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  • Ampere achieves first 80-core server CPU: the Ampere Altra

    Ampere achieves first 80-core server CPU: the Ampere Altra0

    The industry’s first 80-core server CPU is here and it comes courtesy of Ampere. No, not that Ampere, we mean the data centre chip startup firm, Ampere. The company has started shipping its Ampere Altra, a chip that the company reckons is over twice as fast as Intel’s Xeon Platinum 8280 processor.  Designed for use

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  • EKWB Magnitude CPU Waterblock Review

    EKWB Magnitude CPU Waterblock Review0

    Manufacturer: EKWB EU price – Full Nickel LGA 2066 (as reviewed): €210 (inc. VAT) EU price – Nickel + Plexi AM4 (as reviewed): €184.79(inc. VAT) US price – EU price – Full Nickel LGA 2066 (as reviewed): $269.99 (exc. tax) US price – Nickel + Plexi AM4 (as reviewed): $229.99 (exc. tax) It seems like Magnitude has

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  • Chinese CPU maker, Zhaoxin, is keen to catch up to AMD and Intel

    Chinese CPU maker, Zhaoxin, is keen to catch up to AMD and Intel0

    There could be a new CPU maker keen to reach parity with Intel and AMD, and its name is Zhaoxin. A Chinese CPU manufacturer, it’s recently outlined its designs for its next-generation KaiXian and KaiSheng processors. Currently, the KaiXian chips are designed for the consumer market, while the KaiSheng processors are aimed at the server

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  • The upcoming high-end CPU battle could depend on motherboard prices

    The upcoming high-end CPU battle could depend on motherboard prices0

    We’ve had it pretty easy deciding which route to take for a HEDT system since Threadripper originally launched in 2017. For a multi-GPU gaming system where frame rates are at least as important as multi-threaded workloads, you’d probably go for Intel, but AMD has held the high ground in a number of tests when it

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  • AMD slip-up reveals Ryzen 7 3750X CPU with 105W TDP

    AMD slip-up reveals Ryzen 7 3750X CPU with 105W TDP0

    More Ryzen 3000-series CPUs could be in the works AMD HAS ACCIDENTALLY let slip that a Ryzen 7 3750X is on its way, with Team Red’s Product Master guide prematurely outing the new Ryzen 3000-series CPU. Serial chip-leak-spotter @Komachi spied the latest Product Master Guide, noting that it detailed the Ryzen 7 3750X and confirmed it will sport a thermal design

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  • Benchmarks tease 4GB RAM and faster CPU

    Benchmarks tease 4GB RAM and faster CPU0

    IT’S UNLIKELY Apple will have many surprises in store when it launched its 2019 iPhone lineup, comprising the iPhone 11, 11 Max and 11R, in September. Thanks to the ever-churning online rumour mill, we already know that the iPhone trio will be the first to boast triple-camera systems, with Apple adopting a new Pixel 4-alike square-shaped array.

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