AMD boosts AMD Fusion APUs for Notebooks

AMD updated its C- and E-Series Accelerated Processing
Units (APUs) for ultrathin and value notebooks, netbooks, all-in-ones and
desktop PCs with top-of-the-line features.

The updated APUs deliver: Enhanced HD graphics
capabilities; Performance boosts with enhanced memory; DisplayPort ++ for
connecting to any HDMI or DisplayPort-enabled monitor or TV; 12 hours of
resting battery life on a single charge for the mobile platform, a nearly four
hour increase over previous platforms.

“Today’s PC users want stunning HD graphics and
accelerated performance with all-day battery life and that’s what AMD Fusion
APUs deliver,” said Chris Cloran, vice president and general manager,
Client Division, AMD.

With these new APUs, AMD is bringing premium features to
entry-level products that let users get a richer computing experience.

AMD has shipped more than 12 million APUs, and sold more than five million of the
popular C- and E-Series APUs in Q2 2011 alone. The updated AMD C- and E-Series
APUs meet the needs of consumers who want fast and Brilliant HD streaming
video, sharp photos, life-like gaming through powerful DirectX11-capable
discrete-level graphics and a parallel processing engine, as well as all-day
battery life.

Additionally, the updated E-Series APUs feature: DDR3
1333 support for enhanced memory bandwidth and faster performance and video
playback; HDMI 1.4a connections allow for viewing 3D pictures and home video on
3D-enabled TVs and displays.

For mobile users, the new AMD Fusion C-Series and
E-Series APUs deliver even longer battery life than before – with up to 10.5
hours of resting battery life on the E-Series and 12 hours on the C-Series –
enabling users to work or play longer without searching for an outlet.

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