Qualcomm Announces “Snapdragon Sound” Initiative

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-03-04 10:00:00 www.anandtech.com Today Qualcomm is announcing the new “Snapdragon Sound” branding initiative, essentially an umbrella term that covers the company’s various audio related hardware and software products, promising improved end-to-end interoperability for a better audio experience.…

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Semi Demand 30% Above Supply, 20% Year-on-Year Growth

Anton Shilov 2021-02-25 10:00:00 www.anandtech.com Semiconductor foundry offerings are thriving due to unprecedented demand for semiconductors and processors in recent quarters. Analysts from TrendForce believe that in Q1 2021 foundries will increase their revenue by 20% year-over-year as their capacities are…

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HP is Acquiring HyperX for $425 Million

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-02-24 08:49:00 www.anandtech.com In some unexpected news today, HP and HyperX (formerly a division of Kingston) have jointly released a statement that HP is to acquire HyperX gaming peripherals portfolio, and the brand, for $425 million…

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40-inch Thunderbolt 4 Display With Intel AMT

Brett Howse 2021-02-23 08:00:00 www.anandtech.com Alongside a raft of ThinkPad updates, Lenovo is also announcing a new monitor to pair nicely with those Thinkpads. The Lenovo ThinkVision P40w is a rather impressive looking product, offering a 39.7-inch 21:9 panel,…

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The Near Perfect and The Different

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-02-22 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com After many years of ever-increasing flagship device prices, this year Samsung is taking a quite different approach with the new Galaxy S21 series – not only stopping the price increases, but actually reducing this…

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Does the World Need Premium SATA SSDs?

Billy Tallis 2021-02-17 07:00:00 www.anandtech.com Samsung has dominated the SSD market for a very long time, and every new consumer SSD model the company introduces is noteworthy. The latest product to reach the shelves is the new range of…

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A Vehicle for Threadripper Pro

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-02-16 08:30:00 www.anandtech.com The workstation line of machines from Lenovo have been extremely successful for the company. While ThinkStation might not have as much brand identity as the more recognizable ThinkPad, for the markets that require…

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Power, Thermal, and Yield Tradeoffs

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-02-15 11:45:00 www.anandtech.com This week at ISSCC (International Solid State Circuits Conference), Microsoft presented a talk titled ‘Xbox Series X SoC: A Next Generation Gaming Console’, with hardware engineer Paul Paternoster presenting. The 30 minute presentation…

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The AMD Threadripper Pro 3995WX Review

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-02-09 08:00:00 www.anandtech.com Knowing your market is a key fundamental of product planning, marketing, and distribution. There’s no point creating a product with no market, or finding you have something amazing but offer it to the…

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ASUS Bundles MemTest86 With its ROG Z590 Firmware

Gavin Bonshor 2021-02-01 13:00:00 www.anandtech.com Back at the all-digital CES 2021 trade show, ASUS and the other big motherboard vendors announced its Z590 models designed for Intel's LGA1200 processors. With many of the models now common knowledge, Twitter technology…

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Hands-On with the ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WiFi

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-01-29 07:00:00 www.anandtech.com One of the criticisms levied at AMD last year was that it released its new Threadripper Pro platform in September but it was vendor-locked at the time to the Lenovo Thinkstation P620. The…

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Not Merely Rebranded Ryzen 4000 Renoir

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-01-26 08:50:00 www.anandtech.com AMD got here in for some harsh criticism when it introduced that its new Ryzen 5000 Cell U-series processors wouldn't all be utilizing its newest core design. On the product announcement, we had…

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NVIDIA Launches Server Certification Program, Providing Direct Technical Assist

Ryan Smith 2021-01-26 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com Whereas a great deal of NVIDIA’s success in servers over the past decade has after all come from their proficient GPUs, as a enterprise NVIDIA lately is rather more than a fabless GPU designer.…

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The ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming Motherboard Overview

Gavin Bonshor 2021-01-25 10:00:00 www.anandtech.com AMD's AM4 socket has been constant all through the whole thing of its Ryzen processor's lifespan, and the most recent Zen 3 processors are greatest suited to the X570 vary of motherboards. Right now…

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A Motherboard for AMD Threadripper Professional

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-01-22 12:02:00 www.anandtech.com On this planet of loopy motherboard names, I feel ASUS may need received with this one. The brand new ASUS Professional WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI is a motherboard constructed for AMD’s upcoming Threadripper…

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The Google Pixel 5: A Mini-Review

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-01-22 08:00:00 www.anandtech.com It’s been a couple of months now since Google announced the Pixel 5 – Unfortunately we didn’t quite get to a timely review of the device due to other important industry coverage. Today I…

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Intel Reports Q4 2020 Earnings: Analyst Q&A Transcript

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-01-21 17:45:00 www.anandtech.com At the end of every financial call, invited financial analysts have an opportunity to probe the key members of the company on the numbers, as well as future products. We just had Intel's…

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New Intel CEO Making Waves: Rehiring Retired CPU Architects

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-01-21 04:05:00 www.anandtech.com We’re following the state of play with Intel’s new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, very closely. Even as an Intel employee for 30 years, rising to the rank of CTO, then taking 12 years away…

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