Archive for the ‘CPU’ Category
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, rumours began circulating suggesting that Intel is due to release a BIOS update in order to block BCLK overclocking on locked (non-K) Skylake p... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 4, 2016 under CPU
Two overclockers, Der8auer and Dancop have managed to achieve the fastest Skylake frequency on record, using an Asus ROG Maximus VIII Gene motherboard to push an Intel Core i7-6700K past the 7GHz barr... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 3, 2016 under CPU
Over the last couple of months, motherboard manufacturers have managed to tweak their BIOS updates in order to enable overclocking on Intel's non-K series Skylake chip... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 2, 2016 under CPU
A few weeks ago, AMD began showing off its new CPU cooler known as the Wraith, which was set to offer much quieter operating temperatures compared to current stock cooler solutions. Now, the Wraith is... more.
27 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 26, 2016 under CPU
While we have been hearing rumours surrounding Intel's release of Broadwell-E, today we actually have something a bit more concrete. According to the patch notes of a recent Gigabyte X99 motherboard B... more.
92 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 20, 2016 under CPU
With AMD set to release its Zen architecture processors towards the end of this year, the company has begun giving out more details during its quarterly earnings call. This week, AMD reported its quar... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 18, 2016 under CPU
Over the last few generations of Windows, Microsoft has continued to offer up support for the latest processors from both AMD and Intel. However, that is set to change as Microsoft has revealed that f... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 15, 2016 under CPU
Intel could be planning quite a bit this year with its new lineup, not only have we heard talk of a new Broadwell-E processor featuring ten cores and twenty threads but now, the chip maker could be pl... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 15, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, news came to light that there is a bug with Intel's Skylake processors, causing the CPU to freeze during hard-working/complex scenarios while running certain applications like Prime... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 7, 2016 under CPU, Mobile
Qualcomm has announced the first smartphone to use its brand new Snapdragon 820 chip though it isn't Samsung as previous rumours may have suggested, instead, it's a relatively unknown Chinese manufact... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 5, 2016 under CPU
Overclocking today is far easier than it once was, but that doesn't mean that there isn't some real science behind it. Only a deft hand can coax those few extra megahertz from a CPU, especially this l... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 22, 2015 under CPU
It looks like Samsung might start making chips for AMD starting early next year according to new reports from South Korea. These chips would include a CPU (possibly of Zen architecture) as well as a G... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 17, 2015 under CPU
Traditionally overclocking has been something that though enabled, wasn't a major feature of CPUs. It was more to do with luck of the draw (or bin) but in recent years overclocking potential is someth... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 16, 2015 under CPU
It's been a long time since AMD offered a credibly performing alternative to Intel's high-end CPUs, but it's always had a good range of cost-effective options at the lower end and it's looking to cont... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 12, 2015 under CPU
It looks like overclocking could be possible soon on Intel's non K-series Skylake processors. Recently, the Overclocker 'Dhenzjhen'managed to take a Core i3-6320 and bump its base clock up to 127 MHz ... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 11, 2015 under CPU
AMD has once again confirmed that its new Zen architecture CPUs for desktops are on target for a 2016 launch, following reports that the AM4 platform is due to launch as early as March. This marks the... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 7, 2015 under CPU, Motherboard
The rumour mill has powered back up this week, bringing us information regarding AMD's future AM4 socket motherboards, which could launch as early as March next year, according to new reports. The new... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 17, 2015 under CPU
Earlier this year, we learned that Intel would be delaying its first 10nm CPU, codenamed Canonlake, until late 2017, paving the way for Kaby Lake, another 14nm architecture, in 2016. We haven't heard ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 13, 2015 under CPU
Intel's Broadwell CPUs didn't really do too well on the desktop side and were quickly replaced with Skylake. However, that isn't stopping the chip maker from planning a Broadwell-E series of processor... more.
90 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 11, 2015 under CPU
Over the weekend, we learned that AMD had been hit with a class action lawsuit over its Bulldozer series of processors. The complaint stemmed from claims that AMD overstated the number of cores contai... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 10, 2015 under CPU
Qualcomm has officially began showing off the Snapdragon 820 SoC, which will likely appear in many of next year's flagship Android smartphones. The chip succeeds from the Snapdragon 810, which was cri... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 10, 2015 under CPU, Server
Intel is continuing to expand its lines of processors for various market sectors. This time around its the Xeon D range, which as well as having web hosting and object caching offerings, is now equipp... more.
77 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 7, 2015 under CPU
It looks like AMD has a class action lawsuit on its hands over the company's Bulldozer series of processors. The complaint stems from claims that AMD overstated the number of cores contained in the c... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 6, 2015 under CPU
GlobalFoundries and AMD have announced this week that they have successfully produced the first 14nm FinFET sample chip. Previously, GlobalFoundries has been licensing Samsung's own 14nm process but i... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 6, 2015 under Android, CPU
Google has been trying to reduce Android fragmentation for the last few years and while it has made some significant advances with software optimizations, it looks like the company may be looking to t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 5, 2015 under Cooling, CPU
It is not unusual for us to see those in the PC market begin to diversify. Today, Lian Li, normally known for its PC cases, has announced its first step in to the custom watercooling arena with its ow... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 4, 2015 under CPU
The rumour mill has been churning out some new information regarding AMD's upcoming Zen architecture processors this week. According to someone supposedly familiar with AMD's internal tests, the upcom... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 30, 2015 under CPU
Today, we have a fairly interested rumour to talk about regarding Samsung's future smartphone plans. We already know that Samsung had to ditch the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 due to overheating issues wit... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 28, 2015 under CPU
Google could potentially be planning to make its own processors in the future it seems. This news comes by the way of a new job listing, seeking a 'multimedia chip architect', which means the compa... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 23, 2015 under Camera, Channel, CPU, Event, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, PC, Software & Gaming, Tablet PC
KitGuru were invited to spend some time with Intel on 21st October at Shoreditch Studios, London. Intel used a photographic studio in a converted railway arch in Shoreditch to display a show case of n... more.
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