Intel claims Cannonlake improvements
Published in News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:59

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements


15 percent figure touted


Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year
Published in Processors
Monday, 06 February 2017 15:59

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year


Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU

It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.

AMD sues over stolen patents
Published in Processors
Monday, 06 February 2017 13:09

AMD sues over stolen patents


ITC called in


LG, MediaTek, Sigma Designs and Vizio have all been named in a court case in which AMD is throwing its toys out of the pram in a big way.

Alleged AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks
Published in Processors
Saturday, 04 February 2017 15:05

Alleged AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks


Shows 17 different SKUs

A leak showing a full AMD Ryzen CPU lineup has leaked online, showing a total of 17 different SKUs as well as the new naming scheme that suggests AMD might rename its CPU lineup to match those of graphics cards and SSDs.

AMD 6-core Ryzen possible after all
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 February 2017 12:35

AMD 6-core Ryzen possible after all


8-core chip can be split

It appears that earlier rumors that AMD Ryzen lineup might not include a 6-core SKU were a bit off, as, according to fresh information, those are indeed real and should be coming soon.

AMD confirms Ryzen and Vega are on track
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 18:36

AMD confirms Ryzen and Vega are on track


Ryzen in Q1 and Vega in Q2

AMD has announced its Q4 financial results reporting a revenue of US $1.11 billion and an operating loss of three million dollars, which is still way better than financial analysts expected and has once again confirmed that both Ryzen CPUs and Vega-based GPUs are on track.

AMD releases Radeon Software ReLive 17.1.2 Beta
Published in Graphics


Optimizations for couple of games and fixes

AMD has released its newest Radeon Software Crimson Relive 17.1.2 Beta drivers, which bring optimizations for two new upcoming games, Conan Exiles and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, as well as a couple of fixes.

Chinese chips are on their way
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 13:15

Chinese chips are on their way


Huaxintong headed towards a server near you

It has only been a matter of time before Chinese chipmarkers start to catch up with the West and it looks like Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology will start heading to servers soon.

AMD Ryzen lineup might not include 6-core model
Published in Processors


Only quad- and octa-core SKUs

According to the latest rumor, AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU lineup might lack a 6-core version, due to the fact that AMD cen't partially disable the four-core Zen module.

Intel expects a calm flat 2017
Published in Processors
Friday, 27 January 2017 10:03

Intel expects a calm flat 2017


Trying to be Zen about it

Mega x86 chip outfit Intel is predicting a pretty flat 2017 after announcing mixed results for the last quarter of 2016.