Xilinx says computing after Moore’s Law is called ACAP
Published in Processors

Adaptive compute acceleration platform

Intel's Gordon Moore came with one of the most prominent rules/"laws" of the semiconductor industry, that the number of transistors on chip would double every 18th month.

Xilinx releases 7nm programmable chip
Published in Processors

Cost a billion to make

Xilinx has revealed its adaptive computer acceleration platform (ACAP), which is a new kind of programmable chip for flexible hardware.

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
Published in Mobiles

Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem
Published in Mobiles

316.58 Mbps upload, double from 2017

Back in October Fudzilla asked Cristiano Amon, now President and Alex Katouzian VP and general manager of the mobile business at Qualcomm about the future of Gigabit LTE modems and we got a clear indication that things will be faster using the 1.2 GHz Snapdragon X20. The company has just announced that the Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm chip and not only that, it supports 2Gbps speeds.

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
Published in Processors

CTO confirmed                           

We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished

TSMC revenues to grow by at least ten percent this year
Published in Processors

Taken all of the world’s 7nm process fabrication orders

TSMC will see its revenues grow 10-15 percent in 2018, thanks to high-performance computing, automotive electronics and IoT applications.

AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
08 January 2018

AMD announces 7nm Vega

Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

Raja’s replacement at AMD will come from outside
Published in Graphics

Several confirmations

Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics

Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure
Published in Notebooks

10nm Intel part

Kaby Lake G might not be the only flirtation between Intel and AMD (RTG), there are some future parts in the pipeline,  too.