AMD Ryzen lineup might not include 6-core model
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Only quad- and octa-core SKUs

According to the latest rumor, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU lineup might lack a 6-core version, due to the fact that AMD cen't partially disable the four-core Zen module.

More Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X details tip up
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Coming in August

According to the latest leak, we now have more information regarding the first batch of Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs that will  be launching sometime in August, together with the new X299 chipset.

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked
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Monday, 09 January 2017 16:52

All AMD Ryzen CPUs will be unlocked


Ready for overclocking

A set of new AMD Ryzen slides that have surfaced recently has confirmed that the entire Ryzen CPU lineup will have an unlocked multiplier and be ready for launch by the end of Q1 2017.

AMD Ryzen ES CPU spotted running at 3.6/3.9GHz at CES 2017
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Leak from the Doom demo PC system

It appears that AMD brought a new Ryzen CPU ES sample to CES 2017 show, which is now running at 3.6GHz base and 3.9GHz CPU Turbo clock, which is by 200MHz higher than the chip seen at the New Horizon event last year.

AMD teases its Ryzen and Vega system at CES 2017
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No details but it runs Star Wars Battlefront

Although the big event is scheduled to start in about 16 hours, AMD already has a running system with Ryzen CPU and Vega GPU at the CES 2017 show floor.

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:50

AMD officially confirms Ryzen branding


Eight core/16-thread SKU with 3.4GHz base clock

At its scheduled New Horizon event, AMD has now officially confirmed its branding for the  Zen CPU architecture, now to be known as the Ryzen. As we said before, the only SKU announced and detailed so far is the 8-core/16-thread CPU.

AMD's Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs to be branded as Ryzen
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Summit Ridge coming in Q1 2017

A set of leaked slides confirms that AMD has decided to brand its upcoming Zen-based Summit Ridge AM4 CPUs as Ryzen and these should be coming in Q1 2017.

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details
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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:21

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details


Bit of a yawn

Chipzilla has leaked details of its coming Kaby Lake CPUs through a product change notification (PCN) document, which was intended for manufacturing partners.

Nvidia announces project Xavier
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Wednesday, 28 September 2016 12:38

Nvidia announces project Xavier


Ai Supercomputer with SoC 7 B transistors

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has just announced a 2017 processor s codenamed Xavier to succeed Parker.