Intel launches next-gen processors for supercomputers
Intel confirmed the release date of its Sapphire Rapids HBM and Ponte Vecchio processors. The high-performance CPUs and GPUs are expected to be available in January 2023. From then on, the processors will be used by supercomputers in the United States and Japan.
The Sapphire Rapids HBM series i... Read more
Alibaba announces plans to adopt Arm CPUs in 20 percent of its servers
The plan will see one in five Alibaba Cloud servers using their own Arm core chips by 2025.
Alibaba made a splash this week at its Aspara conference. According to a report in The Register, The company has declared that 20 percent of their cloud servers will be running on 'homegrown' Yitian 710 A... Read more
AMD plans to make CPU model numbers less confusing
Not even those who pay close attention to processor model numbers can say it's easy to decipher what they're all about. AMD is attempting to clarify its product lines by revamping laptop CPU model numbers.
Each model number should ideally express information about the chip's core technology an... Read more
AMD unveils Ryzen 7000 desktop processors
AMD officially announced the Ryzen 7000 desktop processor series. The processors succeed the Ryzen 5000 series. The models feature Zen 4 architecture and come on an AM5 socket.
AMD is releasing four Ryzen 7000 desktop processor models. All models are produced on 5nm. The processors vary in terms... Read more
Intel gives sneak peek at new Meteor Lake processors
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger gave a sneak peek at the upcoming Meteor Lake chips. Meteor Lake chips consist of several chiplets instead of single silicon pieces. Intel's Foveros technology helps arrange the chiplets in three dimensions to form a processor.
The most important announcement about the u... Read more
AMD self-leaks four of its new Ryzen 7000 Series models
AMD accidentally published four of its new upcoming Ryzen 7000 CPU's ahead of their release.
On Wednesday the 27th of July, AMD accidentally leaked a quartet of CPUs from the Ryzen 7000 series. AMD is a semiconductor company headquartered in California, best known for developing CPUS and technol... Read more
‘Intel raises processor prices by 10 to 20 percent’
Insider sources told Nikkei Asia that Intel may raise its processor prices later this year. The chip giant is reportedly forced to compensate for increasing energy and material costs.
According to the sources, the price increase will likely be implemented in October. All prices are expected to ... Read more
New Chrome feature cuts back on CPU usage to prolong battery life
Google's testing a feature called 'Quick Intensive Throttling' that decreases CPU load by 10 percent to lengthen the battery life of laptops and mobile devices.
Arm launches next-gen mobile chips
Chip giant Arm unveiled its newest CPUs and GPUs for the mobile device industry.
Arm doesn't produce chips; instead, it creates the blueprints that hardware manufacturers use to develop CPUs and GPUs. Globally, billions of devices are powered by the company's technologies.
Most smartphones an... Read more
Arm goes public, SoftBank retains majority stake
The future of Arm is taking shape. SoftBank, the current owner, confirmed that it's going public and retaining a majority stake.
Most CPUs are designed by either Intel or Arm. Though Intel remains the largest player by far, no one can ignore Arm. In 2021, market researchers from Mercury Research... Read more