Analysts expect AMD to go EPYC
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 12:28

Analysts expect AMD to go EPYC


If it can claw back 10 per cent of the server market it will be in clover

AMD had a pretty good year this year, but that did not appear to do much for its share price which remained fairly static.

Intel releases low-power Pentium 'Silver' and Celeron successors
Published in Processors


Gemini Lake architecture 

Intel has released the successors to its low-power Pentium 'Silver' and Celeron lines which are based on the Gemini Lake architecture.

Intel might be preparing to off Nvidia
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 December 2017 13:15

Intel might be preparing to off Nvidia


No, don’t laugh

There is something in Chipzilla’s recent GPU moves which suggests the outfit might be about to make a move against Nvidia.

Intel and Foxconn show off 5G facial recognition
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:40

Intel and Foxconn show off 5G facial recognition


Pay for your goods with your face

Intel and Foxconn have demonstrated how facial recognition capabilities possible in 5G technology can be used to make payments.

Intel Coffee Lake spotted running on Z170 motherboard
Published in Processors


Not as impossible as Intel said

It appears that running an Intel Coffee Lake on a Z170 chipset motherboard is not as impossible as Intel claimed earlier as a Core i3-8350K was spotted happily running on a Z170 motherboard with modified BIOS.

Apple’s Intel iPhone X much slower than Qualcomm models
Published in Mobiles


Users pay for Apple’s spat

Apple users are having to pay in terms of performance if they are stuck with an iPhone X with an Intel modem.

Now Dell joins in Intel's ME purge
Published in Processors
Monday, 04 December 2017 10:15

Now Dell joins in Intel's ME purge


It is not just open sourcers who hate Intel's chip

One of Intel's key high-profile suppliers, Dell-EMC, is to purge the Intel Management Engine from its machines.

Intel 10nm is better than everyone thinks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:09

Intel 10nm is better than everyone thinks


But Intel wants higher yields

People are harrying Intel for being very late with 10nm which is true, but this does not mean that Intel couldn't ship the 10nm parts today. Intel has delayed the 10nm on purpose, as it wanted to get higher yields before it shifts to a smaller node.

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:17

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure


10nm Intel part

Kaby Lake G might not be the only flirtation between Intel and AMD (RTG), there are some future parts in the pipeline,  too.

Wall Street has another go at AMD
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 22:05

Wall Street has another go at AMD


Money talks

A financial analyst talking to Wall Street investors said today that you would be sending your money down the toilet if you were foolish enough to invest in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).