Intel unlocked Kaby Lake Core i3 benchmarks have leaked
Published in Processors


The Core i3-7350K looks impressive

Already leaked online with a price of US $177, Intel's first unlocked and overclocking-friendly Core i3 CPU, the Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K, might be quite a buy as its leaked performance shows a lot of promise.

HIS is first with a single-slot Radeon RX 460
Published in Graphics


The RX 460 Slim-iCooler OC 4GB

While it isn't a low profile graphics card, some buyers are still looking for a decent single slot graphics card and the  HIS RX 460 Slim-iCooler could be the best they can get.

Asus unveils cheaper GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card
Published in Graphics


Lower clocks and cheaper price but same features

Asus has rather quietly introduced a new Geforce GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card that should end up with somewhat lower clocks but still feature the same custom PCB and excellent DirectCU III cooler with Asus Aura RGB LED lighting.

Japan plans to build the world's largest super computer
Published in News


130 petaflops 

Japan's government  plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer for developing and improving AI, driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics.

Apple planning new 10.5-inch iPads
Published in Mobiles


Bigger tablets are more popular with enterprises 

Apple looks set to launch a 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, because businesses and schools want them – apparently.

Nintendo Switch price set at £198.50 in UK
Published in Games


233.49 in real money


The Nintendo Switch price will be £198.50, according to the website of the UK retailer Gameseek.

AMD investors allowed class action over Llano
Published in Processors


This could get messy


A US court has allowed AMD investors to carry out a class action against the company over its Llano antics.

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”
Published in Processors


Poor lambs


AMD executives can’t really get a break, even when the company is doing well. Normally when execs start flogging off their shares it is because the company is going to announce something unpopular which will send share prices downwards. However, in AMD’s case they did the opposite.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.