Intel downgrades Kittson
Published in Processors
20 April 2015


Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight

Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process

Intel flogging security solutions to the Swedish
Published in News
20 April 2015


Massaging the McAfee portfolio 

When Intel bought McAfee, most of us thought that the outfit was interested in putting security into the chip, however it turns out that they are also trying to flog mobile security solutions.

Two AMD Fiji cards coming in June
Published in Graphics
20 April 2015


Fiji XT and Fiji VR dual-chip 

We have an update on AMD’s highly anticipated flagship GPU, codenamed Fiji. 

Moore's Law did not turn 50 over the weekend
Published in Processors
20 April 2015


But I nearly am damnit 

While the press is banging on about Moore's Law turning 50 over the weekend, like many things in the US press, it is completely wrong.

The next generation Opteron has 32 Zen x86 cores
Published in Processors
20 April 2015


No APU, 16MB L2, 64MB L3 cache

We recently showed you a new 16 Zen core next generation processor with Greenland integrated graphics and DDR4 support. 

Zotac mini-PC EN760 reviewed
Published in Reviews
20 April 2015


Review:
Very compact PC with good GPU performance


Zotac has been in the mini-PC space for years now, and it has managed to carve out a nice niche for itself. The EN760 can replace an ITX or mATX system in many scenarios.

Snapdragon 810 powered Xperia Z4 is official
Published in Mobiles
20 April 2015


OIS selfie cam?

Sony’s flagship Xperia Z4 is official, with a new Qualcomm chip, some nifty features, and a very familiar look. 

AMD to talk about next-gen GPUs later this quarter
Published in Graphics
17 April 2015


AMD's CEO Lisa Su confirms

During the company's Q1 2015 financial conference call, AMD CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that AMD will talk about its new GPUs "later this quarter".

Arctic announces new M1 series AM1 CPU coolers
Published in Processors
17 April 2015


Active and passive CPU cooler for AMD's AM1 platform

Arctic has unveiled two new CPU coolers for AMD's socket AM1 which should be much better than noisy stock CPU cooler, the Alpine M1 and Alpine M1-Passive.

Apple rumoured to swap Samsung for TSMC
Published in News
17 April 2015


Terrified by Galaxy S6

Fruity cargo cult Apple is so terrified of the success that Samsung has had with its Galaxy S6 it has taken a chip order away from Samsung and given it to TSMC instead.