AMD gets a big customer for SmartNICs with Azure
AMD has announced that its SmartNICs (Smart Network Interface Cards) will be deployed with Microsoft Azure. These so-called Pensando Data Processing Units are thus behind the recently announced Microsoft Accelerated Connections service, which accelerates networking via Azure.
In a blog, AMD talk... Read more
AMD introduces Alveo MA35D accelerator for video processing
AMD recently introduced the data center-capable Alveo MA35D accelerator. This accelerator card is made to handle video processing for multiple video streams.
The new AMD Alveo MA35D is the successor to the AMD Alveo U30 accelerator. The new accelerator card allows video streaming service provide... Read more
AMD seems to be changing tack; hybrid architecture chips incoming?
Intel has had chips with a combination of powerful cores and efficient cores for quite some time, but AMD did not seem to want to get into it. The new Phoenix APUs may well change this.
We have long known the so-called hybrid processor architecture thanks to ARM from the smartphone world. First ... Read more
HP introduces Z by HP workstations based on latest Intel Xeon processors
HP has presented new Z by HP Performance Desktops for workstations. Workstations for artists, engineers and data scientists that should give them more computing power and capabilities than before. These workstations are based on the recent Intel Xeon W-3400- or W-2400-series processors and Nvidia/A... Read more
AMD chips away at Intel’s lead to reach 30% market share
The company's growth in market share came at the direct expense of rival Intel.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has captured nearly a third of the market for central processor units, according to a new report by Mercury Research. The Arizona-based research firm said AMD has grabbed share away from ... Read more
AMD grows hard in the datacenter at the expense of Intel
AMD was able to post sales totalling 5.1 billion euros ($5.6 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2022. AMD EPYC processors for datacenter environments were particularly in demand, which therefore contributed significantly to this result.
The chip giant was able to record sales totaling $5.6 billi... Read more
Intel reveals it may have to pay EU antitrust fine from 2009
The chip maker got one of the EC's findings quashed, but a second complaint against the company is still on appeal.
Intel is has not quite escaped the long arm of European Union antitrust regulators, even after the bloc’s second-highest court squashed a 1.06 billion euro fine against the US te... Read more
AMD unveils new high-performance datacenter processors
AMD announced Instinct MI300 and Alveo V70, two high-performance datacenter processor series. The chipmaker also presented new Ryzen 7000X3D and Ryzen 7040 desktop and laptop processors.
CEO Lisa Su announced the datacenter processors at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. The introduction of the AMD Instinc... Read more
Intel says it’s on track to reclaim chip production leadership
Intel claims that it's regaining its leadership position in the production of computer chips.
The chipmaker said it plans to leverage expertise in advanced process technology to reclaim the top market spot. Intel's CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company will expand production capacity and increase i... Read more
US certifies AMD Versal SoC for satellite applications
AMD announced that its Versal AI Core XQRVC1902 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) has been certified for applications in commercial satellites. The SoC received a Class B rating.
The Class B rating indicates that the Versal SoC is safe and effective for satellite deployments. The US Department of Defense d... Read more