Category - CPU

Workstation tests, a Z690 board and Intel’s Core i9-13900K with old and new profiles: This is how (not only) the weekend dies (teaser)

Even though Intel is currently being celebrated for the new BIOS profiles for CPUs from Raptor Lake onwards on all the Z790 mainboards – has anyone ever asked themselves what will happen to the Z690 mainboards, which are also compatible? There’s nothing yet, nothing has been announced and you slowly get the impression that those [...]

Fast server memory: Intel and JEDEC confirm DDR5-8800 for Granite Rapids

In a significant step towards improving the performance and security of next-gen server platforms, Intel and JEDEC have unveiled the capabilities of DDR5-8800 memory. This breakthrough technology promises to significantly increase data processing speed and efficiency, especially for AI and machine learning (ML) workloads.   JEDEC, the standards [...]

Arrow Lake-PS is coming: Intel unveils new LGA 1851 socket

Embedded World 2024 in Nuremberg offered exciting insights into the future of embedded systems. In addition to the official presentation of Intel’s Meteor Lake-PS platform by iBase, there was the first concrete information on the upcoming LGA 1851 socket and the Arrow Lake-PS CPU series based on it, according to a report by ComputerBase [...]

Intel launches a new wave of layoffs to bring about change

Intel has launched a new wave of layoffs as part of a major restructuring of the company, CRN reports. Because things are not really going well for Intel at the moment. It has not achieved its targets and for this reason Intel’s CEO Pat Gelsinger had already announced in 2022 that it would be cutting back in some areas, partly due to the [...]

AMD secretly, quietly lists two new APUs

An entry on AMD’s website has quietly listed two new APUs that have not yet been officially announced by the company. These are based on the Zen 3 architecture and are positioned in the Ryzen 5 series. Accordingly, the APUs are the AMD Ryzen 5 7235HS, which has a 4-core and 8-thread configuration and offers a base clock of 3.2 GHz [...]

AMD systems are also at risk from Rowhammer attacks

Most people know that technology is never 100% secure. One well-known method of obtaining sensitive data is the Rowhammer method, which has been around since 2014. Researchers at ETH Zurich recently published a report on the threat posed by AMD’s Zen 2 & 3 CPUs. But first, what is Rowhammer? A rowhammer attack is a method in which the [...]