Nvidia-Intel licensing was really just a payment
Published in Graphics


Settlement wrapped in a paper

Last year Nvidia stopped getting so called licensing money from Intel. After five years the financial injection was  delivered in total. This all came after the Intel and Nvidia conflict that started over chipsets, but essentially was a settlement that ended up being called licensing. It never was GPU licensing.  

MediaTek releases MT5598 chipset
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:44

MediaTek releases MT5598 chipset


4K Telly Platform

MediaTek has been showing off its MT5598 chipset for HDR-enabled 4K TVs.

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 11:16

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset


First dual-mode SOC for IoT

MediaTek has announced its newest chipset which it claims is the industry’s first dual-mode System-on-Chip (SoC) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications with both narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Release 14 (R14) and GSM/GPRS connectivity.

Intel Z390 chipset motherboard spotted in SiSoft Sandra
Published in Motherboards


Couple of new features

The first motherboard based on Intel's upcoming Z390 has been spotted inside the SiSoft Sandra database, which suggests that its partners have already started testing these motherboards.

Huawei releases AI chipset
Published in Processors
Monday, 04 September 2017 12:00

Huawei releases AI chipset

 
Better than Apple’s efforts

The Tame Apple Press is fuming after the Chinese mobile maker Huawei unveiled its first artificial intelligence smartphone chipset, which is being touted as "20 times faster" than a traditional processor.

AMD limits Nvidia SLI to X370 chipset motherboards
Published in Motherboards


Crossfire works on B350 as well

According to the latest detailed specifications of the upcoming AMD socket AM4 motherboards, it appears that only the high-end X370 chipset will actually support Nvidia SLI while Crossfire will also be available on mid-range B350 chipset motherboards.

MSI teases two upcoming Z270 motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 16:00

MSI teases two upcoming Z270 motherboards


The Z270 SLI Plus and Z270 SLI

MSI has teased two upcoming motherboards that will be based on Intel's new Z270 Express chipset and bring certain new features and improvements, the MSI Z270 SLI Plus and the Z270 SLI.

Intel to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 functionality in 300-series
Published in Motherboards


AMD placing USB 3.1 chipset orders as well


According to sources from motherboard makers, Intel is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functionality to its upcoming 300-series motherboard series scheduled to be released at the end of 2017.

Two new Gigabyte AM4 motherboards spotted
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 17:48

Two new Gigabyte AM4 motherboards spotted


Based on mid-range B350 chipset

Two new Gigabyte motherboards with the new AM4 socket have been spotted online, showing what to expect from launch later this year.

Gigabyte AM4 B350 chipset motherboard pictured
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 19:33

Gigabyte AM4 B350 chipset motherboard pictured


AM4 socket and DDR4 memory support

While we already had a chance to see AMD's new AM4 socket on HP's OEM motherboard with the A320 chipset, the latest leak shows Gigabyte's B350 chipset motherboard in full details.