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- TSMC Arizona The rebirth of US manufacturing?
- Meteor Lake a fundamental rethink of Intel’s chip design
- The CHIPS Act $52.7 billion in incentives. Here's where it went
- Supercomputers The fastest, most powerful computers in the world
- Chip War A global fight for control of semiconductors
- Artificial Intelligence Will machine learning change everything?
Microsoft's new ugly sweater for the holidays features the "Bliss" wallpaper from Windows XP
AMD's Ryzen 8040HS (Hawk Point) processors break cover with the first benchmark leaks, showing minor gains over 7040HS (Phoenix Point). The future CPUs are destined to fight Intel's Meteor Lake CPUs.
A customs and shipping database revealed an engineering sample of an Arrow Lake-H CPU sporting 14 cores with integrated graphics, presumably a midrange SKU.
SK Hynix readies 2.5D fan-out packaging for next-gen memory that combines wide I/O with low costs and eliminates TSVs.
Loongson’s 3A6000 CPU is ready for prime time, and it has announced PC partners including a new Asus motherboard. The Chinese chip’s performance is similar to Intel’s Core i3-10100 CPU.
Ayaneo has launched its Retro Mini PC AM01 on IndieGoGo, and though it users older architecture AMD APUs, the pricing seems to be attractive.
Frore's experiment with an AirJet-cooled MacBook Air shows it can perform like a MacBook Pro.
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