Sony H8526 gives glimpse of Snapdragon 855
Published in Mobiles


Double single score performance since SD 835

Sony has a very tight relationship with Qualcomm and it is one of the early adopters and 4G MIMO innovators in the market. The last H8526 codenamed device has shown up at Geekbench and performed some 30 percent faster than Snapdragon 845 powered XZ2 phones.

Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2
Published in AI
Friday, 15 June 2018 12:34

Xilinx helped AMD with HBM 2


High bandwidth is the key

There is an interesting story that's very little known about the public cooperation that has happened between AMD and Xilinx about HBM memory.

After Navi 7nm comes Next gen 7nm+
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:14

After Navi 7nm comes Next gen 7nm+


2020 at the earliest

What Taiwan native David Wang - VP of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group - wanted to share the world at Computex is that Vega 14nm was a new architecture while Vega 7nm is a die shrink. Just think of it like Intel’s tick–tock cycle that got broken at 14nm a few years back.

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex
Published in Graphics
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:56

AMD to show Vega 20 at Computex


7nm Instinct only

AMD is getting ready to showcase the Vega 7nm GPU that will exclusively be used for Artificial Intelligence (AI).

ARM announces Cortex A76 for 7nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 31 May 2018 20:07

ARM announces Cortex A76 for 7nm


Laptop class performance in 2019

Before we even start, we want to make clear that Cortex A76 - the successor of the flagship A75 today - is targeting both phones and laptops with a big focus and four times improvement in ML and AI performance.

Non 5G Kirin 980 is Cortex A75 in 7nm
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 May 2018 12:13

Non 5G Kirin 980 is Cortex A75 in 7nm


5G Focus on AI 

Huawei has its Kirin chips for its phones and later this year it plans to launch its first 7nm TSMC based Kirin 980.

Foldable 5G Galaxy X rumored for MWC 19
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5G Galaxy S10 in January 2019

Some overly optimistic reports are coming from Samsung’s native Korea claim that the foldable Galaxy X will arrive in late February at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 18:27

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year


Number of products in 2019

AMD was asked about its 7nm products and, as we reported last week, the 7nm GPU for AI has been taped out and apparently so is the 7nm server CPU.

AMD has 7nm Radeon Instinct running in its lab
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Made at TSMC

During its Q1 2018 financial conference call yesterday, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, confirmed that 7nm is on track and that 7nm Radeon Instinct is running in its labs.

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:03

Snapdragon X50 is 10nm


Will be finished this year

3GPP has locked the 5G standard and Qualcomm’s first 5G modem, called the X50, will enter production in the latter part of the year. It is a 10nm chip that goes arm in arm with Snapdragon 855.