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    Ultra HD vs Full HD. Which one is better?

    - Cost - these monitors start from €226. - Power - I don't see any problem with the power. Can you explain? - GPU demands - of course - this is because no GPU is designed in mind for such workloads. We need a new generation of GPUs capable of it. - imperfect scaling ? Ask Microsoft for better...
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    Ultra HD vs Full HD. Which one is better?

    What do you mean by should? That I should photoshop it in order to look better? Text or nothing on 1080 can look sharp unless the display size drops well below 15 inch. The pixels are too large on a 24-inch monitor, hence the font looks also grainy because it has one-pixel width. There is very...
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    AMD sales hit 80% for mindfactory.de

    July 2020, not much changed:
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    AMD's next-gen RDNA 2 rumor: 40-50% faster than GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

    Vega is a compute oriented architecture which behaves badly if you put it in gaming which is not its primary application area, to begin with. Probably several years ago, under the threat of bankruptcy, AMD cancelled most of the meaningful GPU projects, including a larger die size Navi 1st gen...
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    Editorial x86 Lacks Innovation, Arm is Catching up. Enough to Replace the Giant?

    x86 lacks innovation towards low power consumption. That is a fundamental flaw in CISC and you know it. It has never been addressed. Actually, quite the opposite - Intel pursues ultra power with the hungry 10900KS, 9900KS, etc, with 200-watt and higher power consumption. Today, you can use a...
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    NVIDIA in Advanced Talks to Acquire Arm from SoftBank

    Given how nVidia's CEO refused this kind of thing to AMD back in 2006, I don't think it will happen now either.
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    AMD's next-gen RDNA 2 rumor: 40-50% faster than GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

    What does 80 CUs actually represent?
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    AMD's next-gen RDNA 2 rumor: 40-50% faster than GeForce RTX 2080 Ti

    AMD Radeon Instinct MI100 ‘CDNA GPU’ Alleged Performance Numbers Show Its Faster Than NVIDIA’s A100 in FP32 Compute, Impressive Perf/Value https://wccftech.com/amd-radeon-instinct-mi100-cdna-gpu-alleged-performance-benchmarks-leak-faster-than-nvidia-ampere-a100/ NVIDIA RTX 3090 Will Allegedly...
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    AMD Confirms "Zen 4" on 5nm, Other Interesting Tidbits from Q2-2020 Earnings Call

    I think Mrs Su is wrong. ARM is the future and AMD should find a way to design new RISC CPUs.
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    People sometimes open dozens of tabs and keep them running. Imagine if some of them keep running flash videos and other stuff in the background. Your CPU goes to 100% with ease. Not to mention that your GPU also participates and is heavily loaded. Don't underestimate the browsing. I was quite...
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    This is what my CPU does when I open YouTube in 9 new tabs.
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    Wrong. Those percentages are when the tab is idle. When you load the tab, you get your CPU up to 100% load.
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    Don't browsers use a logical/physical core per open tab?
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    This is quite disputable. There are always running applications, services and updates which quite heavily load the office computer.
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    TSMC Allocation the Next Battleground for Intel, AMD, and Possibly NVIDIA

    Intel also competes directly with TSMC for the ASML lithography machines.
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    TSMC Allocation the Next Battleground for Intel, AMD, and Possibly NVIDIA

    How so? Intel sells its chips, so that directly takes market share and orders away both from AMD and its Fab TSMC..
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    Editorial x86 Lacks Innovation, Arm is Catching up. Enough to Replace the Giant?

    First ARM-Based MacBook Could Start From Just $799, Hints Tipster; MacBook Pro May Carry a Higher Price https://wccftech.com/first-arm-macbook-799-price-tag-macbook-pro-more-expensive/
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    Why do big organisations and companies pursue lowest possible costs for electricity? How would they achieve their targets if they don't move all of their configurations to U-series CPUs? Office PCs need neither top extreme performance as seen in 125-watt HEDT CPUs, nor they need so high power...
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    Ultra HD vs Full HD. Which one is better?

    Look :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4K_resolution https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec._2020#cite_note-NHKannualreport2010-7 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec._2020 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec._709
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    OEMs, brother, I think OEMs most of the time ship office PCs, may be I am wrong, don't know..
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    My question is. Why the likes of HP still ship this 2-year-old midrange desktop CPU in brand new office PCs? Why don't they use lower power state-of-the-art CPUs in their machines ?
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    Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

    It's not. The Ryzen 7 4800U is 85% faster than Core i5-8500, while drawing 23% of its power. Core i5-8500 is not a valid choice. It's a turd.
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    AMD RDNA2 Graphics Architecture Detailed, Offers +50% Perf-per-Watt over RDNA

    AMD Navy Flounder - Navi 22 AMD Sienna Cichlid - Navi 21 AMD “Navy Flounder” NAVI 22 GPU added to Linux patches https://videocardz.com/newz/amd-navy-flounder-navi-23-gpu-added-to-linux-patches AMD NAVI 23 graphics processor gets GFX1032 ID...
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    Intel 10th Gen Core i9 KA Series Listed, More Comet Lake-S CPUs Incoming?

    3700+ is a performance equivalent rating which means that it's as fast as a 3.7 GHz CPU from the competition. At that time, AMD had vastly higher IPC. https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=AMD+Athlon+64+3700%2B&id=71 https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Pentium+4+3.60GHz&id=1079
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