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Only the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a division of the Department of the Treasury, is allowed to print money in the United States. Coming in a close second, however, NVIDIA prints designs primarily for GPU hardware, which might as well be a license to print money in the burgeoning era of artificial intelligence... Read more...
As the era of AI computing begins to unfold in earnest, AMD was able to achieve record sales in its data center business, which grew a whopping 80% year-over-year to $2.34 billion in the first quarter of 2024 (and a more modest 2% sequentially). The big uptick in data center dollars helped AMD weather declining sales... Read more...
It wasn’t that long ago when NVIDIA found lightning in a bottle with the cryptocurrency boom, which saw demand for its GPUs skyrocket beyond gaming and into a red hot mining market. Then came the crypto crash and, along with it, concerns about how NVIDIA would bounce back amid sagging GPU sales. NVIDIA found its... Read more...
All things considered, AMD ended its fiscal year on a high note with its fourth quarter (of 2023) revenue coming in at $6.2 billion, for a quarterly profit of $667 million. For the full year, AMD reported revenue of $22.7 billion, with net income tallying $854 million. The figures are largely the result of impressive... Read more...
CES 2024 is an exciting time for a plethora of new product announcements, and expected to be chief among them this year are new graphics card options. While gamers are patiently awaiting the details of NVIDIA's upcoming GeForce RTX Super GPUs, there is some commotion in the data center market as well.  NVIDIA has... Read more...
NVIDIA and Hon Hai Technology Group, otherwise known as Foxconn, jointly announced plans develop a new class of data centers and systems designed to "accelerate the AI revolution." It's the latest strategic move by NVIDIA to capitalize on the burgeoning market for AI hardware and applications, where the firm has... Read more...
The data center is the unsung hero of modern computing, in that so many tasks rely on them (cloud gaming, online shopping, and so forth) but they often take a back seat to local devices. Back seat or not, it's important to keep data centers fed with high-tech hardware, and that's what Kioxia is delivering with its... Read more...
Solidigm SSD D5-P5336: $<0.08 - $0.10 per GB (Estimated) The new Solidigm SSD D5-P5336 targets read-heavy workloads and features the company's latest QLC NAND flash memory to achieve massive storage capacities up to 61.44TB. Massive Capacities Targeting Lower Price Points (per GB) Mulitple Form Factors... Read more...
AMD hosted its Data Center and AI Technology Premiere in San Francisco, CA today, where it outlined its vision and strategy for the “future of computing.” The company introduced its first batch of fourth generation EPYC 9004 series server processors, aka Genoa, last November which largely delivered on the promise of... Read more...
Solidigm SSD D5-P5430: $0.08 - $0.10 per GB (Estimated) The new Solidigm SSD D5-P5430 features the company's latest QLC NAND flash memory, with read speeds up to 7GB/s and capacities topping out at over 30TB. High Capacities Priced Lower Than D7-Series Array Of Form Factors Strong Performance Not Ideal For... Read more...
Samsung Electronics has announced development of the industry’s first Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 memory, and the South Korean semiconductor giant worked closely with Intel to ensure optimal support for its Xeon platform. “Intel is delighted to work with Samsung on their investment towards a vibrant CXL... Read more...
Lonestar Data Holdings Inc. has cleared a key financing milestone for placing data centers on the Moon, as it secures $5 million in oversubscribed seed financing. The company successfully completed data storage and edge processing testing as part of the first-ever software-defined payload sent to the International... Read more...
The world's first commercial flash-based solid state drive checked in at a meager 20MB when it shipped over three decades ago. A lot has changed since then and these days 1TB and 2TB SSDs are commonplace, while 4TB and even 8TB SSDs lay on the fringe of high-end consumer systems. Bigger capacities are available in the... Read more...
Investors are upbeat following NVIDIA's fourth quarter and fiscal 2023 financial results, with the company's share price surging after it beat out Wall Street's expectations. That's a despite a 21 percent year-over-year drop in quarterly revenue to $6.05 billion and a massive 46 percent decline in gaming revenue to... Read more...
During an earnings call with analysts, AMD CEO Dr. Su noted, "We remain very bullish about our data center business," and it's easy to see why. Just days after rival Intel posted a brutal earnings report in which it suffered one of its biggest quarterly losses in history and a 20 percent drop in full-year revenue, AMD... Read more...
The European Union is looking to send data centers into space in an effort to fight climate change. Thales Alenia Space is spearheading a study called ASCEND, which is part of the EU's "Horizon Europe" initiative. The need for digitalization means that data centers around the world are growing at a never before... Read more...
NVIDIA disclosed its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2023, and revealed within its earnings report is a 17 percent year-over-year decline in revenue to $5.93 billion. That's also a 12 percent drop sequentially. Much of that can be attributed to "lower GPU sales for both desktops and laptops," which... Read more...
AMD didn't quite meet its revenue target for its fiscal third quarter of 2022, though it did still manage to post a 29 percent year-over-year gain to $5.6 billion. Half of that ($2.3 billion) was recorded as a profit, which is a gain of 13 percent from the same quarter a year ago. In a statement, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su... Read more...
Today, KIOXIA has announced a new series of datacenter solid state drives. The new XD7P drives follow the company’s XD6 series in using the EDSFF E1.S formfactor for use in cloud and hyperscale applications. The XD7P series is intended for read-intensive applications with low latency requirements across mixed... Read more...
AMD shared a preliminary accounting of its third quarter revenue, which it now projects to be $5.6 billion. That's a $1.1 billion downward adjustment compared to its previous guidance of $6.7 billion (plus or minus $200 million). AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su attributed the $1.1 billion guidance miss primarily on a... Read more...
This year's Flash Memory Summit event is right around the corner, but storage makers aren't necessarily waiting to unveil their latest bleeding edge offerings. Silicon Motion sure isn't—it has announced its MonTitan (SM8366) solid state drive (SSD) controller to power blazing fast PCI Express 5.0 storage solutions in... Read more...
If you have a need for speed in the data center, Kioxia hopes to satiate your hunger for blazing fast storage with its new CM7 series, which is now shipping to customers. Designed around the PCI Express 5.0 bus and offered in Enterprise and Datacenter Standard Form Factor (EDSFF) E3.S and 2.5-inch form factors, these... Read more...
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