Intel Confirms 65W, HX-Series Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs Are Incoming

Intel has officially confirmed at an Asian conference (according to @wxnod on Twitter), that more 14th-gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs are coming. These include new 65W S-series desktop variants, and new high-performance mobile chips featuring the "HX" moniker.

AMD Preps Cheaper 12, 16-Core Ryzen CPUs for Laptops: Leak

AMD's Ryzen 9 7845HX and Ryzen 9 7945HX processors are among the fastest gaming CPUs for laptops, and since these are the company's ultra-high-end offerings, they ought to be quite expensive, which somehow limits their adoption by PC makers. In a bid to capture some additional market share, AMD is reportedly prepping Ryzen 9 7840HX and Ryzen 9 7940HX CPUs that will offer similar core count, but will run at slight slower clocks.

Memory Prices Rebound Due to Reduced Production, Increasing Demand

Memory makers are witnessing increasing prices as production reductions lead to price rises in both DRAM and NAND segments. Companies like Adata, Phison, and Winbond are experiencing improved revenues in September and Q3, with an overall positive future outlook, reports

Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI

Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of more than 7.7 million wafers per month, according to SEMI.

Intel Displays Granite Rapids CPUs as Specs Leak: Five Chiplets

Intel this week showcased its 6th Generation Xeon Scalable 'Sapphire Rapids' processors as part of its advanced packaging prowess demonstration. The multi-tile datacenter CPU are due to arrive in the first half of 2024 and the company is sampling them with its customers. Meanwhile, hardware leaker @Yuuki_AnS this week revealed specifications of ES1 samples of these processors.

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AMD EPYC ‘Siena’ Specification Leak: Up to 64 Cores

Renowned hardware leaker @momomo_us has published what seems to be specifications of AMD's upcoming EPYC 8004-series 'Siena' processors. The new Zen 4-based CPUs are projected to hit the market later this year or early next year and address lower-power servers that may not need the highest performance, such as those used for edge and telecom applications.

Micron Preps 32Gb DDR5 Chips, Opens Door to 1TB Modules

Micron was the first company to introduce 24Gb DDR5 memory devices as well as start shipping actual modules on their base last fall. As it turns out, as part of Micron's HBM3 Gen2 announcement, the company wants to maintain the lead and is prepping to mass produce 32Gb DDR5 ICs as well high-capacity memory modules in the first half of 2024, the company revealed today.

Intel Resumes Shipping Xeon MCC Processors After Bug is Mitigated

Intel has confirmed that it had paused shipments of some of its fourth-gen Xeon Sapphire Rapids processors due to a newly-discovered bug, but it hadn't set a specific date for shipments to resume. The company has now issued a statement indicating that it has developed a firmware fix and has resumed shipments.