Intel says it will catch up with AMD
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:30

Intel says it will catch up with AMD


Promises Full Memory Encryption in upcoming CPUs

Chipzilla says it is planning to bring full memory encryption to future CPUs, something which indicates that it has decided to play catch-up with AMD.

Microsoft shares more Xbox Series X console details
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12 TFLOPs from AMD RDNA 2 GPU and custom AMD Zen 2-based CPU

Microsoft has revealed a few more details about its new Xbox Series X gaming console, including details about the GPU, CPU, new features, and backward compatibility.

Cloudflare snubs Intel and moves to AMD
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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:14

Cloudflare snubs Intel and moves to AMD


Epyc  Vote of confidence

Cloudflare has snubbed Chipzilla's 48-core setup of dual socket Intel Xeon Platinum 6162’s and is moving to a 48-core single socket AMD EPYC 7642.

AMD expands Ryzen Embedded range
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:40

AMD expands Ryzen Embedded range


Two new R1000 low-power processors

AMD has expected its Ryzen Embedded range with two new R1000 low-power processors that provide customers with a new TDP range of 6-0 watts.

Ryzen 5 3600 chip cleaning Intel's clock
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Monday, 24 February 2020 11:46

Ryzen 5 3600 chip cleaning Intel's clock


Looks like it is the segment King

Leaked CPU sales data from German retailer Mindfactory has shown a dominance for AMD over Intel in at least one market segment.

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 08:53

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer


Hawk can manage 26 Petaflops


The High-Performance Computing Centre of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) just switched on its new supercomputer, called "Hawk" which features a ton of AMD 2nd Gen EPYC processors under the bonnet.

AMD puts 2nd Gen AMD EPYC on Google Compute
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 10:15

AMD puts 2nd Gen AMD EPYC on Google Compute


N2D family of Cloudy Virtual Managers

AMD and Google Cloud announced the beta availability of N2D VMs on Google Compute Engine powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors.

AMD adds RX 5600XT to its Raise the Game bundle
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Pulls Warcraft 3: Reforged from the bundle

AMD made a few adjustments to its latest Raise the Game bundle, including the addition of the RX 5600 XT card to the list, as well as pulling Warcraft 3: Reforged from the list.

G.Skill announces new 256GB memory kit for AMD's Threadripper 3990X
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Eight 32GB modules running at 3,600MHz

In order to give some love to AMD's latest Ryzen Treadripper flagship, G.Skill has announced its new 256GB Trident-Z Neo memory kit, with eight modules running at 3,600MHz and some tight latencies.

AMD gains further x86 processor market share
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Thursday, 06 February 2020 10:44

AMD gains further x86 processor market share


Ninth consecutive quarters of growth in notebook and desktop

AMD is on a roll according to a recent Mercury Research Q4 2019 x86 Processor Report.