Khronos to merge OpenCL and Vulkan into single API
Published in Graphics


Sometime in the future

In a press release which announced OpenCL 2.2 and SPIR-V 1.2 finalized specifications, Khronos Group hinted that it might merge OpenCL with Vulkan API in the future.

AMD launches Radeon RX 560 without much fuss
Published in Graphics


Fully enabled Polaris 11 GPU with 1024 SPs

Although we knew about it for quite some time, AMD has now officially unveiled its Radeon RX 560 graphics card, which comes with a fully-enabled Polaris 11 GPU and up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory.

EVGA unveils three GT 1030 graphics cards
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 16:08

EVGA unveils three GT 1030 graphics cards


Including two low-profile and one single-slot

Following Nvidia's launch of the new GP108-based Geforce GT 1030 graphics card, EVGA has unveiled its offering in the form of three versions, all of which come with 2GB of GDDR5 memory.

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 15:38

Asus leaks more Ryzen 3 1200 details


Still coming in Q3 2017

While AMD is happily selling Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 CPUs and has announced the Ryzen Threadripper series, there is not much information about the Ryzen 3 lineup, other than it is expected to launch in Q3 2017.

AMD shows off Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
Published in Graphics


Vega for scientists, engineers, and designers

Raja Koduri, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of RTG, took to the stage at the 2017 Financial Analyst Day and showed the new Vega Frontier Edition graphics card. This Vega is made for data scientists, immersion engineers, and product designers.

AMD officially unveils the Ryzen ThreadRipper
Published in Processors


Up to 16 cores/32 threads with new HEDT platform

During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD has officially announced its new HEDT platform and Ryzen Threadripper. This CPU will "go beyond Ryzen 7" and target the world's fastest ultra-premium desktop systems.

AMD Navi GPU is based on 7nm process
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 23:20

AMD Navi GPU is based on 7nm process


Vega to use 14nm and 14nm+

During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD revealed a bit more information about its future GPU plans. The next Navi GPU will be based on a 7nm manufacturing process.

Nvidia Geforce GT 1030 comes tomorrow
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 23:02

Nvidia Geforce GT 1030 comes tomorrow


All specifications revealed

Scheduled to launch tomorrow, on May 17th, the Geforce GT 1030 will be a 35W TDP graphics card aimed at the entry-level market.

HTC officially unveils the U11 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles


5.5-incher with Snapdragon 835 and Edge Sense

After an endless stream of rumors and leaks, HTC has now officially announced its newest member of the U series smartphones, the flagship HTC U11.

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs is tantalised
Published in Processors


Specifications on four Skylake-X and two Kaby Lake-X SKUs

An internal presentation from Intel leaked online over the weekend, showing the full specifications of four upcoming Intel Skylake-X lineup, which will be the first to carry the Core i9 branding, as well as two Kaby Lake-X SKUs.