Intel loses market share to AMD in servers, abandons Tower acquisition
There is a lot going on at Intel. The chip company appears to be losing ground against AMD in the server market, while it has had to abandon its acquisition of Israel's Tower Semiconductor due to Chinese regulators. Still, it is not all doom and gloom: as far as consumer PCs are concerned, it has b... Read more
Intel announces power-efficient Sierra Forest chip
The new 144 core Xeon processor is aimed at data centers and is due to be available in the first half of 2024.
This week Intel announced the latest additions to its Xeon chip roadmap. On Wednesday, Intel’s Sandra Rivera, Greg Lavender and Lisa Spelman hosted a webinar focused on the company’... 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
HPE opts for Arm in the ProLiant RL300 Gen11 server
HPE launches the ProLiant RL300 Gen11, a server rack unit for Ampere Altra and Altra Max. Both processors run on Arm. The architecture has been gaining ground in recent years. HPE wants to join the ride.
HPE is no stranger to Arm. In 2020, the organization launched the Apollo 80, a server rack ... Read more
Gigabyte launches G492-PD0, powerful Arm server
Gigabyte introduces the G492-PD0, a server based on Ampere Altra CPUs and Nvidia A100 GPUs. The model is suited for AI and high performance computing (HPC) workloads.
Most HPC servers run on Intel x86 processors. The G492-PD0 differs from the norm. The release features two Arm processor options,... Read more
Chinese processor maker Zhaoxin debuts in QNAP TVS-675
Intel and AMD may be the biggest x86 processors makers, but they are not the only ones, given that a Chinese organization named Zhaoxin has been designing its own x86 chips for a few years now. Until recently, the Zhaoxin chips have only been available in computers sold in the Chinese market.
Th... Read more
Windows 10 Insider build now supports 64-bit x86 emulation on ARM
Microsoft has added support for 64-bit x86 emulation on ARM processors in the latest Insider Preview of Windows 10. This allows laptops with ARM CPUs to theoretically run all Windows software.
Microsoft has been working on x86 emulation on ARM processors for some time, but until now the company ... Read more
Windows 10 may get support for Android apps
Microsoft appears to be planning an extra-large update in the autumn of 2021. In addition to previously announced improvements to the user interface, the company is considering adding support for Android apps.
The information comes from a source that spoke to Windows Central. The source says tha... Read more