The x86 battle is about to get a lot hotter
Qualcomm is expected to show its ARM goodies at Computex event
Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.
Serious latency problems
One of the world’s most popular chipsets for gigabit broadband modems, Intel's Puma 6 chipset, suffers from at latency jitter so bad it ruins online gaming and other real-time connections.
Weak arm policy
It’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has been explaining why he is not a big fan of ARM chips.
Opinion: INTC goes bonkers
The CEO of Intel is trying to pretend that talking about virtual reality is masking the reality that his company has become irrelevant.
Exclusive: Server chip with 64 threads arriving in 2017
Fudzilla has scored some exclusive details about the coming AMD Zen chip that will have as much as 32 cores, 64 threads and more L3 cache than you can poke a stick at.
Server follows, then notebook
At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.
It runs Windows, renders 4K videos and samples
AMD has just announced its upcoming Zen x86 core that delivers 40 percent more IPC from the current generation.
Company CEO Lisa Su pointed out that Summit Ridge is the new core codename, and that Zen is alive, on track and the introduction video played was rendered on a Zen processor.
Multiple independent sources have confirmed that AMD has Zen x86 prototype chips ready for demonstration, and we might see them tomorrow during the Computex 2016 press conference in Taiwan.
AMD prepares for IPC race with Intel
In May 2015, we reported that AMD’s first Zen CPUs, launching in Q4 2016, would most likely be quad-core chips based on a presentation slide showing the company’s Zen core units scaling up to four cores with shared L3 cache. According to new information released one year later, this may not be the case and, the company could be preparing to launch eight and six-core variants in a tight efficiency race against Intel's 'Kaby Lake' CPUs.