Intel AI-centric chips pave the way for AI everywhere era across devices

At the "AI Everywhere" event, Intel launched the 5th-gen Xeon processor, code-named Emerald Rapids, and Intel Core Ultra mobile processors to compete in an AI era. Intel also showcased the Gaudi3 AI accelerator. As outlined in Intel's press release, the 5th-gen Xeon showcases an impressive 21% average surge in general computing performance and facilitates a remarkable 36% rise in average performance per watt.

Western Digital to raise NAND flash prices by up to 55%

Western Digital has informed customers that prices for NAND flash memory may rise by up to 55% in the coming quarters, according to industry sources. NAND flash prices have been rising sharply in the second half of 2023, and the extent of increases in the fourth quarter has been much faster than expected. Western Digital has already notified its customers that it will raise the prices for both NAND and HDD. The notification comes as memory chip vendors continue to slash output with inventory correction in the supply chain drawing to a close.

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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.

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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 UDN.com.