IBM rolls out Power8 processer
Published in Processors
Friday, 09 September 2016 11:21

IBM rolls out Power8 processer


New servers with OpenPower

IBM has rolled out its new Power8 processor which provides servers with OpenPower features.

Final version Zen based 32 core Naples will arrive in Q2 2017
Published in Processors


Engineering samples are out already

AMD has revealed a heap of details about its 32-core Zen based product - codenamed Naples - and we have a few things to add. 

Zen gets analysts and Fudzilla excited
Published in Processors
Friday, 19 August 2016 11:22

Zen gets analysts and Fudzilla excited


Server and notebook deeper in 2017

AMD has showed off some clock and performance details about upcoming desktop Zen and some of you might remember that back in June at Computex, Fudzilla said that if the Zen boots windows it will boost AMD’s share too

AMD’s CEO showcases 8 and 32 core Zen
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:55

AMD’s CEO showcases 8 and 32 core Zen


Summit ridge and Naples

Fudzilla exclusively wrote about the 32 core Zen codenamed Naples some two months ago in quite detail and people called us crazy. Now it turns out we were right on the money.

Microsoft to improve its networking
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:52

Microsoft to improve its networking


Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 13:25

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe


Easy installation into server banks


Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 18:32

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU


More attractive ARMs 

Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips. 

Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:30

Atom server chips might be toast


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 05:32

Zen comes to desktops first


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.