The reason why AMD's Vega power was high
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 19:24

The reason why AMD's Vega power was high

Power optimization engineers went to EPYC

It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.

Kaby Lake-S arrives in fourth quarter
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 06 June 2016 12:49

Kaby Lake-S arrives in fourth quarter

Faster clocks than Skylake with same TDP

Skylake desktop CPU's are doing well but it looks like Kaby Lake will arrive in late 2016 and clean its clock.

Intel’s VP mentions Core M phablets
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:42

Intel’s VP mentions Core M phablets

Compute sticks and NUCs

Intel VP  Kirk Skaugen says phablets are the fastest growing segment in mobile computing and Intel Core M might end up in one or two. 

Skylake 15W mobile SKUs getting Iris graphics
Published in AI

Now starts with 28W Broadwell-U

It looks like Intel has managed to squeeze Iris graphics inside 15W Skylake processors. 

Friday, 15 November 2013 09:20

Intel forced AMD to adopt SDP metric

If you can’t beat them, join them

Monday, 26 March 2012 11:12

Celeron 877 mobile comes in Q3

intel logo new

32nm Sandy Bridge 17W TDP

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 09:56

Llano TDP can match Intel's quad TDP


35W to 45W
Monday, 01 November 2010 13:05

Lowest TDP for new Core i3 is 35W


Sandy Bridge at 2.5GHz
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 14:26

Radeon HD 6870 is a 255mm chip


1.8 billion transistors
Comes in Q4 2010 with USB 2.0 only