- News tagged "cpu"
Thursday, 2 Jan 2014
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, 20 Nov 2013
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.
Monday, 30 Sep 2013
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.
Monday, 2 Sep 2013
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.
Monday, 15 Jul 2013
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!
Friday, 21 Jun 2013
AMD has just announced its first ARM-based server processor, codenamed 'Seattle' that will feature ARM Cortex-A57 cores. It will be available initially as an 8-core processor, with a 16-core version to follow later. Volume production of the chip is slated for the second quarter of 2014.
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013
nCore HPC has rolled out their BrownDwarf supercomputer that features a heterogeneous ARM- and digital signal processor-based (DSP) system, capable of carrying out high-performance computing tasks at significantly reduced power levels.
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013
AMD has unveiled its new FX-9590 processor with a turbo clock speed of 5GHz. The eight-core CPU boasts of the improved 'Piledriver' chip architecture, and it comes unlocked so as to allow for overclocking.
Thursday, 6 Jun 2013
AMD has announced its new Elite A-Series APUs for desktops, codenamed 'Richland', at Computex 2013. They also showed off a range of new Kabini and Temash-equipped devices and a working prototype of the next generation 'Kaveri' APU.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Intel has revealed some of the advancements made in power management for their upcoming 4th generation Intel Core processors. These new chips have been touted to reduce idle power by as much as twenty times due to new power optimization technology and improvements made to the 22nm Tri-Gate transistor.