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Networking board runs Linux on 16-core, -A72 LX2160A

Jun 7, 2019

SolidRun opened $550 pre-sales on a “HoneyComb LX2K” Mini-ITX board with a “CEx7 LX2160A” COM Express module that runs Linux on NXP’s 2.0GHz, 16-core -A72 LX2160A with up to 64GB DDR4 and dual 10GbE SFP+ ports.
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MediaTek 5G SoC to debut new Cortex-A77 and Mali-G77 chips

May 29, 2019

Arm unveiled a Cortex-A77 core with up to 20 percent better IPC performance over Cortex-A76 plus a faster new Mali-G77 GPU. MediaTek is combining both chips with its Helio M70 modem for a 7nm “5G SoC.”
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Intel launches first 10th Gen Ice Lake CPUs with 10nm fabrication

May 28, 2019

Intel launched its first 10nm, 10th Gen Ice Lake Core CPUs with Gen 11 graphics, Intel Deep Learning Boost technology, 9 to 15W TDPs, and support for WiFi 6 and Thunderbolt 3.
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Latest Grove add-on for the Pi includes RISC-V NPU for edge AI duty

May 8, 2019

Seeed has launched a $24.50 “Grove AI HAT” with 6x Grove interfaces and Arduino IDE support for accelerating edge AI workloads on the Raspberry Pi. The HAT features a Sipeed MAix M1 module running a Kendryte K210 RISC-V neural processing chip.
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Rockchip’s roadmap reveals 8nm, octa-core RK3588

Apr 30, 2019

Rockchip has released more details on its dual-core -A35 “RK1808” neural processor SoC. It also teased future SoC’s including an 8nm, octa-core -A76 and -A55 Rockchip RK3588 with NPU and 8K video.
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Intel roadmap shows 2Q rollout for 10nm Ice Lake and 3-5W Lakefield chips

Apr 26, 2019

After Intel rolled out 26 new 9th Gen Core models, a leaked Intel roadmap revealed a 2Q launch for its 10nm Ice Lake chips and a low-power Lakefield processor that combines an Ice Lake core with 4x Atom Tremont cores.
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Development kit showcases Cortex-A76 based Snapdragon 855

Apr 24, 2019

Intrinsyc has launched a 96Boards CE form-factor “Snapdragon 855 Mobile HDK” that runs Android 9 on a 7nm, octa-core Snapdragon 855 with GNSS, WiFi/BT, and optional touchscreens and cameras.
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Fanless mini-tower runs Linux Mint on up to 5GHz octa-core i9-9900K

Apr 23, 2019

Compulab’s passively cooled, Linux-friendly “Airtop3” mini-tower builds on a 9th Gen, octa-core Intel Core i9-9900K with Quadro RTX 4000 graphics plus up to 128GB DDR4, NVMe and SATA storage, triple displays, 2x GbE, 6x USB 3.1, and -40 to 70°C support.
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AI chip design combines up to six Linux-driven MIPS Open cores with TensorFlow engine

Apr 17, 2019

Wave Computing’s “TritonAI 64” IP for edge inferencing enables SoCs with up to 6x open-ISA MIPS-64 cores (with SIMD) running Google TensorFlow on a Debian stack plus WaveTensor and WaveFlow technologies for up to 8 TOPS/watt neural processing.
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Ryzen R1000 SoC offers dual Zen and triple Vega cores with a 12-25W TDP

Apr 16, 2019

AMD unveiled a lower-powered version of the Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC called the Ryzen Embedded R1000 with dual quad-threaded cores, 12-25W TDPs, triple 4K displays, and support for dual 10GbE ports.
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First open source MIPS code is released

Apr 5, 2019

Wave Computing has released its first open source MIPS ISA without license fees or royalties. The MIPS Open release includes the latest R6 version of the MIPS 32-and-64-bit ISA plus an IDE for embedded Linux and RTOSes and support for the free MIPSfpga core.
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CHIPS Alliance to curate building blocks for RISC-V chips

Mar 13, 2019

Esperanto, Google, SiFive, and Western Digital announced an LF-hosted “CHIPS Alliance” to curate and develop open source code for RISC-V chip development, including WD’s donated SweRV core. Meanwhile, Intel is open sourcing its PCIe-based CXL interconnect.
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Multi-core, Linux-ready RISC-V cores feature DSP

Mar 13, 2019

Andes unveiled new A25MP and AX25MP versions of its Linux-friendly A25 CPU cores claimed to be the first RISC-V cores with a “comprehensive” DSP. The 1GHz-plus cores provide cache coherency and support for SMP and up to quad-core designs.
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AMD’s Epyc 3000 shows up on COM Express Type 7

Mar 8, 2019

Congatec announced a “Conga-B7E3” COM Express Type 7 module that runs Linux or Windows on AMD’s up to 16-core Epyc Embedded 3000 with up to 96GB DDR4, 4x 10GbE networking, 32x PCIe lanes, and an optional 1TB NVMe disk.
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