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AMD Boosts Fusion APUs for Notebooks

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Posted August 22, 2011 by Kevin in News

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Aug. 22, 2011 — Today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) updated its awardwinning
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
• 12 hours of resting battery life on a single charge for the mobile platform – a
nearly four hour increase over previous platformsi.
Notebooks, netbooks, small form factor and all-in-one desktops based on these new
APUs are available from leading manufacturers starting today.
“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, we’re bringing
premium features to entry-level products that let users get a richer computing
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 DirectX®11-capable discrete-level
graphics and a parallel processing engine, as well as all-day battery lifeii.
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 3Denabled
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.
Products from leading PC manufacturers based on these new APUs are available
starting today and can be identified by the VISION Technology from AMD or HD Internet
Supporting Resources
 Read about recent AMD Fusion news at http://blogs.amd.com/fusion/
 Visit the AMD Fusion website for more details about AMD Fusion APUs
 Find your next computer on the VISION Technology website
 Watch demos of AMD Fusion APUs on the AMD Unprocessed YouTube
 Follow all the news from the AMD on Twitter at @AMD_Unprocessed
For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.

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