AMD Desktop Processors Introduction
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AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its groundbreaking AMD Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) that power a wide range of computing devices. AMD’s server computing products are focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD’s superior graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs to supercomputers.
Features & Benefits
Ferocious power - right out of the box
Take on anything, anytime with the extreme responsiveness and mega-tasking performance of
AMD FX 8-Core Processor Black Edition
AMD FX 6-Core Processor Black Edition
AMD FX 4-Core Processor Black Edition
Be Epic. Be Brutal. Get AMD FX in Your System.
Now you can get the best of all worlds. The performance of multicore CPU technology and the brilliance of premium AMD Radeon™ graphics technology — all in a single chip, at a great price!
Features and Benefits
Build or upgrade your system with an AMD A-Series processor that fits your needs:
2nd Gen AMD A4 Processors feature:
2nd Gen AMD A6 Processors include all of the above features, plus:
2nd Gen AMD A8 Processors include all of the above features, plus:
AMD A10 Processors include all of the above features, plus:
Unbeatable multi-core value with AMD Phenom™ II processors. They deliver The Ultimate Visual Experience™ for high definition entertainment, advanced multitasking performance, and power-saving innovations for smaller, cooler machines that are energy efficient.
Do more in less time with amazing multi-core performance at a great price
Do more of the things you want to in less time and enhance your digital life with the multi-core performance and energy efficiency of AMD Athlon™ II processor-based desktop systems. Combined with superior ATI Radeon™ HD graphics technology, systems based on the AMD Athlon™ II processor deliver a vivid visual experience, superior multi-tasking, and exceptional digital media performance with next-generation energy efficiency.
Affordable performance for everyday computing
Get to fun, faster, with a system that boots and loads applications quickly and easily. Enjoy reliable, responsive performance on thousands of software applications—including those that let you communicate with family and friends.
AMD Opteron 6000 Series
Unleash unprecedented performance with our brand new architecture with up to 16 cores and four memory channels designed to support large distributed cloud loads, virtualized data centers and high-performance computing (HPC).
Handle demanding multi-threaded workloads such as cloud computing, high-performance computing, virtualization, databases and business applications.
Bring unparalleled efficiency to your processing, your power budget and your budget.
Key Processor Technologies
Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) SDK
AMD APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) allow you to configure small-form-factor, long-battery-life PCs that consumers crave, while enabling the powerful, next-generation visual experiences that can set you apart and help create a competitive advantage in a hyper-competitive market.Enable the powerful visual computing experiences that your customers are looking for
Download regular updates that are designed to enable performance updates, new features and/or stability improvements
VISION FX Technology
Unlock maximum, unrestrained total PC performance with VISION FX Technology from AMD and reveal the ultimate HD experience. Immerse yourself in the full brilliance and power of the most advanced 3D games and HD video with an AMD Radeon™ GPU, Microsoft® DirectX® 11-capable graphics, and AMD Eyefinity Technology.
AMD has led the industry in developing features for x86-based computers that enable fast and efficient virtualization, such as energy efficient multi-core processors, advanced memory handling capabilities, and hardware-based virtualization technologies.
Optimization for Cloud Computing
An essential component of any cloud computing environment is servers equipped with processors that deliver a balance of performance, I/O capabilities, low energy consumption, and hardware-assisted virtualization. AMD Opteron™ processors can help organizations optimize data center performance and cost-effectiveness to serve their cloud customers.
When server efficiency matters, it's not enough to compare spec sheets. AMD delivers power efficiency at real-world workloads. Specific power innovations include AMD Cool'n'Quiet Technology and ATI PowerPlay™, delivering proven, measurable benefits for businesses and consumers, reducing power usage, lowering energy costs and lessening the environmental impact.
HyperTransport technology is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link designed to increase the communication speed between integrated circuits in computers, servers, embedded systems, and networking and telecommunications equipment up to 48 times faster than some existing technologies.
Direct Connect Architecture
Direct Connect Architecture improves overall system performance and efficiency by eliminating traditional bottlenecks inherent in legacy front side bus architectures.
Multi-Core Processing with AMD
With the power of two, four or more processor cores on a single chip, AMD’s true multi-core processors deliver industry-leading performance and unique features that help systems run cooler and more efficient.