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  1. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Confirms Stadia Will Run on Intel CPUs

    As one of the world's most pervasive cloud service providers, Google is in a better position to launch a successful game streaming platform than almost anyone. The hardware they choose to use for the launch of their "Stadia" streaming service will undoubtedly influence future game streaming...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Previews Processors and Graphics Software at GDC 2019

    At their GDC 2019 conference, Intel confirmed that they'll launch 9th generation mobile processors in the 2nd quarter of 2019. While 9th generation H-series and Y-series "Ice Lake" parts recently showed up on the EEC website, Intel told PC World that these parts are based on 14nm Coffee Lake...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Shows Off Graphics Card Designs at GDC 2019

    Intel reportedly unveiled some "early designs" of their upcoming discrete graphics cards at their GDC 2019 presentation. The graphics card in the first and 2nd slides they showed largely reassembles an Optane 905P SSD with a blower fan and a conspicuously short PCB. While the Xe's specs and...
  4. E

    Any Z390 Mobos that support 16x16x SLI/CFX? Bottleneck at 8x/8x PCI-E 3.0?

    Title pretty much. I have been out of the game for a while and was supprised that most mobos that host processors like the 9900k don't have 16x 16x SLI/CFX capability I thought Z390 was high end? given the prices? I'm on X58 and it can do PCI E 2 16x6x. Was cheaper back in 2010 too. Does 16x...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Digital Foundry Analyzes Google's Stadia Platform

    Following Google's "Stadia" game streaming service announcement yesterday, Digital Foundry decided to take a closer look at the hardware behind the platform. Google says they use a "Custom 2.7GHz hyper-threaded x86 CPU with AVX2 SIMD and 9.5MB L2+L3 cache," and while they didn't mention the...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Apple Launches iMac With Coffee Lake and Vega

    Today, Apple updated its iMac lineup with 9th generation Intel processors and AMD Vega graphics. The 21.5 inch iMac now sports up to 6 cores, while the 27 inch iMac gets what's presumably a fully enabled 8-core Coffee Lake die. Apple also says they're they're offering "Radeon Pro Vega graphics"...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Ice Lake Shows Up In EEC Database

    Intel showed off a 10nm Ice Lake "client SoC" at CES this year, and revealed that it will use the "Sunny Cove" CPU architecture. While they gave a few details about the upcoming mobile chips and the core itself, we didn't hear much about Ice Lake in higher power parts. However, Twitter user and...
  8. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces Variable Rate Shading Support for DX12

    Variable Rate Shading (VRS) is a powerful new API that gives the developers the ability to use GPUs more intelligently. Shaders are used to calculate the color of each pixel in a screen. Shading rate refers to the resolution at which these shaders are called (which is different from the overall...
  9. cageymaru

    Intel Delivers First Exascale Supercomputer to Argonne National Laboratory

    Intel Corporation and Cray Inc. have announced that a Cray "Shasta" system will be the first U.S. exascale supercomputer. This $500 million Aurora supercomputer will be coming to the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory in 2021 and will have a performance of one exaFLOP - a...
  10. E

    Intel Opteron P4800x vs P900

    I ordered a HPE ProLiant DL325 G10 server and a Intel Opteron P4800x for NVMe storage to go along with it. I know the Intel Optane P900 has a much lower endurance, MTBF, enhanced power failure protection and the capability to change sector size along with very similar performance. I'm...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Intel's 5G Modems Will Allegedly Enter Mass Production in 2020

    Ever since unveiling their 5G modems in 2017, Intel has been talking up 5G technology as loudly as they possibly can. However, facing stiff competition from rivals like Qualcomm, Intel more or less acknowledged that that their first generation modem won't be particularly competitive, and...
  12. STEM

    ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme Intel LGA 3647 for Xeon W-3175X - only $1649.24 @ Amazon.com - Only 4 Left

    There really isn't much to say about this, except that this is an $1800 motherboard that's been discounted by about $150. If you're in the market for one anyway, then I guess every bit that you can save is welcome. Otherwise, for what this is the price is absolutely astronomical, bordering on...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Comet Lake Processors Could Pack 10 Cores

    A recently updated file in coreboot's Github repository seemingly corroborates previous rumors that claim Intel's upcoming Comet Lake processors could pack up to 10 cores. The "report_platform.c" file contains references to various Comet Lake CPU + Graphics core configurations, including a...
  14. cageymaru

