NVIDIA has released its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2023. CEO Jensen Huang emphasized the direction of the company towards a generative AI future. "AI is at an inflection point, setting up for broad adoption reaching into every industry,” said Jensen Huang, founder and...
Google has selected AMD as its partner for the Google Stadia game streaming service. Google will use high-performance, custom AMD Radeon datacenter GPUs for its Vulkan and Linux-based Google Stadia. AMD noted how its commitment to open-source AMD Linux drivers would allow Google and its...
ScaleMP is a leading provider of virtualization solutions such as vSMP Foundation 9.0 for high-end computing. ScaleMP has announced that it is working together with AMD to enable AMD server OEM manufacturers to create systems with 4, 8, and up to 128 processor sockets, up to 8,192 CPUs and 256...
Microsoft has announced that its Lsv2-series Azure virtual machines (VM) are powered by AMD EPYC 7551 processors. The Lsv2-series features high throughput, low latency, and directly mapped local NVMe storage. The VMs are configurable from 8 to 80 vCPUs with simultaneous multi-threading. A 1.92TB...
AMD president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su has joined the CNBC "Squawk on the Street" team for an exclusive interview where she discusses the recent AMD financial report and the company's guidance for 2019. Make sure you pay attention to her comments on EPYC performance doubling per socket beginning at...
AMD has reported its Q4 2018 and annual 2018 financial results. The Q4 revenue was $1.42B, with earnings of 8 cents per share; an increase of 6% y/y. This missed Wall Street estimates of $1.44 billion in revenue. AMD reported that the growth was driven by the Computing and Graphics segment...
NVIDIA has updated its Q4 2019 financial guidance where it lowered its Q4 2019 revenue from $2.7 billion to $2.2 billion. This is due to slowdowns in both the Gaming and Datacenter sectors. NVIDIA admits that higher prices for high-end Turing GPUs has negatively affected sales as "macroeconomic...
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Intel has released its Q4 2018 and full-year 2018 financial results. The fourth quarter revenue was $18.7 billion, up 9 percent year-over-year (YoY); and full-year revenue set an all-time record of $70.8 billion, up 13 percent YoY. According to CNBC, analysts had predicted a higher revenue...
AMD has released a new live demo of its prototype 2nd generation AMD EPYC "Rome" 64 core 7nm CPU vs 2x Intel Xeon Platinum 8180M CPUs where the workload is C-Ray. C-Ray is a floating point intensive benchmark that renders images. The systems in the demo rendered a total of 3 images; a 1080p...
Mad Money's Jim Cramer interviews Intel interim CEO and permanent CFO, Robert (Bob) H. Swan. They discuss market opportunities at Intel, a little history of Intel and where Intel is headed in the future.
"In that world, the opportunities to expand and bring our technologies to new places gets...
Patrick Moorhead has written a comprehensive overview of the upcoming AMD product lineup that was on display at CES 2019. He was surprised that AMD could create such a powerful GPU as the Radeon VII with 7 nm technology. The 29% uplift in gaming performance and 36% boost to productivity...
Intel has begun planning manufacturing site expansions and improvements to meet the growing demand for Intel products in the datacenter. Intel has shifted focus from a PC-centric company to a data-centric company to compete for the $300 billion total addressable market for silicon in solutions...
SK Hynix has announced that the company has developed 16Gb (Gigabits) DDR5 (Double Data Rate 5) DRAM, the industry's first DDR5 to meet the JEDEC standards. The company used the same 1Ynm process that it used to create 8Gb DDR4 DRAM for a competitive edge over the competition. "DDR5 is a...
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has added a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster called Corona in partnership with Penguin Computing that features AMD and Mellanox Technologies. The unfinished HPC cluster will allow researchers and industry partners to explore data science...
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Charlie Demerjian of SemiAccurate has written an in-depth analysis of the 7nm 64-core 9-die AMD EPYC "Rome" server processor. He hypothesizes over the real world performance potential for the processor versus benchmarks by analyzing the chip's design features. He explains why the 14nm IOX chip...
AMD unveiled the world's first lineup of 7nm GPUs for the datacenter that will utilize an all new version of the ROCM open software platform for accelerated computing. "The AMD Radeon Instinct MI60 and MI50 accelerators feature flexible mixed-precision capabilities, powered by high-performance...
Cray has announced that it has created the first Exascale-class supercomputer called "Shasta." Shasta is an entirely new design that will feature exascale performance capability, new data-centric workloads, and processor architectures. New modularity and extensibility will be enabled through...
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Xilinx is known as the creator of the field-programmable gate array (FPGA), but now they want to conquer the artificial intelligence (AI) field. Today they unveiled the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) which can be used with AI and many other technologies. As the largest player in...
Reuters is reporting that Apple is building a new datacenter in Guizhou, China. It is doing this in order to abide by China's new strict cybersecurity laws. But don't worry, no data surveillance is going to happen. None at all.
An Apple spokesman in Shanghai told Reuters the center is part...
AMD Launches EPYC Enterprise CPUs Available Today - AMD held it official EPYC enterprise CPU launch today in Austin, TX. If you are not aware of EPYC, it is quite simply AMD's effort to get back into the datacenters that are now firmly held by Intel Xeon processors. What do you get when you...
AMD just got finished off showing off some of the basics about its EPYC datacenter processor. It is based on the Zen architecture goodness, and is in a nutshull, four Ryzen CPUs on a single package for server. So you get 32 Cores under one integrated heat spreader with support for 4TB of...