ECS to showcase AMD B350 AM4 board
Published in Motherboards


Zen based Summit Ridge? Probably not

It looks like ECS one of the motherboard partners,  plans to show off the B350 Bristol Ridge based motherboard. 

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles


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.

Nvidia’s 2017 trouble is called RTG
Published in Graphics


Return of the GPU Jedi

Nvidia, as you have seen, did an amazing job gaining a lot of the GPU high end and mainstream market. Pascal worked out great on the desktop and notebook, but it would be naive to expect that AMD is not going to come back with a vengeance.

UMC ready for 14nm in the second quarter
Published in Processors


UMC is expected to  move its 14nm FinFET process to volume production in the second quarter of 2017.

Intel shows off 14 nm IoT Atoms
Published in Wearables


Atom E3900 series totally redesigned

Intel has been showing off its next generation of its Atom microprocessors intended for the Internet of Things (IoT).

How good is Kaby Lake really?
Published in Processors


Not bad, but not 10nm according to PC World.

PC World has done a comparison test on Intel’s 14nm Kaby Lake to see how it stacks up with earlier versions.

Nvidia GP107 GPU pictured on GTX 1050 Ti
Published in Graphics


Small GP107 GPU rumored to be made by Samsung

After the performance leak, it was only a matter of time before someone took a picture of either the GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti. Earlier this week, a set GTX 1050 Ti PCB pictures revealed a smaller GP107 GPU, which also added fuel to recent rumors that it might be the first GPU made on Samsung's 14nm manufacturing process.

Vega 20 GPU arrives late 2017
Published in Graphics


Replaces Vega 10, 32GB HBM 2

Vega 10 is Radeon Technology Group’s first HBM 2 part and should launch in early 2017. AMD – RTG is also planning a successor called Vega 20 that might launch later in the year.

AMD Vega 10 scores 24 TFlops
Published in Graphics


Slightly faster than P100

Vega 10 is coming next year and it seems that it will be faster than the P100 card. P100 (21.2 TFlops) is a  supercomputer part and has much higher theoretical performance than GP102 (10.97 TFlops). According to the raw numbers, AMD Vega 10 with 24Tflops, Vega 10 will significantly outperform Geforce Titan X. 

Qualcomm details Snapdragon 821
Published in Mobiles


2.4GHz, 10 percent faster at five percent less power

Qualcomm just released a blog post and gave more details about the Snapdragon 821 including some clock speeds and the fact that it needs five percent less power.