Archive for the ‘CPU’ Category
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 6, 2016 under CPU, Graphics
Earlier this year, Intel ended up cutting its workforce down by 11 percent, pushing 12,000 or so people out of the company. As it turns out, a heck of a lot of graphics engineers may have been caught ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 5, 2016 under CPU, Motherboard
In just one week, we will be getting our best look at AMD's upcoming Zen processors yet at the 'New Horizon' event, just before the rumoured January launch. However, Zen will be just one element, we w... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 30, 2016 under CPU, Event
AMD is set to give the public its first look at the raw power of Zen CPUs on the 13th December at its New Horizon event, which will provide a sneak peak at the upcoming standard. Set to be hosted by C... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 29, 2016 under CPU
Just a few days ago we got out first look at early benchmarks of Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K processor, which actually managed to stack up well compared to the Haswell Core i5 4670K. Now ... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 26, 2016 under CPU
Update: Back at the end of October, we got out first look at the final clock speeds for Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake desktop processors, alongside early indicators for US pricing for the new Core i7 and... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 25, 2016 under CPU
While Intel isn't set to unleash its Kaby Lake desktop processors on the world until the start of 2017, we have been getting some early looks at what's to come in the build up. Just a couple of weeks ... more.
37 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 18, 2016 under CPU
January is approaching fast, which means we are very close to AMD's rumoured Zen launch. We have seen little pieces of information about AMD's upcoming 8 Core/16 Thread CPU over the last few months an... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 17, 2016 under CPU
While Samsung and Qualcomm may have had their differences back when the Snapdragon 820 launched, it seems the two companies have since patched things up and going forward, they will be collaborating w... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 14, 2016 under CPU
Over the years, Intel has been known to limit the overclocking capabilities of its lower end processors like the Core i3 in order to push more people over to the higher-end unlocked Core i5 and Core i... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 3, 2016 under CPU
Samsung has announced an expansion of its foundry production process offerings with a fourth generation 14nm process known as 14LPU. It's joined by a new 10nm process, 10LPU, too, offering better perf... more.
26 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 25, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this year, we got our first look at AMD's Summit Ridge/Zen 8-core desktop processor thanks to an engineering sample leak. However, the SKUs floating around at the time were still a bit off fro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 6, 2016 under CPU, Motherboard
Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs are coming up in early 2017 and according to recent reports, they may end up being a tad more powerful than initially predicted compared to Skylake. With that in mind, some of y... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 4, 2016 under CPU
AMD has already announced that it will be missing the 2016 launch window for its new processors built on the Zen architecture. However, we won't have to wait long for them to appear in 2017 as reports... more.
19 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 26, 2016 under Apple, CPU
AMD is gearing up to launch the Zen architecture next year and while plenty of PC enthusiasts have their eyes peeled to see what AMD brings to the table, it looks like Apple may also want in on the ac... more.
67 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 23, 2016 under CPU
While Intel is keeping quiet on its upcoming Kaby Lake desktop processors for now, it looks one retailer got sick of waiting as earlier this month, a listing for the Core i7 7700K CPU popped up online... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 19, 2016 under CPU
While Intel is gearing up to launch its first 10nm processors in the second half of next year, Globalfoundries has decided to go in a different direction, skipping the 10nm entirely and instead choosi... more.
70 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 13, 2016 under CPU
We have already heard a little bit about AMD's new AM4 platform, which launched just recently for OEMs. However, we have yet to see the socket on any high-end motherboards. Fortunately, if this week's... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 1, 2016 under CPU, Operating Systems
Intel's upcoming refresh of its CPU line up, currently codenamed Kaby Lake, will only work with Windows 10 PCs and will not function on the likes of Windows 7 or 8.1. That means if you want to stick t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 30, 2016 under CPU
Intel has finally begun opening up about Kaby Lake, its next processor architecture and the first to break the traditional 'tick tock' cycle. Today, it was announced that the first Kaby Lake processor... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 24, 2016 under CPU
We have known about Microsoft's holographic, augmented reality visor, the Hololens, for some time now but we did not know exactly what was powering it under the hood, until now. This week at the HotCh... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 18, 2016 under CPU
Just last week we finally saw some performance numbers for Zen in an unofficial leak from the Ashes of Singularity database. Now this week, AMD has given us our first official look at performance for ... more.
62 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 11, 2016 under CPU
So far, the only real performance numbers we've received for Zen have come from AMD's marketing and presentation slides. However, this week we may have got our first look at legitimate real-world perf... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 10, 2016 under CPU
AMD has been pretty quiet as far as release dates go when it comes to the first mainstream desktop Zen CPUs. We have heard dates ranging from ‘October 2016’ to ‘early 2017’ but this week, what... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 25, 2016 under CPU
We have been hearing about AMD's upcoming Zen architecture for some time now and over the last few months, news has ramped up a bit. Right now, official information still points to a late 2016 releas... more.
109 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 22, 2016 under CPU
It has been a while since we’ve had any interesting developments in regards to AMD’s upcoming Zen processors. However, this week someone managed to get a peek at a few Zen engineering samples, giv... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 21, 2016 under CPU
Intel officially began shipping out its Kaby Lake processors out to device makers this week, meaning we may see the 7th generation Intel Core CPUs popping up in PCs and laptops in a few months time. I... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 18, 2016 under Channel, CPU
One of the biggest technological deals in the UK's history is set to take place later this year, after it was agreed that Japanese telecoms company, Softbank, will purchase ARM Holdings for £24.3 bil... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 11, 2016 under CPU, Laptop / Mobile
It looks like mobile processor technology is continuing to move at a fast rate with Qualcomm announcing its latest flagship chip today, the Snapdragon 821, overthrowing the Snapdragon 820 chip curren... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 22, 2016 under CPU
Back in 2009, the European Union hit Intel with a record breaking $1.2 billion antitrust fine, after concluding that the chip maker had abused its market position to try and stifle AMD's growth and a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by James Morris on June 13, 2016 under CPU, Highlights 2, Reviews
The Genuino 101, or Arduino 101 if you're in the US, is Intel's collaboration with the Arduino project. If you're not familiar with it, the Arduino has attempted to do for hardware design what Linux a... more.
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