HBM1 memory of AMD Fiji pictured
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 20:26

HBM1 memory of AMD Fiji pictured


Significantly smaller than GDDR5

We had a chance to see the Hynix HBM memory of the future, and even see a next generation HBM2 wafer with many of these next-generation dies. 

Insilico Medicine works to stop aging
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 17:38

Insilico Medicine works to stop aging


Cure diseases with GPU computing power

This year’s Graphics Technology Conference featured a lot of companies that want to solve many of the worlds’ problems using GPUs. 

Pascal uses 2.5D HBM memory
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:40

Pascal uses 2.5D HBM memory


Interposer it is

Just as it was easy to figure out from Pascal renders, Nvidia’s new GPU architecture is using the 2.5D memory approach, the same one that is expected from AMD’s upcoming Fiji card. 

Meet Nvidia’s Drive PX self-driving car computer
Published in Graphics


$10,000 to selected developers in May

Nvidia has announced the Nvidia Drive PX, its self-driving computer for the automotive industry, is available as a developer kit. 

Nvidia Pascal comes in 2016
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 18:40

Nvidia Pascal comes in 2016


GTC 2015: Volta back in roadmap, due in 2018

Pascal is Nvidia’s next generation architecture and it is coming after Maxwell of course. The company says it will launch next year, but details are still sketchy.

AMD Fiji is significantly faster than GTX 980
Published in Graphics


At TDPs superior to Radeon 290X Hawaii

AMD’s Fiji is probably to most anticipated GPU since the introduction of Hawaii GPU some 18 months ago and the High Bandwidth Memory is something that AMD gets to launch first. 

Intel putting finishing touches on SoFIA phones
Published in Processors


We played with one

Intel has been working hard to become a significant player in the mobile market, with very limited success. 

Nokia N1 tablet has USB Type C and Intel inside
Published in Processors


Thin, very reminiscent of iPad mini

Nokia created a lot of buzz when it announced its N1 tablet in late 2014. The tablet looked well designed and Nokia promised a price under $250. 

Fiji Radeon 390X comes with 8GB frame buffer
Published in Graphics


4GB was a limitation, coming in early summer

AMD Fiji is definitely an exciting chip, and many AMD fans are on their toes, eager to see AMD’s first interposer 2.5D High Bandwidth Memory HBM chip.

Android Wear phone swapping process painful
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 12:57

Android Wear phone swapping process painful


Factory reset of the watch helps 

Apple has finally launched the Apple Wath and all of a sudden the world will be crazy about smartwatches. This actually plays quite well for Google, as there is no doubt that the sales of Android Wear devices will spike as well.