$329 to $499 to challenge $1,050 Core i7 6900k
AMD's CEO Lisa Su took to the stage to formally introduce the AMD Ryzen 7 series of CPUs. One of the key points made in the introduction was a previous revisit of the idea that high performance computing defines the user experience. AMD did a great job pricing the parts making them really aggressive and affordable and managed to increase the IPC by at much as 52 percent.
Can’t support travel ban
During the election, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was closely associated with Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump and was set to run a fundraiser for him until the press found out.
Gets Audi too
Who would have thought that people who are covering computer graphics would start writing about the automotive industry. Each car of the future is going to get a self-driving ADAS system, powered by a SoC that is wrapped around a strong CPU and GPU. Nvidia announced at CES 2017 that it just scored both Mercedes and Audi automotive deals.
Hitting tablets, notebooks and phones near you
Qualcomm is tweeting a lot about Snapdragon 835 and it looks like that the company is ready to reveal a lot of details. Expect to see more about the Snapdragon 835, some Windows 10 design wins, quick charge, camera as well as VR related announcements.
Desktop, server then notebook
Summit Ridge, Ryzen is on track for Q1 2017, Naples, a server part is on track for Q2 2017 while AMD’s CEO confirmed that Raven Ridge Zen APU is on track to launch in the second half of 2017.
Not a phablet, the CEO kind of confirmed
OnePlus 3T might be the rumored phone powered by the Snapdragon 821 SoC but the company’s CEO Peter Lau last week in Hong Kong told Fudzilla and a few other people that it doesn't have any plans to make a phablet.
Jen-Hsun Huang to talk about AI, self-driving cars, VR and gaming
Nvidia has announced that its co-founder and CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, will be live on the stage for a pre-show keynote address at CES 2017, talking about some of the areas the company is focused on, like artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, virtual reality, and gaming.
Money in quarters and years to come
AMD's CEO was quite direct when she was asked about the VR strategy and VR market. Lisa said that this is a strategic area.