AMD Highlights Plans for the Transition to the 28nm Process

AMD is a company known for the continual and elaborate work on the development and improvement of all product lines, as well as technological standards. Thus, the coming 2013 year is supposed to be portentous for the company in terms of the implementation of 28nm standards in their APU. AMD has recently voiced the plans for the change of the Trinity APU to a new model, codenamed Richland, and the transition to 28nm technological process.

The new APU, Richland, is presumably to be released in two versions: dual-core and quad-core. It will support a number of high-performance technologies, such as Blu-ray 3D, dual graphics, Open CL, AMD turbo core overclocking, and some others.

According to the preliminary information, Richland will employ FM2 socket (which Trinity employs) and Radeon 8000 series DirextX 11 GPU. This GPU will be furnished with 128 cores in dual-core model line, and with 384 cores in the high-end A10 APU. The same number of cores has been implemented in …

The Forthcoming Switch to 5 mm HDD Models

Nowadays HDD segment is represented by various products from various companies. However, with the development and release of ultrabooks, manufacturers directed their production to the hybrid-type drives. This resulted in the predominance of hybrid solutions in the market.

Recently Itel has advanced a motion to digress somehow from the production of hybrid drives and switch to the decrease of traditional HDDs dimensions to 5 mm in casing depth. According to the company's assumptions, such change could moderate the price for drives and provide the necessary volume capacity for ultrabooks.

Some manufacturers have already directed a part of their technological powers to the design of HDDs with 5 mm casings. Nevertheless, there appeared a couple of obstacles on their way: the necessity to stabilize data reading and writing activities, and increase of costs spent on drives' production. This will result in the rise of end price.

IT professionals and analysts forecast the …

Eurocom Intros Enterprise-Class Uno 4 All-in-One

Eurocom Corporation, a Canadian guru in gaming laptops segment, is glad to launch a new all-in-one PC, entitled Uno 4. This 21.5-inch device with 527x49x370 mm dimensions is primarily targeting enterprise market, featuring an optimized set of facilities for the solution of various business tasks. It is powered by Intel Haswell Core i5-4210M CPU, running at 2.6 GHz (up to 3.2 GHz on overclocking), accompanied by an integrated HD Graphics 4600 chip. Additionally, there are versions with Core i7 CPUs.

Eurocom Uno 4 boasts a multi-touch display with antiglare coating and LED backlight. It promises Full HD resolution and some striking color rendering. This all-in-one is equipped with 16 GB of DDR3-1600 memory modules, two HDDs/SSDs of 2.5-/3.5-inch form-factor with SATA III interface of up to 2 TB capacity. Moreover, it comes with Blu-ray/DVD drive, a webcam, 9-in-1 card reader, two 3.5 mm mini-jacks for a headphone and a microphone, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output, …
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