-series desktop APUs

Advanced Micro Devices this week quietly updated its official price-list and published the new prices of its A-series accelerated processing units. In addition to updating its official price-list, AMD also notified several web-sites about price-cuts on low-end models not listed at the company’s web-site. For the first time since the …

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Aerocool Vs-92 Case Review

Today we are going to look at one of the latest cases from Aerocool – the Vs-92.  This particular model features in Aerocool’s PGS (Performance Gaming System) range, and has been designed for those gamers who are looking to build a well-featured system, on a budget. We look forward to …

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Cheap Android tablets just keep getting cheaper

Over the last few months we’ve seen plenty of cheap Android tablets come out: Tesco came out with the Hudl, Argos released the ‘MyTablet‘ and Asda partnered up with electronics company, Medion, to exclusively sell the ‘LifeTab‘. Prices of these tablets currently range from £77 all the way up to £130 …

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Aria now offering £1.99 next-day shipping option

If you’ve ever ordered from online PC part sellers before, they usually know what they’re doing when it comes to sending through full systems or big orders, packaging everything up nicely so it arrives in perfect condition. However when you’re making a small order, it can suck paying that full …

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OCZ dives deep to offer 240GB Vertex at £89

It’s a bit like tasting porridge. For a desktop user, 60GB is not right and even though a 120GB boot drive can give you joy – it’s not quite perfect. The size that makes you lick the bowl clean and head upstairs to test the beds is definitely 240GB. OCZ …

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Aria cuts prices to tempt even more spending

While the UK is still looking forward to the credit card bills that will accompany a record breaking Boxing Day push of £2.6 billion, online retailers are not giving up hope that us consumers will consider one last wafer-thin-mint. KitGuru says ‘Better. Better get a bucket’. Shakespeare wrote of Cleopatra, …

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Anyone remember T1? Adobe helps us remember

No, it has nothing to do with Arnie and the search for John Conner. Back in the day, T1 lines were the stuff of legend, with so much bandwidth that you’d be running an enterprise and a half on the throughput. But how does it stack up today? KitGuru downloads …

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Nigerian tablet faces huge market entry battle

When a young Nigerian entrepreneur and Bournmouth graduate, Saheed Adepoju, borrowed £40,000 from his family to begin working on a tablet PC for his home market, he had little idea of how much attention and energy his idea would attract. But there are huge struggles ahead. KitGuru scans the 8″ …

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Can SSD prices get pounded any lower?

These days, watching heavyweight boxers in the ring is like watching children eyeing up chocolate bars. Almost nothing happens for ages, then a tiny bit of action and it’s all over. Back in the day, when Ali, Foreman, Norton, Frazier and co ruled the world – the action started when …

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