Nvidia announces project Xavier
Published in Processors


Ai Supercomputer with SoC 7 B transistors

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

Nvidia releases DRIVE PX 2
Published in Graphics


Power to drive and map

Nvidia has released its new DRIVE PX 2 for cars which it claims can make your jalopy a lot more intelligent.

CPU and GPU recycling could be just the thing
Published in Processors


Cash in your chips

An American startup wants to offer a quick and easy way to get cash back for old hardware.

AMD bundles Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with some CPUs
Published in Games


Still no word on graphics cards

We already knew that AMD was one of the launch partners for the new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game and it appears it will be bundled with some of AMD's hot FX-series CPUs.

AMD mulls GPU and CPU superchip for datacenres
Published in Processors


Able to leap Nvidia and Intel in a single bound

AMD is drawing up a cunning plan to build a "super-chip" with a CPU and a GPU in a single box to put the fear of god into Nvidia and Intel in the data centre.

Kaby Lake conjures up two overclocking tricks
Published in Processors


BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset

Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.

AMD details CPUs and APUs for VR
Published in Processors


Quad core at least

AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs can power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

Leaked map shows more faster clocked AMD Bristol Ridge APUs
Published in Processors


More than a nice pair of Bristols

A new leaked roadmap shows that AMD is adding more to its upcoming Bristol Ridge family of APUs

Zen not arriving until the end of the Year
Published in Processors


And only at the high end

While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.

Intel 14nm Skylake CPU yields reportedly improving
Published in News


Retailers continue to sell out quickly

A recent report by the folks at The Motley Fool suggests that Intel finally seems to have things under control for its high-end 14-nanometer Skylake desktop parts with improving yields and more stock on retail shelves.