The CES technology trade show is on this week in Las Vegas and we saw a new change in the world of the computer chip industry. With the introduction of new microprocessors built exclusively for tackling security issues and upgrading the performance levels, the CES announcements this time seemed to be more focused on customer products related to computers, laptops, and smartphones. These announcements also came as a surprise since currently the growth market for the chip industry is centered around servers which are utilized in cloud computing data centers.
CEO of Nvidia, Jensen Huang proudly announced that his company will be bringing the brand new Turing chip designs into the gaming market for its customers. The latest GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card is a present from the dominant graphics chips maker in the market. It will be available at a cost of $350 and has a capacity to perform 1.5 to 2 times better than the earlier generation GTX 1060 chip on well-liked computer games. Moreover, it is not only limited to increasing gaming speeds, but it can also edit an 8K video footage which is the most high-resolution technology in the present times. A higher-performance line of graphics named GeForce RTX for modern laptops was also displayed in front of the people.
The Snapdragon 855 microprocessor and X50 cellular modem are the two great launches of this company. It was shown at the event that how in the upcoming time’s smartphones will be making use of its microprocessors to get 5G network connectivity.
C-V2X, a chipset designed for cars will also be used by Qualcomm after going into a partnership with Ford. However, the company has to face some moments of embarrassment when something went wrong with Amazon’s voice-controlled digital assistant.
Advanced Micro Devices
Based on its Rhyzen design, the Advanced Micro Devices is all set to launch its second and third generation line of chips with an advanced performance idea. Although the CEO, Lisa Su won’t address the gathering till Wednesday, the company still launched some of its products ahead of time. A second generation chip meant for laptops will run on a speed of around 4 GHz and integrate Vega Graphics Chips.
Excavator chip is another important gift from AMD. It will be used in novel Chromebooks from Acer and HP. This will definitely outsmart the enemies of Intel as assured by the company itself.
After successfully building the 10-nanometer chips instead of the usual 14 nanometers, Intel introduced a number of products confining to size 10 nanometer. Dubbed Ice Lake has the power to allow a faster Wifi technology named Wifi 6 and supposed to be outstanding for intelligence tasks. You are also reminded that the devices integrating this Dubbed Ice Lake are not going to step into the market domain until the end of the year.