I’ve had an AMD E350 system for over a year, which I use as my primary HTPC. However, in that time I’ve always had ocasional stability issues where the system would lock up, reboot, and fail to find the primary HDD. At first I put this down to the HDD — a Seagate Momentus XT,… Read more »
BrazosTweaker is an excellent utility for tweaking the power states of AMD’s Brazos CPU’s. FusionTweaker is a sister utility for Llano.
I own a Dell Studio 1557 laptop with an AMD (formerly ATI) Mobility Radeon 4570. Whilst Dell provide a driver, they don’t keep up-to-date with AMD’s monthly release cycle so in the past I have installed newer versions from AMD directly.
Update: Catalyst Mobility drivers are now available for many cards from ATi. (as of Catalyst version 10.3) It seems to be very difficult to obtain reasonably up-to-date drivers for the ATi graphics chips in many laptops. This is because the OEMs have asked ATi not to provide generic drivers direct to the end user, ostensibly to… Read more »
OK, so this tip wont prove useful to many people, but as the original site seems to have disappeared I’m posting it to keep it alive. If you have an Élite Group (ECS) K7S6A motherboard for AMD Socket A and you want to upgrade to a “Thoroughbred” Athlon XP Processor it is possible by removing a… Read more »