Skylake notebooks to get thinner
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:08

Skylake notebooks to get thinner


1mm thinner, 50 grams lighter

The upcoming Skylake notebook platform should get up to 60 percent lower SoC power draw and up to 35 percent longer HD playback

Skylake-S desktop coming by October
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 09:26

Skylake-S desktop coming by October


IDF 2015 August launch possible

This year's Intel Developers Forum will start in Mid-August, not in mid-September as usual. One possible reason for the change might be the Skylake desktop launch, that is expected at this time.

HyperX Predator PCIe 240GB, 480GB shipping
Published in Memory


Up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write

Back in January at CES 2015, we had a chance to see Kingston's HyperX Predator PCIe SSD line and company representatives promised that we should see products in retail by February. 

Windows 10 aims for July launch
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 09:17

Windows 10 aims for July launch


Upgrade or (r)etail

Our well informed sources are warnng us that Windows is coming a bit earlier than expected. 

Intel Compute Stick comes with Skylake-Y
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 09:08

Intel Compute Stick comes with Skylake-Y


As well as Broadwell and Atoms

Intel recently showcased its Compute Stick, and this marks the emergence of a new niche for chipmaker. As you can imagine, it's a proper PC, but it's roughly the size of a Cromecast HDMI stick. 

Supermicro has a gaming PC
Published in News
Thursday, 19 March 2015 18:07

Supermicro has a gaming PC


Gaming motherboards and chassis too

Supermicro is well known brand in the server market, and they make some of the best motherboards in this professional niche. 

Nvidia: Titan X single precision is more important
Published in Graphics


Kepler-class Titan for FP32

A lot of people were disappointed by the fact that Nvidia’s Titan X didn’t come with a better Dual Precision performance unit. 

Drive PX test systems coming in May for $10K
Published in News


We saw it up and running

We had a chance to see a Drive PX follow up from Nvidia executives that touched on a few subjects, including Deep Learning and Drive PX test systems. 

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.