    Raja Koduri Discusses Leaving AMD for Intel in Interview

    In an interview with Barron's, Intel Chief Architect, Senior Vice President and GM - Cores & Visual Computing & Edge Computing Solutions, Raja Koduri, discusses the reasons why he left AMD to work at Intel, recruiting Jim Keller, and his 4,500 person graphics team at Intel. Raja Koduri had a...
  15. cageymaru

    Intel Teases Its New Intel Graphics UI

    Intel has released a teaser video that shows off the new Intel Graphics UI with an announcement of "Coming this month." #JoinTheOdyssey The new control panel for Intel Graphics is coming. Get a taste of what that means for the future of visual computing. The Odyssey awaits.
  16. cageymaru

    Intel Announces Compute Express Link

    Intel has announced Compute Express Link (CXL); a new industry open standard that allows for high-speed communications between CPU-to-Device and CPU-to-Memory interconnect in next-generation data centers. CXL creates a high-speed, low latency interconnect between the CPU and workload...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    Intel CPU Shortages Are Expected to Worsen in Q2

    Intel is suffering from a 14nm silicon shortage right now, and some industry figures think that boxed DIY processor sales are getting hit particularly hard. Last year, analysts expected the shortage to persist well into the first half 2019, but now, Digitimes Research believes that the supply...
  18. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Might Become the World's Top Chipmaker Again

    Many still think of Intel as the top semiconductor manufacturer in the world, but the chip giant actually lost the crown to Samsung back in 2017. The gap only widened in 2018, but, thanks to the cliff DRAM and flash prices are falling off of right now, IC Insights thinks that Chipzilla could...
  19. AlphaAtlas

    Fujitsu Document Leaks More 9th Gen Intel CPUs

    A motherboard and processor compatibility document straight from Fujitsu's website has reportedly unveiled several previously unannounced 9th Generation Intel Core processors. The document was quickly taken down, but according to the screenshots other media outlets managed to capture, many CPUs...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    New Speculative Execution Bug Allegedly Affects Intel CPUs

    Back in 2018, when the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were first publicized, many security experts feared that they opened a figurative Pandora's box. Those two exploits are part of a wider class of potential speculative execution flaws, and this week, those fears were realized, as...
  21. cageymaru

    AMD Gains Ground on Intel in the Server War

    Spiceworks has conducted a survey of more than 500 IT decision makers in businesses across North America and Europe to determine the current server trends, purchasing plans, and components that will go into them. 85% of respondents said they were looking to purchase new servers in the next 3...
  22. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Spotlights Quantum Computing Research

    At the American Physical Society meeting in Boston this year, Intel is highlighting several of the advances they've made in the field of quantum computing. Between Monday and Thursday this week, Intel will hold several talks on things ranging to 49-qubit processors, the testing of qubits on...
  23. cageymaru

    The USB Promoter Group Announces USB4 Specification

    The USB Promoter Group has announced the pending release of the USB4 specification that is based on the Thunderbolt protocol contributed by Intel Corporation. USB4 compliments and builds upon the existing USB 3.2 and USB 2.0 specifications, doubles the bandwidth of USB, and enables multiple...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    Linux 5.0 Release Includes FreeSync Support and Spectre Mitigation

    The Linux 5.0 kernel has been released, and among other things, it officially adds support for freesync displays on AMD GPUs. Phoronix notes that AMD previously supported FreeSync on Linux, " via their hybrid driver package with its DKMS module in Radeon Software," but posted a tutorial for...
  25. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Uses Extreme Cooling for Their "Cryoprober"

    However impressive your phase change or LN2 setup may be, it looks like Intel has you beat. According to a recent press release from the chip giant, Intel is making extensive use of extreme cooling in their Cryogenic Wafer Probe, a contraption designed to analyze quantum bits on 300mm wafers at...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    HP's Intel and Nvidia Powered ISS Supercomputer is Stuck in Space

    HP and SpaceX sent some servers with off-the-shelf Intel Xeon CPUs and Nvidia Tesla GPUs to the ISS in 2017, and as of 2018, those servers were fully operational. But, according to a recent BBC report, HP's "Spaceborne Computer" was schedules to come back down to Earth about 3 months ago, and...
  27. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Teases a "Hybrid" Mobile SoC

    At CES 2019, Intel previewed their upcoming "Lakefield" SoC. Unlike Intel's previous mobile designs, Lakefield uses Intel's Foveros 3D stacking technology to integrate various IPs and system memory into a diminutive 12mm x 12mm package, and mixes 4 10nm Atom cores with a single 10nm Sunny Cove...
  28. cageymaru

