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.

AMD Navi is no high end GPU
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 12 April 2018 09:01

AMD Navi is no high end GPU


RX580 successor

We have been sitting on this piece of information for a while, but maybe it's the right time to share it with you. Navi 7nm the 2019 chip will not be a high end GPU, it will be a quite powerful performance/mainstream chip.

Vega 7nm is not a GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 10:09

Vega 7nm is not a GPU


Current plan: will never be

Many AMD fanboys hoped that Vega 7 nm would be a GPU that could make Vega more competitive to Nvidia's offering.

Apple to kick out Intel in 2020
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 11:00

Apple to kick out Intel in 2020


Intel has one percent Apple profits

The market is upset about the leaked news that Apple might dump Intel in its future notebooks in 2020. Apple is working on its own Kalamata chip that could power phones, tablets and Macs in the future.

Xilinx says computing after Moore’s Law is called ACAP
Published in Processors


Adaptive compute acceleration platform

Intel's Gordon Moore came with one of the most prominent rules/"laws" of the semiconductor industry, that the number of transistors on chip would double every 18th month.

Xilinx releases 7nm programmable chip
Published in Processors
Monday, 19 March 2018 12:08

Xilinx releases 7nm programmable chip


Cost a billion to make

Xilinx has revealed its adaptive computer acceleration platform (ACAP), which is a new kind of programmable chip for flexible hardware.

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:01

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50


Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 13:06

Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem


316.58 Mbps upload, double from 2017

Back in October Fudzilla asked Cristiano Amon, now President and Alex Katouzian VP and general manager of the mobile business at Qualcomm about the future of Gigabit LTE modems and we got a clear indication that things will be faster using the 1.2 GHz Snapdragon X20. The company has just announced that the Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm chip and not only that, it supports 2Gbps speeds.

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:00

AMD Zen 2 design is finished


CTO confirmed                           

We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished

TSMC revenues to grow by at least ten percent this year
Published in Processors


Taken all of the world’s 7nm process fabrication orders

TSMC will see its revenues grow 10-15 percent in 2018, thanks to high-performance computing, automotive electronics and IoT applications.