Kaby Lake GPU learns hardware HDR
Published in Graphics


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. 

Skylake-X 10 comes in Q2 17
Published in Processors


New socket R4

Fudzilla has a few details on the new 10 core Skylake-X which will replace the Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition which has just been released. 

AMD demonstrates Zen running Doom
Published in Games


One hand clapping with zombies at E3 2016

AMD has released a short video where its lead system engineer Louis Castro running Doom on its Summit Ridge, Zen-based processor .

Nvidia GP102 Titan coming soon
Published in Graphics


Meeting a huge demand 

Despite AMD is telling the world that the $649.99 Geforce 1080 is too expensive, Nvidia partners insist they can sell as many cards as Nvidia can supply.  Now there is a faster version coming, based on GP102 even bigger graphics chip. 

AMD's Naples Zen has 32 cores
Published in Processors


Exclusive: Server chip with 64 threads arriving in 2017

Fudzilla has scored some exclusive details about the coming AMD Zen chip that will have as much as 32 cores, 64 threads and more L3 cache than you can poke a stick at.

Kaby Lake-S has 15 percent more I/O lanes
Published in Processors


Intel Optane technology support

Intel is gearing up to launch its third generation 14nm processor codenamed Kaby Lake which is a minor update to the Skylake generation. 

Intel Apollo Lakes are 30 percent faster than Braswell
Published in Notebooks


Goldmont 14nm will bring fast Atom notebooks in 2H16

Intel has not given up on its power saving roadmap even if it will not produce any more phone SoCs. In fact its Apollo Lake notebook platform can bring up to 30 percent better performance. 

Kaby Lake-S arrives in fourth quarter
Published in Processors


Faster clocks than Skylake with same TDP

Skylake desktop CPU's are doing well but it looks like Kaby Lake will arrive in late 2016 and clean its clock.

AMD Polaris 10 has 390/390X performance
Published in Graphics


For less than $299

AMD is about to launch two GPUs soon. One is codenmamed Polaris 10 and will replace Radeon 390 cards and the other, the Polaris 11 should replace the Radeon 370 and take on Geforce 950 performance.

Zen to sample in Q2 to key customers
Published in Processors


Confirmation from AMD CEO

Some good news from AMD – according to the CEO of AMD Lisa Su key customers are getting sample's of the company's Zen x86-based chips in Q2 2016.