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Luke and Leo Get Technical (Ep3) – During Lockdown!

Laptops, laptops, laptops. AMD, Intel, and Nvidia have all been extremely busy with their new laptop products in the form of Ryzen 4000 APUs, 10th Generation Comet Lake-H CPUs, and RTX Super GPUs. Luke and virtual Leo discuss the best bits and highlight their fondness for the ever evolving and increasingly competitive mobile computing space.

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Chinese chipmaker SMIC getting closer to 7nm

The Chinese government is working on phasing out all foreign hardware from Chinese institutions within the next three years. Domestic Chinese companies are working hard on improving their manufacturing technology in order to reach the goal of independence from imported hardware. Now, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation – or SMIC – has …

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The European Union prepares its own prototype CPU

As the UK prepares to officially leave the European Union this Friday (31st January), the European Processor Initiative (EPI) is priming the first prototype of its HPC processor designed for advanced computing applications. The EPI was set up by the European Commission as part of the Framework Partnership Agreement, with …

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EKWB launch the EK-Quantum Momentum ROG Strix X299-E Gaming II D-RGB monoblock for Asus X299 motherboards

EKWB is actively releasing new products featuring addressable D-RGB products recently. Over the last few weeks, we have seen a vast range of new GPU water blocks and other custom cooling products being launched. EKWB has now introduced another D-RGB enabled monoblock for Asus X299 socket-based motherboards. The new monoblock …

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Intel EMIB silicon helps chips talk to each other

Many of today’s devices including smartphones, computers and servers contain multiple smaller chips sealed inside a larger, usually rectangular package, communicating with each other via a complex multi-layered piece of silicon no bigger than a grain of rice. In the case of Intel powered devices, this communication between chips including …

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Intel addresses 14nm CPU supply struggles

Over the last few months, there has been plenty of talk surrounding Intel’s CPU shipment troubles, with 14nm processors hitting a supply issue. As part of an update to customers today, Intel has acknowledged the issue and is promising to improve supply-demand balance. In a letter published this week, Intel …

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Intel announce new Xeon W-2200 series processors

Intel has announced a new Xeon W-2200 series to join the Cascade Lake-X HEDT line-up for 2019. The Xeon W-2200 series will offer lower performance options compared to some Cascade Lake-X processors, with quad-core CPUs available. The top four Xeon W-2200 processors will effectively share the same characteristics as Cascade …

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