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'Supercomputing for all' with AMD EPYC

AMD announces the availability of new, high-performance EPYC-based PetaFLOPS systems.

FreeTail EVOKE Pro SDXC UHS-II Memory Card Capsule Review

Digital cameras and camcorders employ memory cards (flash-based removable media) for storage of captured content. There are different varieties of memory cards catering to various performance levels. CompactFlash (CF) became popular in the late 90s, but, has now been overtaken by Secure Digital (SD) cards. Show More Summary

Face ID Spoofed With 3D Printed Mask Sourced From 2D Photos

Av Vietnamese security firm, Bkav, showed a proof of concept for how to bypass Apple's Face ID system with a 3D printed mask.

What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey?

The Steam Hardware Survey used to be a pretty good (if always imperfect) guide to what gamers were buying and using. Now it's reporting radically different information with no explanation whatsoever. The post What the Hell Happened to the Steam Hardware Survey? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

iPhone X suffers first-generation teething troubles

It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that a device as ambitious as the iPhone X suffers some teething troubles out of the gate.

Qualcomm's Board Unanimously Rejects Broadcom Offer

The company rejected an offer of roughly $130 billion in cash and stock because it "significantly undervalues Qualcomm relative to the Company’s leadership position in mobile technology and our future growth prospects."

MyDigitalSSD First To Retail Phison E8 NVMe SSD

MyDigitalSSD is the first with a retail Phison PS5008-E8 NVMe SSD. The controller powers the new SBX SSD that will soon replace the popular BPX. MyDigitalSSD chose Toshiba's new 3D BiCS FLASH technology to pair with the new PCIe 3.0 x2 controller.

Micron Announces 32GB DDR4 NVDIMM-N Modules

Micron is announcing today their next generation of NVDIMM-N modules combining DDR4 DRAM with NAND flash memory to support persistent memory usage models. The new 32GB modules double the capacity of Micron's previous NVDIMMs and boost...Show More Summary

But Can It Run Crysis? 10 Years Later

For Crysis' 10th anniversary, we tested all of the flagship AMD and Nvidia GPUs released over the last decade at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K.

Micron Unveils 32GB NVDIMMS At Supercomputing 2017

Micron announced at Supercomputing 2017 that it increased the density of its DDR4 NVDIMMs (Non-Volatile Dual Inline Memory Module) to 32GB.

The Be Quiet! SFX-L Power 500W PSU Review: Powerful, Small, & Still Quiet?

In today's review we are taking a look at the latest SFX PSU from Be Quiet!, the SFX-L Power 500W. As its name suggests, it is a slightly elongated, 130 mm SFX PSU that has been designed to fit a 120 mm cooling fan. With a fully modular...Show More Summary

Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities

Samsung has announced new records for GDDR6 speeds and capacities--16Gbps per channel and 16Gb ICs. Building higher-bandwidth cards with fewer chips is a win for all involved. The post Samsung Introduces 16Gbps GDDR6 Memory, 2GB Capacities appeared first on ExtremeTech.

AMD Announces Wider EPYC Availability and ROCm 1.7 with TensorFlow Support

Earlier this year AMD announced its return to the high-end server market with a series of new EPYC processors. Inside is AMD’s new Zen core, up to 32 of them, with the focus on the major cloud providers. We were the first media outlet to publish our review of EPYC, which showed AMD to be highly competitive in an Intel dominated x86 landscape. Show More Summary

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 42: Intel with Radeon Graphics

Every so often, the technology industry goes crazy. To get three events along those lines in the same week just blows the mind. On this podcast, Ian and Ryan discuss the critical stories: Intel buying custom GPUs from AMD, Raja Koduri...Show More Summary

TeamGroup PD500 Portable SSD Review

The Team Group PD500 is lighter than many thumb drives but delivers SSD-like performance.

Intel Releases Graphics Drivers for Windows 15.60: HDR10 and Windows Mixed Reality

In light of the recent feature-filled Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, this week Intel has released their Graphics Driver 15.60, bringing HDR10 and Windows Mixed Reality support to a number of their modern integrated graphics processors (IGPs). Show More Summary

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Feature Focus

Windows 10 has finally settled into a groove. We are just over two years from the initial release of Windows 10. Part of the promise of Windows 10 was Windows as a service, or in other words, continual updates to Windows rather than monolithic version releases every couple of years. Show More Summary

Qualcomm Launches 48-core Centriq for $1995: Arm Servers for Cloud Native Applications

Following on from the SoC disclosure at Hot Chips, Qualcomm has this week announced the formal launch of its new Centriq 2400 family of Arm-based SoCs for cloud applications. The top processor is a 48-core, Arm v8-compliant design made using Samsung’s 10LPE FinFET process, with 18 billion transistors in a 398mm2 design. Show More Summary

FBI and Apple May Again Clash Over Encypted iPhone After Texas Shooting

The FBI has had a lot to say about encryption in recent years, and this could add fuel to the fire. The post FBI and Apple May Again Clash Over Encypted iPhone After Texas Shooting appeared first on ExtremeTech.

ET Deals: GlassWire Pro Lifetime License for $29

Right now, StackSocial is offering up a three-seat lifetime license for GlassWire Pro at an incredible 70% discount. If you want to keep an eye on the health of your PCs, this is a simple and affordable way to tackle that problem. The post ET Deals: GlassWire Pro Lifetime License for $29 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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