Much speculated but finally unsheathed to the world, AMD have introduced yet another member to it’s RDNA2 family, the Radeon 6700XT. Navi 22 XT is the chip powering the show, fabricated on TSMC’s 7 Nanometer process technology, paired this time with a paired back 12GB of GDDR6 on a 192 bit memory bus, compared to […]
Intel lashes out at Apple with “Go PC” campaign, uses cherry picked benchmarks (yet again).
Oh boy… Well ain’t this a bit embarrassing. I know divorces of any kind can be messy, feelings are hurt and tensions fray, but most people try to not air their dirty laundry in public. Everybody and their mother at this point has heard about Apple’s split from longtime CPU supplier Intel, moving to their […]
ASUS ROG CES 2021 – ROG Embraces the power of AMD and Unity to Steal the Show.
It’s been a CES like no other. No in person booth attendance due to the pandemic has left every company out there grappling with this new reality and forging new experiences in the virtual worlds for their audiences. Some do some flashy presentation, some release a press briefing. If you’re ASUS though, nah that simply […]
Acer CES 2021 – 11th Gen Intel Core, Zen 3 and Ampere make their way to Helios, Triton, Nitro and Aspire.
If 2021 is shaping up to be anything, it’s the year of the laptop. Seems like every OEM is keen to make their mark this year, hitting us with the best Intel, NVIDIA and AMD have to offer. Acer keen on being in on the action has refreshed it’s offerings, aiming to bring even better […]
NVIDIA CES 2021 – Ampere Mobile makes it’s debut
It’s a CES like no other this year. As the world has adapted to the pandemic, CES has switched things up, ditching the rows upon rows of booths and exhibitions of years past in lieu of a fully online digital experience this year. NVIDIA made it’s splash on January 12th with a live stream hosted […]
AMD CES 2021: Zen3 comes to mobile computing
CES 2021 is getting into full swing and this time we have AMD and CEO Dr Lisa Su and their pre-recorded press event now. The main announcement with this event is the details around Zen3 and Ryzen 5000 mobile chips, which look to offer significant increases in performance and efficiency for the mobile computing market. […]
Jim Keller and the State of the Union at Intel
We’re only a few days into 2021 and it’s already shaping up to be a year of shakeups. Sony market share in decline in its native Japan, Elon Musk becomes the richest man in the world, and a tectonic personnel change hits Intel. Jim Keller, Guru tier Microprocessor Engineer, a true doyen in the field, […]
AMD Zen 3 officially arrives with the Ryzen 5000 series
AMD’s latest Zen architecture is now official and the newest desktop processor line up from AMD has been detailed. The live stream featured CEO Lisa Su, CTO Mark Papermaster, and Director of Technical Marketing Robert Hallock. Zen 3 will launch under the Ryzen 5000 series and will offer the biggest IPC improvements since Zen launched. […]
AMD announces Ryzen 4000 Series Mobile processors
AMD was gearing up for a decent few announcements at CES this year, and most if not all were pretty heavily rumoured before hand. None the less, the fresh details shared during the press conference are certainty exciting news for the mobile world, with the launch of Ryzen 4000 series for laptop/tablet world bringing some […]
AMD’s 3rd generation Threadripper launches November 25th
AMD’s HEDT platform Threadripper is now entering its 3rd generation and will utilizes the companies Zen2 architecture. The new line up eagerly been awaited since the arrival of Zen2 earlier this year. Threadripper series was the first High-End Desktop to offer 16-core/32-thread processors, which brought previously impossible performance to the marketplace. 2nd generation Threadripper managed […]