Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Highlights: With Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) on SMB Laptop Sales, Collaboration with Dell Inc. (DELL) & More

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HP and AMD unite to help channel SMB laptop sales (CRN – UK)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) and Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) have teamed up to try and fuel channel laptop sales with an extended warranty scheme and a raft of sales and marketing tools for resellers. The vendor twosome will be offering SMBs purchasing certain HP ProBook models an additional two-year warranty on top of the standard 12-month term usually offered. HP partners targeting the SMB market will also be provided with co-marketing materials, sales guides, demos and detailed product information on the AMD technology powering the devices. A dedicated call-centre team will also offer VARs technical sales support.

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AMD Collaborates With Industry Leaders to Bring the Power of 4K to Video Production at IBC 2013 (Technology Digital)
At this year’s IBC (International Broadcasting Convention), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) is collaborating with outstanding industry leaders — Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE), Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), Blackmagic Design, Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Fusion-IO, Inc. (NYSE:FIO), and Supermicro — to showcase video production workflows with a variety of 4K sources using AMD FirePro™ professional graphics1. These demonstrations feature compute- and graphics-intensive animation, display, and content creation supported by a host of creative hardware and software collaborations. AMD is pleased to showcase ground breaking demonstrations at IBC 2013 powered by AMD FirePro graphics.

AMD Plans to Expand Desktop Richland Family of APUs Ahead of Kaveri Launch (Maximum PC)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) originally hoped to launch its 3rd Generation A-Series APUs known as “Kaveri” sometime this year with at least one roadmap indicating an early fourth quarter release. Technically, Kaveri may still launch in 2013, though reportedly it will only end up in the hands of OEMs late this year, followed by a retail launch in 2014. In the meantime, it looks like AMD will flesh out its Richland desktop line with a couple of new processors. According to CPU-World, AMD in August released its A10-6700T chip, the first low power desktop APU rated at 45W. It was launched in Japan and may make its way to U.S. shores in a month or two.

HIS Makes Mistake and Posts AMD R-200 Series Graphic Cards SKUs (Legit Reviews)
HIS has let the cat is out of the bag, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) is on the verge of releasing new video cards. The AMD R-200 Series codenamed ‘Volcanic Islands’ is a mix of refreshed Southern Islands cards and a number of cards that use the new Hawaii GPU that uses a new architecture. AMD is also changing the naming scheme on their video cards, so say sayonara to the Radeon HD series. AMD is changing up the Radeon nomenclature and it looks like the rumor of the Hawaii based GPU being called the AMD R9-290/R9-280 were correct. The Pitcairn replacement cards also look like they will be denoted by the AMD R7 branding.

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