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    16th August 2018, 10:02 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Apple A12 in CPUs
    So they've got ~20% IPC gain in the A12 ARM core over the A11 ARM core (I'm assuming ~20% from the process itself as TSMC claimed). Impressive - I'm...
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    16th August 2018, 06:30 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Vega 10, Vega 11. What we know in GPUs
    To be fair, it's probably Chris Hook rather than Raja, but still - two years of hype :/
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    16th August 2018, 02:20 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Vega 10, Vega 11. What we know in GPUs
    Since Raja left, RTG has been a wall of silence about products - a major change from the hype over Polaris and Vega that we saw. Yesterday, I saw...
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    15th August 2018, 11:03 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    Hopefully when the engineer said "Ooh, we should have included an SMT thread check on the TLB lookup to avoid the SMT aspect of the Meltdown/Spectre...
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    15th August 2018, 07:22 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    AMD have said it doesn't affect them - presumably because they don't skip basic security checks when reading data from a cache.
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    15th August 2018, 06:58 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Intel CPU design flaw in CPUs
    These flaws target VMs more - so cloud datacentres, enterprises, etc. Just the people Intel didn't want to annoy with firmware updates and...
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    14th August 2018, 03:57 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Nvidia Turing in GPUs
    Nothing for consumers here, and nothing that can be extrapolated for the next consumer GPUs, except the 2080Ti chip probably will have a similar...
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    14th August 2018, 02:36 AM
    It turns out that it's 50GB/s per IF link at a memory clock of 3200MHz. 25GB/s in each direction. the 2950X has two links between the two working...
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    13th August 2018, 11:26 AM
    Re: substrates - at a very high level and probably with errors. It's routing density and signal power that are the main differences, at a very...
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    13th August 2018, 09:41 AM
    Yeah, looks like IF power is something that AMD needs to resolve in the future. Right now it's Gen 1, so it's not a surprise there would be some...
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    13th August 2018, 09:35 AM
    Yeah, right now it seems that if you want to game on these, get the 2950X (the 4.4GHz Turbo is a hint to gamers of course). Pretty much everything...
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    13th August 2018, 04:03 AM
    Intel's big problem with AI is exactly that: * Training is done on dedicated hardware, FPGAs, or GPUs. The market is competitive. Either you...
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    10th August 2018, 03:12 PM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Nvidia Volta in GPUs
    Let's see what the pricing is first. The 2060 is looking distinctly unimpressive as an upgrade.
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    10th August 2018, 10:27 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Epyc 2 in CPUs
    Within a CCX it's just something similar to a crossbar right? https://fuse.wikichip.org/news/1177/amds-zen-cpu-complex-cache-and-smu/2/ The L3...
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    10th August 2018, 04:40 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Vega 10, Vega 11. What we know in GPUs
    Vega 20: Base Clock 1.5GHz, Boost Clock 2.025GHz. 1200MHz HBM2. 325mm^2 die. https://www.techpowerup.com/gpudb/3233/radeon-instinct-vega
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    9th August 2018, 10:22 AM
    The Cloud Providers aren't conservative, unlike the banks and other traditional IT businesses. They will buy what provides the best performance per...
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    8th August 2018, 11:29 AM
    Intel's DC Day is so-far all about microbenchmarks in specific use cases because they've added a few use-case specific instructions (in this case, AI...
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    8th August 2018, 11:17 AM
    That price does give me hope that it's non-exclusive, possibly exclusive for China and/or consoles. Hopefully not long to wait for a die shot from...
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    4th August 2018, 04:05 PM
    Motherboard shots here : https://wccftech.com/amd-zen-vega-semi-custom-soc-powers-gaming-consoles/ It's a fairly big bit of silicon, but not...
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    2nd August 2018, 04:35 PM
    I wonder how the process has been adjusted down to something more akin to 12nm? More tracks? More fins? A complete dumping of 10nm and replacing...
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    1st August 2018, 02:48 PM
    "Switch TV" will never happen. "Switch Mini" with fixed controllers and a 7nm X1 chip shrink will hopefully appear by 2020, it would be a massive...
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    1st August 2018, 02:45 PM
    The XB1X is very compelling to be honest, if you absolutely want a 4K console. But the PS4 Pro was only ever meant to be a high-end variant, the...
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    31st July 2018, 03:49 PM
    3.2M PS4s versus 3.3M a year ago is barely a drop. The PS4 has been an amazing console this generation. Sure, it's now on the slow decline to...
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    29th July 2018, 03:34 PM
    There's always leveraged trading, if you absolutely want to risk more than just the money you put down in your trade :D
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    28th July 2018, 04:02 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Zhaoxin KX-5000 & KX-6000 in CPUs
    If that's true, then they've made a big leap. I doubt we'll see it on sub $100 Mini-ITX boards like old VIA processors however. The EPIA800 might...
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    28th July 2018, 03:44 AM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Intel Icelake thread in CPUs
    I would assume this will be the working ultra-mobile chips, so yeah, 4C, 6C and 8C standard consumer chips will be 2020 for certain. And let's be...
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    28th July 2018, 03:31 AM
    This is truly where Epyc 2 on 7nm will show its advantages over massive CPUs clocked to the maximum on 14nm. Expect to see Perf/W silenced or...
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    26th July 2018, 04:53 PM
    Nah, the 8CUs in Bristol Ridge are going to outperform the 3CUs in Vega 3 APUs. As we can see from the PS4 and XB1 - the CPU really doesn't...
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    26th July 2018, 04:42 PM
    With those 8 Xilinx shares you are surely spoiling yourself! The Epyc 2 sampling news is major, and when combined with Intel's 10nm in 2020 for...
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    20th July 2018, 04:05 PM
    JeeBee replied to a thread Epyc 2 in CPUs
    Expensive? Hardly. They learned a lot from Fiji, which was a massive interposer, and the word was that wasn't too expensive ($20) and assembly yield...
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