Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 at center of game rumors, guesstimates

[ad_1] September 11, 2019 weblog Credit: CC0 Public Domain The rumors on what’s next for gamers from Nvidia held sway over news headlines this week. Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super on its way? What’s the big deal? Nvidia planning to debut GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Graphics Card? What’s the big deal? Paul Lilly in PC […]

Qualcomm lowers price, remote access barriers to 5G

[ad_1] Qualcomm plans to integrate its 5G modem in mid-range Snapdragon 600 and 700 series phones next year. What that brings to consumers is some good news about affording 5G without tears. Expect mid-tiered Snapdragon chipsets and devices. Qualcomm watchers were reporting how mid-priced phones will get a good shake at 5G in 2020 as […]

Huawei debuts latest advanced chipset for smartphone

[ad_1] Richard Yu, CEO of the Huawei consumer business group, holds a ‘Kirin 990 5G’ processor during a keynote at the IFA 2019 tech fair in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The IFA takes place in Berlin from Sept. 6 until Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Chinese tech giant Huawei unveiled its latest […]

Texas boosts US science with fastest academic supercomputer in the world

[ad_1] Frontera is the fastest supercomputer at any university and the fifth most powerful system in the world. Credit: Jorge Salazar, TACC The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university and the 5th most powerful system in the world. TACC is […]

Hot Chips event details AI-strength processors

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Tech watchers this week got an earful of impressive AI accelerator work at Intel, namely revelations at the Hot Chips 2019 event, where Intel presented details of its Nervana neural network processors, (1) NNP-T for training and (2) NNP-I for inference. Let’s first revisit the inference (Spring Hill) work, and […]

Intel's Ice Lake launch has tech world poking, prodding

[ad_1] Credit: Intel This week Intel watchers had their eyes peeled on reports about the first 10th-gen Ice Lake CPUs. The 10th Gen Intel Core processors are code-named “Ice Lake,” and Ice Lake is built upon a “Sunny Cove” architecture that uses a 10nm process. Intel kicked off the first day of August by launching […]

Alibaba reveals processor based on RISC-V architecture

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain An Alibaba chip subsidiary Pingtouge has launched a chip processor suited for high performance applications. It’s a RISC-V processor. Nitin Dahad, EE/Times: “Pingtouge said its processor achieves 7.1 Coremark/MHz at a frequency of 2.5GHz on a 12nm process node, which is 40 percent more powerful than any RISC-V processor produced […]