Audio Visual HPC
New Haswell CPUs Spark a Server Refresh
September 8, 2014
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New Haswell CPUs Spark a Server Refresh
Today, Intel launched its all new Xeon E5-2600 V3 processors based on the new Haswell architecture.  To put it simply, the new Intel “Haswell EP” chips are a beast of a processor and further evidence AMD has been relegated to a server spectator at best.  Replacing the Ivy Bridge based Xeon E5 V2 family, the […]
Gaming Hardware
AMD announces Radeon SSDs – Radeon R7 120G, Radeon R7 240G, and Radeon R7 480G
August 19, 2014
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AMD announces Radeon SSDs – Radeon R7 120G, Radeon R7 240G, and Radeon R7 480G
In addition to Radeon memory sticks, Radeon processors, and Radeon graphics cards, Radeon SSDs will soon be available for purchase. Built using Toshiba’s 19nm MLC NAND flash chips and OCZ’s Indilinx Barefoot 3 processor, the Radeon R7 SSD will be a standard 2.5” drive with 120 GB, 240 GB, and 480 GB capacities. And because […]
Audio Visual HPC
The AMD FirePro W8100 Costs How Much?
July 7, 2014
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The AMD FirePro W8100 Costs How Much?
AMD just released the new FirePro W8100 based on the Hawaii GPU architecture.  AMD has reason to be optimistic.  Its W9100 was launched successfully in its positioning against the Nvidia Quadro K5000.  But get this…AMD has also positioned the W8100 against the K5000 while pricing it at an MSRP of $2,499.00, a 56% premium to […]