AMD Unveils Some Strategic Plans for 2013



Not so long ago AMD held a private presentation for investors and partners dedicated to the strategic plans for 2013. Its PDF-version has recently appeared online and immediately called attention of all interested parties. The most unexpected news concerned the long-awaited Steamroller micro-architecture. According to AMD, the debut of an advanced architecture will be accomplished in the current year, not in 2014 as it was informed earlier. Steamroller will be incorporated into an updated series of AMD Opteron server processors which are to ensure an improved efficiency level on parallel data processing operations.


The other promising piece of news touches upon the launch of a new APU series already this year: AMD Kabini and AMD Temash. Kabini is going to replace Brazos platform employed in small-sized multimedia systems and other hand portable solutions. In its turn, Temash is going to be implemented into highly-efficient tablet PCs, running under Windows 8 OS platform.
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ASRock to Release BeeBox Mini-PC with Type-C Interface

ASRock has replenished its series of Intel NUC mini-PCs with a new model – the BeeBox. Its key peculiarity is the support for USB Type-C interface. The model features 118.5x110x46 mm dimensions, satisfying basic corporate and home entertainment needs. In addition, it boasts low power consumption level combined with a strong performance.



ASRock BeeBox will be available in three versions: as a barebone PC, a full-blown system without OS and a full-blown system with OS. Each version will be housed either in a classic black, a stylish gold or a pure white chassis.


The heart of the model is Intel Braswell platform (64-bit, 14 nm) equipped with a two-core Celeron N3000 CPU, running at 1.04/2.08 GHz frequency (basic/dynamic). There will be versions with a four-core Celeron N3150 CPU. Both processors feature 4/6 TDP only. Besides, all computers come with an integrated Intel HD graphics.


The platform is also furnished with 2.4 GB of DDR3L-1600 MHz RAM (maximum up to 16 GB …

More Entertainment With the Curved Philips 278E8QJAB Monitor

MMD has produced Philips 278E8QJAB, which is a curved 27-inch display with 178° viewing angles, a 1,800 mm curvature radius and a 1,920 х 1080 pixels resolution.



Among key specifications of this device one can highlight a VA-panel, offering the 60 Hz frame rate and the AMD FreeSync technology support. The high modulation frequency of the edge W-LED backlighting excludes flicker at any brightness. The gray-to-gray response time is 4 msec, the brightness factor is 250 cd/m2, and contrast ratio is 3000:1. Philips 278E8QJAB covers 104 % of NTSC and 130 % of sRGB colour gamuts and is mostly intended for entertainment.


High-quality audio is delivered through embedded stereo speakers of the total 6 W capacity. Customers can take advantages of the DisplayPort, VGA, as well as HDMI ports. An eye-catching modern stand allows to adjust inclination within -5/20°.


The specialty by MMD will be on sale this month.
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