Intel 10nm shipping inside of NUC
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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 18:44

Intel 10nm shipping inside of NUC


Crimson Canyon

A certain number of Intel NUC SKUs have 10nm processors inside and they are codenamed Crimson Canyon. This was confirmed to us by Brandt Guttridge, general manager of desktop product marketing, at the last Intel desktop event and the only other notebook machine that features 10nm is the Lenovo Ideapad 330 notebook, available only in China. 

IBM Power 10 expected in 2020
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Thursday, 09 August 2018 09:26

IBM Power 10 expected in 2020


48 core 10nm new architecture

IBM Power 9 is capturing a lot of business momentum and has recently launched in the enterprise market and it looks like the company is getting ready to launch its next generation Power 10  in 2020.

10nm Snapdragon 670 announced
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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 15:06

10nm Snapdragon 670 announced


Strong AI play and new Kryo / Adreno 615

The Snapdragon 600 series has over 1450 designs and Qualcomm believes that the 660 has already been a success. Welcome, then, to te Snapdragon 670 that brings update to AI, performance, camera and multimedia.

Intel with 14nm still kicking industry’s butt
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Financial community got it wrong

After Intel announced that it had to delay its 10nm production to 2019,  financial analysts around the world reacted with negative stock comments and valuation. Most of them got things wrong. Intel with its $17 billion highest ever revenue showed magnificent growth in the data center and it made that $17 billion without 10nm.

Intels' 10nm density is 2.7 times better
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Tech Insights report

A technology intelligence outfit called Tech Insights has voided the warrantly on an Intel Cannon Lake processor to see whether Chipzilla has made much of an improvement in its transition from 14nm to 10nm processors.  It looks like things are 2.7 times denser.

Snapdragon 850 is officially announced
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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 04:30

Snapdragon 850 is officially announced


Kryo 385 at 2.95 GHz later this year

Qualcomm started the always connected PC offensive quite some time ago and Microsoft has included an ARM based system in its big April Spring update for Windows 10. Now it is time for the second generation Snapdragon 850 systems.

Xiaomi MI 8 SE is the first Snapdragon 710
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High end and lite version strategy

Qualcomm revealed the existence of the Snapdragon 710 series at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in late February and it shared the details about two big and six little core chipsets just a week ago. It turns out that Xiaomi MI 8 SE, a cheaper version of the flagship Mi 8, will come powered by the Snapdragon 710.

Intel's 10nm Core i3-8121U now detailed in ARK database
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Still without IGP

Intel has now officially updated its ARK database with the recently unveiled Core i3-8121U mobile CPU spotted in the Lenovo Ideapad 330.

Intel's first 10nm Cannon Lake CPU spotted in laptop
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Lenovo Ideapad 330 with Core i3-8121U CPU

Intel had a rough time manufacturing 10nm CPUs and while we won't see any volume until next year, the first laptop with 10nm Cannon Lake CPU has been spotted online in China, the Lenovo Ideapad 330 with Core i3-8121U CPU.

Snapdragon 730 and 710 details leaked
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Wednesday, 09 May 2018 13:31

Snapdragon 730 and 710 details leaked


8nm and 10nm 2+6 cores

Qualcomm is expected to launch its 700 series rather soon and the latest leaks describe two rather robust products coming soon. The Snapdragon 700 series was launched by Cristiano Amon,  the company’s president at the Mobile World Congress 2018 without going into any details.