Canonical Gives RISC-V a HiFive

Canonical Gives RISC-V a HiFive

Canonical have announced that its Ubuntu operating system now supports two RISC-V boards from SiFive, the HiFive Unleashed and HiFive Unmatched. SiFive might sound familiar. That’s because Intel has reportedly offered to acquire the company for $2 billion, said it will make SiFive’s chips, and revealed plans to incorporate the new SiFive P550 processors into…

ASRock's Upgradable Desk Mini Max SFF PC Makes Room for 16-Core AMD CPU, Discrete GPU

ASRock’s Upgradable Desk Mini Max SFF PC Makes Room for 16-Core AMD CPU, Discrete GPU

Modern high-performance small-form-factor (SFF) PCs have a number of indisputable advantages: They offer decent levels of performance despite their compact dimensions. Yet they have one strong disadvantage for enthusiasts: They usually are not expandable or upgradeable. ASRock decided to address this limitation with its DeskMini Max 10-liter concept PC.  ASRock’s DeskMini Max is a custom-designed PC…

MSI Lists Its First Nvidia CMP 50HX Mining GPU

MSI Lists Its First Nvidia CMP 50HX Mining GPU

MSI has revealed the company’s Nvidia CMP 50HX Miner graphics card, which caters to Ethereum miners. The CMP 50HX is part of Nvidia’s Cryptocurrency Mining Processor (CMP) lineup that aims to put more GeForce products into gamers’ hands by giving miners specialized mining graphics cards. The CMP 50HX Miner rocks 3,584 CUDA cores and 10GB…