Apple will develop its discrete GPU
Published in Graphics
Friday, 10 July 2020 09:49

Apple will develop its discrete GPU

Total hardware control

Earlier this week, there were some rumors that Apple will use its graphics IP to build the discrete graphics processors, probably starting with a notebook first, and we can assure you that these plans are real.

Another security bug found in Intel chips
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:08

Another security bug found in Intel chips

CrossTalk attack

Dutch boffins have found another flaw in Intel processors which enables attacker-controlled code executing on one CPU core to leak sensitive data from other software running on a different core.

Xiaomi implements Qualcomm's GPU driver updates
Published in Mobiles

Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro first to get it

The big news during Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon technology summit was mobile gaming and its Elite Gaming set of desktop-level features, including an updatable GPU drivers, and while there was only a handful of supported devices, Xiaomi is now hopping on that train with its Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro smartphones.

Nvidia GTC Keynote set for May 14
Published in AI
Sunday, 26 April 2020 10:30

Nvidia GTC Keynote set for May 14

Get Amped 

Roughly two months after the original GTC 2020 schedule, Nvidia is ready to host the GTC 2020 spring keynote. The choice of words "Get Amped” in the press release gives you an idea that 7nm Ampere might get released at that time.  

Possible new Nvidia Geforce MX mobile GPU spotted
Published in Graphics

TU117 GPU with GDDR6 memory

An entry in the 3DMark database has revealed a possible new Nvidia MX mobile GPU, showing a TU117 GPU paired up with GDDR6 memory, which is the same GPU as in the recently updated Geforce GTX 1650 desktop GPU.

Huawei working on an AI GPU
Published in AI
Saturday, 11 April 2020 10:41

Huawei working on an AI GPU

As Apple settled with Imagination

Huawei, for the most part, relies on ARM IP. It  uses the ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU cores for its SoCs. The company has high AI aspirations with its Ascend series of chips. Now recent rumors point out that the Chinese giant is setting up a GPU research center in South Korea and focuses on AI and datacenter.

AMD second-generation RDNA GPU architecture comes in 2020
Published in Graphics

Possible refresh as well

During the Q4 2019 earnings call, AMD's president and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that the 2nd generation RDNA GPU architecture will launch in 2020, as well as hinting at a possible refresh of the existing product lineup in the same year.

Intel shows its DG1 discrete Xe GPU at CES 2020
Published in Graphics

Still just a dev card but it runs games

While Intel brought a lot of things to show at the CES 2020 show, the biggest surprise was the developer DG1 discrete Xe GPU, which was both showed running a game as a part of the Intel keynote as well as behind close doors to members of the press.

Microsoft gives a few more Xbox Series X details
Published in Gaming

Zen 2 CPU and next-gen RDNA GPU

After the initial world premiere of the Xbox Series X, a new console that looks a lot like an SFF PC or an HTPC, Microsoft has released a blog post which talks a bit more about the power and the hardware behind it.

Two more Intel GPU marketing people leave the company
Published in News

Chris Hook and Heather Lennon

Two more senior Graphics Marketing people are leaving Intel, Chris Hook and Heather Lennon.