Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core chip coming soon to tablets, VR headsets and more

Rockchip’s RK3399 processor is a hexa-core chip with two ARM Cortex-A72 CPU cores and four Cortex-A53 cores. It features Mali-T864 graphics, support for 4K video playback, HDMI 2.0 output, and Rockhip says it’s designed to work in a range of devices including tablets, notebooks, TV boxes, and VR headsets. The company first unveiled the RK3399 […]

AMD to compete with Intel, VIA for netbook love

There’ve been rumors that AMD would be getting into the low-cost ultraportable chip-making business. And now it looks like AMD’s new CEO Dirk Meyer has pretty much confirmed it. Meyer says the company has no plans to start making chips for cellphones or mobile internet devices. But low-cost laptops are another story. The announcement (if […]