Synopsys Demonstrates Industry’s First PCI Express 5.0 IP Interoperability with Intel’s Future Xeon Scalable Processor

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

Highlights:

  • Interoperability establishes end-to-end 32GT/s PCIe 5.0 link between DesignWare IP for PCI Express 5.0 Complete Solution and future Intel Xeon Scalable processors
  • The DesignWare IP for PCI Express 5.0 delivers industry’s lowest latency and highest throughput with optimized power consumption for short and long channels
  • Future Intel Xeon Scalable processors deliver enhanced performance, throughput, and CPU frequencies for AI-infused, analytics, storage & networking workloads

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced its collaboration with Intel to achieve successful system-level interoperability between the Synopsys DesignWare Controller and PHY IP for PCI Express 5.0 and future Intel Xeon Scalable processors (codename Sapphire Rapids). The full-system interoperability, a key milestone in Synopsys and Intel’s ongoing collaboration, enables the ecosystem to confidently use the companies’ proven technologies to accelerate development of their PCIe 5.0-based products in high-performance computing and AI applications. The DesignWare IP for

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Smartphone apps processor revenue surges in quarter two

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market once again defied the COVID-19 pandemic and grew 20% in revenue terms to $5.8 billion in quarter two (Q2) of 2020, according to Strategy Analytics’ Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report.

The research group says that Qualcomm, HiSilicon, Apple, MediaTek, and Samsung LSI captured the top-five revenue share spots in the global smartphone applications processor (AP) market in the quarter. Qualcomm maintained its lead of the smartphone AP market with a 32% revenue share, followed by HiSilicon with 22% and Apple with 19%.

Strategy Analytics estimates that smartphone AP shipments declined 16 percent year-on-year in Q2 2020, driven by COVID-19-led weakness. However, increased mix of higher-priced 5G APs more than offset this weakness and helped the AP market to register 20 percent year-on-year revenue growth.

Smartphone APs with on-device artificial intelligence (AI) registered strong growth even as the total market declined and accounted

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Apple May Delay First Mac Computer With Own Silicon Processor

KEY POINTS

  • Apple is working on a Mac that’s powered by in-house silicon
  • The first Mac of this kind will not be launched this month, a report claims
  • The device will be announced during another event in November

It’s not a secret that Apple is working on a Mac that runs on the company’s own silicon. The first device of this kind, however, might not be announced alongside the new iPhones that will be revealed in the Apple event set for Tuesday, a report said.

Apple previously said that it will transition its Macs from Intel chips to in-house silicon. At the time, the company said that it will be able to release the first Mac with Apple silicon by the end of the year. A report from Bloomberg, however, said that those who are looking forward to seeing the device during the upcoming Apple event will have to wait

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GSI Technology to Participate in the Linley Fall Processor Conference 2020 Virtual Event

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GSI Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIT), a leading provider of high-performance memory solutions for the networking, telecommunications and military markets, and developer of the Gemini® Associative Processing Unit (APU) for Artificial Intelligence, today announced its participation in the Linley Fall Processor Conference 2020, taking place virtually on October 20-22 and October 27-29.

On behalf of GSI Technology, Bob Haig, Director of Product Management, and Dan Ilan, Hardware Architect, will be presenting “An Associative Processing Structure Challenges Von Neumann Architecture for Latency and Energy Efficiency,” on October 29 at 10:10 a.m. PT. They will lead the discussion around standard central processing unit (CPU) and associative processing units (APU), and how a higher-performance and more energy-efficient APU can be designed as an inter-connected array of

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Intel just revealed a surprise new processor to beat AMD Ryzen in budget gaming PCs

Intel’s Core i3-10100F is a new spin on a Comet Lake processor which has just been spotted online, and should soon be on its way to make a tempting option for a budget gaming PC.

The CPU has just been listed on Intel’s Ark product database with a launch date of Q4, but the chip giant hasn’t announced anything official about the processor or when it might hit shelves yet.

As spotted by Tom’s Hardware, it’s a quad-core (eight-thread) processor with a base clock of 3.6GHz and boost to 4.3GHz, and will retail between $79 and $97, offering a seriously good value proposition in terms of price/performance for an affordable gaming PC. With a 65W TDP, it’ll also be easy to keep this CPU cool.

Currently, its predecessor the Core i3-9100F sells for not much more than $70, and you’re getting a lot of chip for the money – even

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The new Razer Blade Stealth 13 adds an OLED display and a faster processor

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  • Razer is launching new versions of its Razer Blade Stealth 13 gaming ultrabook this October.
  • The new versions include an 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor.
  • One model will include an OLED Full HD touchscreen display.

Razer is holding its virtual RazerCon today, and it’s using the event to announce some new products. Perhaps the biggest news is that we are getting new versions of its Razer Blade Stealth 13 gaming ultrabook. The 3.1-pound aluminum Windows 10 laptop will have some hardware upgrades with two new models.

Read more: The best Razer laptops you can buy right now

Both models will have the new 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor inside. The processor can run at a clock speed of 2.8GHz or as fast as 4.7GHz in Turbo mode. Both also have the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 TI graphics chip, with 4GB of video RAM. Both will also have 16GB

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PENTAX Medical Launches High-Definition EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes And DEFINA Video Processor In The United States

MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PENTAX Medical, a healthcare industry leader in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy solutions, has announced the launch of the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes in the U.S., with FDA 510(k) clearance, along with a new DEFINA Video Processor.

As the newest HD solution in Pulmonology, the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes offer crisp, HD visualization of the bronchus, along with unmatched ergonomics, a lightweight control body, and high standards in hygiene measures. The EB-J10 Series is compatible with the DEFINA Video Processor, a small-footprint processor that is specially designed to support Pulmonology practices with advanced imaging. This combination provides exceptional HD image quality, supporting clinical outcomes across a broad spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

The new HD EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes have been specifically engineered with a focus on maneuverability and physician comfort during procedures, with an ergonomically positioned suction valve and angulation levers for

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