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PS4 architect discusses console's custom AMD processor
— 11:55 AM on April 26, 2013

Since February, we've known that Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console will have a "supercharged PC architecture" based on a custom AMD processor with GCN-derived...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

Intel sets June 3 launch date for Haswell
— 11:06 AM on April 26, 2013

This isn't exactly a shocking revelation, since the rumor mill has been predicting an early June launch for quite a while. Still, a little certainty...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Haswell to have Intel-built embedded DRAM for graphics
— 5:30 PM on April 23, 2013

We've known for some time—through unofficial sources—that some of Intel's next-generation Haswell processors will have dedicated graphics memory on the CPU package. What we...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Memory

New AMD APUs foreshadow ARM-based offerings
— 9:15 AM on April 23, 2013

Early this morning, AMD introduced its G-series embedded APUs. The chips, which I suspect are based on Kabini silicon, have four Jaguar cores,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Report: Intel chips to fuel new Android convertibles
— 10:06 AM on April 19, 2013

In the world of convertible tablets, much of the focus has been on devices running Windows 8 and its ARM-friendly RT counterpart. However, according...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

AMD beats revenue forecast, still posts a loss
— 6:00 AM on April 19, 2013

Hot on Intel's heels, AMD has posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2013. Although the underdog posted a net loss of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Intel revenue down, but forecasts hold
— 4:35 PM on April 16, 2013

Considering last quarter's dismal PC shipment figures, Intel could have fared a lot worse. The chipmaker posted its Q1 earnings this afternoon, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Rumor: Limited-edition AMD FX processor to reach 5GHz
— 11:23 AM on April 12, 2013

Since October, AMD's top-of-the-line desktop processor has been the FX-8350. Based on Vishera silicon, this chip boasts eight Piledriver cores clocked at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

IDF keynote reveals new server processors, rack architecture
— 8:05 PM on April 9, 2013

The year's first Intel Developer Forum has kicked off in Beijing, China. Today's keynote address is filled with details about Intel's future server processors, including...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

Report: R-series Haswell chips headed to desktop in BGA packages
— 11:19 AM on April 8, 2013

We already know that select desktop versions of Broadwell, the successor to Intel's upcoming Haswell chips, will come soldered onto motherboards. According to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Rumor: Haswell shipments have already started
— 6:00 AM on April 8, 2013

Everyone seems to be expecting Haswell to debut around early June or...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Adobe, AMD bring OpenCL support to Premiere Pro
— 7:00 AM on April 5, 2013

Since last year, Adobe Premiere Pro has supported OpenCL acceleration on Mac...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

Report: AMD to extend game bundling to APUs
— 9:10 AM on April 4, 2013

AMD's Never Settle game bundles have been great for graphics card buyers. The first iteration involved free copies of Far Cry 3, Hitman: Absolution,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

Performance-boosting Intel IGP drivers are out
— 10:05 AM on April 3, 2013

Yesterday afternoon, Scott wrote about Intel's latest efforts in the integrated graphics department, and he mentioned a new driver—version 15.31—that's supposed to boost performance...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

ARM and TSMC tape out 64-bit chip on 16-nm FinFET process
— 12:30 PM on April 2, 2013

An important milestone has been reached on the path to next-generation SoCs. According to EE Times, ARM and TSMC have completed the first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

AMD roadmap confirms Steamroller-based Opterons this year
— 6:00 AM on April 2, 2013

There has been some doubt about whether consumer processors based on AMD's upcoming Steamroller CPU architecture will be released this year. In November, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

Leaked slide outs Ivy Bridge-E models
— 10:55 AM on April 1, 2013

Haswell isn't the only new desktop processor Intel is set to release this year. Ivy Bridge-E is also on the way, and an official-looking slide...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

Leaked slides reveal Haswell graphics options for mobile CPUs
— 10:01 AM on March 26, 2013

As Haswell approaches, details are leaking out about what we can expect and when. The latest trickle comes from VR-Zone's Chinese site, which has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing