CPUs

AMD has recently expanded its Ryzen 8000 series by introducing the Ryzen 7 8700F and Ryzen 5 8400F processors. Initially launched in China, these chips were added to AMD's global website, signaling they are available worldwide, apparently from April 1st. Built from the recent Zen 4-based Phoenix APUs using the TSMC 4nm node as their Zen 4 mobile chips, these new CPUs lack integrated graphics. However, the Ryzen 7 8700F does include the integrated Ryzen AI NPU for added capabilities in a world currently dominated by AI and moving it directly into the PC. The company's decision to announce these chips in China aligns with its strategy to offer Ryzen solutions at every price point in the market. Although AMD didn't initially disclose the full...

Intel Meteor Lake SoC is NOT Coming to Desktops: Well, Not Technically

Over the last couple of days, numerous reports have revealed that Intel's recently announced Meteor Lake SoC, primarily a mobile platform, would be coming to desktop PCs. Intel has...

18 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/28/2023

Intel High-NA Lithography Update: Dev Work On Intel 18A, Production On Future Node

As part of Intel’s suite of hardware announcements at this year’s Intel Innovation 2023 conference, the company offered a brief update on their plans for High-NA EUV machines, which...

24 by Ryan Smith on 9/20/2023

Intel Announces Panther Lake Client Platform, Built on Intel 18A For 2025

While the primary focus has been on Intel's impending Meteor Lake SoC due by the end of the year, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger unveiled more about their current client...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/20/2023

Intel Demos Lunar Lake Client Processor In Action, Silicon Pulled In To Intel 20A?

As part of Intel’s Innovation 2023 conference, the company is not only showing off their current and soon-to-be-current products like Meteor Lake, but the forward-looking keynote by CEO Pat...

9 by Ryan Smith on 9/19/2023

Intel Unveils Meteor Lake Architecture: Intel 4 Heralds the Disaggregated Future of Mobile CPUs

During the opening keynote at Intel's Innovation event in San Jose, Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger unveiled a score of details about the upcoming Meteor Lake client platform. Intel's...

108 by Gavin Bonshor on 9/19/2023

The Intel Innovation 2023 Keynote Live Blog (8:30am PT, 15:30 UTC)

Kicking off this morning is Intel's annual technology conference, Innovation. The second year of the revived show once again has Intel's CEO Pat Gelsinger leading things off, with what's...

9 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 9/19/2023

Intel Shows Off Work on Next-Gen Glass Core Substrates, Plans Deployment Later in Decade

Although Intel’s annual Innovation event doesn’t kick off until tomorrow, the company is already publishing some announcements ahead of the show – and it’s not the trivial stuff, either...

17 by Ryan Smith on 9/18/2023

AMD Releases EPYC 8004 "Siena" CPUs: Zen 4c For Edge-Optimized Server Chips

AMD this morning is releasing the fourth and final member of its 4th generation EPYC processor family, the EPYC 8004 series. Previously disclosed under the codename Siena, the EPYC...

5 by Ryan Smith on 9/18/2023

Arm's Clients and Partners Signal Interest to Invest $735 Million Ahead of IPO

According to fresh SEC filings from Arm, the chip IP designer has secured a slew of industry investors ahead of the company's impending IPO. Aiming for a strong start...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2023

Hot Chips 2023: Intel Details More on Granite Rapids and Sierra Forest Xeons

With the annual Hot Chips conference taking place this week, many of the industry’s biggest chip design firms are at the show, talking about their latest and/or upcoming wares...

19 by Ryan Smith on 8/28/2023

Synopsys Surpasses $500M/Year in AI Chip Revenue, Expects Further Rapid Growth

Demand for generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications is so high that NVIDIA's high-performance compute GPUs like A100 and H100 are reportedly sold out for quarters to come. Dozens of...

5 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2023

Arm to Be Public Once More, Files for IPO on Nasdaq

The ongoing saga of ownership of Arm appears to be finally nearing its end, as Arm has announced this afternoon that the company has made its long-awaited filing for...

16 by Ryan Smith on 8/21/2023

Intel Cuts Some R&D Positions in California to Reduce Costs

As Intel continues to refocus on its core competencies, the company has been no stranger to shedding business units and jobs in the process. And while the roughly 132,000...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/18/2023

PCI-SIG Forms Optical Workgroup - Lighting The Way To PCIe's Future

The PCI-Express interconnect standard may be going through some major changes in the coming years, based on a new announcement from the group responsible for the standard. The PCI-SIG...

16 by Ryan Smith on 8/2/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen 9 7945HX3D: Ryzen Mobile Gets 3D V-Cache

For this year's ChinaJoy expo, AMD is taking to the show to announce a new and very special mobile CPU for high-end, desktop replacement-class laptops: the Ryzen 9 7945HX3D...

51 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/27/2023

Intel Unveils AVX10 and APX Instruction Sets: Unifying AVX-512 For Hybrid Architectures

Intel has announced two new x86-64 instruction sets designed to bolster and offer more performance in AVX-based workloads with their hybrid architecture of performance (P) and efficiency (E) cores...

27 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/25/2023

AMD Launches Ryzen 5 7500F in China: Zen 4 With no Integrated Graphics

Over the weekend, AMD officially listed the Ryzen 5 7500F processor on their website. Although initial reports pointed towards a China-only release, and at present, that much is true...

9 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/24/2023

AMD Quietly Introduces Ryzen 3 5100 Quad-Core Processor For AM4

Further to AMD's latest Micro Center exclusive processor, the Ryzen 5 5600X3D with 3D V-Cache, AMD has seemingly introduced a budget-focused quad-core processor based on their Zen 3 architecture...

13 by Gavin Bonshor on 7/12/2023

AMD To Release Limited Run Ryzen 5 5600X3D for $230, Micro Center Exclusive

With AMD now several months post release of their current AM5 platform, I figured that the sun was setting on AMD’s previous-generation AM4 platform. But, it would seem, AM4...

39 by Ryan Smith on 7/1/2023

Noctua's New Cooler Mounting to Lower Temps of AMD's AM5 CPUs

AMD's latest Ryzen 7000-series CPUs in AM5 packaging are well known for their high operating temperatures. Higher-performance coolers like all-in-one liquid cooling systems have typically solved the problem. Noctua...

19 by Anton Shilov on 6/20/2023

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