The HP ProBook b-series and s-series AMD officially launched its long-awaited merger conventional notebook chips range today – APU S series, formerly known as Llano. As Tarinder concluded in his excellent review, the technology is less competitive with the equivalent Intel chips and, as expected, the graphics performance is in some cases, far ahead. The HP ProBook b-series and s-series.
However, getting the right technology is only the first part of the challenge, now AMD has to get the OEMs to build systems based on chips, the retailers to stock and get end users to buy them. Unlike its much larger rival, AMD does not have almost unlimited funds to spend on marketing, so it’s going to have to carefully choose their battles. Fortunately you have a traditional ally of HP, which has always been AMD systems and has an interest in ensuring that Intel does not have everything his way. According to tradition HP today announced that 11 models of their laptops come with chips of series A as an alternative.
The HP Compaq series B and series-s options are available plain of June 27 and the Pavilion dv series and g-series will feature the cards sometime in July. AMD recognizes the A-series chips, and are scheduled to appear in more than 150 laptops and desktops. “The relationship between HP and AMD continues to evolve as we move forward together to benefit customers through technological innovation and improved performance,” said Leslie Sobon, corporate vice president of worldwide marketing for AMD. “AMD Fusion APU offers the perfect combination of power, performance and brilliant graphics to the next generation of digital experiences, while AMD VISION simplifies PC buying experience.” The game really begins now Sobon and his team. There seems no reason not to consider technological or financial Llano a notebook on an Intel one. However, the systems must be available and the market needs to be educated, and it will not happen overnight. The HP ProBook b-series and s-series