AMD RICHLAND

July 1st, 2013

MSI GX70 Gaming Notebook Review; AMD A10-5750M Tested

An A10-5750M APU within a gaming notebook may seem like an oxymoron but MSI’s GX70 makes it work by harnessing the graphics power of an HD 8970M.  This is packed into a 17.3″ notebook that costs just $1300.

March 12th, 2013

Detailing Richland’s Dual Graphics & GCN Compatibility

Considering their architectural differences, AMD’s VLIW4-based Richland APUs and the Sea Islands’ HD 8000M series may seem like strange bedfellows.  However, AMD has somehow allowed them to work together in Dual Graphics mode in order to enhance graphics performance.