Spreadtrum’s chip made by Intel
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 12:06

Spreadtrum’s chip made by Intel


Much Intel inside 

China-based mobile chip vendor Spreadtrum has announced a new chip dubbed the SC9861G-IA, targeted at the "global mid-level and premium smartphone market".

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 05 March 2017 17:12

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year


iPhone 7s / 8 modem stops at 450 Mbps

Fudzilla found a chatty person at the Intel booth and have learned that the Intel XMM 7480 modem will ship later this year. In the light of recent legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, this could spark a rumor that Apple is preparing to use the modem in the 2017 iPhone that someone calls iPhone 8 or 7s. 

Intel does not believe users will care about processes
Published in Processors


14nm, 10nm users will never notice

Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:20

Intel cuts prices to see off Ryzen competition


Yep it really is going to be competition


There are signs that Intel is scared of AMD's new Ryzen and is slashing prices on its chips in a bid to take it on a bit.

Intel C3000 Atom chips out
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:29

Intel C3000 Atom chips out


 May last longer than the 18 months that the C2000s did 

As Intel's Atom division gets buried under a scandal over its C2000s only having an 18 month life expectancy, Chipzilla has released its new Atom CPU 3000 range to replace it.

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:31

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge


10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer

AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas. 

Intel spills the beans on Optane requirements
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:48

Intel spills the beans on Optane requirements


Will need at least a seventh-generation Kaby Lake processor

If you were hoping to get your paws on Chipzilla’s delayed Optane non-volatile memory devices you might need to also invest in a Kaby Lake system.

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:42

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper


Cisco already admitted it


It is starting to look like Intel’s Atom C2000 chip fiasco has spread to another networking manufacturer.

Intel supports Vulcans
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:01

Intel supports Vulcans


The needs of the many


Chipzilla has announced that it is supporting the open source Vulkan APIs.

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 February 2017 13:34

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock


Performance good, stock price good

Fudzilla reported a few times that Zen and the desktop part Ryzen are a crucial part of AMD’s strategy in the future. The fact that our sources confirm that Ryzen will compete well against Core i7 Extreme edition will definitely help AMD’s stock.