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Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell Refresh) CPU and Z97 Performance Preview
     Wed, May 14 2014 | 8:14A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We check out one of the upcoming CPUs that the Intel Haswell refresh brings to the table. Let`s see just what the i7 4790 and Z97 can do in our testing!"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

News: AMD is working on K12 brand-new x86 and ARM cores
     Mon, May 12 2014 | 7:14A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
At a press event just now, AMD offered an update on its ambidextrous strategy for CPUs and SoCs. There`s lots of juicy detail here, but the big headline news is that the company is working on two new-from-scratch CPU core designs, one that`s compatible with the 64-bit ARMv8 instruction set ISA and another that is an x86 replacement for Bulldozer and its descendants."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Intel Core i7-3960X 3-way SLI Gaming Performance Scaling @ ocaholic
     Sun, May 11 2014 | 5:25A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our 3-way SLI gaming performance scaling articles we`re going to investigate 3-way SLI scaling factors with different CPUs and different clock speeds. In eight recent games and two theoretical benchmarks we want to find out what difference 3-way SLI makes, when we run benchmarks with the CPU at stock clocks as well as overclocked to 4.5 GHz. Let`s kick off with an Intel 3960X CPU and three ASUS GTX 780 DirectCU II graphics cards and find out what the differences are going to be like."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

News: ARM lays the foundation for a data center invasion
     Sat, May 10 2014 | 8:17A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The announcement that AMD is building a high-performance, ARM-compatible CPU core is just one more entry in a swarm of ARM-based hardware preparing to challenge Intel`s supremacy in servers."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

News: A first look at AMDs Mullins mobile APU
     Fri, May 09 2014 | 9:05A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple weeks ago, AMD flew us down to its Austin, Texas campus for a first look at Mullins and Beema, two low-power APUs aimed at the next wave of Windows tablets and low-cost laptops. Today, we`re able to share what we learned from that expeditionas well as benchmarks from the first Mullins tablet."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Intel Talks Haswell-E
     Thu, May 01 2014 | 12:02P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel has unveiled a few more details about upcoming products. Among them, Haswell-E, Haswell's Devil's Canyon derivative, Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition Unlocked CPUs, and Broadwell
  FULL STORY @ BROADWELL

AMD Unveils Beema and Mullins: A Greater than Expected Refresh of Kabini
     Thu, May 01 2014 | 9:05A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These Beema and Mullins parts are not yet available, but if they deliver on their promises, they will be a significant improvement for AMD over their previous generation parts. Dropping the TDP, while raising the clocks as significantly as they have will allow AMD to more adequately compete against Intels Bay Trail parts as well as the low power Haswell units. AMD continues to outperform Intel on the graphics front with these APUs, and that does not look to change until Intel releases their next generation Broadwell processors. "
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

 
Intel Outs Haswell-E and Devil’s Canyon CPUs
     Wed, Apr 30 2014 | 12:03P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel used the backdrop of the Game Developers Conference currently taking place in San Francisco to make a handful of interesting announcements that run the gamut from low-power technologies to ultra-high-end desktop chips. In addition to outing a number of upcoming processors—from an Anniversary Edition Pentium to a monster 8-core Haswell-E—Intel also announced a new technology dubbed Ready Mode...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

AMD Beema and Mullins APU Performance 3rd Generation APUs @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Apr 30 2014 | 9:05A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
During CES 2014, AMD announced their development of their next generation low powered APUs being designed for tablets, notebooks and small form factor systems.  Detailed information is finally available for their new ?Beema? and ?Mullins? APUs.  Beema is being targeted at the notebook, ultrabook and small form factor type systems, while Mullins is geared towards tablet usage.  For this generation of APU, AMD has achieved integrating an ARM Cortex A5 for platform security processor, quad Puma+ GPU cores, lowering power usage for CPU, GPU and I/O, increasing the frequency, and increasing the memory bandwidth.  In April 2014, AMD invited Legit Reviews to their corporate office to have some hands-on time with their Mullins APU. Read on to see what we learned and how a discovery tablet performed!"
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Mullins and Beema mobile APUs from AMD.
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 4:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Targeting the mainstream and low power mobile segments respectively, AMD's Beema and Mullins APUs aim to improve upon Temash and Kabini through the use of a revised "Puma+" architecture.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

AMD Low-Power APUs: Beema and Mullins Preview
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 4:00P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's Bay Trail platform and low-power Haswell offerings may be the go-to choice when it comes to mainstream Windows tablets and laptops, but AMD believes that their next generation chips will be the best. A refinement of their work on APUs in the past few years, the new chips, ‘Beema’ and ‘Mullins’, are set to be strong contenders in this segment. Both products make use of AMD’s new Puma+ CPU cores and a GCN GPU with 128 compute cores at varying frequencies.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

Intel Xeon "Haswell Refresh" CPU Details Leaked
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 2:11P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Here are the details of the upcoming "Haswell Refresh" of the Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 series of processors. As is well known by now, Intel has decided to delay their "Tick" - the 14 nm die shrink, and introduce a refresh of the Intel Haswell processors instead, starting with the desktop models and followed by the workstation models. While these "Haswell Refresh" models have new model numbers, they are no different from the current Haswell processors. There are some changes in the position and number of capacitors at the bottom of the processor package, but the only real change is a slightly faster clock speed. They will therefore replace (not supplement) the current Haswell processors, although they will co-exist until stocks of the older models are exhausted.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

AMD Beema and Mullins Low-Power 2014 APUs
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 2:10P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple of weeks back, we got the chance to get some hands on time with AMD’s upcoming mainstream and low-power APUs (Accelerated Processing Units), codenames Beema and Mullins. These APUs are the successors to last year’s Temash and Kabini APUs, which powered an array of small form factor and mobile platforms. With this release, however, AMD was laser focused on improving power consumption and efficiency, expanding the platform’s capabilities through both hardware and software tweaks, and of course improving performance over the previous generation. Beema and Mullins are based on the same piece of silicon, but will target different market segments. Beema is the mainstream part that will find its way into affordable notebook, small form factor systems, and mobile devices. Mullins, however, is a much lower-power derivative, designed for tablets and convertible systems...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Intel CPU head Lisa Graff
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, in a press conference at GDC, new Intel desktop CPU head Lisa Graff offered her assessment of the desktop PC market--which may not be what you'd expect--and offered a sneak peek at some upcoming products intended to revitalize Intel's desktop CPU business. Those include, blessedly, new Haswell parts with a better thermal interface material and packaging for improved overlclocking and a socketed Broadwell with Iris Pro graphics. The juicy details are here:
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT

Intel-built NUC
     Tue, Apr 29 2014 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The first, Intel-built NUC (short for Next Unit of Computing) debuted a little over a year ago, and our own Scott Wasson picked it apart at the time. Today, we're back with a mini-PC that's based on the same form factor but trades the power-sipping mobile CPU for a quad-core desktop specimen.
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT

Budget CPU Roundup: AMD Kabini vs. Intel Bay Trail-D
     Mon, Apr 28 2014 | 3:46P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Low-end desktop SoCs typically come soldered to motherboards, including AMD's 2011 Brazos platform as well as Intel's Bay Trail-D. Since upgradability is limited in that scenario anyway, many people see tablets and related options as being more practical for their price and portability. AMD hopes to change that with its AM1 platform, which currently offers four APUs as well as a range of affordable motherboards. While checking out the new AM1 APUs, we included many potentially competing chips we had on hand or picked up, to give you a clearer picture of what is available and help determine which solution is right for you.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

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