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Google's Brotli algorithm will soon compress web traffic in Chrome
— 11:35 AM on January 20, 2016

Google will soon enable support in Chrome for a new compression algorithm called Brotli. The algorithm has been in the works for a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking Servers

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MSI boosts Gaming 24 AIO with Skylake and new graphics cards
— 5:19 PM on January 19, 2016

MSI is apparently betting heavily on prebuilt systems these days, and today the company unveiled a new addition to its family of gaming-oriented all-in-one desktops....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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AMD narrows its losses in the fourth quarter of 2015
— 4:09 PM on January 19, 2016

AMD has turned in its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2015. The company posted an operating loss of $49 million and a net...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Corsair's latest memory kits blend speed and capacity
— 10:38 AM on January 19, 2016

Looking for a high-frequency DDR4 memory kit? Corsair announced three new additions to its Vengeance LPX line, and all three boast transfer speeds over...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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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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Samsung begins mass production of 4GB HBM2 memory chips
— 7:27 PM on January 18, 2016

Just under a week ago, JEDEC updated the High-Bandwidth Memory standard with provisions for bigger, faster memory packages. Hot on JEDEC's heels, Samsung...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Fixstars' SSD-13000M goes all the way up to 13TB
— 9:54 AM on January 14, 2016

Yesterday, we covered Seagate's 8TB and 10TB hard drives. Fixstars probably saw that news and thought "psh, we can go bigger without moving...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Servers

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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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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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G.Skill offers 128GB 3000 MT/s DDR4 kit for Intel X99 systems
— 9:44 AM on January 12, 2016

G.Skill thinks that 64GB still isn't enough for a single memory kit, and it's now releasing a 128GB DDR4 kit targeted at Intel's X99...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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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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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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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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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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