MIT Develops 3D Chip That Integrates CPU, Memory

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A new type of chip manufacturing could one day lead to designs that stack CPU and logic in the same 3D structure, drastically improving performance.

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Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel’s Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

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AMD may be planning a 16-core behemoth of a processor to take on Intel at the very top of its product stack.

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AMD’s new Radeon Crimson software crushes Catalyst, boosts performance

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AMD has launched a complete overhaul of its driver stack today, with new performance boosting features, per-game overclocking, shader cache support, better FreeSync implementations, and improved Linux performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218513-amds-new-radeon-crimson-software-crushes-catalyst-boosts-performance

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Apple brings its Metal API to OS X 10.11, kicks Vulkan to the curb

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While bringing its Metal API to OS X fits Apple’s drive towards controlling the software stack, the company has a weak track record when it comes to delivering GPU feature updates and capabilities in software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/207767-apple-brings-its-metal-api-to-os-x-10-11-kicks-vulkan-to-the-curb

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