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.

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements
Published in News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:59

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements


15 percent figure touted


Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.

Intel joins Trump on factory spin
Published in Processors
Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:59

Intel joins Trump on factory spin


Reality out to lunch


This week US president Donald Trump and the Intel CEO Brian Krzanich got together to pretend that Chipzilla was bowing before his glorious orangeness’s demands to set up US factories.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:51

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 08:55

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X


The Core i7-7740K and Core i5-7640K

There have been quite a few rumors floating around that Intel is hard at work in preparing a response to AMD's upcoming Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and it appears that these will not be Kaby Lake-S CPUs but rather the new Kaby Lake-X CPUs, the Core i7-7740K and the Core i5-7640K.

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 17:34

Intel drones at Super Bowl were not live


Alternative facts

Intel simply cannot get a break it seems. The company faked drones flying in the super bowl 51 and in reality, the whole Lady Gaga Intel and Pepsi logo parade was recorded a week earlier. The FAA would not allow 300 drones to fly over the heads of tens of thousands of people. 

Intel's PC division head quits
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 13:07

Intel's PC division head quits


Stevenson rockets away from Intel trainwreck


Chipzilla has lost the hi-profile executive in charge of Intel's PC business, mobile division and Internet of Things drones.

Intel’s Nvidia GPU license expires in March
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:38

Intel’s Nvidia GPU license expires in March


License-less

Industry veteran journalist Kyle Bennet wrote back in December that Intel might launch a CPU powered by Radeon technology. This happens in the middle of the last quarter when Nvidia and Intel's cross licensing GPU deal is about to expire. 

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year
Published in Processors
Monday, 06 February 2017 15:59

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year


Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU

It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.