Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2
Published in AI
Friday, 15 June 2018 12:34

Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2


High bandwidth is the key

There is an interesting story that's very little known about the public cooperation that has happened between AMD and Xilinx about HBM memory.

Tesla to enable full self-driving
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 June 2018 10:46

Tesla to enable full self-driving


Elon said August

Elon Musk likes Twitter communication just as much as the current US president and he used the 140-character medium to reveal its Autopilot self-driving update.

NXP deal still pending in China
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 June 2018 10:13

NXP deal still pending in China


Yet to be confirmed

A report that officially Beijing greenlighted the NXP deal has been questioned by Reuters which dismisses  the confirmation and backs its up with multiple sources.

Intel discrete graphics to arrive in 2020
Published in Graphics


SVP Raja Koduri confirms

Intel’s chief architect, senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, ex. Radeon Technology guru Raja Koduri has confirmed on Twitter that its discrete graphics will come in 2020.

Big Navi 20 to arrive 2020 or later
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:08

Big Navi 20 to arrive 2020 or later


Vega 64 real replacement

As Fudzilla reported a few times, Navi 10, the small Navi, manufactured on 7nm, is set to arrive at some point in 2019. There will be a big gaming GPU called Navi 20, but this one won’t come until 2020.

Paul Jacobs launches XCOM
Published in Network
Monday, 11 June 2018 12:35

Paul Jacobs launches XCOM


Ex-Chairman still wants Qualcomm

Last week there was a disturbance in the force. Former CEO and recent chairman of Qualcomm, Paul E. Jacobs, decided to start a new company and call it XCOM. There is little surprise that his new company is focusing on the 5G wireless technologies that will propel the next mobile revolution.

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.  

IBM powers fastest Summit supercomputer
Published in AI


Smallest, has NV100 and Power9 combo

It’s been a while since China had the fastest supercomputer and all thathas  just changed with the launch of US government owned Summit computer that is currently the world’s most powerful and smartest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer.

AMD shows Vega 7nm 32GB HBM2
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 12:52

AMD shows Vega 7nm 32GB HBM2


RayTrace render demo

None other than Lisa Su, the fearless leader of AMD, has announced the Vega 7nm and just as Fudzilla reported a few months back this is a Radeon instinct only and it won’t make it to a gaming part. David Wang the SVP Engineering Radeon Technologies Group went into a few more details.

After Navi 7nm comes Next gen 7nm+
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:14

After Navi 7nm comes Next gen 7nm+


2020 at the earliest

What Taiwan native David Wang - VP of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group - wanted to share the world at Computex is that Vega 14nm was a new architecture while Vega 7nm is a die shrink. Just think of it like Intel’s tick–tock cycle that got broken at 14nm a few years back.