1. Pieter3dnow

    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X R9 3900X Guru3d review

  2. Pieter3dnow

    Dell PCs ship with DLL hijacking bug

  3. Pieter3dnow

    AMD Announces Ryzen 7 3700X, 3800X and Ryzen 9 3900X

  4. Pieter3dnow

    AdoredTV pre Computex roundup Zen 2 leaked information

    This time around Jim has some new bits of information and shows us that some of the old bits seem to be confirmed by other sources...
  5. Pieter3dnow

    AMD under the bonnet of the world's fastest supercomputer

    Another Cray project for AMD https://fudzilla.com/news/pc-hardware/48648-amd-under-the-bonnet-of-the-world-s-fastest-supercomputer
  6. Pieter3dnow

    A long look at the Intel Cascade Lake 9200 line

    At Semiaccurate they are looking at the press preview of Cascade Lake 9200 and see how it does.
  7. Pieter3dnow

    ICQ WIM protocol finding clients that work

    I'm hitting a wall here, using Pidgin I was able to keep some contacts until they swapped to that protocol. Trying to find a client which uses the correct protocol was not easy I stumbled upon a Linux one that had a windows binary (icyque) That does not work for me in Pidgin (logs in al right...
  8. Pieter3dnow

    ASrock iBOX-R1000

    It seems that ASrock have introduced a NUC featuring AMD Ryzen R1000 Series
  9. Pieter3dnow

    AMD slashes prices for Ryzen 7 CPUs

    https://fudzilla.com/media/k2/items/cache/6794ec275de6fc17ad8e732c289204e7_XL.jpg At Fudzilla they noticed this happening on Newegg
  10. Pieter3dnow

    AdoredTV reflection (AMD benchmarks) on Zen2

    Here Jim goes where he has not gone before with Zen 2 trying to explain what we have seen so far and reflection on how AMD uses benchmarks to profoundly show their best case scenario for performance.
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Windows 10 Update Mitigates Spectre Related Performance Slowdown

    A big Linux release over the weekend added the "Retpoline" Spectre mitigation to the Linux kernel, but BleepingComputer reports that Windows got the same treatment. Google shared the Retpoline software mitigation technique last year, shortly after they publicly revealed Spectre and Meltdown...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Linus Torvalds Comments On Apple's Potential Move to ARM

    Rumors about the Mac's theoretical transition to ARM have been swirling ever since the original iPhone came out, if not earlier, but those rumors got particularly heated last week when both Bloomberg and Axios published reports claiming that the Cupertino-based company could make the switch...
  13. 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...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Mercury Research Says AMD Made Gains in the x86 Market

    AMD claims they've been making significant gains in x86 market share, but a recent report from Mercury Research attaches some hard numbers to those claims. Their Q4 2018 report says that AMD grabbed 3.2% of the lucrative x86 server market in Q4 2018, which is a massive jump from the 1.6% share...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    Sony Patent Hints at PS5 Backwards Compatibility

    A new patent filed by Sony in Japan suggests that the Playstation 5 (or whatever Sony's next console is called) could implement backwards compatibility for PS4 titles. While the patent doesn't specifically mention the Playstation 5 itself, a Japenese blog pointed out that it makes multiple...
  16. Pieter3dnow

    Fun times with AdoredTV

    This time around Jim gives us some food for thought about how and why Zen 2 (desktop) and PS 5 + Navi can work.
  17. Pieter3dnow

    Some insight into Rome and new 7nm process for Zen 2

    AdoredTV released this informational piece on what exactly is going on with new Zen cores.
  18. AlphaAtlas

    KX-6000 x86 CPU Pictured

    Earlier this year, Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor, which is jointly owned by VIA and the Chinese Government, showed a picture of the KX-6000 CPU as it won an award at a Chinese Industry Expo. The x86 CPU is built on a 16nm TSMC process, and features 8 cores that run at up to 3Ghz, a DDR4-3200...
  19. D

    Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel

    Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel
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    Nvidia, Western Digital at Chips’ Frontier; RISC-V

    An article from Barron's details a conference call about RISC-V. RISC-V is a non-profit foundation founded by U.C. Berkeley professor David Patterson and his team to create one single “instruction set architecture” that can be used across all manner of chips, from the humblest embedded part on...
  21. Pieter3dnow

    Windows 10 unbootable fix meltdown spectre

  22. Pieter3dnow

    How Zen is made

    Nice little youtube video by AMD:
  23. Pieter3dnow

    Asus X399 Zenith Extreme

  24. Zarathustra[H]

    Zhaoxin Dedicated to Developing x86 CPU's, to Partner with TSMC

    Chinese company Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor, jointly owned by VIA Technologies and the Shanghai Municipal Government, has announced that the company will be partnering with TSMC to produce it's in house developed 28nm x86 processors, based on Centaur Technology's x86 microarchitecture...
  25. Pieter3dnow

    Windows update will no longer force random reboots

    It seems at Microsoft they are doing miracle work these days :) http://www.fudzilla.com/news/43005-windows-10-will-stop-randomly-re-booting-on-updates Let's hope this feature makes it into a retail version :)
  26. Pieter3dnow

    AMD x86 Memory Encryption Technologies

    AMD x86 Memory Encryption Technologies by David Kaplan, AMD http://events.linuxfoundation.org/sites/events/files/slides/AMD%20x86%20Memory%20Encryption%20Technology%20LSS%20Slides.pdf Stumbled onto this youtube has some decent information about the features coming to Linux
  27. Pieter3dnow

    AMD prepares Zen for CES 2017 launch

    According to Digitimes : Seems we are getting there finally and if Zen goes on sale in February it should finally be over ;)