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The Limits Of Parallelism

Costs of developing a complex chip could run as high as $1.5B, while power/performance benefits are likely to decrease.

The science behind a good cup of coffee

Here’s the data behind making a healthy, flavorful cup of joe—from beans to brew<p>Coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide, with countless …

Coffee

Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing - ExtremeTech

By on November 21, 2016 at 3:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Qualcomm wants to take a …

HiSilicon’s Kirin 960 is ready to take on Samsung and Qualcomm

The other week, Huawei’s HiSilicon lifted the lid on the details about its new high performance Kirin 960 mobile application processor, and it looks like it’s squarely aimed at taking on Qualcomm and Samsung in the high-end SoC market this time around. So, let’s take a closer look at the finer …

Using hardware queues to break the multi-core CPU bottleneck - ExtremeTech

By on October 31, 2016 at 9:25 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>With silicon clock scaling …

Apple’s ‘A10′ iPhone Chip Smokes the Competition, Says Linley Group

By<p>Tiernan Ray<p>Linley Gwennap, director of the esteemed chip industry research firm that bears his name, and editor of its newsletter, “Mobile Chip Report,” Thursday offered up an engaging analysis of Apple’s (AAPL) “A10 Fusion” processor, used in its latest iPhone, the iPhone 7.<p>Based on some help …

GlobalFoundries Updates Roadmap: 7 nm in 2H 2018, EUV Sooner Than Later?

GlobalFoundries recently announced the first details about its next generation 7 nm manufacturing technology, which is being developed in-house, and …

New ARM IP Launched: CMN-600 Interconnect for 128 Cores and DMC-620, an 8Ch DDR4 IMC

You need much more than a good CPU core to conquer the server world. As more cores are added, the way data moves from one part of the silicon to …

ARM Announces the Cortex-R52 CPU: Deterministic & Safe, For ADAS & More

Though it didn’t attract a ton of attention at the time, back in 2013 ARM announced the ARMv8-R architecture. An update for ARM’s architecture for …

We might be at the end of an economic era

The current economic era is coming to an end, and over the next 30 or so years, the global economy is going to change massively, according to …

Economics

Assessing IBM's POWER8, Part 2: Server Applications on OpenPOWER

In this second part of our ongoing OpenPOWER coverage, we are taking a look at how the midrange IBM POWER8 compares to Intel's Xeon in applications …

Profit

Intel Announces 7th Gen Kaby Lake: 14nm PLUS, Six Notebook SKUs, Desktop coming in January

A New Optimized 14nm Process: 14nm+<p>One of the mysteries with the launch of Kaby Lake is the optimized 14nm+ process that Intel is promoting as one of …

Batteries

Everything Zen: AMD Presents New Microarchitecture At HotChips

AMD timed its recent revelation of the Zen microarchitecture and Bristol Ridge CPUs at an offsite location during IDF perfectly to steal a bit of …

Advanced Micro Devices

Hot Chips 2016: NVIDIA Discloses Tegra Parker Details

At CES 2016 we saw that DRIVE PX2 had a new Tegra SoC in it, but to some extent NVIDIA was still being fairly cagey about what was actually in this …

Hot Chips 2016: Exynos M1 Architecture Disclosed

While we can always do black-box testing to try and get a handle for what a CPU core looks like, there’s really only so much you can do given limited …

Melding Hyperscale And HPC To Reach Exascale

7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It has increasingly become accepted that emotional intelligence is an important …

Chip Fights: Nvidia Takes Issue With Intel's Deep Learning Benchmarks

Intel recently published some Xeon Phi benchmarks, which claimed that its “Many Integrated Core” Phi architecture, based on small Atom CPUs rather …

AMD Zen Microarchitecture: Dual Schedulers, Micro-Op Cache and Memory Hierarchy Revealed

In their own side event this week, AMD invited select members of the press and analysts to come and discuss the next layer of Zen details. In this …

3D XPoint SSD Pictured, Performance And Endurance Revealed At FMS

Micron and Intel have been under fire due to the lack of details surrounding the 3D XPoint launch. The company provided the now-infamous rough …

Examining AMD Radeon Pro SSG: How NAND Changes The GPU Game

AMD's recent unveiling of its Radeon Pro SSG at SIGGRAPH created waves because the company announced that it had integrated M.2 SSDs on board its …

What China’s Shift to a Service Economy Means for Its Managers

There is no doubt that China has been one of the main engines of global growth in the last three decades. Essential to this economic success story has been China’s role as “the factory of the world.” Their reliance on export-dependent manufacturing is, however, coming to an end. As China moves away …

Assessing IBM's POWER8, Part 1: A Low Level Look at Little Endian

A few months ago, IBM brought the relatively cheap S812LC server to the market, making sure the IBM POWER8 is within the budget of almost every …

Intel Corporation

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Review: Part 2

With part one of our Galaxy S7 review, it was clear that the Galaxy S7 was at least a mild improvement to the Galaxy S6 in some ways, but there were …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Enabling our Partners to Build Better Systems

<i>Chinese Version(中文版):ARM 的系统验证:让合作伙伴能够构建更好的系统</i><p><i>(Huge thanks to the system validation team in Bangalore for providing me with all of the technical</i> …

Software Development

Arm Server Subsystem Enables Fast Path to Mainstream Servers

The amount of data that consumers are producing is increasing at a phenomenal rate, and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Cisco estimated …

Linux

MIT Swarm chip design aims to boost multi-core processor performance

Boffins get to the core of a CPU problem

MIT

Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Now Shipping; Omni Path Update, Too

Intel is shipping its 72-core/288-thread behemoth that includes an integrated 16 GB of HBM memory and dual 100 Gbps Omni-Path networking connectivity.