Fiji XT PCB to end up significantly smaller than Radeon 290X
Published in Graphics


Mainstream card sized

A modern high end graphics card tends to be quite big. It usually needs two slots for the cooler and is between 280 and 300 mm in the length. 

Skylake-S top CPU is Core i7 6700K
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 10:04

Skylake-S top CPU is Core i7 6700K


4.2GHz boost quad-core

It looks like there will be plenty of Skylake products and Skylake-S will be the true successor of Haswell / Haswell refresh processors. 

AMD Godaveri - Kaveri refresh comes at Computex
Published in Processors


Summit Ridge Zen 14nm in 2016

AMD is gearing up to refresh its notebook and desktop APU line-up and to launch a refreshed version of Kaveri.

Windows 10 latest 10061 build tested
Published in News
Monday, 27 April 2015 12:08

Windows 10 latest 10061 build tested


Improved performance, new calendar and mail

We have been watching the Windows 10 development cycle closely, and over the weekened we got a notification and installed the latest 10061 build. 

LG Watch Urbane W150 in the shops tomorrow
Published in Wearables


Sells for €329

Tomorrow is a big day for LG, as the company is planning to launch its highly anticipated LG G4 phone/phablet and its new flagship smartwatch. 

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit
Published in Wearables
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:38

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit


Model 1553 has S1 chip beneath the plastic

Apple is officially starting to ship to pre-orders and if you are one of the early adopters your Apple Watch might be in the mail as we speak. 

32 core Opteron supports 2P sockets
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 April 2015 08:39

32 core Opteron supports 2P sockets


140W max TDP

Opteron processors based on the Zen architecture are coming in 2016 (hopefully) and we expect to see them using 14nm GlobalFoundries' manufacturing process. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:05

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7


Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.

AMD Greenland 2016 is a 14nm GPU
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:04

AMD Greenland 2016 is a 14nm GPU


Focused on low power

Greenland is the successor of Fiji, and we don’t think it will be radically new core. The main goal for Greenland is to bring more performance per watt to AMD GPUs in 2016. 

Two AMD Fiji cards coming in June
Published in Graphics
Monday, 20 April 2015 12:55

Two AMD Fiji cards coming in June


Fiji XT and Fiji VR dual-chip 

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