Snapdragon 450 gets 14 nm to the mid tier
Published in Mobiles


Dual camera, faster A53 and Adreno 506

Qualcomm has four different phone tiers - the Snapdragon 800 as a premium tier, Snapdragon 600 for a high-end tier, Snapdragon 400 for a mid-tier and Qualcomm 200 mobile platform as an entry level tier. 

New Geforce will be incremental
Published in Graphics


Clock is tocking not ticking 

The upcoming Geforce GPU architecture will be more incremental than revolutionary as Nvidia appears to be using Intel’s tick-tock strategy. 

AMD's Zen 2 and Zen 3 7nm are in the pipe
Published in Processors


Mark Papermaster confirms

One thing that you need to think about after the launch of the Zen and EPYC is that the company's CTO is claiming that Zen 2 will continue as a success story.

EPYC evokes a massive interest
Published in Processors


Naples destroys Broadwell E5 2699A

AMD has launched its most exciting product in over a decade and chose an appropriate name  - EPYC. We do know that you love Ryzen and Radeon too much, but EPYC is the single most important product generation from the house of AMD. It is, without a doubt, a big disruptive product on the cloud/server market.

AMD has massive shortage of 500 series
Published in Graphics


Don’t hope to get one soon

Miners of the modern world are using the Radeon and Geforce cards to dig the ore called Ethereum.

Kaby Lake CPU with AMD GPU spotted
Published in Graphics


Sounds about right

A few days ago, Videocards had an update on the engineering samples that got leaked. 

Nvidia working on GTX 1060 mining driver
Published in Graphics


Improvement expected

A few sources have confirmed that Nvidia is working on a new driver that might improve mining performance. This seems to be the hot topic in the last few weeks. 

The next Geforce doesn’t use HBM 2
Published in Graphics


Too early for this memory

Volta is out for artificial intelligence, machine learning applications and it will be shipping in DGX 1 systems, mainly for deep learning and AI. The next Geforce will be a  completely separate chip. 

Miners' shipment of 570 and 1060 affect warranty
Published in Graphics


Down to three months

It looks like the GPU industry as we know is in the middle of a metamorphosis. Multiple sources from the channel, all the way to the AIB partners and chip manufacturers, have confirmed that GPUs used for mining will get shorter warranties. 

All Radeon RX 580 and 570 go to miners
Published in Graphics


Ethereum to blame

Last week at Computex quite a few of our contacts mentioned that RX 580, 570 and older 480 and 470 cards are extremely hard to find. It turns out, that our contacts confirmed that the Ethereum crypto currency network is to blame.