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Athlon X4 880K CPU Review
     Wed, Jun 29 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We tested the new Athlon X4 880K processor from AMD, which is an A10 CPU with the integrated video disabled. May it be a good choice? Let's check!
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

AMD Athlon X4 845 CPU
     Wed, Jun 22 2016 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”So, this review was a bit of an odd one for me. I normally don't look at $60 CPUs or motherboard as options when building machines for personal use, however I have to admit my eyes were opened a bit by this one. Not only does the new Excavator core design perform exceedingly well at gaming and general use tasks, it actually beats out the more expensive Piledriver chips that are running at much higher clocks in a few tests! Granted, you don't get absolute bleeding edge performance, but for under $60, the AMD Athlon X4 845 is one heck of a deal! At under $120 for a CPU and motherboard pairing, it doesn't take much imagination to realize you can put together a very capable gaming machine for not a whole lot of Benjamins. The new AMD stock cooler for 95 watt CPUs is excellent all-around, providing worry-free temperatures and very little noise, except when really pushed for long periods of time. This is yet another bonus to this CPU as you don't have to toss the stock cooler, even with a bit of mild overclocking thrown into the mix. The lack of multiplier-based overclocking is a bit of a sore point, as it feels like the CPU has a lot more legs to it than the base clock allows for.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

AMD Zen chipset design issue could increase costs for motherboard players
     Tue, Jun 21 2016 | 3:34P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD's chipsets for Zen-based processors, which AMD outsourced to Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology for R&D, are rumored to be seeing design issues, which will increase motherboard players' costs by US$2-5, according to sources from the motherboard industry.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs Revealed.
     Tue, Jun 21 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The “Bristol Ridge” family consists of 35- and 15-watt versions of AMD FX, A12, and A10 processors, while “Stoney Ridge” family will power the 15-watt A9, A6 and E2 processors. We were present at the Westin Taipei, when Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, AMD unveiled the 7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs. Check it out!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

CPU Performance Content Creation: 7 CPUs tested
     Sat, Jun 18 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an in-depth overview on how fast recent CPUs are in this area.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Intel Core i7-6950X vs Core i7-5960X - 2D Performance
     Wed, Jun 15 2016 | 10:17A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a variety of customer groups in need of as much processing power as possible. Especially in the field of content creation, which includes editing pictures and videos or even rendering a complex scenery with beautiful effects, performance improvements quickly translate into higher income by the end of the month. With this series of articles we're going to compare two processors. The CPUs tested are being run at stock clocks as well as overclocked and apart from that we will also vary the memory frequency. It is our goal to show which CPU is how much faster or slower than another one.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

AMD “Summit Ridge” Desktop Processor Revealed.
     Wed, Jun 15 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD Zen core architecture has been along awaited, because it is the first fresh design that was not derived from AMD’s existing Bulldozer architecture. Built around the SMT (simultaneous multithreading) microarchitecture, AMD Zen will offer much better core performance at the cost of a larger die.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

 
Intel Genuino 101 Review
     Mon, Jun 13 2016 | 4:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Genuino 101, or Arduino 101 if you’re in the US, is Intel’s collaboration with the Arduino project. If you’re not familiar with it, the Arduino has attempted to do for hardware design what Linux and Open Source in general have done for software – open it up to everyone to be a creative producer rather than just a consumer. Since the project’s inception in 2005, hundreds of thousands of boards have been sold, with the total at 700,000 by 2013, and it’s likely to be in the millions by now. So when a heavyweight like Intel comes on board, too, you know Arduino “maker culture” has come of age.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs Revealed
     Fri, Jun 10 2016 | 12:02P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The “Bristol Ridge” family consists of 35- and 15-watt versions of AMD FX, A12, and A10 processors, while “Stoney Ridge” family will power the 15-watt A9, A6 and E2 processors. We were present at the Westin Taipei, when Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, AMD unveiled the 7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs. Check it out!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

