Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


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. 

AMD's Vega GPU is late
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 01 June 2017 03:21

AMD's Vega GPU is late


July 30 is the first day

Vega is delayed and while AMD said it will arrive in Q2 2017, it won't. 

Intel announces Core i9 Extreme Edition 18-core
Published in Processors


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. 

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year
Published in Processors
Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:15

AMD focuses on Zen X86 this year


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. 

Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 22:34

Snapdragon 845 and Kirin 970 detailed


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. 

Vega HBM 2 8GB memory stack costs $160
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:35

Vega HBM 2 8GB memory stack costs $160


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. 

AMD 7nm server plans detailed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:08

AMD 7nm server plans detailed


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. 

More light shed on Intel's Radeon powered CPU
Published in Graphics


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.   

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 07:50

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome


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.

AMD announces Mobile Ryzen
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:28

AMD announces Mobile Ryzen


Has Vega graphics inside

Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Computing and Graphics Business Group at AMD, has announced the mobile Ryzen.