AMD Radeon Instinct goes 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 02:17

AMD Radeon Instinct goes 7nm Vega


Radeon Instinct MI60 and Instinct MI50

At its dedicated The Next Horizon event, AMD has reiterated its total commitment to datacenter market, both with the 7nm EPYC Rome CPU based on the brand new Zen 2 architecture, as well as with its new 7nm Vega-based Radeon Instinct graphics cards, promising significant improvements in the enterprise accelerator market.

AMD shows Zen 2-based 7nm EPYC Rome CPU in action
Published in PC Hardware


Single-socket beats Intel's best-in-class dual-socket Skylake

AMD has announced its upcoming EPYC "Rome“ CPU, the world's first 7nm datacenter CPU based on Zen 2 architecture and packing up to 64-cores/128-threads.

AMD has 7nm Navi GPU up and running in its lab
Published in Graphics


7nm looks better than expected

According to our sources, AMD already has its 7nm Navi-based graphics card up and running in its lab, and the 7nm GPU looks good.

Fab manufacturing equipment gets created for ARM first
Published in PC Hardware


35 million ARM vs 1.6 million "other“ wafers

There is one big change that is happening in the manufacturing equipment industry and ARM used its ARMTechCon to educate us about the big change. Drew Henry, SVP of infrastructure at ARM, pointed out in its presentation that ARM silicon wafer production ends up in 35 million wafers.

ARM has a new infrastructure roadmap
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:32

ARM has a new infrastructure roadmap


Neoverse 7nm, 7+ and 5nm by 2021

Drew Henry, an SVP and the general manager of the infrastructure line of business at ARM, went on stage at the San Jose ARM Tech 2018 conference and revealed a new roadmap featuring new codenames and plans all the way to 5nm Poseidon core in 2021. It will be branded as Neoverse.

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 12:18

AMD’s Lisa Su to keynote CES 2019


Talk about 7nm CPU and GPU

Last week it was announced that AMD’s President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will be a keynote speaker at the CES 2019. This is a big step up for a smaller x86 player as this use to be a spot for the big players including Intel, Microsoft or Qualcomm.

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 19:21

AMD 30 percent market gain won’t happen


Now Wall Street realizes

AMD is the second best x86 maker out of two, and this is how things will remain. The recent rumors and prediction by fellow analysts and journalists that AMD can win up to a third of the market is,  pure and simple, science fiction.

Xilinx codename Everest is Versal
Published in AI
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:58

Xilinx codename Everest is Versal


Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G

The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.

iPhone XS has Intel modem inside
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:34

iPhone XS has Intel modem inside


L shaped battery phone starting at 1.149 € / $999+ tax / £999

iPhone XS and XS Max have started reaching their early adaptors, and at the same time iFixit managed to dismantle it and tell us which chips are inside of the precious overpriced phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon PC is not an overclocked 855
Published in Mobiles


Brand new chip with bigger GPU

There is a lot of right and wrong information floating around the web about the successor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 and we wanted to set things straight in the face of misleading information. To our knowledge, the new always connected PC chip may not end up branded the SXC8180, but something simpler. And, secondly,  it is not a faster 855 overlocked, it is a brand new chip.