For years Intel has been using its innovative tick-tock strategy, which many people consider the key to success for the company in the past decade. To put it in a simple way, Intel devised a new chip on a current tech process, then shrank the... Read more
For decades PC users have been getting processors made on finer and finer tech processes, which allowed manufacturers AMD and Intel to add more features to the chips as well as make more money. As you know, however, everything has an end and... Read more
Samsung Electronics has announced it has started mass production of the new Exynos 8890 and Snapdragon 820 processors. These two chips were in the news a lot in the past few months but soon they will also be in your hands.
“We are... Read more
One of the reasons why AMD is still stuck at 32 nm for its FX processors and 28 nm for its GPUs is that the company does not own chip producing plants anymore. A few years ago AMD spanned off its production facilities and turned them over to... Read more
With the new year just weeks away new information regarding Intel’s plans for 2016 has started appearing online and there are several things that are worth discussing.
First Intel will release the new Broadwell-E family in H2 2016 and... Read more
AMD’s chip-making partner GLOBALFOUNDRIES has announced the successful development of a reliable 14 nm FinFET production process after many months of attempts. The success means that AMD’s upcoming products, including the Zen processor, will... Read more
The recently discovered Intel Kaby Lake processors have been pushed back by 6 months time in the latest Intel roadmap. Thus the new processors will arrive in late 2016 instead of early 2016 as previously expected.
There’s no official... Read more
Samsung’s Exynos 7420 SoC is currently the pride of the company. The chip offers excellent performance and powers Samsung’s flagship – the Galaxy S6 smartphone, being rivaled only by NVIDIA’s Tegra X1 processor.
Despite all these... Read more
The US chip maker Intel has finally announced the new desktop Broadwell generation at the on-going Computex 2015 in Taiwan. As expected we are getting the rumored two desktop Broadwell models but along with them Intel has announced a bunch of... Read more
For quite some time AMD has been stuck at the now old 32 nm production process for its processors and at 28 nm for its GPUs with no change seen in the foreseeable future. This has raised concerns about the ability of the company to... Read more
People who own smartphones are likely familiar with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile CPU brand but chances are they know nothing of the company that makes them. Well, it is not Qualcomm – instead they are made by TSMC, a Taiwanese company that... Read more