Loongson 3A6000: Chinese CPU competes with Intel

Last month, we finally got our first glimpse of the long-awaited Loongson 3A6000 processor, which was developed specifically for the Chinese PC market. The preview showed that the chip can certainly keep up with the newer desktop CPUs from Intel and AMD in terms of instructions per clock (IPC). Further tests are now available that demonstrate the [...]

Intel Arrow Lake: Xe-LPG Plus with XMX for faster XeSS

According to the latest information from Coelacanth-Dream, the Arrow Lake CPUs from Intel will probably be equipped with an Arc Xe-LPG GPU, which is a slightly improved version of the one already found on the Meteor Lake CPUs. However, this GPU is said to offer improved AI acceleration, which is achieved by the addition of XMX units. Due to this [...]

R-Batches, 13900KSS and IMC regressions? – Intel Core 14th Gen Binning Results from almost 600 CPUs

Another CPU generation, another binning session along with an article for you all! We also had the pleasure of opening up almost 600 silicon loot boxes for the launch of Intel’s 14th generation and today we have the results. The data spans all new 6 overclockable “K” SKUs, with additional new 13900 chips for comparison, IMC tests are back [...]

Intel Core i7-14700HX: Bis zu 20% schneller als 13700HX in Benchmarks

Es sind mittlerweile erste Benchmarks des Intel Core i7-14700HX “Raptor Lake-HX Refresh” Prozessors aufgetaucht und sie zeigen eine vielversprechende Leistungssteigerung im Vergleich zu seinem Vorgänger. Der Intel Core i7-14700HX ist der Nachfolger des Core i7-13700HX und gehört zur 14. Generation der Raptor Lake-HX Refresh CPU-Familie [...]

Intel’s new ISA could give desktop CPUs an advantage

Intel’s upcoming generation of Arrow Lake desktop CPUs could have an advantage in terms of instruction set support over their mobile Arrow Lake H siblings. According to Intel’s 50th Future ISA Guide, Arrow Lake’s ISA (Instruction Set Architecture) will be different between desktop and laptop platforms. This is because the 2nd [...]

AMD bringt RDNA 3.5 Refresh “GFX1150” GPU-Unterstützung in Linux 6.7

AMD arbeitet aktiv an der Entwicklung von Linux-Treibern für seine RDNA 3.5 und RDNA 4 GPUs. Die RDNA 3.5 GPUs werden in den Ryzen 8000 CPUs und APUs im kommenden Jahr verwendet, während die RDNA 4 GPUs in den Ryzen 9000 CPUs und APUs im Jahr 2025 erwartet werden.   Die RDNA 3.5 GPUs basieren auf der “GFX 11.5” IP, die auf der [...]

AMD Threadripper PRO 7995WX sets new Cinebench world record

AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX is now officially the fastest workstation CPU to date, according to the latest performance tests. In the process, AMD’s 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX outperforms the Intel Xeon, leading in all performance measurements and scoring high in the Cinebench benchmark. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO [...]

Raptor Lake Resfresh with the Intel Core i9-14900K, Core i7-14700K and Core i5-14600K Review – Hot dragon battle in the energetic final stage

Much helps much, my grandma used to say. And before you throw something away, it’s better to make something new out of it. So say my grandma and Intel. After Raptor Lake is before Arrow Lake, and so the Raptor refresh comes almost exactly one year later. Says Intel and my grandma is silent. And so, in addition to a bit more clock, at least [...]

New PCI IDs in Intel’s Linux drivers point to an Arc Alchemist refresh

Is Intel possibly planning an update of its Arc Alchemist GPUs? For example, new PCI IDs were recently added to the current Linux driver, which could well indicate a future update. The current lineup includes five products: Arc A770, Arc A750, Arc A580, Arc A380 and Arc A310. All of these GPUs use the Alchemist GPU architecture (ACM-G10 / ACM-G11 [...]

AMD Ryzen 3 7440U: First benchmarks show strong single-core performance

AMD recently introduced the Ryzen 3 7440U “Phoenix” APU, the only Zen 4 quad-core chip released so far. The first benchmarks of the processor have now surfaced on Geekbench and show quite promising results. The Ryzen 3 7440U is the entry-level Phoenix APU in the Ryzen 7040 stack and features 4 Zen 4 cores, 8 threads, a base clock of 3 [...]

Intel Arrow Lake-S CPU power limits: 125W PL1, 177W PL2, 333W PL4

Intel’s upcoming Arrow Lake-S desktop CPUs are said to be particularly efficient with power limits of 125W for the PL1, 177W for the PL2 and 333W for the short-term PL4 as the absolute upper limit for unlocked SKUs. This is evident from a leaked diagram that shows a special Arrow Lake-S desktop CPU with 8 P-cores based on Lion Cove and 16 E [...]

AMD Ryzen 9000 in 2 nm: The next generation of AMD processors (Roadmap-LEAK)

AMD has published new details about the next Ryzen 8000 and 9000 processor generations. The Ryzen 8000 processors will be based on the new Zen 5 architecture and will be launched in the first half of 2024. They will feature up to 32 cores and 15% IPC increase over the Ryzen 7000 processors. The Ryzen 9000 processors will then be launched in the [...]

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000WX CPUs: CPU-Z support confirmed

The latest version of CPU-Z now supports the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000WX CPUs that will be part of the upcoming Storm Peak platform. This offers an early look at the new CPU generation that is expected to dominate the workstation segment. CPU-Z and similar applications are always a good way to learn about CPU series before they are released [...]

Intel’s new Xeon Platinum CPU with 60 cores and 420 MB cache (LEAK)

The specifications and first benchmarks of the Intel 5th Generation Emerald Rapids, more precisely the Xeon Platinum 8580 CPU, have been published by YuuKi_AnS and picked up by the colleagues from WCCFTECH. It is already known from an earlier leak by YuuKi_AnS that the Intel 5th generation Xeon Platinum 8580 CPU will feature an impressive 60 cores [...]