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Monday, 3 Aug 2015

AMD unveils additional details about its upcoming monster APU

AMD unveils additional details about its upcoming monster APU

AMD has officially revealed details about its upcoming APU for HPC, and judging from the specs, it’s going to be a monster.

Friday, 31 Jul 2015

Order to build world's first exascale supercomputer issued by Obama

Order to build world's first exascale supercomputer issued by Obama

Over in the US, President Obama has just signed an executive order for the creation of a National Strategic Computer Initiative (NSCI). This is in hopes of putting his country ahead in the global supercomputing race. More details after the jump.

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

AMD talks Windows 10 and DirectX 12

AMD talks Windows 10 and DirectX 12

Windows 10 is coming, and AMD couldn’t be more excited for the OS and its accompanying features and DirectX 12 support.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Hitman Alpha Build shows major performance issues, even with high-end hardware

Hitman Alpha Build shows major performance issues, even with high-end hardware

The new Hitman title hasn’t even gone past its Alpha build status, but reports of performance issues are already beginning to pour in. Looks like a graphics card upgrade is due.

Friday, 24 Jul 2015

Qualcomm to lay off 15 percent of workforce in response to 47 percent profit drop in Q2

Qualcomm to lay off 15 percent of workforce in response to 47 percent profit drop in Q2

Qualcomm reported a nearly 50 percent drop in profits for Q2 2015. The company plans to lay off 15 percent of its workforce as part of a major restructuring drive to cut costs.

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015

AMD announces its new budget-friendly A8-7670K APU

AMD announces its new budget-friendly A8-7670K APU

AMD recently announced the availability of their new budget-friendly A8-7670K APU for the PC market segment. Learn more about it right here.

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015

10% of Qualcomm's workforce likely laid off, possibility of a breakup considered

10% of Qualcomm's workforce likely laid off, possibility of a breakup considered

As competition in the chip business heats up, Qualcomm is contemplating to downsize. In addition, it will be conducting a strategic review of its business and its chip production business may be split from the patent licensing operations.

MSI begins its GODLIKE OC Tournament overclocking competition

MSI begins its GODLIKE OC Tournament overclocking competition

It’s overclocking season again, and turning up the heat is none other than MSI, with its new GODLIKE OC Tournament. Fancy a a new Intel Core i7 CPU or Kingston Hyper X products? Click here to find out more!

Monday, 20 Jul 2015

TSMC capable of fabricating 7nm chips, production to start sometime in 2018

TSMC capable of fabricating 7nm chips, production to start sometime in 2018

As manufacturers begin the fabrication process of the 14nm and 10nm chips, TSMC declares that they will be capable of fabricating 7nm chips as early as 2018.

Friday, 10 Jul 2015

IBM unveils world's first 7nm processors

IBM unveils world's first 7nm processors

IBM and its partners have announced the world’s first 7nm processors, featuring a new design and a new material. More about this breakthrough, after the jump.

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