Four to five times better than some Intel
Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft.
July 30 is the first day
Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't.
The core wars
As expected, former chip giant Intel announced its four-to-twelve core Core X series and the top of the line is an 18-core processor of its "new" Core i9 series.
K12 ARM future unconfirmed
We're not sure if many people caught the fact that in last week's financial analyst update, AMD didn’t mention anything about the K12 and future ARM server products. We reached out and asked it for a comment.
10nm LPE with Snapdragon X20 1.2Gb modem
There is more information about the upcoming Snapdragon 845 as well as the Huawei Kirin 970 and we wanted to share it with you.
BOM goes the bank balance
It is hard to forget the fact that Vega is more than a year late. It was supposed to launch last year and AMD had to settle for Polaris 10 and 11 performance mainstream / mainstream parts.
Zen 2 aka Rome aka Starship 7nm
In June 2016 Fudzilla exclusively wrote that AMD will do a 7nm follow up architecture for its data center / server. It may have taken its time, but AMD confirmed this last week.
Update: Chipzilla is licensing AMD's graphics
Our original story about Intel licensing AMD graphics created quite an impact, with shock, horror and disbelief from the Intel, AMD and Nvidia types.
The Zen 2-based, Zen 3 will be called Milan
AMD has presented a long-term 7nm roadmap and the new codenames for the server products have an Italian theme.