Nvidia Volta gets 16nm FinFET treatment
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 July 2016 13:26

Nvidia Volta gets 16nm FinFET treatment

While Vega sticks with 14nm

A little birdie told us that Nvidia is giving its Volta the 16nm FinFET treatment. This product uses stacked DRAM too so it looks like the whole thing will be pretty bleeding edge.

Patchworks confirms Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Published in Mobiles

Has Metallized Rubber for Note 7

A company which is famous for its Flexguard Case has one ready for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. This would not be news if Samsung publicly announced this phone, but as you know, it didn’t. 

John Byrne becomes president of Dell and EMC unified global channel
Published in News

Controls $20+ billion revenue

John Byrne an ex Advanced 3D, ATI, AMD executive has just got promoted again at Dell. He is now president of the Dell and EMC global channel. Mike Magee and Fudo have known John Byrne for close to two decades, but now is not the time for kiss and tell.

Pokemon Go captures the world’s attention
Published in Games

Nintendo share rises 23 percent

It is not official but the world went crazy about the Pokemon Go augmented reality game. Young people and so-called adults  are playing the game so much that it got down to mainstream media and even caused a massive crash in the US. 

Nvidia details European Geforce GTX 1060 prices
Published in Graphics

10 partners to launch custom boards

Nvidia got back to us with the official pricing for the Geforce GTX 1060 with  more details than our earlier article we posted last Friday. The card in the US will cost $249 + tax while EU cards with VAT will range from 279 Euro. The UK price is GBP 239 which is at current exchange identical to Euro pricing. They will launch on July 19th.  

Snapdragon 821 launched
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 July 2016 18:46

Snapdragon 821 launched

Maximum clock 2.4GHz

Qualcomm has received an order from big clients for a faster iteration of Snapdragon and, guess what? The Snapdragon 821 is born and its Kryo core frequency has jumped from a previous 2.15GHz to 2.4Ghz. 

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 July 2016 10:52

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl

SP4 BGA in mid-2017

Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 July 2016 09:17

Radeon Crimson driver 16.7.1 is out

Fixes PCIe current draw and improves performance

AMD promised us a driver within 48 hours and after two sleepless nights the developers have delivered one. The driver  fix needed doing urgently and  will draw less current from the motherboard. 

Qualcomm’s VP talks about Project Tango in phones
Published in Mobiles

Lenovo and Snadragon 800 and 600 support

Lenovo Phab2 Pro is going to be available very soon and this Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 based phone is the world’s first phone that supports Google’s Project Tango. Fudzilla had a chance to speak with Qualcomm’s Vice President, Product Management Seshu Madhavapeddy and learn about the path that got this impressive technology to phone form factor.

AMD details Radeon RX 480 driver  fixes
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 July 2016 11:06

AMD details Radeon RX 480 driver fixes

Fixes the problem and increases performance by 3 percent

AMD has an update for everyone who has a Radeon RX 480 and is afraid that the card might fry the PCIe slot on the motherboard. The new driver, that solves the problem and increases performance by up to 3 percent should be out today, July 7th.