Systems

The miniaturization trend triggered by the ultra-compact form factor NUCs from Intel has emerged as a key driver in the growth of the PC market. Processor power efficiency is of paramount importance in this space, and AMD had been caught napping when the NUCs began to take flight. The introduction of the Zen microarchitecture in the Ryzen processors has scripted a remarkable turnaround for AMD. With leading core counts, the Ryzen processors have taken the HEDT market by storm. UCFF PC manufacturers, however, opted to play the wait and watch game, and it took a while before the embedded SoC versions of the first-generation Ryzens started appearing in the PC market. Last year, ASRock Industrial introduced one of the first Ryzen UCFF systems in...

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part I: Microsoft's Xbox

While not usually our forté, there is some pretty serious hardware powering Microsoft's first videogame console; and where there is hardware, there is AnandTech. Read on to find...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/21/2001

Pogo Linux: 1GHz for under $1000

A little known company called Pogo Linux gave us the opportunity to review a sub-$1000 1GHz PC. The catch? It comes loaded with RedHat Linux 7.0. ...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/29/2001

3dfx Voodoo4 / Voodoo5 Comdex 99 Preview

3dfx made a huge revelation at this year's Fall Comdex, take a look at what they're planning next year's product line to be.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 11/19/1999

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