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Tigris to make a debut at Computex

New Mobile platform from AMD
By: Sean Kalinich | Posted: May 18, 2009 6:05 pm

AMD is working hard to get its game back on track. Part of the way they are attempting to become competitive in the market again (besides complaints) is by redefining their mobile platform.


In this space AMD has been consistently trounced by Intel and nVidia.
Intel kicks their mobile CPUs and nVidia kicks their mobiles GPUs.


However AMD is getting ready to dump a new mobile platform on the consumer. Yukon is doing well with HP's dv2 but we hear that Tigris will be making a large appearance at Computex. Tigris will be composed of a Dual Core Caspian CPU combined with a RS880M and SB710. Graphics will be provided by either a 55 or 40nm GPU.


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Tigris to make a debut at Computex


the Tigris mobile platform consists of dual-core 'Caspian' processors, motherboards based on the RS880M and SB710 chips, and 55/40nm-built Mobility Radeon cards.


AMD's plan is for Tigris to be used in everything from business to entertainment and gaming notebooks, and provide a well-priced alternative to Intel's Centrino line-up until next year when it will have the Danube platform


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