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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.

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.

Nvidia debuts line of Quadro Pascal GPUs, including superpowerful GP100

Nvidia debuts line of Quadro Pascal GPUs, including superpowerful GP100 The crop of new GPUs is headlined by the powerful GP100, but also features several more accessible options for less demanding applications.The company’s Quadro line is tailored toward users working in computer-aided design and other similar fields.

AMD announces plans to break Nvidia’s grip on the notebook GPU market

AMD announces plans to break Nvidia’s grip on the notebook GPU market At the AMD Tech Summit in Beijing this weekend, AMD vice president Scott Herkelman took the stage to discuss the upcoming Vega-powered graphics cards.While we didn’t get a release date, Herkelman did discuss AMD’s plans to stay competitive in the notebook GPU market.

Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors

Razer launches refreshed Blade Pro with THX support, Kaby Lake processors 9GHz base, 3.7GHz base, 3.

Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support Now, Nvidia is rectifying that issue with a full-fat GP102 part — the Titan Xp.The Titan Xp sports 3840 cores, 240 texture units, and 96 ROPS, compared with the 1080 Ti’s 3584:224:88 configuration.

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.

If You Don't Think You Need a Graphics Card, This $80 GPU Will Change Your Mind

If You Don't Think You Need a Graphics Card, This $80 GPU Will Change Your Mind For nearly a decade, common sense has dictated that most people don’t need a standalone graphics card in their computer.Generally graphics card makers quickly retire the old architecture when the new one arrives.

AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains

AMD Suffers its Worst Stock Drop in Over a Decade, Despite Revenue Gains To understand why investors punished AMD so harshly, it helps to understand how the stock has performed in the past year.First, here’s AMD’s stock price movement over the past 24 hours: And now, here’s AMD’s stock price movement over the past 12 months.

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.

Retail Listings, Prices for AMD's Vega Frontier Editions Appear

Retail Listings, Prices for AMD's Vega Frontier Editions Appear When AMD announced that it would launch its upcoming Vega GPU for professional markets before bringing it to the consumer space, would-be customers were somewhat less than thrilled.We now know that the GPU will launch for consumer products in July, with the professional Radeon Vega Frontier Edition available in June.

Developer of A Way Out Claims PS4 is Crippling Performance

Developer of A Way Out Claims PS4 is Crippling Performance Because we can’t exactly match the specs of the PS4 in any PC hardware, we’ve compared it with the HD 7850.First, we’ll look at the Top 10 most common GPUs from both vendors according to the Steam Hardware Survey.

Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World's Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer

Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World's Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer For the past 26 years, the same company has led the semiconductor industry in yearly revenue: Intel.Reuters also reports that Samsung’s profits are expected to jump 67 percent year-on-year, setting new highs.

Tantalizing Rumors Leak Ahead of AMD's Vega Launch

Tantalizing Rumors Leak Ahead of AMD's Vega Launch We don’t know the clock on the consumer memory (Vega Frontier Edition uses 1890MHz), but there are two significant differences between Vega FE and the consumer RX Vega.First, if THG is right, all of the Vega consumer cards are limited to 8GB of RAM.

AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2 It’s part of a significant transformation in how AMD handles its drivers that kicked off in earnest back in November 2015, with the launch of Radeon Software Crimson Edition.From 2012 to 2015, AMD adhered to a limited driver release schedule with periodic updates and more driver betas provided as opposed to more frequent (monthly) updates.

Here's What It Takes to Run Games at 16K Resolution

Here's What It Takes to Run Games at 16K Resolution For most of us, game resolutions increase fairly slowly, one periodic monitor purchase at a time.In short, it’s not just game resolutions that are improving.

AMD's Vega 56 Hits Store Shelves, Promptly Vanishes

AMD's Vega 56 Hits Store Shelves, Promptly Vanishes Yesterday, AMD’s Vega 56 GPU went on sale — and immediately vanished from the market.The cheapest GTX 1070 available at Newegg is $429, with many models pushing into $489+ territory.

Report: AMD Stealing Significant Market Share, Revenue from Intel

Report: AMD Stealing Significant Market Share, Revenue from Intel The graph above shows sales data for AMD (left) and Intel (right) CPUs from March through August of 2017.Every month after, the AMD-Intel split shifted decisively in favor of AMD until August, when AMD sales actually outstripped Intel, 56.

AMD: Ryzen Development Was a 'Worst-Case Scenario'

AMD: Ryzen Development Was a 'Worst-Case Scenario' According to AMD’s desktop CPU marketing manager, Don Woligroski, all this progress took place at what he calls a worst-case scenario for AMD.Historically, both AMD and Intel have preferred to evolve existing architectures over launching new ones precisely because new CPU architectures are so risky.

Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues

Custom AMD Vega Boards Reportedly Delayed By Technical Issues When Nvidia or AMD launch a new GPU, there’s a typical rollout pattern.These custom boards are generally clocked higher, have better, quieter coolers, or may be built on a custom smaller PCB.