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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.

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X Now, there’s a rumor making the rounds that Ryzen 18 may not be the end of AMD’s desktop ambitions.net: Public knowledge by now but AMD has a new HEDT platform coming out in a couple of months.

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario The new Snapdragon 835 uses a CPU core that Qualcomm calls the Kryo 280, but that chip isn’t based on its prior Kryo CPU at all.The new Built On ARM Cortex Technology license allows companies to make more significant deviations from ARM’s base plans without having to build entirely custom chips.

reasons to use gpu other than gaming

reasons to use gpu other than gaming Do people use for anything other than gaming?Matt 'I Anonymous (( Fri).

Next-generation DDR5 memory will double bandwidth compared with DDR4

Next-generation DDR5 memory will double bandwidth compared with DDR4 Last week, JEDEC announced that the upcoming DDR5 memory standard will offer double the bandwidth and density of DDR4, improve channel efficiency, and offer better power efficiency as well.A new DDR5 memory standard for servers, desktops, and laptops would offer improved bandwidth (at least eventually), though memory latency still always jumps between generations and rarely much surpasses the original standard, even at high frequency.

Imagination Technologies' share price collapses as Apple dumps company

Imagination Technologies' share price collapses as Apple dumps company Ever since Apple launched the original iPhone, it’s worked closely with Imagination Technologies.On Friday, Imagination Technologies was trading at £268.

AMD FreeSync tech, HDMI 2.1 will help Project Scorpio console boost performance

AMD FreeSync tech, HDMI 2.1 will help Project Scorpio console boost performance The details on Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio gaming console were recently released, and the upcoming addition to the Xbox line will offer unprecedented power.Processor and GPU maker AMD is at the heart of Project Scorpio, providing the computing and graphical processing power.

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550

AMD refreshes its budget, midrange cards with the RX 560 and RX 570, launches new Polaris 12-based RX 550 While our review focuses on the RX 580, AMD is also shipping new SKUs for the RX 460 and 470, as well as a new part, the RX 550.The RX 560 and RX 570 are both iterative improvements of the RX 460 and RX 470 GPUs AMD launched nearly a year ago.

AMD Radeon RX 570 And RX 580 Review: A Little Extra Power Goes A Long Way

AMD Radeon RX 570 And RX 580 Review: A Little Extra Power Goes A Long Way At the top of the line was the AMD Radeon RX 480, a card aimed at delivering VR-ready performance at around $200.We’re focusing on the very familiar Radeon RX 570 and 580.

Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea

Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea According to Overclock3D, some users are flashing their older RX 480s with an updated RX 580 BIOS and discovering that this can work as well.There are two major problems with flashing an RX 480 to behave like an RX 580.

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected Meanwhile, Intel will reportedly launch its Coffee Lake refresh in August of this year rather than waiting until January 2018.The current 6xxx HEDT chips are built on Broadwell and support the older X99 chipset, which first debuted in 2014.

SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2?

SK Hynix Will Launch GDDR6 in 2018, But What About HBM2? SK Hynix’ own press release suggests such a product is coming within the next 12 months, in fact, when it states “SK Hynix has been planning to mass produce the product for a client to release high-end graphics card by early 2018 equipped with high performance GDDR6 DRAMs.” This is an interesting statement, given that HBM2, not GDDR5X/6 has been broadly positioned as the future of next-generation memory.

AMD's New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor

AMD's New Radeon Pro Duo is Slower, Cheaper Than Its Predecessor When AMD launched its Radeon Pro Duo a year ago, it was clearly an attempt to simultaneously drive VR development and carve out a niche for a high-end Radeon solution that could drive each eye from a separate GPU.At the same time, however, the $1,500 price tag and limited VRAM (just 4GB per GPU) were less than ideal for a four-digit development board.

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver Now, the company has released a new chipset driver that will add and automatically activate a power profile that gives Ryzen more control over its own power states.The problem initially occurred because of a mismatch in how AMD’s SenseMI technology operates compared with Windows’ native power management.

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors Marketing materials need to be updated, and additional explanations prepared for when the new naming system and new products both go live.As for the naming scheme itself, Intel appears to be jettisoning all reference to model types in favor of precious metals — Xeon Gold and Xeon Platinum.

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of Over the past year, it’s often seemed as if Microsoft and Netflix have done everything they could possibly do to prevent 4K streaming on PCs.While 4K started rolling out on Netflix several years ago, only a handful of smart TVs were supported.

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon 630, 600 Midrange SoCs

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon 630, 600 Midrange SoCs Device coverage in the smartphone world tends to focus on high-end products, rather than midrange or upper midrange hardware.Qualcomm’s new upper-midrange and midrange Snapdragon 600 refreshes were announced today, and both parts are a solid improvement over their predecessors.

Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture SAN JOSE, CA–A first-time attendee to Nvidia’s flagship GTC conference this week could be forgiven for thinking Nvidia was an AI company.The capstone was the announcement of Nvidia’s new Volta architecture and V100 chip.

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology

Intel Puts the Kibosh on Reports It Will License AMD GPU Technology But as far as GPU performance is concerned, outside its models with EDRAM, AMD is still considered to have an overall edge.In a statement sent to Barrons, Intel stated, “The recent rumors that Intel has licensed AMD’s graphics technology are untrue.