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Prices of DDR3 and DDR4 continue to drop, set to decline further

Contract prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules dropped in August and September, despite peak season and anticipated stock-up demand on China, according to DRAMeXchange. Analysts believe that the launch of Microsoft Windows 10 this summer did not catalyse rise of demand, whereas the free Windows 10 upgrade program …

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Samsung putting pressure on DRAM prices – analyst

Some market observers believe that prices of dynamic random access memory are about to increase, which will significantly improve profitability of DRAM producers. While this is essentially correct, there are reports that Samsung Electronics is dropping prices of memory in a bid to boost revenues, which could hurt other manufacturers’ …

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AMD delays introduction of K12-based processors to 2017

Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday said that it will delay high-volume shipments of microprocessors powered by its custom ARMv8-compatible “K12” cores to 2017. The company did not reveal any reasons behind the postponement. AMD’s “K12” core is the company’s first 64-bit ARMv8-A-compatible microprocessor engine designed entirely in-house. Development of the …

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Qualcomm fits-in ARM Cortex-A72, 4K support into mainstream SoCs

Qualcomm, the world’s largest supplier of mobile application processors, has introduced its new lineup of mobile system-on-chips for mainstream smartphones, tablets and other devices. The new Snapdragon 600-series application processors feature ARM’s latest Cortex-A72 cores, support 4K video capture and playback, advanced storage technologies, a number of other high-end features …

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Details about AMD Radeon R9 300-series product line emerge

As reported, Advanced Micro Devices plans to introduce its new Radeon R9 and Radeon R7 300-series products in the second quarter of the year. While the new product line will carry new model numbers, it will include graphics processing units that will not be exactly new. The Radeon R9 300-series …

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Alleged performance of AMD Radeon R9 380X in 3DMark revealed

A Chinese web-site has published what it claims to be preliminary performance benchmarks of an upcoming high-performance graphics card from Advanced Micro Devices. Just like previous unofficial test results, the new ones indicate that AMD’s forthcoming high-end graphics solution will beat everything that is available on the market today except …

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Samsung to expand DRAM production capacities – report

Samsung Electronics may want to increase its share of the market of computer memory as it is planning to expand DRAM production capacity, a media report claims. The expansion will unlikely negatively affect prices of dynamic random access memory in the second half of the year, but the fact that …

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AMD readies ‘Trinidad’ graphics processing unit

Advanced Micro Devices is preparing to launch a new graphics processing unit that is code-named “Trinidad”. The new GPU will be aimed at the mainstream market and will replace AMD Radeon R9 270-series “Curacao” graphics processor. Nothing particular is currently known about the “Trinidad” graphics processing unit except its code-name, reports …

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