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  • AMD releases Threadripper Pro CPUs

    AMD releases Threadripper Pro CPUs0

    AMD has announced its new AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro Processor line-up, offering up to 64 cores and ‘unrivalled’ bandwidth, having been built with professional workstations in mind.  Notably and before anyone gets too excited, the processors will only be available as part of pre-built systems and there won’t be any connected consumer motherboards launched, so

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  • Apple may be announcing shift to Arm-based CPUs this month

    Apple may be announcing shift to Arm-based CPUs this month0

    Rumours are mounting that Apple will launch its own processors designed for Macs at the 2020 WWDC which will be held later this month.  Several sources close to the plan have informed Bloomberg of the news with the business site reasonably confident that it’s going to go ahead this time. It would be a huge

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  • Intel discontinues 8th generation Core CPUs

    Intel discontinues 8th generation Core CPUs0

    Intel is discontinuing the 8th generation Core desktop processor family as of next year.  In a product change notice, the company explained that the 8th generation Core desktop processor family, also known as Coffee Lake, along with models of Pentium Gold and Celeron processors based on the same 14nm silicon will be no more soon.

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  • Another vulnerability in Intel CPUs has been discovered

    Another vulnerability in Intel CPUs has been discovered0

    Another vulnerability within Intel processors has been discovered by researchers, and it’s yet another substantial flaw for servers in particular.  Tracked down by an extensive team of researchers and Bitdefender, the Load Value Injection (also known as LVI) affects many products from the third-generation Ivy Bridge chips to the 10th-generation Comet Lake series of processors. 

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  • Netflix could shift its data centres from Intel Xeon to AMD Epyc CPUs

    Netflix could shift its data centres from Intel Xeon to AMD Epyc CPUs0

    Netflix could be getting all up in AMD NETFLIX IS PONDERING shifting from Intel processors in its data centres to AMD Epyc chips, moving from dual to single-socket CPUs. One David Schor on Twitter posted a link to a presentation the video streamer held that showed how it plans to hit 200Gbps speeds on a single server

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  • AMD’s supply issues could undermine the success of Ryzen 9 CPUs

    AMD’s supply issues could undermine the success of Ryzen 9 CPUs0

    I have some mild concerns about AMD at the moment. Pricing of its current 3rd Gen Ryzen flagship, the Ryzen 9 3900X, has skyrocketed, and stock has been hit or miss pretty much since launch. The CPU with a launch price of less than £500 is now retailing for £550 or more, and many large

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