Monday, December 03, 2012
AMD reportedly plans to release its Radon HD 8000 series GPUs in the second quarter of 2013 as the company is currently going through a business reorganization to aid its poor performance in the third quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
AMD originally planned to release the GPU series at the end of the fourth quarter to compete against Nvidia's products.
As Nvidia has been successfully gaining in China's discrete graphics card market, AMD's share already dropped to only 30% in the market and it is aggressively trying to launch the Radeon HD 8000 series to regain its momentum.
To counter AMD's advance, Nvidia is also set to release enhanced version of Kepler GPUs in 2013.
Meanwhile, for the ARM-based processor market, Nvidia is set to release Tegra 4 (Wayne) in the first half of 2013 and the chip will also be showcased at CES 2013. As for Icera communications chips integrated on the Tegra SoC (Grey), the product will appear in the market in the second half of 2013, at the earliest
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