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Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC

Qualcomm has announced the next iteration of its smartwatch platform, the Snapdragon Wear 4100. The Snapdragon Wear 4100 is said to bring 85% better performance than the previous generation, alongside increased battery life. This new SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon Wear 4100, utilises 12nm low-power process technology and is “designed …

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Intel announces 10th Gen desktop CPUs

Today, Intel is announcing its 10th generation desktop processors, starting with cheap dual-core Celeron processors and ranging all the way up to the Core i9-10900K with 10-cores and 20-threads.  The Core i9-10900K is going to take over from its predecessor, the 9900K, as ‘the world’s fastest gaming processor’. Under the …

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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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