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Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016

Here's what AMD has in store for the first quarter of 2016

Here's what AMD has in store for the first quarter of 2016

AMD has shared with us a number of updates about its products for the first quarter of 2016. Find out what's new in the link.

Friday, 29 Jan 2016

BIOS update squashes Intel Skylake bug (Updated)

BIOS update squashes Intel Skylake bug (Updated)

To kill the Intel Skylake bug that caused systems to crash while running complex workloads, manufacturers are now rolling out BIOS updates from Intel. ASRock is one of the first vendors to step up to the plate with a BIOS update for all its Intel 100 series motherboards.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

Google and Movidius team up to advance machine learning efforts

Google and Movidius team up to advance machine learning efforts

Google has teamed up with chip maker Movidius in an effort to bring machine learning to more devices. Find out more here.

Monday, 25 Jan 2016

Rumor: Tigerlake is the name for Intel's third 10nm CPU

Rumor: Tigerlake is the name for Intel's third 10nm CPU

The Motley Fool reports that Intel is planning to name its third, 10nm processor series as Tigerlake. Read more about the chip maker’s plans with its move to fabricate transistors at this lower scale.

Friday, 22 Jan 2016

Non-Z170 chipsets may not be worth the overclocking effort (Updated)

Non-Z170 chipsets may not be worth the overclocking effort (Updated)

ASRock recently unveiled motherboards that would enable locked multiplier CPUs to be overclocked on even non-Z170 motherboards at CES 2016. While this sounds like a great development for gamers on a budget, there are still a handful of significant risks and trade-offs to be aware of.

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

TSMC plans to begin 10nm production this year, 5nm by 2020

TSMC plans to begin 10nm production this year, 5nm by 2020

TSMC has laid out an ambitious roadmap to help it gain an edge in the foundry wars. The plans include production of 10nm chips this year, and 5nm by 2020.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

Intel brings its 6th generation Core processors into the business world

Intel brings its 6th generation Core processors into the business world

Intel’s sixth generation Core processors are finally available for the business world, and they come with some rather nifty business-centric features. Find out more inside.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016

AMD questions integrity of Intel-optimized SYSmark Benchmark

AMD questions integrity of Intel-optimized SYSmark Benchmark

AMD is claiming that SYSmark, a benchmark tool that analyzes CPU performance, is biased towards Intel. They've done the tests to prove it apparently. More details in the link.

Monday, 18 Jan 2016

Qualcomm teams up with Chinese government to push server chips

Qualcomm teams up with Chinese government to push server chips

Chip maker Qualcomm has entered a deal with a Chinese provincial government to deploy its server chips in the country. More details in the link.

Thursday, 14 Jan 2016

It's official, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips will be built by Samsung

It's official, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips will be built by Samsung

It has officially been announced that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset will be built by Samsung, using its 14nm LPP process. The first consumer devices powered by the Snapdragon 820 processors will be available in the first half of this year.

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