CPU Performance Content Creation: 8 CPUs tested
     Fri, Jun 10 2016 | 10:53A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an in-depth overview on how fast recent CPUs are in this area.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Intel, AMD new CPU platforms target January 2017 launch
     Wed, Jun 08 2016 | 10:12A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ket watchers originally expected Intel and AMD to launch their new CPU platforms in the third and fourth quarter, respectively, to help boost PC demand in the second half, but both CPU makers have recently postponed their launch schedules to January 2017 at CES 2017 since the upstream supply chain still has serious inventory issues, and market demand has been slow.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Core I7 6950X Extreme Edition Broadwell-E
     Wed, Jun 08 2016 | 10:10A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”The single biggest hurdle when running higher voltages and clock speeds is thermal management. A nice air cooler or even some of the nicer AIO kits are going to be fully overwhelmed with the thermal load displaced by the Core i7 6950X when overclocked and over volted. I had to resort to a full on water cooling setup to reach the observed 4.34GHz and 4.28GHz speeds I ran in my testing. Usually the hefty 240mm radiator I use for overclocking processors is sufficient to handle the typical load. Not so with this beast. I had to back up and put in a second radiator to handle the load discharged into the liquid. By doing so, I was able to keep the processor from throttling and bouncing off the 99 °C max temperature before the chip could throttle. Overall, most of your usual overclocking tools and methods that we have worked with over the past few generations of Intel processors work well with this generation of Intel's Extreme series chips. The new flexibility adds some wrinkles, but nothing that cannot be easily overcome. The Intel Core i7 6950X Broadwell-E processor is one hell of a processor.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

Intel Announces Xeon E7 v4 Processors For Mission-Critical Computing
     Mon, Jun 06 2016 | 4:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Back in March, Intel launched its Xeon Processor E5 v4 family of products, based on the Broadwell-EP core. We had the chance to evaluate a dual Xeon E5-2697 v4-based system with a total of 36 cores (72 Threads) and discussed the changes and new features in Broadwell-EP at the time. As powerful as that 36-core system was, the E5 v4 family is not Intel’s top-end server offering. That designation belongs to the Xeon E7 v4 product family being announced today, which typically features more cores and cache and support for additional sockets...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Intel Core i7-6950X Broadwell-E Review
     Mon, Jun 06 2016 | 4:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Meet Broadwell-E: Hide Your Credit Card: Intel has officially unveiled Broadwell-E, which consists of four processors covering 6, 8 and 10-core configurations. These chips differ quite a bit in terms of specifications and pricing, all the more reason to explore them in better detail.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

latest generation of CPU and GPU cores
     Mon, Jun 06 2016 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This leaves ARM as the only real player in town when it comes to the mobile marketplace. This does not mean that ARM is ready to rest on their laurels when it comes to developing new technologies and licensing them out. Their licensing agreements also provide impetus for ARM to continue to innovate. Companies such as Qualcomm and AMD which have the ISA level licenses can innovate on core designs and graphics to differentiate their parts from those that only license specific cores."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Intel Core I7 6950X Extreme Edition Broadwell-E CPU
     Sat, Jun 04 2016 | 9:02A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”While you have a bit of financial pain moving to the latest and greatest Extreme Edition processors, you are guaranteed a specific performance window for doing so. In my testing, I found there were very few scenarios where the Core i7 6950X did not exceed the performance of the previous generation Haswell-E Core i7 5960X. In just about every test, the additional core count and Turbo Boost speeds helped out performance. From rendering tasks to gaming, the Core i7 6950X does a great job leveraging the core count of the processor. Where the largest performance gaps were found were in the single threaded applications where the lower base core clock is to blame. That all can be fixed with some overclocking of the core and ring bus. Overclocking does indeed add another layer of performance to the equation with by core overclocking the ability to modulate the amount of core clock speed you can bring to the party for heavy AVX based loads. That's just another layer to peel back and explore in our Core i7 6950X overclocking article coming soon.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

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