    Intel CEO Bob Swan Discusses the PC Market and More

    Intel CEO Bob Swan was interviewed by CNBC's Jon Fortt at the Mobile Trade Congress where he discussed topics such as the PC market, 5G, FPGAs, and more. While Intel won't have 5G chips for modems available right away, we should expect to see them the second half of this year. These are slated...
  29. Ins0mnyteq

    FS/FT: BNIN sealed E3-1230v5 & DBS1200SPLR

    looking to sell these parts ive had for about a year, sitting on my shelf, i was going to upgrade my server, but i dont need to and i need the $$ more. what i have is 1x DBS1200SPLR motherboard it brand new never used still in the box, i did open the box briefly to look at it. 1x E3-1230v5 cpu...
  30. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Officials Allegedly Say that Apple Could Move to ARM Soon

    A recent report from Axios claims that Apple is "widely expected" to move their Mac lineup to custom ARM chips in the next few years. The publication cites a Bloomberg report claiming that Apple plans to merge their software stack and app ecosystem across all platforms, though that could...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    Intel's MESO Transistor Project Could See Results in Two to Five Years

    Late last year, Intel announced that they were working on a new type of transistor that could offer a massive performance leap over current CMOS chips. "MESO" transistors, as they call them, could operate at voltages as low as 100mV, but at the time, Intel said the technology was at least a...
  32. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Wants to Take You on a Graphics Odyssey

    Intel's discrete GPU is still years away, but they're already trying to get the graphics community involved. Chipzilla previously made calls for graphics experts to join their team, but yesterday, Intel Graphics launched a more consumer-centric campaign. Functionally, Intel Graphics' "Odyssey"...
  33. C

    MSI X99S GAMING 7

    Hello, Just selling an used MSI motherboard. Please read the ebay read description when looking. http://ebay.us/KWS1ax?cmpnId=5338273189
  34. AlphaAtlas

    ASUS Maximus XI Apex Motherboard Broken Down

    Actually Hardcore Overclocking just posted a detailed analysis of an ASUS Maximus XI Apex LGA 1151 motherboard, and overall, it looks like great board. In the YouTuber's own words, the motherboard's VRM setup is "overkill," yet it's significantly cheaper than other LGA 1151 motherboards from...
  35. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Confirms that FinFET MRAM is Production Ready

    Late last year, EE Times published a report claiming that Intel was already shipping MRAM products to undisclosed customers. At the time, Intel only confirmed that their MRAM was "production ready" and didn't elaborate any further. But now, the news outlet says that Intel presented a paper on...
  36. DeaconFrost

    FS: 7700K/Mobo/HSF Combo

    I have an unused processor, motherboard/HSF combo that I'd like to sell together. All bought new by me. Never overclocked, so I can't say what the proc is capable of. I'm asking $300 shipped. PayPal preferred, Heatware under DeaconFrost. Intel i7-7700K ASUS ROG Strix Z270E Gaming...
  37. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Acquires Indian Startup for GPU Talent

    The Times of India reports that Intel corporation acquired the Indian chip design startup Ineda Systems in an "all cash deal sealed last week" for an undisclosed amount. While Ineda seemingly specializes in low-power IoT hardware and autonomous driving technology, chipzilla is said to be more...
  38. cageymaru

    Intel Demos 112G PAM-4 Transceiver Utilizing Its 10nm FinFet Process

    Intel has released video of an I/O test demo showcasing its advanced 10nm FinFet process powering the Intel 112G PAM-4 transceiver. The 112 Gbps serial transceiver links will support the demanding bandwidth requirements of future data center, enterprise, and networking environments. The new 112G...
  39. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Show Malicious Code Can Escape Intel SGX Enclaves

    Today, security researchers published a paper on techniques that can be used to "escape" an Intel Software Guard Extension enclave on modern CPUs. Sample code for the exploit has already been published on Github, and the researchers note that it was successfully tested on an i7-6700K and an...
  40. AlphaAtlas

    Intel HD 630 IGPs can Run the Division 2 at 30 FPS

    Intel IGPs don't have the best reputation, but as we've mentioned before, Intel's Graphics division is looking to change that. Intel told us that they expect their next generation integrated GPUs to run twice as fast as the current generation, but in the meantime, they've been working to...
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