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Google puts Intel on notice, ‘looks forward’ to using non-Intel chips within its cloud

Google puts Intel on notice, ‘looks forward’ to using non-Intel chips within its cloud Other vendors, like IBM or ARM, have an even smaller market share than AMD.That could change in the next few years, however, and Google has flung its support behind a new interconnect standard, OpenCAPI, and IBM’s POWER9 CPU architecture.

Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1

Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1 As of yesterday, Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 or Windows 8.Technically, most versions of Windows 7 were pulled off the market two years ago, but Windows 7 Professional was still cleared for sale until October 31, as were all of the flavors of Windows 8.

Leaked Kaby Lake benchmarks point to a modestly faster Core i5, Optane compatibility

Leaked Kaby Lake benchmarks point to a modestly faster Core i5, Optane compatibility We’ve already gotten some detail on the company’s third-generation 14nm process technology, but information about Kaby Lake itself has been harder to come by.We now know, thanks to Anandtech, that clock speeds on all of the Kaby Lake chips scheduled for release will be several hundred MHz faster than their Skylake counterparts.

AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing

AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing The question is, what kind of product would Intel wind up building, and when might it hit market?This rumor comes courtesy of [H]ardOCP’s Kyle Bennet, who writes that “The licensing deal between AMD and Intel is signed and done for putting AMD GPU tech into Intel’s iGPU.

AMD's new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness

AMD's new Radeon Chill feature manages frame rate to cut power consumption, boost responsiveness The new release brings the usual assortment of bug fixes and performance improvements, but it also promises a new power-efficiency feature, dubbed Radeon Chill.It’s fully compatible with AMD’s FreeSync technology, and AMD claims it can improve frame rate responsiveness, not just improve power consumption.

AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details Last week in Sonoma, AMD unveiled new details on its upcoming CPU architecture, codenamed Zen.4GHz base clock.

New leaked benchmarks show AMD's Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel's Core i7

New leaked benchmarks show AMD's Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel's Core i7 4GHz base clock that AMD has promised for top-end Ryzen cores, so if we assume a modest boost clock of 3.6GHz it means final test results should be somewhat higher than what we see below.

The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline Total PC sales in 2011, for comparison, were 365 million units, or 1.“The broad PC market has been static as technology improvements have not been sufficient to drive real market growth.

AMD's Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date

AMD's Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date While AMD has edited their invitation to remove all reference to Ryzen, eagle-eyed folks managed to screencap the information first.Hat tip to Overclockers3D, who noticed the invitation and screencapped the Ryzen invitation.

AMD posts strong Q4 2016 results, confirms Ryzen, Vega launch dates

AMD posts strong Q4 2016 results, confirms Ryzen, Vega launch dates Currently, most of AMD’s revenue is driven by console sales, and Microsoft and Sony order the most hardware in Q3 as they ramp up to meet holiday demand.The company has more cash on-hand, and while it’s carrying a higher inventory load, that’s likely related to the upcoming Ryzen launch.

Performance, pricing details for AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online

Performance, pricing details for AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online According to VideoCardz, which leaked the performance data, these numbers reflect a CPU without Turbo Mode, apparently running at a flat 3.Clearly AMD felt these chips were close enough to shipping product to represent Ryzen, but there were obviously a few issues still to be sorted out.

CPU guru David Kanter talks about AMD’s new Zen and Ryzen processor technology

CPU guru David Kanter talks about AMD’s new Zen and Ryzen processor technology The new line will compete with Intel’s Core processors, in particularly the seventh generation of the Core line, called Kaby Lake.One of the most reputable opinions about where things stand comes from processor guru David Kanter.

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see The Xbox One was a multimedia system where you could watch TV and game (despite lacking a DVR).The PS4 / PS4 Pro have outsold the Xbox One by nearly 2:1 (an estimated 28.

Leaked technical slides reveal Ryzen’s carefully monitored cores

Leaked technical slides reveal Ryzen’s carefully monitored cores So it should come as no surprise that a handful of slides have made their way onto the web going more in-depth with AMD’s latest and greatest.There is a lot to parse through there and a lot of it is overly technical, but at least a few slides may have implications on the end-user experience.

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing Unlike previous benchmark results, the data below is from production systems with Turbo Mode enabled on both AMD and Intel chips.4GHz base clock, 3.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel It’s been years since AMD fielded a high performance CPU design and the company doesn’t have the same market share it once commanded.We redesigned our CPU benchmark suite in preparation for Ryzen, but didn’t have time to run every CPU through every new test.

AMD’s next Zen-based high-end desktop CPU family is code-named ‘Pinnacle Ridge’

AMD’s next Zen-based high-end desktop CPU family is code-named ‘Pinnacle Ridge’ Code-named Pinnacle Ridge, the new family is expected to go retail in early 2018 after an official unveiling at the end of 2017.Pinnacle Ridge will be based on the architecture AMD currently dubs as Zen 2.

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much

AMD Ryzen CPUs are readily available, but Ryzen motherboards? Not so much As LegitReviews notes (and ExtremeTech confirmed), there aren’t a whole lot of motherboards currently in stock for the platform.There’s currently a bit of a gap between how AMD has described the desire for its platforms (strong demand!

Gaming: Ryzen™ Community Update | Community

It’s been about two weeks since we launched the new AMD Ryzen™ processor, and I’m just thrilled to see all the excitement and chatter surrounding our new chip.We have investigated reports alleging incorrect thread scheduling on the AMD Ryzen™ processor.

Gaming: Tips for Building a Better Ryzen™ S... | Community

Gaming: Tips for Building a Better  Ryzen™ S... | Community The AMD Ryzen™ processor is a completely new and different platform from what gamers may be accustomed to, and established practices for configuring a system may prove incorrect or unreliable.That’s why every AMD Ryzen™ processor is unlocked for overclocking.