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Broadcom data centre chip business bolsters smartphone revenues

In its latest earnings release, Broadcom Inc. showed strong sales in data centre chips, offsetting a sharp drop in demand for parts from a ‘large North American smartphone customer.’ Broadcom reported revenues of approximately $5.05 billion (approx £3.77 billion) for the quarter ending in July, with a margin of error of plus or minus $75 million… Read More

Microchannel cooling tech achieves higher processor performance

New research is looking to further develop microchannel cooling technology in an effort to advance processor performance. The CarriCool project, backed by IBM, sets out to better manage operating temperatures which can be a limiting factor for the computing power of processors. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have now discovered a new cooling method which… Read More

Samsung announces 16TB NGSFF SSD for hyperscale data centres

South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced a new 16TB Next Generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF) solid-state drive (SSD), which aims to significantly improve server storage capacity and tackle data processing challenges. According to a company release, as well as increasing memory capacity, the new SSD will enable an improvement in IOPS (input/output operations per… Read More

Data centre success raises Nvidia stock target price to $180

An analyst at Canaccord Genuity has raised the target price for Nvidia stock from $155 to $180, based on the company’s success in the data center. The change in target price was made after Matthew Ramsay, a leading Wall Street analyst for Canaccord specializing in technology, reviewed the market and concluded that Nvidia will be… Read More

AMD unveils EPYC data centre processor

AMD has introduced the EPYC 7000 series high-performance data center processor. The largest processor in the EPYC 7000 series features to 32 high-performance ‘Zen’ cores and 64 threads, significantly more than the current competition. The EPYC processors boast record-breaking performance metrics, on both one-socket and two-socket server systems. AMD has stated that due to EPYC’s high-performance metrics,… Read More

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