Qualcomm teases its next-gen Snapdragon Wear chipset
Published in Mobiles


The Snapdragon Wear 5100/5100+ is coming soon

Qualcomm took to Twitter to tease its next-gen Snapdragon Wear chipset, which is a great move since it has been over two years since the 12nm Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ were announced.

AMD fixes installation error
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 28 June 2022 11:19

AMD fixes installation error


About time

For a while now AMD users have been complaining that chipset software installation throws out an error where the window would say "AMD Chipset Software is not responding".

Exynos 2200 officially supported by Netflix
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 09:55

Exynos 2200 officially supported by Netflix


Dimensity 1200, Unisoc also made on the list

Netflix has a demanding rule for qualifying to play in HD, HDR, and supported chipsets. The chips from HiSilicon, MediaTek, Qualcomm, Samsung, and Unisoc made it on the list, but surprisingly, Netflix announced official support for Exynos 2200.

Dimensity 9000 fails to prove its premium chipset
Published in Mobiles


Lacks in GPU, 5G, imaging, features 

MediaTek Dimensity 9000 got a lot of coverage, and the marketing machine is trying to promote this chipset as a premium. Guess what? Dimensity 9000 is not a premium chipset as it suffers from stitched stock Cortex IP, stock Mali GPU, lack of premium phone design wins, and, most importantly, too optimistic SoC clocks. The clocks, especially the mid-cluster, might get the company in trouble due to the high energy drain. 

AMD X570S motherboard chipset spotted
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 22 April 2021 10:37

AMD X570S motherboard chipset spotted


Running with Ryzen 7 5700G APU

It appears that AMD is preparing a refresh of its high-end X570 chipset as the X570S motherboard was spotted online running with the Ryzen 7 5700G APU.

9th Gen Z390 chipset supports AC WIFI
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 18:25

9th Gen Z390 chipset supports AC WIFI


14nm and USB 3.1

The new chipset that will accommodate the Intel 9th generation Core processors based on 14nm++ has brought two new features. Intel has introduced WiFi integration on the chipset level as well as USB 3.1 gen 2 support out of the box.

AMD B450 mid-range chipset further detailed
Published in PC Hardware


B350 with new features

Although AMD's new mid-range chipset has been rumored for quite some time, the latest leak provides more details.

Nvidia-Intel licensing was really just a payment
Published in Graphics


Settlement wrapped in a paper

Last year Nvidia stopped getting so called licensing money from Intel. After five years the financial injection was  delivered in total. This all came after the Intel and Nvidia conflict that started over chipsets, but essentially was a settlement that ended up being called licensing. It never was GPU licensing.  

MediaTek releases MT5598 chipset
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:44

MediaTek releases MT5598 chipset


4K Telly Platform

MediaTek has been showing off its MT5598 chipset for HDR-enabled 4K TVs.

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 11:16

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset


First dual-mode SOC for IoT

MediaTek has announced its newest chipset which it claims is the industry’s first dual-mode System-on-Chip (SoC) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications with both narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Release 14 (R14) and GSM/GPRS connectivity.