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Intel Mostly Cancels Cooper Lake: Is This Good News for 10nm?

Intel Mostly Cancels Cooper Lake: Is This Good News for 10nm?

Intel's Cooper Lake may be partially canceled, with new Ice Lake servers moving up to take its place. Cooper Lake will be limited to the 4-socket and 8-socket server markets. The post Intel Mostly
AMD Analyst Day 2020: Zen 3, Infinity Fabric 3, and 3D Packaging

AMD Analyst Day 2020: Zen 3, Infinity Fabric 3, and 3D Packaging

AMD's Financial Analyst Day 2020 wasn't just a GPU-fest -- the company shared some significant details on what to expect on the CPU side of things as well. The post AMD Analyst Day 2020: Zen 3,
Nvidia May Be Prepping a Massive GPU With 7,936 CUDA Cores, 32GB HBM2

Nvidia May Be Prepping a Massive GPU With 7,936 CUDA Cores, 32GB HBM2

Nvidia's Volta uses HBM2, but there's no sign NV will adopt it for its consumer cards. GDDR6 is the expected memory standard for next-gen high-end cards. A set of new GPUs has
Intel Expects to Reach Process Parity With 7nm in 2021, Lead on 5nm

Intel Expects to Reach Process Parity With 7nm in 2021, Lead on 5nm

Intel doesn't expect to reach process node parity until 7nm in late 2021 and won't take a leadership position again until 5nm. That's according to remarks by its current CFO. The post Intel Expects
Analyst Predicts Apple Will Launch an ARM-Based Mac in H1 2021

Analyst Predicts Apple Will Launch an ARM-Based Mac in H1 2021

Apple may introduce its own CPU architecture in 2021, replacing Intel CPUs. We've heard this rumor before, but the launch dates keep moving closer to the present day, while the performance of Apple
8-Core x86 CPU From China Goes Up for Sale

8-Core x86 CPU From China Goes Up for Sale

Chinese subsidiary Zhaoxin is now shipping its homegrown x86 CPUs, based on updated VIA Technologies designs. The post 8-Core x86 CPU From China Goes Up for Sale appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Crushes on Earnings on Strength of 7nm

AMD Crushes on Earnings on Strength of 7nm

AMD reported excellent Q4 results yesterday, courtesy of its aggressive 7nm product ramps and strong consumer responses in all business segments. The post AMD Crushes on Earnings on Strength of 7nm
Intel Had Record-Breaking 2019, but Optane Refresh Could Slip to 2021

Intel Had Record-Breaking 2019, but Optane Refresh Could Slip to 2021

Intel had a banner year in 2019, but the company's second-gen Optane devices may have slipped into 2021. The post Intel Had Record-Breaking 2019, but Optane Refresh Could Slip to 2021 appeared first
Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc

Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc

Intel is substantially reducing the price of its high-memory Xeon parts, and killing off the midrange tier altogether. The post Intel Discontinues Some Cascade Lake CPUs to Fight Off AMD’s Epyc
TSMC Will Kick Off 5nm iPhone SoC Production in Q2 2020

TSMC Will Kick Off 5nm iPhone SoC Production in Q2 2020

Credit: Micron TSMC will begin volume production on 5nm in Q2 2020, with up to two-thirds of its capacity allocated for iPhone SoC production. The post TSMC Will Kick Off 5nm iPhone
AMD and Intel Go Head to Head in the Surface Laptop 3

AMD and Intel Go Head to Head in the Surface Laptop 3

It's extremely rare that anyone builds an identical AMD-versus-Intel laptop model, but Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 offers certain opportunities. The post AMD and Intel Go Head to Head in the Surface
Intel’s Manufacturing Roadmap Shows a Return to Regular Cadence Through 2029

Intel’s Manufacturing Roadmap Shows a Return to Regular Cadence Through 2029

Intel is shipping 56-core solutions now, like Cascade Lake-AP. Those didn't exist when 14nm was new. Intel's manufacturing roadmap through 2029 has been released and it shows an
Dell Cuts Full Year Forecast Due to Intel Supply Challenges

Dell Cuts Full Year Forecast Due to Intel Supply Challenges

Now we know why Intel warned on CPU supply earlier this month. Restrictions are starting to hit OEM profits. The post Dell Cuts Full Year Forecast Due to Intel Supply Challenges appeared first on
SC19: Intel Unveils New GPU Stack, oneAPI Development Effort

SC19: Intel Unveils New GPU Stack, oneAPI Development Effort

Intel revealed details of its upcoming Ponte Vecchio GPU and oneAPI initiative at SC'19 this week, as part of the company's broad push to address the AI/ML market. The post SC19: Intel Unveils New
Overclocking Results Show We’re Hitting the Fundamental Limits of Silicon

Overclocking Results Show We’re Hitting the Fundamental Limits of Silicon

CPU IPC can keep improving, but both Intel and AMD are having trouble raising clocks. It's not clear there's a solution to the problem. The post Overclocking Results Show We’re Hitting the
Apple’s 2020 iPhone Will Reportedly Feature 5G, 5nm Lithography

Apple’s 2020 iPhone Will Reportedly Feature 5G, 5nm Lithography

Apple talks up iPhone security, but Zerodium says it's falling behind. Apple is reportedly putting a major push behind 5G in 2020, with three devices supporting it and new chips built
Ryzen Roars: AMD Posts Best Quarterly Revenue Since 2005

Ryzen Roars: AMD Posts Best Quarterly Revenue Since 2005

AMD turned in an excellent quarter for itself -- the best since 2005, and a testament to the strength of its 7nm products. The post Ryzen Roars: AMD Posts Best Quarterly Revenue Since 2005 appeared
Intel Core i9-9900KS Review: 5GHz All-Core Boost Takes on AMD’s 7nm Ryzen CPUs

Intel Core i9-9900KS Review: 5GHz All-Core Boost Takes on AMD’s 7nm Ryzen CPUs

Intel's Core i9-9900KS is out, offering an all-core boost of 5GHz -- but how well does this compete against AMD's 7nm Ryzen CPUs? The post Intel Core i9-9900KS Review: 5GHz All-Core Boost Takes on
Intel Increases 14nm Capacity by 25 Percent, Still Constrained Through Q4

Intel Increases 14nm Capacity by 25 Percent, Still Constrained Through Q4

Intel's ongoing CPU shortage will extend into Q4, but the company is also performing remarkably well. The post Intel Increases 14nm Capacity by 25 Percent, Still Constrained Through Q4 appeared first
TSMC Announces Major Expansion to Feed 7nm, 5nm Demand

TSMC Announces Major Expansion to Feed 7nm, 5nm Demand

TSMC has made a major change to its CapEx strategy for the back half of 2019, with a surprise $4B increase. The company plans to invest heavily in 7nm and 5nm capacity. The post TSMC Announces Major