Leveraging a28nm process from TSMC, Qualcomm has started production on their new MSM8970 with Adreno 422 GPU. The new 1.73 GHz processor (will be 2.5GHz by next year) has Qualcomm’s micro-architectural design with four independent ARM Cortex A15 cores plus a 32-core GPU, , plus 128 bit SIMD engine, plus three DSPs, plus a handful of hardwired engine for codecs and other special-purpose functions.
Boxx offers Flexx’able work at home workstation
At Nvidia’s GPU technical conference (GTC) Boxx held sessions to show how the performance of a desktop workstation in a rack-mounted, high-density form factor, they call Flexx
Holy cow: the news explosion from CES
CES came and we all stayed at home. That's maybe just as well. We know several people who think they may have gotten Covid-19 at last year's event. They had caught what they at first thought was a really bad case of the CES Flu. As always, reporting on CES is really a months-long process as the entire universe for consumer electronics resets itself for a new year. And this, friends, is a big new year.
The curtain lifts on the Ryzen 7000X3D pricing, availability
After the initial specs unveiling at CES 2023, AMD provides us with the when and how (much).