Items tagged with Deimos

Arm is prepared to take the fight to Intel with respect to PC compute performance, and to prove its point, the company has released its first forward-looking roadmap for CPU IP. While ARM is well known for its dominance of processors used in mobile devices, it hopes that consistent year-over-year performance improvements will have Intel shaking in its boots. Qualcomm attempted to encroach into Intel territory with the Snapdragon 835-powered "Always Connected" PCs in 2017, and it will further that push with the Snapdragon 850 Mobile Platform in 2018, which promises a 30 percent overall performance uplift.  To help empower companies like Qualcomm, Apple and Samsung to deliver more... Read more...
If you're in the mood for a laptop that more than fits the phrase "desktop replacement" but isn't built by an OEM like Dell (or if a system from Round Rock simply doesn't pack enough awesome from your tastes), the folks at BFG Technologies have built a laptop to complement their high-end "Phobos" desktop system. Unlike Phobos, Deimos isn't water cooled (although water-cooling a laptop might make a neat trick), but it packs just about every other available feature—provided you can afford it. Deimos is designed around NVIDIA's mobile SLI; the base configuration offers dual GTX 260M video cards with 1GB of memory each. The system doesn't skimp on CPU power or RAM either—available Core 2 processors... Read more...