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Intel Releases A Boatload Of Haswell Documentation
     Sun, Feb 02 2014 | 8:31A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As an extra holiday present for Linux and open-source fans, Intel has quietly released a large batch of new programming documentation that covers their latest-generation Haswell graphics cores. The new programmer`s reference manuals cover the 2013 Haswell HD Graphics, Iris Graphics, and Iris Pro Graphics. This massive batch of documentation is spread across twelve volumes and does document their hardware registers."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

News: A subjective look at the A8-7600s gaming performance
     Sat, Feb 01 2014 | 12:28P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As long as you`re willing to dial back the in-game details, AMD`s Kaveri-based A8-7600 APU is fast enough to play the latest DirectX 11 titles. But do older and more casual games require fewer compromises? We`ve taken a subjective look at the chip`s performance in a wide variety of less demanding titles to get a sense of how it fares."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD Richland A10-6790K Review @ Vortez
     Sat, Feb 01 2014 | 11:10A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So to be a little more objective, we place the A10-6790K APU against the Intel Haswell i5-4430 CPU that comes with the HD 4600 iGPU. Costing up to 46 more than the APU we can expect a lot of CPU horses, but how well does it do when considering the complete system?"
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Intel Ivy Bridge Linux Performance Stepped Up In 2013
     Sat, Feb 01 2014 | 8:31A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In continuation from last month`s Intel Haswell Linux Performance Improved A Lot In 2013, here are benchmarks of Intel Ivy Bridge HD Graphics 4000 when comparing the performance over the past year."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

Intel Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E Review @ Vortez
     Fri, Jan 31 2014 | 8:31A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Perhaps the biggest change though and the main selling point of the Ivy-Bridge E 4960X is the reduction in fabrication process from 32nm to 22nm which should equate to the new CPU being much more power efficient. For the overclockers this means less heat which hopefully will equate to higher overclocking. Our bomb proof Intel i7-3960X was capable of hitting 4.8GHz with regularity so we hope to reach this level with the i7-4960X as a minimum. Less voltage requirements and less heat production would obviously be welcome too."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU and R7 250 Dual Graphics Testing - Pacing is Fixed!
     Thu, Jan 30 2014 | 11:10A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ability to frame pace multi-GPU graphics has finally arrived to Dual Graphics with the Catalyst 13.35 beta and the results are pretty good. Of the five games we tested, four of them saw significant improvements in playability and experience with the new driver that did not exist before. The only game that didn`t see improvement was Skyrim, a game that is still using a DX9 rendering engine. AMD has clearly told us that only DX10/11 games are enabled for Frame Pacing right now, and in all honestly I don`t think we`ll see DX9 implemented at all. The game development world has moved on, and unfortunately I don`t think AMD sees the value of spending time on that right now."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

AMD Kaveris Open Radeon Performance Now Multiple Times Faster
     Thu, Jan 30 2014 | 10:07A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Earlier this month I shared some basic OpenGL benchmarks between AMD`s Kaveri APU on the Catalyst driver and the open-source RadeonSI Gallium3D driver. Now that more time has passed I`m back with another round of Linux graphics driver testing on the AMD A10-7850K, this time looking at the impact when forcing Dynamic Power Management and toggling color tiling for maximum performance."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

 
DDR3-2400MHz On AMDs A10 Kaveri With Kingstons HyperX Beast
     Thu, Jan 30 2014 | 6:26A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Earlier in the week I published benchmarks showing AMD Kaveri`s DDR3-800MHz through DDR3-2133MHz system memory performance. Those results showed this latest-generation AMD APU craving -- and being able to take advantage of -- high memory frequencies. Many were curious how DDR3-2400MHz would fair with Kaveri so here`s some benchmarks as we test out Kingston`s HyperX Beast 8GB DDR3-2400MHz memory kit."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

AMD may reach 30% share in professional GPU market in 2014
     Sun, Jan 26 2014 | 9:02A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD may reach a 30% share in the professional graphics card market at the end of 2014, up from around 20% currently, because Apple has turned to adopt AMD's FirePro graphics cards for it new Mac Pro products, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

AMD to launch FS1B processors in Februar
     Sat, Jan 25 2014 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD will launch FS1B series processors consisting of the quad-core A6-5350 (2.05GHz), A4-5150 (1.05GHz), E2-3850 (1.3GHz) and dual-core E1-2650 for sale at US$30-60 in February, according to Taiwan-based motherboard makers.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU Review
     Fri, Jan 24 2014 | 3:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD really is focused on gaming performance with Kaveri and believes this is where its latest APUs have a serious advantage over the competition. The company's latest processors are being pushed as budget solutions for modern 1080p gaming, though on paper the Radeon R7 doesn't look quite up to the task...
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

AMD Kaveri A10 7850K Overclocked at 4.7 Ghz Benchmarks
     Fri, Jan 24 2014 | 3:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Many have been wondering how Kaveri performs when overclocked to a decent speed. We take ours and put it through the paces at 4.7 GHz to see how it compares
  FULL STORY @ HARDCOREWARE

AMD readies ‘native’ 16-core chips based on ‘Steamroller’
     Thu, Jan 23 2014 | 4:03P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Contemporary multi-core AMD Opteron microprocessors for high-end servers utilize multi-chip-module (MCM) technology that places two six-/eight-core dies onto the same piece of substrate to create 12-core or 16-core solutions. However, a new document from AMD suggests that the chip designer is working on “native” 16-core processors with all cores on the same die.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Comparison List Update: All AMD APU CPU Models @ ocaholic
     Thu, Jan 23 2014 | 3:33P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Over time CPU manufacturers like Intel and AMD release numerous processors and it is very likely to lose track of all the models out there. Furthermore it is difficult to find complete comparison tables where you find all CPUs and their features listed. Following you find such a list regarding AMD`s APU processors."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

AMD's Early 2014 Roadmap.
     Tue, Jan 14 2014 | 4:24P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD announced at the 2014 International CES that their latest A10-7850K and the A10-7700K processors (codenamed "Kaveri") have already shipped and will be available for purchase today, the 14th of January, 2014. Let's take a look at what else AMD has lined up for 2014 in their roadmap.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

Intel prepares Haswell Refresh processors for 2Q14
     Tue, Jan 14 2014 | 4:24P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's next-generation Haswell Refresh processors are expected to become available in the retail channel in May, and the CPU giant will also start shipping its Z97 and H97 chipsets in April in order to enable motherboard players such as Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology to start selling related products at the end of the month.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

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