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
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 11:22

All Radeon RX 580 and 570 go to miners


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. 

Intel with integrated Radeon is for Apple
Published in Graphics


To be offered to other notebook manufacturers

Fudzilla has already mentioned the existence of an Intel based CPU with Radeon graphics. Our sources are very confident that Apple is the company behind this order.

Keller is building self-driving vehicles for Tesla
Published in News


Will take some time

Fudzilla has already mentioned Jim Keller, the hardware engineer that was one of the key people for finishing what was considered to be the overambitious AMD Zen CPU project. Keller now works for Tesla, and our well-informed friends confirmed that he is building a self-driving platform for the company. 

Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


Four to five times better than some Intel

Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about  Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft. 

AMD's Vega GPU is late
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 01 June 2017 03:21

AMD's Vega GPU is late


July 30 is the first day

Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't. 

Intel announces Core i9 Extreme Edition 18-core
Published in Processors


The core wars

As expected, former chip giant Intel announced its four-to-twelve core Core X series and the top of the line is an 18-core processor of its "new" Core i9 series. 

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:15

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year


K12 ARM future unconfirmed

We're not sure if many people caught the fact that in last week's financial analyst update, AMD didn’t mention anything about the K12 and future ARM server products. We reached out and asked it for a comment. 

Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 22:34

Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed


10nm LPE with Snapdragon X20 1.2Gb modem

There is more information about the upcoming Snapdragon 845 as well as the Huawei Kirin 970 and we wanted to share it with you. 

Vega HBM 2 8GB memory stack costs $160
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:35

Vega HBM 2 8GB memory stack costs $160


BOM  goes the bank balance 

It is hard to forget the fact that Vega is more than a year late. It was supposed to launch last year and AMD had to settle for Polaris 10 and 11 performance mainstream / mainstream parts.