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  1. If you're looking for a new gaming laptop without an Intel CPU then this deal on a Ryzen 7 7735HS-powered laptop with RTX 4070 graphics for just over $1K is a great option.
  2. AMD followed up this week with even more deep-dive details on its Zen 5 microarchitecture, new Zen 5c cores, and SoC layout. Here are additional details on the new Ryzen 9000 series chips that are slated to launch next week.
  3. The Asus ROG Extreme is a wireless mechanical gaming keyboard with a full aluminum body, carbon fiber positioning plate, and an adjustable gasket mount design. It feels and sounds great, but not $500 great.
  4. Remote.It's new open source tool brings easy management of multiple Raspberry Pis and Wi-Fi configuration via Bluetooth connectivity
  5. Elon Musk deployed 14 mobile generators at the xAI Memphis Supercluster to generate 35 MWe to power 32,000 H100 GPUs.
  6. Elon Musk says that he'll have 90,000 Nvidia H100s, 40,000 AI4 chips, and the equivalent of 8,000 H100 GPUs in Dojo D1 processors by the end of 2024.
  7. ORNL's Discovery supercomputer could offer up to 6 ExaFLOPS performance.
  8. Intel's next-generation Arrow Lake-S CPUs appear to be coming without AVX-512, marking another generation where Intel disables AVX-512 due to compatibility issues with its E-cores.
  9. Dylan Browne, an Unreal Engine Supervisor and Feature Film VFX at the ModelFarm visual effects studio, posted on X that his company is experiencing a 50% failure rate for systems powered by Intel's Core i9-13900K and 14900K computers.
  10. Well-known leaker confirms Nvidia's plans for a 'Big Thing' based on the Blackwell architecture. Indications are this is a Titan-class GPU, though whether it will actually see a retail release or not remains to be seen.