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Intel has just announced 14 new processors based on its 5th generation "Broadwell" architecture at CES 2015 that will power the latest waves of notebooks, 2-in-1 devices, premium tablets and more.
Intel took the veil off its latest Xeon E5-2600/1600 v3 family of processors today, promising performance improvement of up to 3x over its previous generation of processors.
AMD has released its first 64-bit, ARM-based Opteron A1100 series processors for servers. These chips support 4- or 8-core ARM Cortex-A57 processors. The company also announced its contribution of a new micro server design, based on the Opteron A-series, to the Open Compute Project.
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.
Tech News 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.
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.
MSI has just announced its full range of AMD FM2+ motherboards that feature Military Class IV components. These boards not only support the new Steamroller core Kaveri APUs, they are also backward compatible with older FM2 Richland and Kabini APUs.
A team of Stanford researchers has unveiled a computer that is built entirely on carbon nanotube (CNT) transistors. These tubes are actually a form of carbon with excellent on-again off-again electrical properties. Their efforts show that CNT chips may be able to replace silicon-based ones in the future.
According to motherboard makers, AMD's upcoming new CPUs utilizing the FM2+ socket design will only be compatible with new FM2+ motherboards. However, the new FM2+ motherboards will be backwards compatible with FM2 APUs.
CPU World has reported the availability of the AMD FX-9370 and FX-9590 CPUs in the United States. The eight-core AMD FX-9590 is able to reach a clock speed of 5GHz due to its Turbo Core feature. However, it is reported that both processors have an extreme high thermal design power (TDP) of 220W!