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AMD Set to Deliver Next Generation x86 Platforms for Windows 8

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AMD announced today that it has created drivers to enable support for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system on AMD-based tablets, netbooks, PCs and servers. Continuing a long history of collaboration, AMD is working closely with Microsoft to empower a new generation of innovative PCs and small form factor computing devices.

Currently available Windows 7-based PCs powered by AMD VISION technology deliver multi-core processing for amazing performance, discrete-level graphics for brilliant HD experiences, and AMD AllDay Power for entertainment on the go. Furthermore, AMD VISION Engine Software is uniquely tailored to unlock visual computing with AMD Radeon Cores and video accelerators that enable vivid HD, AMD Steady Video software and accelerated applications like blazing fast Internet browsing.

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#2
This post needs "AMD" written a few more times. I don't think the name got used to the most optimal effect :rolleyes: :D
 

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This sounds more like an AMD promo than actual news... I'm sure other hardware will run Windows 8 fine as well! :confused:
 
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How 'bout you stop announcing and start actually RELEASING, huh AMD?
 
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Oh god, a subversion of DX11...
 

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This seems like nothing of importance, just a company promoting their products for Windows 8 which launches in 2012.
 
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Really?! AMD, a major brand in computer components, is going to be making drivers for Microsoft Windows, the most dominant consumer operating system! I would have never guessed they wanted to you know....sell stuff in the future. Will Nvidia and Intel be making drivers as well, or will Windows 8 be an AMD only operating system? I am sure Microsoft wants to be like Apple and limit their customer's choices, sells outlets, and alienate the majority of the public cause that is how you make the billions.

And if you didn't get my sarcasm, this is a "no duh" article. Its news, but its superfluous news.
 
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Really?! AMD, a major brand in computer components, is going to be making drivers for Microsoft Windows, the most dominant consumer operating system! I would have never guessed they wanted to you know....sell stuff in the future. Will Nvidia and Intel be making drivers as well, or will Windows 8 be an AMD only operating system? I am sure Microsoft wants to be like Apple and limit their customer's choices, sells outlets, and alienate the majority of the public cause that is how you make the billions.

And if you didn't get my sarcasm, this is a "no duh" article. Its news, but its superfluous news.
Well you know AMD will AMD. So by the time AMD goes full blown AMD we will be on the new AMD and the new AMD VISION technology.
 

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Well this is one more way for AMD to get more of there name out there . Intel seems to be lacking in promotional ability as of late . SO windows 8 is going to be an AMD OS then ? Intel is out now ?
 
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Well you know AMD will AMD. So by the time AMD goes full blown AMD we will be on the new AMD and the new AMD VISION technology.
AMD != Smurf

Don't try to smurfing smurf the word AMD into every smurfing sentence. You are going to make me smurfing lose my smurf in this smurf.
 

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AMD != Smurf

Don't try to smurfing smurf the word AMD into every smurfing sentence. You are going to make me smurfing lose my smurf in this smurf.
I am smuffing out loud :roll:
 
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stealing there GPU marketing technique, a new product every $10s
 
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Go AMD, ingnore the haters....^_^
 
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This sounds more like an AMD promo than actual news... I'm sure other hardware will run Windows 8 fine as well! :confused:
Kinda what I'm thinking.
 

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Win 7 Runs perfectly fine on R9500 and Higher, Unknown about anything less than that, same with a P3/Duron or faster.
 
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What does Win 8 Bring on the table for us, graphically speaking anyways?
 

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This just in .. Intel can run windows 8 with out any additional programing . :rockout:
 
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This just in .. Intel can run windows 8 with out any additional programing . :rockout:
With 4 bit graphics :laugh:

OpenCL is taking more of a front seat approach in Windows 8, something I'm not sure Intel is ready for or capable of handling.

I wonder how long it is before Microsoft decides to get a OS for android powered phones out there? Dual boot your phone anyone?
 
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"DirectX 11.1"

Do what?? :confused:
 
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