Tag Archives: Zen

Zen Admire Joy Budget Smartphone With 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 3,777

Domestic smartphone manufacturer Zen Mobile on Tuesday announced the launch of its Admire Joy smartphone exclusively via online marketplace Shopclues. Priced at Rs. 3,777, the smartphone is already available for purchase on the e-commerce site, which states an MRP of Rs. 4,499. The highlight of the smartphone at its price is its support for 4G VoLTE. “Strengthening our 4G portfolio ... Read More »

AMD will sneak-peek its high-end Zen CPU in December, starting a new CPU war

That distant drum beat you’re hearing? That’s the sound of the coming CPU war. The latest beat came this morning, when AMD said it was holding a sneak peek of its high-performance Zen CPU in a few weeks. The preview will be streamed at 1 p.m. PST on December 13. You can sign up at AMD’s website to be clued in. ... Read More »

As AMD mulls GPU for 32-core Zen chip, it develops software tools

AMD’s new ROCm software tools will exploit the joint computing power of its GPUs and Zen chips AMD’s Radeon WX 5100 GPU is targeted at VR content creation. Credit: AMD COMMENTS Agam Shah IDG News Service Nov 14, 2016 2:16 PM AMD has a clear-cut business plan: Its upcoming 32-core Zen chip will bring it back into high-performance servers, and ... Read More »

How AMD’s powerful Zen chip flouts the SoC stereotype

The hype is building around AMD’s upcoming Zen chip (due at the end of 2016), but if you’re calling it a CPU, you’re off-track. That’s because the first iteration of the company’s new microarchitecture, code-named Summit Ridge, is actually an SoC, or System on Chip. Confused? That’s understandable, says Kevin Krewell, principal analyst with Tirias Research. “The definition of System ... Read More »

The Full Nerd Episode 7: GPU buyer’s guide, AMD Zen pricing, and a 4K PlayStation

This week on The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman predict just how much AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU will cost, riff on how powerful the PlayStation 4 Pro will be, and then debate: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. In the Builder’s Corner, Brad gives us the best GPU for the most common resolutions and some strategy for high-frame rate ... Read More »

The Full Nerd Episode 7: GPU buyer’s guide, AMD Zen pricing, and a 4K PlayStation

This week on The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Hayden Dingman predict just how much AMD’s upcoming Zen CPU will cost, riff on how powerful the PlayStation 4 Pro will be, and then debate: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. In the Builder’s Corner, Brad gives us the best GPU for the most common resolutions and some strategy for high-frame rate ... Read More »