caromero1965

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Fri Apr 11

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 11:38 AM

Kabini desktop: meh

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7933/the-desktop-kabini-review...

Doesn't sound like there's much compelling in favor of Kabini on the desktop [more]

Wed Apr 2

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 1:43 AM

Re: Welcome to the post-PC era

Feb 2012: Lisa Su, general manager of AMD's Global Business Units, told analysts and reporters last week that the company is going after the tablet market "in a big way."...AMD is betting that a new 40-nanometer chip, code-named Hondo, [more]

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 1:37 AM

Anatomy of a Jaguar

http://www.realworldtech.com/jaguar

Lengthy... Any news here? Conclusion is interesting:

Despite this technical uncertainty, it is clear that Jaguar has been a massive financial
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Tue Apr 1

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:45 AM

Re: DireftX 12 will boost current generation HW

http://techreport.com/review/26239/a-closer-look-at-directx-...

I think it's entirely possible AMD has known about D3D12 from the beginning, that it pushed ahead
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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:41 AM

Re: Welcome to the post-PC era

Okay, so Rory Read at least had his eye on this...

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/246/3590678/AMD-betting-on-c...

For some
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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 12:36 AM

Welcome to the post-PC era

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/05/idc_pc_growth/


The worldwide PC market suffered the "most severe contraction on record" in 2013, which means it is
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Sun Mar 30

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 1:22 AM

Re: DirectX 12


IMO, the win for AMD is the existence of drivers that don't have a single core bottleneck. This makes AMD cpus more competitive versus Intel. I don't think it matters to AMD if the driver is Mantle, DX12, or OpenGL.


I see your [more]

Thu Mar 27

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:12 AM

Re: Kaveri OpenCL benchmark


I had not heard of MapReduce before, after a skim of Wikepedia it would seems to be tackling the same issues we had with distributed processing.

We used pipes to/from a central Microsoft server to which the slaved PCs attach and
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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:04 AM

Re: DirectX 12

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/03/25/its-officia...

I understand that DirectX will just take too long to kill off Mantle, but [more]

Tue Mar 25

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:56 AM

Re: Kaveri OpenCL benchmark


My problem involves thousands of factors or dimensions and the objective function takes around a day to complete on a single core. Fortunately it is relatively easy to distribute, every core on a LAN gets told try a different file with fixed
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Tue Mar 18

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 3:34 AM

Re: Poll: Crypto currency craze is good for AMD


Larger picture: I've been following this board for over a decade. At this point AMD's success is starting to feel like nuclear fusion: always just around the corner, but never actually here. So I think it is good to try to imagine how even
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Wed Mar 12

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caromero1965 replied to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 2:21 PM

Re: Facebook places a large microserver or

http://www.zdnet.com/arm-versus-intel-get-ready-for-the-next...

this is a year ago. seems like the microserver market is moving really [more]

Wed Mar 5

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caromero1965 posted to the Advanced Micro Devices board. 8:15 PM

Mantle: uneven results...

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2014/03/04/bf4_amd_mantle_vid...

As I have been testing Mantle myself, I get the
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Tue Mar 4

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caromero1965 replied to the Amazon.com, Inc. board. 2:11 AM

Re: Amazon hints at a $20-40 Bump in Prime

hey, maybe I am cheating, just don't tell jeff :)

Wed Feb 26

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caromero1965 replied to the Amazon.com, Inc. board. 7:24 PM

Re: Amazon hints at a $20-40 Bump in Prime


"Free or paid Amazon Prime members can share their shipping benefits with up to four additional family members living in the same household."


Unless that's a recent rule change, or something they just don't enforce... [more]

Fri Feb 21

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caromero1965 replied to the Amazon.com, Inc. board. 2:05 AM

Re: Amazon hints at a $20-40 Bump in Prime

Ultimately I think the time savings and convenience are the big selling points of Prime. People oh have prime shop significantly differently in aat way it's truly transformative. Prime doesn't mean saving money on shipping, it means not having to [more]

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