Chinese chips are on their way
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Huaxintong headed towards a server near you

It has only been a matter of time before Chinese chipmarkers start to catch up with the West and it looks like Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology will start heading to servers soon.

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.

Intel expects a calm flat 2017
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Trying to be Zen about it

Mega x86 chip outfit Intel is predicting a pretty flat 2017 after announcing mixed results for the last quarter of 2016.

Noctua announces free upgrade-kits for AM4 socket
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Coming in two versions

Noctua has announced that it will be offering free upgrade-kits for its CPU coolers with the new SecuFirm2 mounting system that will be available in two versions.

AMD Radeon Pro Duo gets a massive price cut
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First victim of the upcoming Vega GPU

It appears that AMD's Radeon Pro Duo, based on two Fiji GPUs and 4GB of HBM1 per GPU, is the first victim of the upcoming Vega GPU architecture as it has seen a massive price cut pushing it from US $1499 down to US $799.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.1.1 drivers
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For Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

AMD has gone and fixed  its newest Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.1.1 drivers - which, it claims, bring optimizations for the upcoming Resident Evil 7: Biohazard game as well as a couple of bug fixes.

AI is helping Nvidia and AMD kick Intel
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Begun the uprising has

The move to AI could be the one catalyst which could help AMD and Nvidia carve up Intel’s mighty kingdom.

AMD accidently announces Ryzen launch date
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Temperature's Ryzen for Zen


AMD indicated that the official Ryzen launch date will be sometime before March.

AMD releases Crimson Edition ReLive 16.12.2 WHQL drivers
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First one in the new year

AMD has released its first Radeon Software Crimson Edition ReLive 16.12.2 WHQL drivers update that will bring a couple of bug fixes that were already available with the 16.12.2 beta drivers released back in December 2016.

Intel is covering up Qualcomm’s success
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Literally uses a curtain

Last week at CES 2017 we noticed that Intel felt so unsecure about itself that it used a big curtain to hide the Qualcomm logo from the booth next door. This really happened and we were lucky to document it.