MediaTek announces Cortex-A72/A53 quad-core tablet SoC
Published in Mobiles

28nm MT8173 is a big.LITTLE quad

MediaTek is definitely Qualcomm's number one competitor in the smartphone space, and the company has just announced rather interesting product for tablets as well. 

Bandwidth might not be everything for HBM Fiji
Published in Graphics

History lesson

AMD Hawaii came in late 2013 with a 512-bit memory interface, which was surprising, but the card did quite well against Nvidia's Kepler-based Geforce 780 TI in the high-end.

AMD Fiji HBM limited to 4GB stacked memory
Published in Graphics

Cannot fit more on 2.5D interposer

In early January we heard a thing or two about an AMD card codenamed Fiji, the one that comes with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). 

AMD Kaveri refresh is Godavari
Published in Processors

100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch

We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name. 

Quad-core APU with Radeon R7 graphics

Reference all the way

Full specifications and general performance detailed

Windows of course

Same clocks, better cooler

Comes with a single 6-pin PCIe power connector