4 Pillars ahold AMD Graphics Card Market

Various manufacturers rely on their strategy to dominate the market occupies, is no exception AMD rely on four pillars as a crutch to dominate the market, especially the graphics card segment.

The four pillars are Client, Console, Content and Cloud, who was a mainstay AMD to further strengthen its dominance in the segment of the graphics card.

“The four pillars of this is the strengthening of the existence of segmented AMD graphics processors,” said Jenny Susanto, Indonesia Country Manager of AMD, in Ancol, Jakarta.

The first pillar is filled by the client is AMD’s strategy to increasingly gripped in the realm of graphics processors to try to strengthen its collaboration with the graphics card vendors to deliver new graphics card products in accordance with the wishes of the computer users, especially gamers. Continue reading “4 Pillars ahold AMD Graphics Card Market”

Newer 3 Series from AMD Radeon for Portable PCs

AMDAMD has just introduced their latest graphics card series which is intended for notebooks. Some of them claimed to have high performance when used for gaming. The third series is among other Radeon HD 7900M, 7800M HD, and HD 7700M1. Everything is made ​​in the fabrication of 28nm and comes with support for DirectX 11.1.

“Three years ago, AMD decided to push the limits of graphics on a notebook computer and since then we have to apply to any new release of our mobile products,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, GPU division, Sunday (04/29/2012). These three graphics cards have different user segments, the HD 7700 series to the emphasis on long battery life, and HD 7900M for gamers who want a powerful notebook. While the HD 7800M series is the mediator between the two. To improve the power efficiency AMD Radeon HD 7000m series has also been equipped with AMD power gating technology that turns off one core GPU when not in use.

Then immersed Zero Core AMD technology is also moving the GPU dropped to nearly zero watts effectively when AMD Radeon HD GPU 7000m series switched to inactive mode.

Apple Mac Pro History End?

Rumors that Apple overwrite odor rumored to be stopping production of its line of Mac Pro. Sales of these devices is decreased causing Apple to reconsider its investment. During the last quarter, Apple reported sales of its products is dominated by a line of notebooks in which the MacBook Air became the best selling products and followed with a MacBook Pro. Sales of the portable device 2 is reached the percentage of 74% of the overall Mac sales. Being in the line of desktops, even though he only contributed a small proportion of overall sales, but he still contributed profit for Apple. Reportedly, the iMac desktop products with the best sales, beat the Mac Pro.

Apple is updating its line of Mac Pro in July 2010 with a ramped up to 12 processor cores and cram a faster graphics card. Exterior design itself can be virtually unchanged. Quoted from Cnet, Tuesday (01/10/2011), Mac Pro sales decline starting from 2499 USD in America. This has led to the executives of Apple to think again about whether they will continue investing in this line or not.

Firefox 7 Promised Over ‘Light’

Firefox 7
Firefox 7

Mozilla started distributing the latest Firefox update, Firefox 7. Promise, this version is lighter in terms of memory consumption. As quoted from the official Mozilla blog on Wednesday (28/09/2011), Mozilla promises some improvements to the newest version of the popular browser Firefox.

One of them is done through a project called MemShrink that is believed to reduce Firefox memory consumption of 20 to 50 percent. If true, this would speed up the browser’s performance and reduce the possibility of crashes.

Besides the memory consumption problem, version 7 is promised to be faster when it starts (startup time). Peningkatnya called quite significantly, from 8 seconds to go down to 5 seconds. Of course depends on the system used a user.

Other things that were promised, including support for HTML5 content. Including, support for using aid acceleration from the graphics card when running on the HTML5 Canvas.

Then, there is support for navigation timing specification from the W3C. This allows developers to measure the loading time of websites on the usage scenario is different.

While from the side view, one of the highlights is the removal of “http://” at the time of displaying the web address. It previously had done the Google Chrome.