Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Hotties aside, let’s now have a look at the event proper.

The event starts with (emcee intro aside) an opening speech by Spencer Pan – Corp VP & MD for Greater China.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

The presentation was then followed by Lisa Su, senior VP & GM, Global Business Units, on AMD’s progress and direction – maintaining the PC strongholds while growing the desktop and graphic channels, and targetting the commercial opportunities

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Kevin Lensing, senior Director Product Management – Client Business Unit, is the one to present the highlight of the day – AMD’s next step up into the mobile scene with the Kaveri APU. Bringing the features of Desktop Kaveri APU into the mobile scene meant more processing power with AMD’s GCN and HSA technology, enabling faster work processing, better gaming experience with Mantle API support and TrueAudio technology for example, and all this at a much lower power consumption.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Here’s how the mobile A series APU is expected to perform.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Besides the A series APU, AMD also brought the FX brand into the mobile scene.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

There will also be the AMD Pro series with three features that separate it from the consumer version.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Here’s a summary of the APU’s that will be available down the road – excited yet?

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

I’ve personally tested a notebook with the new FX “Kaveri” with Radeon graphics and I’m totally amazed by it. ๐Ÿ˜€ Will share more about this one soon.

Radeon graphics? Yup, the R9, R7 and R5 variants are making their way to the mobile scene even as we speak.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

Desktop and mobile APU aside, the power of technologies found in APU would also benefit the commercial space, that’s why there are embedded computing units that will be powered by AMD. This part was presented by Scott Aylor, Corp VP & GM, Embedded Business Unit.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

And lastly we have David Cummings, Senior Director & GM, Professional Graphics (eg the W9100) as he shares bout the FirePro professional series of GPU from AMD, with new addition to the range like the S4000X model.

Computex 2014: AMD Announces Kaveri Mobile Chips and more!

And that wraps up the report for AMD’s Press Conference. ๐Ÿ˜€ Sorry I took a while to get this up and running, covering Computex 2014 was certainly a hectic affair.

Final Words

As I mentioned earlier, AMD provided us the opportunity to try out the new FX Kaveri based notebook with Radeon graphics and I was very impressed by it.

Check back later for an article on this. ๐Ÿ˜€

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