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The PocketCHIP Is An Excellent Introduction To Absurdly Cheap Computing

The PocketCHIP Is An Excellent Introduction To Absurdly Cheap Computing ’s PocketCHIP turns its tiny computer into a portable gaming machine, music editor and learning tool.Other people, more tech-savvy people, would be creating robots and emulator boxes and Pipboys with this thing.

A mystery Samsung phone has emerged online, sporting a MediaTek processor

A mystery Samsung phone has emerged online, sporting a MediaTek processor Historically, Samsung has sourced smartphone processors from its own internal chip division, or from chip maker Qualcomm.It February, a mystery Samsung device with the model number SM-G615F was spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench.

Pre-order listing shows AMD’s Ryzen desktop CPUs may roll out this month

Pre-order listing shows AMD’s Ryzen desktop CPUs may roll out this month The date was discovered through AMD Shanghai’s Taobao distribution channel, allowing customers to pre-order the listed chip for $295.However, the eight-core Ryzen processor sample on display during January’s CES 2017 tech convention had a base speed of 3.

Dual-camera smartphones may soon be a bit more affordable, thanks to a new chip

Dual-camera smartphones may soon be a bit more affordable, thanks to a new chip On Wednesday, semiconductor company MediaTek announced the Helio P25, a mobile camera processor handling the demands of two cameras while being better suited for devices with a bit less power.The new chipset supports dual cameras but operates 25 percent more efficiently than the company’s other dual- camera chipsets.

‘Lab on a chip’ diagnosis tool costs just one cent, could save countless lives

‘Lab on a chip’ diagnosis tool costs just one cent, could save countless lives It’s one thing to invent impressive technology and another entirely to do it at a price point that truly makes it accessible to people around the world.Researchers at Stanford University have achieved both with an impressive new “lab on a chip” system which, by their estimation, costs just one cent to make — but could help diagnose diseases as wide-ranging as malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV.

AMD Ryzen desktop CPU benchmark shows it can run with the Intel $1,000 CPU pack

AMD Ryzen desktop CPU benchmark shows it can run with the Intel $1,000 CPU pack We recently saw a leaked roadmap of what AMD intends to sell regarding its Ryzen processor family next month, and now we have a leaked benchmark of the high-end R7 1700X chip.As we saw last week, the R7 1700X processor will be an eight-core 16-thread chip that will compete with Intel’s Core i7-7700K CPU.

Leak shows AMD’s new Ryzen 7 1700X desktop CPU next to an older FX model

Leak shows AMD’s new Ryzen 7 1700X desktop CPU next to an older FX model The latest tasty, Zen-filled morsel served up on the leaky menu consists of two images comparing the Ryzen 7 1700X chip with an older AMD FX chip, and showing the labeling on the top and the dense pin layout on the bottom.Here are the CPU-Z details: As for the Fire Strike Physics score in 3DMark, the Ryzen 7 1700X landed an overall score of 17,916 and a 56.

Details about Samsung’s upcoming Exynos 9810 processor begin to leak

Details about Samsung’s upcoming Exynos 9810 processor begin to leak More: Samsung’s latest chip could make bulky smartwatches a whole lot thinner The Exynos 9810 will have two sets of four cores for a total of eight: Four of Samsung’s power-efficient 2.More: The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are fast, but Exynos versions have major performance issues Interestingly, industry sources tell PhoneArena there are actually two versions of the Exynos 9810, Exynos 9810V and Exynos 9810M.

EVGA crams G-Sync tech in its overclockable gaming laptop, the SC17 1070

EVGA crams G-Sync tech in its overclockable gaming laptop, the SC17 1070 The new unit joins EVGA’s current SC17 1070 model without G-Sync technology selling for $2,400 after an instant $400 rebate.Simply put, if you’re paying $2,400 for a gaming laptop, will you be likely to go ahead and take the additional $140 plunge?

Reinventing the wheel: MIT develops method for making smaller chips

Reinventing the wheel: MIT develops method for making smaller chips While the process is innovative, what’s most impressive is the way that it uses three existing methods in novel ways.Although Moore’s Law hasn’t been strictly maintained in recent years, the steady improvement in processor performance and reductions in their size has continued.

Intel Kaby-Lake G processors could incorporate HBM2 memory

Intel Kaby-Lake G processors could incorporate HBM2 memory The new processors are said to use a blend of 14nm and 10nm hardware, alongside HBM2 memory and a discrete graphics chip on a separate die.Purportedly two designs are planned so far: a 65w chip and a 100w alternative.

AMD quietly launches entry-level Radeon RX 540 mobile graphics chip

AMD quietly launches entry-level Radeon RX 540 mobile graphics chip The Radeon RX 540 appears likely to be the mobile version of the RX 550, and will offer better-than-integrated graphics performance and not much more, according to The Tech Report.In terms of specifications, the Radeon RX 540 will support up to 4GB of GDDR5 memory running on a 128-bit interface and provide up to 96GB/s bandwidth.