Zen not arriving until the end of the Year
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Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:49

Zen not arriving until the end of the Year


And only at the high end

While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.

Intel 14nm Skylake CPU yields reportedly improving
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Retailers continue to sell out quickly

A recent report by the folks at The Motley Fool suggests that Intel finally seems to have things under control for its high-end 14-nanometer Skylake desktop parts with improving yields and more stock on retail shelves.

Qualcomm releases 24 core server CPU
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 December 2015 14:31

Qualcomm releases 24 core server CPU


Sent to clients

Qualcomm announced a plan to send its 24-core server CPU to clients a year after first announced the project's existance.

Corsair launches a low-profile liquid CPU cooler
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The Hydro Series H5 SF liquid CPU cooler 

Corsair has launched a rather interesting all-in-one (AiO) low-profile liquid CPU cooler aimed to be used with smaller motherboards and PC cases, the Hydro Series H5 SF.

AMD pushes its Boltzmann Initiative
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Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:45

AMD pushes its Boltzmann Initiative


Boltz is the mann


Troubled chipmaker AMD is putting a lot of its limited investment money into the “Boltzmann Initiative” which is uses heterogeneous system architecture ability to harness both CPU and AMD GPU for compute efficiency through software.

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 September 2015 08:28

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD


Exclusive: Talks taking place

Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced. 

Intel's Swift Canyon NUC spotted at IDF 2015
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Thursday, 20 August 2015 16:36

Intel's Swift Canyon NUC spotted at IDF 2015


Skylake-U CPU and DDR4 memory

While we already had a chance to see some slides suggesting that Intel is preparing Skylake-U based NUCs for the second half of the year, one such Switft Canyon NUC has been spotted at IDF 2015, running Skylake-U CPU and DDR4 memory.

Imagination claims new approach to security
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Omnishield is not CPU centric

Imagination claims to have come up with a different sort of security system which it says is not CPU centric.

AMD has three new desktop 14nm parts in 2016
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After 28/32nm comes 14nm Zen line

AMD has an update for investors and this information was supposed to get to them at the financial conference call scheduled for May. It got out a bit earlier than that and gave us some insight into AMD's plans for 2016.

Arctic announces new M1 series AM1 CPU coolers
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Active and passive CPU cooler for AMD's AM1 platform

Arctic has unveiled two new CPU coolers for AMD's socket AM1 which should be much better than noisy stock CPU cooler, the Alpine M1 and Alpine M1-Passive.