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TSMC expects to begin 5-nm production in 2020
— 10:00 AM on January 19, 2016

TSMC is already thinking a few moves ahead of its present processes. According to DigiTimes, the company expects to start production of 7-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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AMD will introduce two Polaris GPUs this year
— 9:22 AM on January 19, 2016

In a recent interview with VentureBeat, AMD's Raja Koduri spilled a handful of beans on the company's upcoming Polaris GPUs. Most notably, Koduri...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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MSI releases updated mobo firmware for Skylake freezing bug
— 9:35 AM on January 15, 2016

Remember that Skylake freezing bug we talked about a few days ago? Intel said that system manufacturers would be able to correct the issue...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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EVGA lets users turn up the BCLK on locked Skylake chips
— 9:24 AM on January 15, 2016

ASRock and MSI already allow owners of their motherboards to overclock Intel's locked Skylake CPUs by adjusting those chips' base clock, or BCLK. EVGA is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Say hello to Seattle with AMD's Opteron A1100 ARM SoC
— 9:23 AM on January 14, 2016

AMD introduced the first official product born from its Seattle project this morning. The Opteron A1100 system-on-a-chip will have up to eight 64-bit...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Samsung wins Snapdragon 820s as it begins 14-nm LPP production
— 7:27 AM on January 14, 2016

Samsung announced that it's begun mass production of chips using its 14-nm Low Power Plus (LPP) process, the latest generation of its FinFET fabrication...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Gigabyte presents a barbershop quartet of Xeon D mobos
— 1:41 PM on January 12, 2016

For most gerbils, Gigabyte is a name associated with consumer-grade motherboards and graphics cards. However, the company has always operated in the server arena, too,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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JEDEC updates HBM standard with bigger stacks and faster speeds
— 10:59 AM on January 12, 2016

Electronics industry standards body JEDEC released an update to the High-Bandwidth Memory (or HBM) standard today. The updated standard, JESD235A, allows for two-high, four-high,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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HTC Vive pre-orders begin February 29
— 2:22 PM on January 11, 2016

For those who were waiting for details of how to buy HTC's Vive in the wake of Oculus' own pre-order announcement, the wait...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Input devices Gaming

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Prime95 can cause Intel Skylake CPUs to freeze
— 9:33 AM on January 11, 2016

'Tis a peaceful night after Christmas, and the ghosts of FDIV and TSX have come once again to haunt Intel. The folks at the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD slashes the R9 Nano's price tag to $499
— 8:30 AM on January 11, 2016

AMD's Radeon R9 Nano may be the graphics card with the highest performance-per-inch ratio on the market today, but its compact size came at a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD condenses its desktop platforms with Socket AM4
— 8:00 AM on January 8, 2016

CES - We met with AMD at CES this week to discuss the present situation of its desktop CPU lineup and its future plans for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Asus unleashes three Republic of Gamers peripherals
— 4:24 PM on January 6, 2016

Asus has revealed three peripherals in its Republic of Gamers line at CES. The first is the ROG Claymore gaming keyboard. It features Cherry MX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Razer Blade Stealth can use an external graphics card for extra power
— 1:41 PM on January 6, 2016

At CES, Razer has unveiled an ultrabook-class laptop that can connect to an external graphics card via Thunderbolt 3, using a nifty external graphics enclosure...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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PowerVR Series7XT Plus GPUs give mobile visual computing a boost
— 9:00 AM on January 6, 2016

Imagination Technologies is announcing two new high-end mobile graphics processing units today in its PowerVR Series7XT portfolio. These designs—the GT7200 Plus and the GT7400...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Zotac shows off its first PCIe SSD and Radeon-powered Zboxes
— 2:10 PM on January 5, 2016

CES - We met with Zotac this morning to see what the company has in store for 2016. We got a look at the company's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Systems

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HTC demos its Vive Pre VR development kit
— 1:23 PM on January 5, 2016

HTC may have delayed the release of its upcoming Vive virtual reality headset until April, but it's been busy in the meantime. Its second...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Drive PX 2 powers Nvidia's dream of self-driving cars
— 10:56 PM on January 4, 2016

At its CES keynote this evening, Nvidia discussed the strategy it's using to realize the dream of the self-driving car. The company believes autonomous vehicles...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous

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