AMD's making a strong budget play today, releasing its 3.2GHz Phenom II dual core desktop processor for under $100. It comes as part of a broader release that also includes the Phenom II X4 910e, clocked at 2.6GHz but energy friendly at 65W, as well as three new Athlon II processors that range from 65W-95W and…
Lenovo's new X100E ultrathin laptop just leaked out, and it's looking pretty sweet: 11.6-inch screen, redesigned chiclet keyboard, a supposed starting price of less than $500, and colors. Colors, you guys. On a ThinkPad.
AMD's new Athlon II X4 chips are like a Phenom II minus the L3 cache. But they're super-cheap: $99 (2.6GHz-620), and $122 (2.8Ghz-630). Also looks like they hold their own against the $150 Core 2 Quad 8200: [Maximum PC]
Years ago I used to build with AMD processors because I was looking for decent power at an affordable price. Their new Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition claims to do that for only $69.
AMD fans looking for a few energy efficient chips now have the option of choosing from the new 3500+ and 3800+ Athlon 64s. Both single-core processors are based on 65nm technology (like Intel's Core 2 Duos). The difference is that AMD's chips draw only 45 watts of power...
Velocity Micro is now shipping the Velocity Micro Raptor Signature Edition which it calls the world's fastest gaming PC. It s packing NVIDIA Quad SLI (
Scan Line Interleave
Scalable Link Interface) technology using four NVIDIA Geforce 7900 GPUs along with an NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI MCP (multichip package) motherboard.