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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch Having spent over four years designing the architecture, the company plans to keep it around for at least that long.As PCWorld details, Papermaster also confirmed the four-year target and emphasized that it didn’t mean AMD wouldn’t iterate the core.

With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors Last week, we reviewed Intel’s Core i7-7700K and discussed the details on the Kaby Lake refresh cycle, including Intel’s new Core i3, i5, and i7 processors.The CPU giant announced multiple new Pentium-class CPUs based on Kaby Lake, including the first Pentium SKUs to feature Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4.

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.

450mm silicon wafers aren't happening any time soon as major consortium collapses

450mm silicon wafers aren't happening any time soon as major consortium collapses A few years ago, multiple high-end companies were backing the idea of moving from 300mm to 450mm silicon wafers.Historically, moving to larger wafers was a critical way that foundries and fabs cut prices and improved yields.

Gaming: Virtual Reality, Now a Reality for the ... | Community

Gaming: Virtual Reality, Now a Reality for the ... | Community Ah, Virtual Reality, VR, the closest we’ll ever get to a holodeck[i].ONLY TRAINED, QUALIFIED PERSONNEL SHOULD INSTALL, REPAIR OR SERVICE COMPUTER COMPONENTS OR CREATE CUSTOMIZED MODS.

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do A few weeks ago, sharp-eyed users spotted something new in a Windows 10 Insider Preview build — reference to a new “Game Mode.But a new investigation suggests the new feature won’t make much difference for the vast majority of Windows 10 gamers.

Apple sues Qualcomm for a billion dollars in unpaid rebates, alleges company attempted perjury, extortion

Apple sues Qualcomm for a billion dollars in unpaid rebates, alleges company attempted perjury, extortion China has also fined Qualcomm for its alleged monopolistic abuses and the FTC filed a lawsuit against QC earlier this week.Among Apple’s complaints, are allegations that it is forced to effectively double-pay Qualcomm, since Qualcomm requires Apple’s manufacturing partners to take out a license to work with Snapdragon hardware, then charges Apple again for a separate license.

PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines With the PC market now in its sixth straight year of decline, it’s obvious these efforts have met with minimal success.The total market for PC gaming hardware (including gaming accessories) broke $30 billion for the first time in 2016.

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans Details on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio and how it might handle 4K gaming have been hard to come by ever since Microsoft announced the new platform.According to Microsoft’s documentation, the Xbox Scorpio ditches the ESRAM cache the Xbox One relied on to deliver higher performance and acceptable frame rates.

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.

The Pentium G4560 with Hyper-Threading is a potent budget processor

The Pentium G4560 with Hyper-Threading is a potent budget processor Last month, Intel launched its 7th generation refresh of the Core processor family, codenamed Kaby Lake.The Pentium G4560 is in the middle of this new family of Pentiums — its clock speed of 3.

Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2

Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2 Now Nvidia has announced the Quadro GP100 — an ultra-high end GPU based on the full Pascal implementation, with HBM2 attached as well.In fact, the Quadro GP100 offers less FLOPS performance than the GP102-derived P6000.

Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen

Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen Canard PC isn’t sure whether this chip would have Hyper-Threading or not.For more information you can check our guide to choosing between a Core i5 and Core i7 for both mobile and desktop processors.

Intel will finally finish Fab 42 in Arizona, bring new 7nm capacity online

Intel will finally finish Fab 42 in Arizona, bring new 7nm capacity online Several years ago, Intel announced that it wouldn’t finish its 14nm manufacturing plant, Fab 42.Now, Intel has announced that it will be bringing Fab 42 online, but not as a 14nm facility.

AMD’s new Ryzen chips will sell for as much as $490, according to leak

AMD’s new Ryzen chips will sell for as much as $490, according to leak Although we are mere weeks away from AMD’s Ryzen CPUs hitting the shelves, it doesn’t mean we aren’t keen to hear pre-release information.Earlier leaks show three tiers of Ryzen, and the chips with leaked prices are all in the highest tier.

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.

Report: Intel's 8th gen chips will still use 14nm, will arrive earlier than expected

Report: Intel's 8th gen chips will still use 14nm, will arrive earlier than expected Now, new information suggests Intel may have a product plan that tears up PAO (or at least complicates it) going forward.Analyst Ashraf Eassa claims to have confirmed with Intel that upcoming 8th generation Core processors will use an updated/enhanced variant of 14nm technology yet again — call it 14nm++.

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.

Game On! AMD and Nvidia schedule dueling events during GDC 2017

Game On! AMD and Nvidia schedule dueling events during GDC 2017 Not wanting to be left out of the festivities, AMD competitor Nvidia decided to hold its own event that day as well.More: AMD’s ultra-high-end Vega GPUs set for release in the first half of 2017 Both events will be held in San Francisco as part of GDC 2017.