‘The Laziest Person at Tesla’

I’ve spoken about Jim Keller many times on AnandTech. In the world of semiconductor design, his name draws attention, simply by the number of large successful projects he has worked on,…

DIY on Intel Ice Lake Xeon is getting a bit closer

Since the launch of the third generation Intel Xeon Scalable Ice Lake processors in April, it was widely expected that the initial volumes of hardware would go to Intel’s larger…

SPEC Updates SERT Suite for Energy Efficiency Benchmarking of ISO Compliant Servers

Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation’s SPEC SERT suite has become the industry standard for measuring server energy efficiency over the past decade. Regulatory authorities such as the US EPA and Japan’s…

TeamGroup announces its first DDR5-4800 memory module

Back in December 2020, TeamGroup has announced plans to switch to DDR5 memory on future platforms. During Computex 2021, TeamGroup claims to have “managed to gain an advantage over competing…

Apple announces iOS 15 and iPadOS 15: the highlights

Today at Apple’s WWDC 2021 event, the company unveiled the new operating systems iOS 15, iPadOS 15. This year, Apple introduced a slew of new features and improvements both on…

Secures the second source for HAMR trays

Seagate this week sign an agreement with Showa Denko to obtain a second source of platters for its hard drives based on Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) technology. Under the…

Best CPUs for Workstations: June 2021

In our series of Best CPU guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended workstation CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time…

Help solve the silicon shortage

Today, Xilinx announces an extension of its Versal family, focusing specifically on low power and edge devices. Xilinx Versal is the production of a combination of many different processor technologies:…

Dr. Kevin Zhang and Dr. Maria Marced

In the past week, TSMC ran its 2021 Technology Symposium, covering its latest developments in process node technology designed to improve the performance, costs, and capabilities for its customers. In…

G.Skill Trident Z Royal Elite with DDR4-4000 CL14, close latencies

During Computex 2021, G. Skill announced a few new memory kits including its majestic-looking Trident Z Royal Elite heatsinks. Available with super tight primary latencies of CL14, the new Trident…