AMD Has Cut the Performance of Some RX 560 GPUs

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AMD has quietly introduced a new version of its Radeon RX 560 — but this one packs fewer cores and sells in the same price point. If you’re eyeing one of these GPUs, be careful which you pick.

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Intel Core i7-8700K Review: A 6-Core Chip That Punches Far Above Its Weight

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Intel unveils its new Coffee Lake line of desktop CPU cores and its first mainstream desktop response to AMD’s Ryzen architecture since that platform launched in March. We put the Core i7-8700K to the test.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/257006-intels-core-i7-8700k-reviewed-six-core-chip-punches-far-weight-class?source=Computing

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AMD Launches 8-Core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU

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AMD’s new Ryzen Threadripper 1900X offers eight cores and higher clock speeds, but can it keep up with Intel’s Core i7-7820X? That’s less clear.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254903-amd-launches-eight-core-ryzen-threadripper-1900x?source=Computing

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Fujitsu Enters Deep Learning, AI Markets With Custom Architecture

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Fujitsu is throwing its own hat into the ring with deep learning and AI processing cores coming to market in 2018.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252825-fujitsu-entering-deep-learning-ai-markets-customized-architecture?source=Computing

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Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen ‘Threadripper’ Enthusiast CPU

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AMD is planning to launch an all-new, enthusiast-focused platform with up to 16 CPU cores and four memory channels to compete with Intel’s HEDT lineup.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249441-amd-announces-new-16-core-ryzen-threadripper-enthusiast-platform?source=Computing

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AMD’s new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel’s data center monopoly

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AMD announced its Naples server CPU today, with up to 32 cores, 170GB/s of memory bandwidth, and AMD’s new Infinity Fabric. The company plans to challenge Intel in the 1-2 socket market.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/245462-amds-new-32-core-naples-server-cpu-will-attack-intels-datacenter-monopoly?source=Computing

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KiloCore project packs 1,000 CPU cores into tiny power envelope, 32nm process

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A new, ultra-low-power CPU architecture packs 1,000 CPU cores into a tiny surface area, with maximum power consumption of well under 15W at peak operating speeds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230643-new-kilocore-project-packs-1000-cpu-cores-into-tiny-power-envelope-32nm-process

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Intel launches Broadwell-based Xeons with up to 24 cores, 60MB L3 cache, 3D XPoint

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Intel’s new Broadwell-EX CPUs feature up to 24 cores, new RAS features, support for stacked 3D DRAM, and they’re drop-in replacements for motherboards that support the Xeon E7 v3 family.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229650-intel-launches-broadwell-based-xeons-with-up-to-24-cores-60mb-l3-cache-3d-xpoint

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AMD’s next big gamble: ARM and x86 cores working side by side on the same chip

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AMD has already announced that it plans to build ARM and x86 cores on a common platform going forward — but what if that’s just the first step in the company’s long-term plan? We examine the case for a future ARM-x86 combined processor family, with both architectures sharing space on the same SoC.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/182790-amds-next-big-gamble-arm-and-x86-cores-working-side-by-side-on-the-same-chip

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AMD launches new Beema, Mullins SoCs: Higher performance at almost-low-enough TDPs

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AMD is launching its new tablet and notebook chips today, codenamed Beema and Mullins. The two cores build on AMD’s budget Kabini chip, adding higher clock speeds, security functions, and significantly improving TDP.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/181407-amd-launches-new-beema-mullins-socs-higher-performance-at-almost-low-enough-tdps

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