Get Your Next CPU, Made Without Silicon

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-07-22 08:01:00 www.anandtech.com Known for its core design IP that ends up in everything from IoT to smartphones to servers, Arm is now presenting that it has enabled one of its key microcontrollers in a new…

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PPA Optimization in Hours, not Months

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-07-22 10:45:00 www.anandtech.com The design of most leading edge processors and ASICs rely on steps of optimization, with the three key optimization points being Performance, Power, and Area (and sometimes Cost). Once the architecture of a…

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Testing Dual 10nm Ice Lake Xeon in 1U

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-07-22 09:00:00 www.anandtech.com With the launch of Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon Scalable platform comes a new socket and a range of features that vendors like Supermicro have to design for. The server and enterprise market is…

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Update on Process Technology and Roadmaps

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-07-12 10:51:00 www.anandtech.com Earlier this year, new Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger outlined his new ‘IDM 2.0’ vision for Intel. This vision was a three pronged strategy based on improving its own process node technology, mixing in…

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Deployment of 3nm GAE Node on Track for 2022

Anton Shilov 2021-07-09 13:20:00 www.anandtech.com Samsung Foundry has made some changes to its plans concerning its 3 nm-class process technologies that use gate-all-around (GAA) transistors, or what Samsung calls its multi-bridge channel field-effect transistors (MBCFETs). Based on new information direct from…

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ASUS Announces “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders”

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-07-08 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com Today we’re covering a quite unusual device announcement a little unlike what we’ve seen before. ASUS and Qualcomm – well, mostly ASUS, are announcing a new device called the “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders” –…

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Pushing PCIe to 300 Watts

Ryan Smith 2021-06-28 08:00:00 www.anandtech.com As part of today’s burst of ISC 2021 trade show announcements, NVIDIA this morning is announcing that they’re bringing the 80GB version of their A100 accelerator to the PCIe form factor. First announced in…

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First to 5nm with N2 CPUs

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-06-28 06:30:00 www.anandtech.com It’s been a little over a year since we covered Marvell’s OCTEON TX2 infrastructure processors, and since then, the ecosystem has been evolving in an extremely fast manner – both within Marvell and outside.…

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Seagate Announces FireCuda 530 PCIe 4.0 SSD at SG21

Ganesh T S 2021-06-23 16:00:00 www.anandtech.com The gaming segment continues to experience rapid growth in the PC market, and we have seen PC component vendors come  up with launch events specifically targeting gamers. Seagate's inaugural Virtual Gaming Event (SG21)…

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Google Was Just the Start, Says Synopsys

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-06-23 09:00:00 www.anandtech.com In an exclusive to AnandTech, we spoke with Synopsys’ CEO Aart de Geus ahead of a pair of keynote presentations at two upcoming technical semiconductor industry events this year. Synopsys reached out to…

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DIY on Intel Ice Lake Xeon Just Got A Little Closer

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-06-18 09:51:00 www.anandtech.com Since the launch of Intel’s Third Generation Xeon Scalable Ice Lake processors in April, it was widely expected that the initial volumes of hardware would be going towards Intel’s biggest customers through their…

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Google Announces AMD Milan-based Cloud Instances

Andrei Frumusanu 2021-06-17 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com Today, Google announced the planned introduction of their new set of “Tau” VMs, or T2D, in their Google Compute Engine VM offerings. The hardware consists of AMD’s new Milan processors – which is a…

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Helping Solve the Silicon Shortage

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-06-09 09:00:00 www.anandtech.com Today Xilinx is announcing an expansion to its Versal family, focused specifically on low power and edge devices. Xilinx Versal is the productization of a combination of many different processor technologies: programmable logic…

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TeamGroup Announces its First DDR5-4800 Memory Module

Gavin Bonshor 2021-06-07 14:00:00 www.anandtech.com Back in December 2020, TeamGroup announced its intentions for the switch to DDR5 memory on future platforms. During Computex 2021, TeamGroup claims it has 'successfully taken the lead over competing PCB manufacturers', with the…

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NXZT Announces N7 Z590 Motherboard For Rocket Lake

Gavin Bonshor 2021-06-07 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com In July last year, we reviewed NZXT's N7 Z490 motherboard for Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake processors. Typically later to the market than other vendor's key models, NZXT has announced its latest option which aims…

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ASRock Announces Mars 5000U Series Mini PC

Gavin Bonshor 2021-06-04 11:00:00 www.anandtech.com During Computex 2021, ASRock unveiled the latest series in its Mars mini-PC range, the Mars 5000U. ASRock claims it's the thinnest AMD mini PC globally and comes equipped with AMD's latest 5000 series APU.…

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Thin ITX For Ryzen APUs

Gavin Bonshor 2021-06-03 09:30:00 www.anandtech.com Once upon a time, the term 'bigger is better' was a marketing slogan that many companies adopted for its products, but sometimes 'bigger' isn't necessarily practical. For use cases where size (smaller) actually matters,…

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HP Completes HyperX Acquisition For $425 Million

Gavin Bonshor 2021-06-02 17:00:00 www.anandtech.com Back in February, we revealed that HP was set to acquire the HyperX brand, the gaming subsidiary of Kingston Technology. HyperX has been the gaming branding for Kingston Technology over the years, with memory, flash,…

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Micron Announces PCIe 4.0 Client SSDs

Billy Tallis 2021-06-01 21:10:00 www.anandtech.com In Micron's keynote today at (virtual) Computex, the memory manufacturer announced they have started shipping the companies first PCIe 4.0 SSDs, using their latest 176-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory. The two new product…

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Zen 3 APUs for Desktop Coming August 5th

Dr. Ian Cutress 2021-05-31 22:40:00 www.anandtech.com Back in April of this year, AMD announced its new series of Ryzen 5000G processors with integrated graphics. These processors were an upgrade over the previous generation of 4000G hardware by using AMD’s…

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