MSI defends use of software souped up review cards
Published in Graphics


Higher clock speeds

MSI has replied to TechPowerUp claims it has caught out MSI it out sending out review graphics cards with higher clock speeds out of the box.

A third of Valve is working on VR
Published in Wearables


Expecting the VR age


Valve is getting all moist about VR taking off and has allocated more than a third of its developers to coming up with games for the gizmo.

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.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
Published in Graphics


Easy installation into server banks


Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Zen disturbs motherboard makers' meditation
Published in Motherboards


What is the sound of costs rising?


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that some AMD’s Zen chipsets are having design issues.

Power shortage might cause Flash shortage
Published in Memory


Trouble at Samsung plant might be sparking hoarding 


A power shortage at a key Samsung plant might cause a shortage of flash chips.

Microsoft claims it has the Edge on Chrome
Published in Mobiles


Better on your battery


Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.

Samsung aiming for 5G
Published in Mobiles


Getting its A into G

After stuffing up its bets on wireless technology standards in the past, Samsung was to be in the global top-three player in 5G mobile networks.

China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors


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.

Cavium snaps up QLogic
Published in Processors


More consolidation

ARM Chip outfit Cavium has written a cheque for QLogic, a semiconductor firm which specialises in server and storage networking.