AMD Updates Fusion APU’s

AMD Updates Fusion APU'sAMD announced today that they have updated their Fusion APU’s (Accelerated Processing Units) for use in a myriad of products such as notebooks, netbooks, desktops and any form factor that already uses their APU’s.

AMD noted that the revised APU’s bring new features to the market, including enhanced HD graphics capabilities, performance boosts with enhanced memory, DisplayPort ++ for connecting to any HDMI or DisplayPort-enabled monitor or TV and 12 hours of resting battery life on a single charge for the mobile platform.

“Today’s PC users want stunning HD graphics and accelerated performance with all-day battery life and that’s what AMD Fusion APUs deliver,” said Chris Cloran, vice president and general manager, Client Division, AMD. “With these new APUs, we’re bringing premium features to entry-level products that let users get a richer computing experience.”

To date, AMD has shipped 12 million of their APU’s to market with five million alone in the second quarter of 2011.

The company noted that the E-Series APU feature DDR3 1333 support for enhanced memory bandwidth and faster performance and video playback and HDMI 1.4a connections allow for viewing 3D pictures and home video on 3D-enabled TVs and displays.

AMD closed trading today for a positive gain at $6.05 dollars.