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AMD Phenom 9500 (2.2GHz

AMD's new Phenom quad-core CPU has little to recommend it over competing chips from Intel. The Phenom is marginally less expensive, but not enough to make up for its subpar performance. Unless AMD drops prices more aggressively, it looks like Intel will maintain its grasp on the CPU market for the foreseeable future.

December 10, 2007

3 stars Editors' rating December 10, 2007

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AMD Phenom X4 9850 (2.5GHz)

AMD's new Phenom X4 9850 is overpriced and outclassed compared with its Intel-based quad-core competition. If PC vendors can use this chip to make cheap systems (as they did with older Phenoms), we might have nicer things to say, but as a DIY part at this price, we can't recommend AMD's latest quad-core CPU.

March 26, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating March 26, 2008
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AMD Fusion family kicks off

AMD hopes a Fusion APU in a laptop will take the place of a traditional dedicated CPU/dedicated GPU combo, as well as improve on laptops with a CPU and mediocre integrated graphics.

By January 3, 2011

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Acer Aspire 5253 and 4253 to feature AMD Fusion chips

Intel turned heads with its next-gen Core CPUs this week and, not to be outdone, AMD's unveiled its rival Fusion chips, set to grace Acer's forthcoming Aspire 5253 and 4253 laptops.

By January 7, 2011

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AMD's CPU price cuts go live

AMD's CPU price cuts go live

By July 24, 2006

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AMD vs. Nvidia: 3D card three-way at $300

Midrange 3D cards go head-to-head-to-head.

By February 6, 2009

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AMD bests Nvidia with graphics chip strategy

AMD appears to have bested Nvidia's design in the latest round of a perennial graphics chip war.

By June 27, 2008

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AMD, Nvidia graphics chip designs diverge

AMD and Nvidia are launching graphics chips based on distinctly different design philosophies.

By June 16, 2008

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Serious challenger to Intel Atom chip emerges

Advanced Micro Devices will challenge Intel on the small laptop front with processors that vie with the Atom chip in Netbook-class designs. And AMD may trump Intel with extra integrated circuitry to boost graphics performance.

By November 9, 2010

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What you need to know before building your own computer

The second part of CNET's guide to building your own computer teaches you about the components you need to get the job done.

By October 17, 2013