Kaby Lake conjures up two overclocking tricks
Published in Processors


BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset

Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.

Intel describes Kaby Lake as a "2017 Platform"
Published in Processors


Early 2017 launch

A lot of people have said that  Intel’s third generation 14nm CPU might launch in early 2017 and even Intel calls the Kaby Lake a 2017 platform, in typically elliptic Chipzilla talk.

Qualcomm not worried about losing the Apple modem deal
Published in Mobiles

 

Keen to talk about its 100 other design wins

While the Tame Apple Press has made a big thing about Intel’s winning of a slice of the iPhone modem production, Qualcomm is keen to talk about all the other orders it has won this year.

Intel plans flogging off security business
Published in News


Five years after buying it


Chipzilla has run out of ideas about what it is going to do with it its security business and is apparently planning to flog it off.

Intel wants to flog 100,000 Phis
Published in Processors
Friday, 24 June 2016 14:53

Intel wants to flog 100,000 Phis

Iron lion Xeon

Intel, which has begun shipping its new Xeon Phi processors targeted at High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, thinks it is going to flog more than 100,000 of them this year.

Nokia teams up with Intel
Published in News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 13:58

Nokia teams up with Intel


Noktell alliance on 5G and cloud

Nokia is teaming up with Intel to make its carrier-grade AirFrame Data Center Solution hardware available for an Open Platform Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Lab.

Intel still contesting AMD fine
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:31

Intel still contesting AMD fine


US$1.4 billion at stake

Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.

Kaby Lake GPU learns hardware HDR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 10:23

Kaby Lake GPU learns hardware HDR


Exclusive: Hardware VP9, HEVC 10b too

Intel's Kaby Lake-S chips, which will launch as Core i7 and Core i5 in overclocked and non-overclocked versions, will have an updated GPU. They will be HDR capable and a hardware encoder and decoder support for VP9, HEVC 10b codecs. 

Intel’s Xeon Phi can now tackle any multi-processing
Published in Processors


72-processors ready for AI


Chipzilla has announced that its 72-processor Xeon Phi now boots as a stand-alone, rather than as a coprocessor and can carry out multiprocessing tasks.

China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:20

China builds supercomputer without US


We don't need your imperalist Xeons

China has stuck two fingers up at the US ban on it importing Intel Xeon chips, by building the world's fastest super computer based around its own home grown chips.