1 Hour Ago ARM, Spin Memory (formerly Spin Transfer Technologies), and Applied Materials have jointly agreed to step up their development and deployment of MRAM as an alternative to SRAM in low-power chips.
2 Hours Ago New Battlefield V benchmarks show AMD and Nvidia in tight competition at the high end of the market, with AMD ahead in the midrange and Nvidia taking the absolute top-tier performance crown.
3 Hours Ago Intel is accelerating its 5G modem launch by six months, plans to take aggressive lead in 5G deployments. The post Intel Accelerates 5G Modem Deployment, Could Power First 5G iPhones appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Yesterday Intel publishes TDP figures for each of its CPUs, but the chip's actual behavior often doesn't conform to what this metric implies. The post Why Intel TDP Measurements Don’t Reflect Real-World Power Draw appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Yesterday Microsoft's Windows build 1809 delay has forced Windows on ARM vendors to ship Snapdragon 850 systems with an unsupported OS version. The post The Windows 10 1809 Delay Has Left ARM Vendors Shipping Unsupported Software appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Yesterday Intel's Core i9-9900K is now available -- for a certain definition of 'available.' The post Intel’s Core i9-9900K Finally Available at Eye-Watering Prices appeared first on ExtremeTech.
3 Days Ago Life for PC manufacturers and channel customers (aka, those who build their own hardware) is going to get uglier in the next few months, in ways that could harm overall sales in the entire semiconductor industry.
4 Days Ago AMD and Intel are both moving to 'chiplet' configurations of one sort or another, but the long-term scaling issues faced by both aren't going away. The post Chiplets Are the Future, but They Won’t Replace Moore’s Law appeared first on ExtremeTech.
4 Days Ago Windows is having an activation server problem that tells Pro users they actually only have Home licenses. Despite what the troubleshooter says, this is a known bug with a fix on the way.
4 Days Ago If you're looking for a GTX 1080 Ti this year, move sooner rather than later. The post Report Suggests Stocks of GTX 1080 Ti Are Almost Gone appeared first on ExtremeTech.
4 Days Ago Battlefield V launches later this month, but it won't debut with support for Nvidia's RTX ray tracing capability. The post Battlefield V Won’t Support Nvidia’s DXR at Launch appeared first on ExtremeTech.
6 Days Ago AMD has announced its new 7nm Vega-based Radeon Instinct MI60, with 32GB of HBM2 and PCIe 4.0 support. The post AMD Announces Radeon Instinct MI60: Vega Arrives on 7nm appeared first on ExtremeTech.
6 Days Ago AMD's second-generation Rome processor, built on 7nm, promises significant improvements in throughput, energy efficiency, and overall performance. The post AMD 7nm Epyc CPU Offers Core Enhancements, Huge Performance Gains appeared first on ExtremeTech.
7 Days Ago Seagate has a plan to push hard drive capacities as high as 100TB by 2025-2026, dwarfing the current 14TB limit. The post Seagate Wants to HAMR the Competition, Ship 100TB HDDs By 2025 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
7 Days Ago Apple may have reduced orders for the iPhone XR in favor of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The post Apple Reportedly Cancels Plans for Major iPhone XR Ramp appeared first on ExtremeTech.
7 Days Ago Blizzard has announced a new Warcraft III: Reforged -- a remake of its classic RTS. The post Blizzard’s Remastered Warcraft III: Reforged Will Drop in 2019 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
8 Days Ago Blizzard is prepping a new entry in the Diablo family -- but it's not the game that players were expecting. The post Blizzard Announces Diablo Immortal, and Fans Are Not Pleased appeared first on ExtremeTech.
8 Days Ago World of Warcraft's Classic vanilla servers will return next summer -- but Blizzard isn't just dumping people in an old set of content. The post WoW Classic Will Launch Summer 2019, With Unique Strategy to Capture Players appeared first on ExtremeTech.
8 Days Ago Intel is announcing new Cascade Lake Advanced Performance servers, with up to 48 cores and an uncertain launch date. The post Intel Announces 48-Core Cascade Lake Xeon CPUs With 12 Memory Channels appeared first on ExtremeTech.
10 Days Ago Multiple high-end 2018 smartphone models show markedly worse battery life than their predecessors, except when they show substantially better battery life than their predecessors. Wait, what?
11 Days Ago Palmer Luckey doesn't think VR would take over the world if you literally gave it away. We agree. The post Oculus Co-Founder: VR Wouldn’t Go Mass Market If You Gave It Away for Free appeared first on ExtremeTech.
11 Days Ago We say goodbye to another amazing mission this week, as Dawn goes dark. The post Dawn Fades to Black as Ceres Probe Goes Silent appeared first on ExtremeTech.
11 Days Ago AMD's Vega Mobile has broken cover and will debut in Apple's MacBook Pro systems in November. The post AMD’s Vega Mobile Tips Up in Apple’s New Mac Systems appeared first on ExtremeTech.
11 Days Ago Apple's new A12X Bionic almost matches Intel's Core CPUs in modern MacBook Pros -- but the situation is a little more complex than it may seem.
12 Days Ago A new set of tests compares laptop performance in sustained benchmarks and comes away with a few surprising results. The post New Report Shows Importance of Evaluating Sustained Laptop Performance appeared first on ExtremeTech.