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Thursday, 21 Jul 2016

AMD launches their new Polaris GPU lineup in Malaysia

AMD launches their new Polaris GPU lineup in Malaysia

A month after the official launch of AMD’s Radeon RX 480, the company is now officially launching their Polaris lineup in Malaysia. Find out more after the jump.

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016

Intel's next-generation Extreme processors to use LGA 2066 Socket, launching in  2017

Intel's next-generation Extreme processors to use LGA 2066 Socket, launching in 2017

A particular report on the internet has outed Intel’s plans for their next-generation Extreme CPUs, Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X, stating that these CPUs will be supported by the company’s Basin Falls-X LGA 2066 Socket.

Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016

Snapdragon 821 chipset unveiled, offers 10 percent better performance over Snapdragon 820

Snapdragon 821 chipset unveiled, offers 10 percent better performance over Snapdragon 820

There's a new high-end SoC from Qualcomm and it's called the Snapdragon 821. We've got some information on this new chipset right here.

Wednesday, 29 Jun 2016

Rumor: Intel's cyber security business may go on sale soon

Rumor: Intel's cyber security business may go on sale soon

The Financial Times has reported that Intel is looking to divest itself of its Intel Security business division. This may mean the sale of entire business unit to private investors.

Friday, 24 Jun 2016

All you need is a single AA battery to power this 1,000-core processor

All you need is a single AA battery to power this 1,000-core processor

The world's first 1,000-core processor has been developed by engineers at the University of California. The chip reportedly boasts insane levels of power efficiency, and can be powered by a single AA battery.

Thursday, 23 Jun 2016

Huawei gives us the breakdown on their new HiSilicon Kirin SoC

Huawei gives us the breakdown on their new HiSilicon Kirin SoC

Today we got the low-down from Huawei about the SoC that powers their flagship P9, P9 Plus, and Mate 8: the Hisilicon Kirin 950, along with a brief introduction of their Kirin 650 SoC.

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016

Rumor: AMD's Zen chipset issues could raise costs for motherboard makers

Rumor: AMD's Zen chipset issues could raise costs for motherboard makers

Word on the wire is that AMD's Zen chipset could lead to increased costs for board manufacturers, primarily due to certain design problems with its USB 3.1 transmission speeds.

Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016

E3 2016: AMD reintroduces Radeon RX 480, unveils RX 470 and RX 460 at PC Gaming Show

E3 2016: AMD reintroduces Radeon RX 480, unveils RX 470 and RX 460 at PC Gaming Show

Earlier today, AMD unveiled two more mainstream Radeon RX graphics cards, the RX 470 and the RX 460, during the PC Gaming Show at E3 2016, both effectively joining the ranks of its flagship mainstream GPU, the Radeon RX 480.

Friday, 10 Jun 2016

Qualcomm to increase Kryo II cores’ transistors and performance levels

Qualcomm to increase Kryo II cores’ transistors and performance levels

Word on the wire is saying that Qualcomm might soon be announcing a Snapdragon 821 SoC built with Kryo II cores that are packed with more transistors and will offer a performance boost over 10 times more than its predecessor. Find out after the jump.

Thursday, 9 Jun 2016

Intel and AMD won't launch their next-generation processors until 2017

Intel and AMD won't launch their next-generation processors until 2017

Rumor has it that Intel and AMD have postponed the release of their next-generation processors to early 2017, with plans to launch their respective CPUs during CES 2017. If true, then it looks like we won't be seeing Kaby Lake and Zen anytime soon.

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