Tag: chips

Computing, Hardware

AMD’s Zen 5 CPUs are ‘imminent’ and another motherboard maker seemingly confirms them as Ryzen 9000 chips

April 25, 2024

Via: Techradar

All the major motherboard makers have now introduced support for AMD’s next-gen desktop CPUs with their latest BIOS releases, and another vendor has specifically mentioned that these chips will be the Ryzen 9000 series. If you recall, Asus, Gigabyte, and […]

Computing, Hardware

AMD unveils Ryzen Pro 8000 series chips with built in NPUs for desktop and mobile

April 17, 2024


Following the launch of AMD’s first NPU-equipped processors, the Ryzen 8000G series from January, the company is expanding its portfolio with Ryzen Pro 8000 models that also feature AI acceleration hardware. These are the AMD Ryzen Pro 8000 chips for […]

Computing, Hardware

Dell wants to cut out Chinese-made chips

January 5, 2023

Via: Techradar

Dell has announced plans to phase out chips made in China from its machines by 2024 in a move that could to have major repercussions across the wider tech industry. A person familiar with the matter told Nikkei Asia(opens in […]


U.S. Prohibits Receivers of CHIPS Subsidies From Building New Fabs in China

July 28, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

Now that the US Senate has passed the Chips and Science semiconductor production subsidies bill, it is likely only a matter of days before it will be passed by the House of Representatives and signed into law by the President, […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Qualcomm’s next budget Snapdragon 4-series chips could take 5G mainstream in 2021

September 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Qualcomm is expanding its 5G portfolio to its budget Snapdragon 4-series chipsets in 2021, which will bring the faster networking standard to the cheapest range of smartphones yet. Qualcomm has steadily been expanding the list of chipsets that it’s offered […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM’s new edge AI chips promise IoT devices that won’t need the cloud

February 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

Edge AI is one of the biggest trends in chip technology. These are chips that run AI processing on the edge — or, in other words, on a device without a cloud connection. Apple recently bought a company that specializes […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung to invest $1 billion in Austin plant to make mobile chips

November 2, 2016

Via: Info World

Samsung is still sorting out the mess connected to the recalled Galaxy Note7, but is nevertheless ramping up mobile chip manufacturing by investing $1 billion in an Austin, Texas, factory. The investment will be applied early next year, and will […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Intel beefs up integrated graphics in Skylake server chips

June 1, 2016

Via: Info World

If you are not happy with the quality of streaming video, it’s perhaps because your providers server doesn’t have a good graphics processor. To address that, Intel is improving the integrated graphics processor in its new Xeon E3-1500 v5 family […]

Computing, Hardware

Intel starts baking speedy FPGAs into chips

April 14, 2016

Via: Info World

With rivals Nvidia and AMD both offering graphics processors, Intel is now deploying screaming co-processors of its own in the form of FPGAs. FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) are extremely fast chips that can be reprogrammed to do specific tasks. […]

Computing, Hardware

Samsung to start producing chips for AMD in 2016

December 22, 2015

Via: GSM Arena

Unofficial sources cited by South Korea’s Electronic Times say Samsung has entered into a partnership with AMD. The deal will see Samsung to manufacture chips for AMD in 2016. Samsung’s foundry business in conjunction with Globalfoundries will start making CPU […]


Samsung starts producing 6GB RAM chips for smartphones

September 9, 2015

Via: itCurated

With more and more smartphones now launching with 4GB of RAM, it’s time to look forward and catch a glimpse of the future. Thanks to Samsung, it’s now in sight, as the company has started mass producing the industry’s first […]