The chipmaker, buffeted by rivals and a rough economy, could announce the move as soon as next week, CNET has learned.
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.
First Turion 64 notebooks show up on Dell's site
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.
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The Acer Aspire One 722-BZ608 is a budget-priced 11-inch laptop that's more powerful than a Netbook, but not as fast as some higher-priced 11-inch alternatives. Better options are out there for a little more money.
Sixteen new chips based on new transistor design have Intel's server group in excellent shape heading into next year.
While the Toshiba Satellite C655-S5130 cracks the $400 barrier for an affordable 15-inch laptop, this particular AMD Fusion-powered laptop underperforms and underdelivers.
Dell's business-class (but suitable-for-anyone) Vostro 1000 includes a dual-core processor, discrete graphics, and choice of operating system.
Deal ends AT&T monopoly on the device, while Google dumps H.264 video encoding. Also: unloading MySpace.