The newly launched AMD (News - Alert) Radeon HD 8000M Series of mobile graphics processing units (GPU) are reportedly packed with GCN architecture, full DirectX 11.1 support and exceptional performance-per-watt and are capable of offering discrete graphics performance to notebook designs including portable ultrathin form factor.
Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager at AMD Graphics commented, “The simultaneous launches of our AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series for mobile and the AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series for desktop graphics symbolize a major milestone for AMD – we are now bringing the capabilities of our GCN Architecture, and full DirectX 11.1 support to a much broader market. More than ever, AMD is ensuring users are fully covered when it comes to graphics power. The AMD Radeon 8000M Series for mobile and the AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series for desktop deliver outstanding compute power to drive productivity and multimedia applications, help improve video and image quality from web browsing to gaming, and provide outstanding battery life through it all.”
Some of the AMD technology integrated into the AMD 8000M series GPU are: Eyefinity multi-display technology that supports up to two displays; App Acceleration; HD3D and PowerPlay power management technology.
The new GPUs reportedly enable AMD’s Boost Clock technology for the first time in a mobile part – boost clock lets GPU turbo up to higher clock speed as long as the GPU is under its power and temperature limits.
Whether on the go, at work or at home, the AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series meets the everyday demands of any user. The GPUs also makes use of the AMD Enduro Technology, a power saving technique scales GPU usage and power based on graphics demand and AMD GCN technology, which lets users experience fast gameplay and outstanding image quality.
AMD stated that the new Radeon HD 8000 Series graphics will be available in desktop systems from major OEMs, starting late January 2013.
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