Open Source Github under Chinese attack
Published in News
30 March 2015


Sauce fight

Open source coding site GitHub said it was fending off a days-long DoS attack that had caused intermittent outages for the social coding site.

Intel set to buy Altera
Published in News
30 March 2015


Shares surge

Shares in Chipzilla have surged after the news leaked that it is trying to buy fellow chipmaker Altera for a cool $10 billion.

Tegra X1 Shield portable in works
Published in Games
30 March 2015


Right next to Shield console

Our eagle eyed colleagues have spotted a new devices that is coming from Nvidia, and this might be the first hint of a Shield portable successor. 

AMD Greenland HBM graphics coming next year
Published in Graphics
30 March 2015


In 2016 APU design

The world is still expecting the birth of the High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) boosted Fiji GPU, and the first cards based on the new chip should launch in late June, or the end of Q2 2015 if you prefer. 

Shocka: Huawei uses 8 Cortex-A53 cores on high-end part
Published in Processors
30 March 2015


Cheaper and more efficient

Huawei has dispensed with big Cortex-A57 cores in favour of tweaked Cortex-A53 cores on its new flagship SoC. 

Are Intel and Microsoft crippling stick PCs?
Published in News
29 March 2015


Opinion: New form factor lacks support

Intel recently announced its first stick PC, but at the same time the chipmaker and Microsoft aren’t doing much to promote the new form factor. In fact, it seems like they don’t want stick PCs around. 

Supermicro asks Fudzilla readers to choose color of motherboard
Published in Motherboards
27 March 2015


For their next-gen gaming board

Supermicro is getting into the gaming market and our server specialist friends have created a unique opportunity for Fudzilla readers to help them design a motherboard. 

AMD shows DirectX 12 performance in 3DMark benchmark
Published in Graphics
27 March 2015


DirectX 12 does well on AMD R9 290X and FX-8370

Now that Futuremark has released a new update for 3DMark which brings 3DMark API Overhead benchmark, AMD was quite keen to show some performance figures on its Radeon R9 290X graphics card, as well as performance scaling on the octa-core FX-8370 CPU.

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
Published in Graphics
27 March 2015


For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.

Gigabyte Server releases ARM motherboard/SOC
Published in Motherboards
27 March 2015


Server on a chip

Gigabyte's server arm has come out with a couple of 'Server on a Chip' solutions based around ARM chips..