Intel beats AMD in notebook graphics
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Sunday, 26 May 2019 16:52

Intel beats AMD in notebook graphics


Computex 19: Hell froze over

Intel is serious about getting back on track and competing in every single sector of the market and managed to beat the best of AMD notebook offering in graphics. The Gen 11 graphics inside  Ice Lake-U 10nm notebooks that are scheduled to ship in holiday season 2019 beat the AMD Picasso 12nm Ryzen 7 3700U in 25W in graphics.

Lakefield 10nm PCB pictured
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Friday, 10 May 2019 09:59

Lakefield 10nm PCB pictured


Intel foldables and detachable CPU in late 2019


We had a chance to see the Lakefield up and running in December 2018, and it was the first time Intel showed a 10nm Hybrid CPU running a 7-Zip and taking full advantage of the AES 256 instruction. This was enough to run 75 percent faster than any other Intel Core processor.

Intel 10nm CPU to ship in June
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Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:53

Intel 10nm CPU to ship in June


Ice lake 10nm on shelves for holidays

 
Unless you have been living under a rock, you were aware that Intel is years behind its original 10nm transition. Luckily, Intel’s Murthy has confirmed that the 10nm CPU will start shipping in June.

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.