Power optimization engineers went to EPYC
It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.
As Fudzilla reported in 2014
It takes a long time to make a GPU. As Fudzilla reported in late 2014, Samsung has been working for its own in-house GPU and it is getting closer to the finishing line.
Intel found its sense of humor and offered to send @AMDRyzen twitter account, a brand-new Core i7 8086K.
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.
Elon said August
Elon Musk likes Twitter communication just as much as the current US president and he used the 140-character medium to reveal its Autopilot self-driving update.
Yet to be confirmed
A report that officially Beijing greenlighted the NXP deal has been questioned by Reuters which dismisses the confirmation and backs its up with multiple sources.
SVP Raja Koduri confirms
Intel’s chief architect, senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, ex. Radeon Technology guru Raja Koduri has confirmed on Twitter that its discrete graphics will come in 2020.
Vega 64 real replacement
As Fudzilla reported a few times, Navi 10, the small Navi, manufactured on 7nm, is set to arrive at some point in 2019. There will be a big gaming GPU called Navi 20, but this one won’t come until 2020.
Ex-Chairman still wants Qualcomm
Last week there was a disturbance in the force. Former CEO and recent chairman of Qualcomm, Paul E. Jacobs, decided to start a new company and call it XCOM. There is little surprise that his new company is focusing on the 5G wireless technologies that will propel the next mobile revolution.
Mobile guys now in charge for Frostbite
One of the key guys behind Adreno, Tim Leland, has joined EA and is working under CTO as a general manager and VP in charge of the Frostbite engine. He will report to the EA’s CTO, Ken Moss. This hire definitely sets a wind of change within Electronic Arts.