CES 2013 Preview: 20 Hot Technologies, Rumors And Gadgets


AMD Radeon 8000M GPUs

AMD is stepping up its mobile graphics play at this year's CES with the introduction of the new Radeon HD 8000M laptop GPU series. The chip maker announced four GPUs -- the 8500M, 8600M, 8700M and 8800M – all of which feature AMD's 28-nm Graphics Core Next architecture. The high-end 8800M model packs 640 stream processors (the other three models have 384), and all four models support DirectX 11.1 and, according to AMD, offer improved power efficiency.