AMD adds new processor to Godavari line
Published in Processors


A8-7670K is now with us

AMD has added the A8-7670K to its Godavari APU lineup which has four Steamroller CPU cores clocked at 3.6GHz.

Nintendo signs up for AMD in latest model
Published in Processors


Now AMD has the full set

The last of the console makers is ready to sign up to AMD chips, according to the latest rumour 

Chinese Micron take-over will be tricky
Published in Processors


Analysts warning

The takeover of the chipmaker Micron by a Chinese government controlled outfit is going to be extremely tricky, warned analysts.

ASML profits bode well for chip  industry
Published in Processors


$6.44 billion in sales

Dutch outfit ASML Holding, the world's second largest maker of semiconductor production equipment has managed to flog more than $6.44 billion worth of gear.

AMD Radeon R9 Fury Pro revealed
Published in Graphics


Or at least rumoured

AMD mentioned that the AMD Radeon R9 Fury STRIX graphics card was coming out at the 'New Era of PC Gaming' presentation but we did not  see anything. 

GlobalFoundries completes IBM sale
Published in News


GlobalFoundaries now a significant force

GlobalFoundries has signed off on the purchase of IBM's chip business making it one of chip industries key players and actually filling its bank acount.

Sofia, Bulgaria
Published in Processors


Have they looked down the back of the SoFIA?

Chipzilla has been hinting that the design for its Intel's 28nm SoFIA 4G application processor is ready for mass production but a rumour from the Far East suggests that it will not be launched until the beginning of next year.

Qualcomm will not be doing the splits
Published in News


Chuck that idea out the window

US chipmaker Qualcomm has told the world that it will not be dumping its "essentially useless chip making" business.

AMD considering a split
Published in News


Needs to make money

As we have been warning, AMD is considering selling itself off as part of a consolidation which is happening in the chip industry.

Western chipmaker accused of employee mistreatment
Published in News


Going Dutch means long hours 

Dutch chipmaker NXP has been accused of forcing workers in its overseas factories to work too long and undermining local trade unions.