Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:06

Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem


316.58 Mbps upload, double from 2017

Back in October Fudzilla asked Cristiano Amon, now President and Alex Katouzian VP and general manager of the mobile business at Qualcomm about the future of Gigabit LTE modems and we got a clear indication that things will be faster using the 1.2 GHz Snapdragon X20. The company has just announced that the Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm chip and not only that, it supports 2Gbps speeds.

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:00

AMD Zen 2 design is finished


CTO confirmed                           

We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished

TSMC revenues to grow by at least ten percent this year
Published in Processors


Taken all of the world’s 7nm process fabrication orders

TSMC will see its revenues grow 10-15 percent in 2018, thanks to high-performance computing, automotive electronics and IoT applications.

AMD announces 7nm Vega
Published in Graphics
Monday, 08 January 2018 20:21

AMD announces 7nm Vega


Instinct, artificial intelligence first

Lisa Su has announced Vega 7nm as a machine learning "instinct part" first. AMD is quite clear that this is for machine learning first and don’t want to comment on our curiosity whether Vega 7nm can make it to the market as a gaming product soon.

Raja’s replacement at AMD will come from outside
Published in Graphics


Several confirmations

Without pointing any fingers and naming any names, Fudzilla had confirmation that Raja Koduri's successor to run the graphics side of the business will come from outside of AMD.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 December 2017 09:32

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi


Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:17

Intel to have one more Radeon adventure


10nm Intel part

Kaby Lake G might not be the only flirtation between Intel and AMD (RTG), there are some future parts in the pipeline,  too.

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 November 2017 14:03

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC


The one after Snapdragon 845

Korean based Etnews has mentioned that Qualcomm 7nm manufacturing has been a big win for TSMC while two other US and China customers chose Samsung’s 7nm. TSMC traditionially have dibs on Nvidia and MediaTek too. 

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs
Published in Processors
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:35

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs


Discrete graphics solutions too

Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks
Published in Processors
Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:04

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks


Let’s downgrade them when making money

AMD took a bit hit after Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore thought he'd figured out AMD, and he doesn’t see rosy things for the company.