It has been some time since we last have an update of the AMD plans. This
time round, we have Mr Tomo Kamiya, Regional Vice President South Asia and Mr.
Tan See Ghee tells us more about the upcoming plans from AMD in the next few
According to AMD, the most important things that needs to be done is to push
forward with it's CPU and GPU. They intend to push for 45nm transition for
improved performance and power efficient for all three lines of product, that is
Desktop and Notebooks. At this moment, it's competitor has already launched it's
32nm Clarkdale and AMD is still a bit behind.
Notebook market seems to be the next biggest market for AMD this year. Big
brands are now using the AMD chipsets for their notebooks too. AMD intends to
work with their customers to create a ultrathin notebook and to improve the
As for GPU, they will deliver more OpenCL and DirectComputer 11 developer
tools and hardware optimisations. More products will be phase in with DX11
support from the top range to the entry levels cards. It will transition all to
In the next quarter or so, we should see the upcoming 6 core processor.
Currently, AMD has already launched the AMD Opteron processor. In the works are
the AMD Fusion processors design and 32nm development.