Qualcomm Snapdragon PC is not an overclocked 855
Published in Mobiles


Brand new chip with bigger GPU

There is a lot of right and wrong information floating around the web about the successor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 and we wanted to set things straight in the face of misleading information. To our knowledge, the new always connected PC chip may not end up branded the SXC8180, but something simpler. And, secondly,  it is not a faster 855 overlocked, it is a brand new chip.

EA hires Tim Leland
Published in Graphics
Monday, 11 June 2018 11:47

EA hires Tim Leland


Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite

One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a  general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.  

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:32

Qualcomm VP of Adreno talks AR and XR


Tim Leland predicts future of Augmented and eXtended 

Tim Leland a Vice president of Product management, who is responsible for Adreno GPU part has shared a vision of his team on Augmented and eXtended Reality. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle
Published in Reviews
Thursday, 23 March 2017 21:07

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 does not throttle


Our own testing of score consistency

Before we tell you how well Snapdragon 835 benchmarked we wanted to share one more important thing. The 10nm chip really stays cool even after five runs of the same benchmark. Some of its competitors will fail significantly after five runs. 

Adreno 540 is 25 percent faster than Adreno 530
Published in Graphics


Snapdragon 835 vs Snapdragon 820

Keith Kressin, senior VP of product management at Qualcomm, told the world that the Snapdragon 835 has 25 percent better graphics compared to Snapdragon 820. 

Qualcomm announces Adreno 530
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 17:07

Qualcomm announces Adreno 530


40 percent better than Adreno 430

Qualcomm has just announced the successor of Adreno 400 series and as we expected this new GPU is called Adreno 5xx. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 looks promising
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 10 August 2015 13:20

Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 looks promising


Quad A72 at 1.8GHz and Quad A53 1.2Ghz

Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 620, a successor to the reasonably successful Snapdragon 615. 

MediaTek to license AMD graphics
Published in Graphics
Monday, 09 March 2015 09:16

MediaTek to license AMD graphics

For high-end SoCs

One of the hottest things we learned at the Mobile World Congress is that MediaTek is working with AMD on mobile SoC graphics.

Thursday, 04 December 2014 15:10

Samsung GPU in summer 2015

 

Work in progress

Thursday, 27 March 2014 08:12

DirectX 12 will boost mobile gaming

At least Qualcomm thinks it will