Micron offers 2X GDDR5 Speed in 2016
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 December 2015 12:37

Micron offers 2X GDDR5 Speed in 2016


Updatad: The next generation

Micron has promised to launch a new kind of memory that is twice the speed of mainstreams GDDR5 . This will be released during 2016 and will be company's answer to HBM.

GDDR5, GDDR6 rule 2016 GPUs
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 10 December 2015 12:28

GDDR5, GDDR6 rule 2016 GPUs


Exclusive: Highest end are HBM 2.0, GDDR6, GDDR5X

AMD over-hyped the new  High Bandwidth Memory standard and now the second generation HBM 2.0 is coming in 2016. However it looks like most of GPUs shipped in this year will still rely on the older GDDR5.

Radeon 2016 GPUs support HDMI 2.0a DP 1.3 and HDR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 12:17

Radeon 2016 GPUs support HDMI 2.0a DP 1.3 and HDR


Official word

AMD held a Radeon Technology group summit last week in Sonoma California and the company shared its cunning plans.

AMD says GloFlo has 14nm FinFET success
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 November 2015 10:24

AMD says GloFlo has 14nm FinFET success


Pretty sure it is talking about Zen

AMD said that Globalfoundaries has demonstrated silicon success on the first AMD products using GloFlo’s 14nm FinFET process technology.

iPhone 6S  SoC split between fabs
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 08:24

iPhone 6S SoC split between fabs


More Samsung in Plus and TSMC in 6S

The iPhone 6S and the Plus are made up from an equal overall part of the processors from TSMC and Samsung factories. 

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 09:07

iPhone 6S has A9 from TSMC or Samsung


16nm FinFET or 14nm Samsung

There has been a lot of talk whether the Apple's A9 SoC comes from Samsung or TSMC and it turns out that Apple uses both.

iPhone 6S A9 processor gets to 1.8GHz
Published in Processors
Friday, 18 September 2015 10:17

iPhone 6S A9 processor gets to 1.8GHz


 China's regulatory agency says so, so it must be true

Last year's iPhone was shipping with 20nm Apple A8 processor clocked at two times 1.4GHz and now it seems that the A9 works at two times 1.8 GHz. 

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:56

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz


Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock. 

Intel Skylake launched at IFA 2015
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 12:05

Intel Skylake launched at IFA 2015


The sixth generation Core for notebooks

Intel has kicked off its press event at IFA 2015 in Berlin and  has just announced the sixth generation Core technology that know as Skylake. 

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured
Published in News
Friday, 28 August 2015 22:22

Minix Z series with Pentium 3700 pictured


Fanless Baswell with 256GB SSD

Our friends at Minix have shared a big update to their product line with us and showed us a few pictures of Minix Z series mini PC based Intel Braswell SoC.