Samuel Wan

Intel Reportedly Outsourcing 14nm Chipset Production to TSMC

Intel Production Woes May Force Tough Choice Just 5 years ago, Intel was the undisputed leader in silicon production. With the best in-house fabs, the company was at the ...

September 10, 2018 at 8:09 pm by

Intel Core i9-9900K Delidded and Soldered

Intel Core i9-9900K Shows Return to Solder Back in 2012, Intel started a love affair with thermal paste. After a long-standing relationship with solder, the chip giant ...

September 7, 2018 at 8:12 am by

Google Releases Chrome 69 On 10 Year Anniversary

Google Chrome 69 Brings Major Material Redesign Along with the celebration of Chrome’s 10 year birthday, Google is releasing a new version of their browser. The latest ...

September 5, 2018 at 8:00 am by

IMFT 3D QLC Yields Lower Than Expected

Intel and Micron Struggling With 3D QLC Yields With the rise of QLC in recent years, NAND is expected to grow cheaper than ever. Along with the developments in 3D NAND, SSD ...

September 4, 2018 at 8:28 am by
intel gpu

Intel Confirms Commitment to VESA Adaptive Sync for GPUs

Intel Still Wants to use VESA Adaptive Sync Nearly half a decade ago, Nvidia launched G-Sync. The new variable refresh rate technology looked set to dominate the market. ...

September 1, 2018 at 5:33 am by
Next-Gen Xbox Codenamed "Scarlett" Expected to Arrive in 2020

AMD Announces Pivot to TSMC 7nm Process

AMD Will Utilize TSMC 7nm Process for CPUs and GPUs Earlier today, GlobalFoundries dropped a bombshell in the silicon world. Unfortautnely, that is no longer the case, with ...

August 29, 2018 at 7:55 am by

GlobalFoundries Shelves Plans for 7nm Process

GlobalFoundries Will Divert Resources to 14nm and 12nm As of the few remaining silicon foundries, GlobalFoundries plays an important role in the industry. After spinning off ...

August 29, 2018 at 7:33 am by

Intel Launches Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake

Intel Updates Mobile CPU With More 8th Gen CPUs Earlier in the year, Intel announced plans for new mobile CPUs. Dubbed Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake, the new chips would replace ...

August 29, 2018 at 6:43 am by
AMD Radeon

AMD Releases Radeon Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 Beta Drivers

Radoen 18.8.2 Drivers Add Strange Brigade and F1 2018 Support Earlier in the month, AMD released their new Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.1 drivers. Due to the early ...

August 28, 2018 at 9:20 am by

AMD Details Raven Ridge APU Optimizations

Raven Ridge Marries Zen and Vega with Infinity Fabric Earlier this year, AMD launched their long-awaited Raven Ridge APU. The new chips are a major step up for AMD with Zen ...

August 21, 2018 at 9:48 am by

Intel Returns to Soldered IHS for 9th Gen Core CPUs

Intel May End 6 Year Hiatus From Solder Overclocking has always been the go-to method to increase CPU performance. One of the biggest inhibitors of a high clock rate has ...

August 17, 2018 at 8:57 am by
Google PixelBook Laptop Now Available

Google Campfire Brings Windows Dual-Boot to Chromebooks

Campfire is Google’s Answer to Windows Entrenchment Since the rise of the PC, the WinTel dynamic duo has ruled the market. Recently, with the rise of ARM, things have ...

August 16, 2018 at 9:15 pm by

Intel SGX Breached by New Speculative Execution Exploit

Foreshadow Hits Secure SGX Secure Enclaves With the release of Spectre and Meltdown, the floodgates have opened. Since the reveal of the two speculative exploits last year, ...

August 15, 2018 at 9:23 am by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Reports Full Recovery From Ransomware Attack

TSMC Expects Minimal Impact From Attack Last weekend, a wide-ranging ransomware attack hit TSMC. Over the past week, the company has been working on remediating the ...

August 10, 2018 at 10:58 pm by
TSMC

TSMC Fabs Offlined by Ransomware Attack

TSMC Fabs Struck by WannaCry Ransomware Variant Due to the immense capital costs, there are only a few major silicon foundries in the world. One of the most popular ones for ...

August 9, 2018 at 11:12 pm by

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