AMD announced its lowest-power accelerated processing unit (APU) for tablet, hybrid and clamshell notebook PCs is the winner of the 2013 Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI award, the third consecutive win for AMD. The award is given by the Taipei Computer Association, a driving force behind the annual event and the leading technology organization in the country.
“We are very excited to receive this important award from the Taipei Computer Association for the third consecutive year, each year for our innovation in APUs,” said Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager, Global Business Units at AMD. “It’s been our goal to deliver a more complete, full-featured experience on tablet and hybrid PCs, and we’ve been successful with our third generation A-Series APUs. It’s a great honor to be recognized for our innovation and technology leadership at this prestigious event.”
Available in dual and quad-core configurations, the new 2013 AMD Elite Mobility ultra low power APU, codenamed “Temash,” is the world’s first quad-core x 86 system-on-a-chips (SoC) designed for tablet and hybrid PCs. The new APUs are designed to deliver the best entertainment and productivity experiences in the widest range of highly mobile devices, from media tablets to performance tablets, hybrids and small-screen touch notebooks, 13-inches and below. In coming months, key OEM partners will launch multiple new designs featuring this new APU.
To determine award winners, extensive reviews are conducted by a panel of esteemed government officials, academics, research analysts, editors-in-chief of key media outlets and industry experts to select winning products based on outstanding design and cutting-edge technology in nine product categories.