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Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

AMD Announces New 12- and 16-Core Opteron 6300 Series Processors

AMD Announces New 12- and 16-Core Opteron 6300 Series Processors

AMD has announced the immediate availability of two new Opteron 6300 series processors. They are the 12-core 6338P and the 16-core 6370P chips, based on the Piledriver 32nm microarchitecture. According to AMD, these Socket G34 chips are optimized to deliver improved performance per-watt for hardware virtualization.

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014

Intel Preparing to Refresh Haswell Lineup in Q2 2014

Intel Preparing to Refresh Haswell Lineup in Q2 2014

There are alleged plans by Intel to refresh its current Intel Core Haswell processors with a slew of new SKUs in May. In addition, the chip maker will also ship the new Z97 and H97 chipsets to board manufacturers in preparation for the next generation Broadwell processors.

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014

Gigabyte Announces Support for AMD Kaveri APUs on FM2+ Motherboards

Gigabyte Announces Support for AMD Kaveri APUs on FM2+ Motherboards

Gigabyte has announced official support for the recently launched AMD Kaveri APUs for its FM2+ motherboards. Consumers can choose from four different chipsets, from the top-end AMD A88X to the A55 that is suitable for entry-level PCs.

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014

ASRock Announces Two AMD FM2+, Kaveri-Compatible Motherboards, Certified as ‘AMP 2400 Ready’

ASRock Announces Two AMD FM2+, Kaveri-Compatible Motherboards, Certified as ‘AMP 2400 Ready’

ASRock has just announced two of its AMD FM2+ motherboards have been certified to support AMD 2400MHz+ AMP (AMD Memory Profile). This means with the selection of a BIOS setting, and supported memory modules, their operating frequencies can be set easily.

Prospects for NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 Processor Appear Promising, Performance-Wise

Prospects for NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 Processor Appear Promising, Performance-Wise

According to Tom’s Hardware, early benchmark results show that the newly launched NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor outperforms its immediate competitors by roughly 30%, as measured with 3DMark Ice Storm scores.

Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014

Powering Smart Cars of the Future with NVIDIA Tegra K1

Powering Smart Cars of the Future with NVIDIA Tegra K1

If things go according to NVIDIA’s plans, cars could get a lot better with the NVIDIA Tegra K1. Read on to uncover how this Kepler-based chip may possibly be at the heart of your car’s electronics.

Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014

Intel to Bring Wearables Into Reality with Edison

Intel to Bring Wearables Into Reality with Edison

Intel is challenging developers to bring more wearables into the market through its Edison development board which is only about the size of a tiny SD card.

Monday, 6 Jan 2014

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 802 Processor for TVs and 602A Processor for In-car Entertainment

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 802 Processor for TVs and 602A Processor for In-car Entertainment

Qualcomm has announced an ultra HD-capable Snapdragon 802 processor for next-generation smart TVs, smart set-top boxes and smart digital media adapters. Also unveiled today is the Snapdragon 602A applications processor for connected in-car infotainment.

Thursday, 2 Jan 2014

Photo of AMD A10-7850K 'Kaveri' APU Leaked

Photo of AMD A10-7850K 'Kaveri' APU Leaked

An alleged photo of the AMD A10-7850 ‘Kaveri’ APU has been leaked by the Japanese website Hermitage Akihabara. Besides its picture, the site also published the screenshots of the CPU-Z and GPU-Z utilities, revealing more technical specifications of the soon-to-be-launched chip.

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013

Qualcomm Employee Admits that Apple's A7 Chip

Qualcomm Employee Admits that Apple's A7 Chip "Hit Us in the Gut"

An unnamed insider at Qualcomm has admitted that the Apple A7 did indeed cause panic attacks at the firm as no one saw it coming.

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