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Multi-threaded Linux Performance: AMD’s Threadripper 2990WX vs. Intel’s Core i9-7980XE

by Rob Williams on September 15, 2018 in Processors

We’re following-up on our AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX launch coverage with another look at Linux performance against Intel’s Core i9-7980XE. Join us as we explore performance across 13 highly multi-threaded tests on the latest stable kernel.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd-gen Packaging

Workstation Powerhouses: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 16-core 2950X & 32-core 2990WX Review

by Rob Williams on August 13, 2018 in Processors

Just as we were starting to believe that 16-core CPUs were amazing, AMD has come along and dropped a 32-core bombshell. It’s called Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX, a workstation chip that cuts through renderers like butter. We’re putting it up against the forthcoming 2950X, and six other unsuspecting processors.

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Battle of the Workstations: AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core X-Series

by Rob Williams on July 18, 2018 in Graphics & Displays, Processors, Systems

The workstation PC market got a shot in the arm last fall when AMD launched its Ryzen Threadripper platform, offering a 16-core CPU for a reasonable price. That led many to ponder what should be in their next machine. Join us as we pit comparable AMD and Intel machines against each other in over twenty workstation scenarios.

AMD Ryzen Pro 2nd Generation

AMD Launches Ryzen Pro Desktop & Mobile CPUs, Talks Future Plans

by Rob Williams on May 14, 2018 in Processors

Following the launch of its second-gen Ryzen consumer processors just over a month ago, AMD is back, ready to divulge a whack of information surrounding its second-gen Ryzen Pro desktop and mobile CPUs – and, a whole lot more. If you dig Threadripper, EPYC, or AMD notebooks, there’s something for you here.

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Arm Announces New Partners With Its Mbed IoT Platform

by Jamie Fletcher on April 24, 2018 in Processors, Software

Sometimes it’s nice to see the other side of what goes into consumer electronics. We often see the faults of IoT, but rarely how it’s used in the industry. Arm briefed us on what the industry in general is doing with IoT, as well as some of its partners, case studies, and what’s being done to reverse the security stigma.

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