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4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 13, 2017 under CPU, Security
It looks like current PCs based on specific Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake processors are vulnerable to a USB debugging exploit. Security researchers began openly discussing the vulnerability this week, ... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 13, 2017 under CPU
We are expecting AMD to bring its first eight-core/16 thread Ryzen CPU to market in just a little over a month and with all of the talk about it, it may be easy to forget that there are more Ryzen CPU... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 12, 2017 under CPU
Intel has officially launched its Kaby Lake desktop CPU lineup, we've already had a chance to review the Core i7 7700K and Core i5 7600K but there are lower end CPUs coming down the pipeline too. Howe... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 11, 2017 under CPU
If you are still hanging on for AMD to release its first Ryzen CPU before upgrading your system, then it looks like you won't need to wait much longer as reports this week indicate that the launch wil... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 9, 2017 under CPU
AMD has confirmed with some slide releases that the next-generation CPUs it will be releasing as part of its Ryzen range, will have fully unlocked multipliers. That's not a restriction to high-end chi... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 6, 2017 under CPU
The 10nm process has presented its fair share of technical difficulties for Intel. However, it looks like we should not expect any further delays to Cannon Lake, as this week Intel confirmed that we w... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 5, 2017 under CPU
If you have been keeping up with tech news over the last few days, then you probably noticed that Intel has officially launched its Kaby Lake desktop processors. We have already had the chance to revi... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 3, 2017 under CPU, Highlights V, Reviews
Kaby Lake is upon us. With Intel killing off its Tick-Tock product cycle in 2016, Kaby Lake ushers in the new 'Optimisation' phase of a Process-Architecture-Optimisation strategy. Wh... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 3, 2017 under CES, CPU
At this point, it is well known that Intel will be launching its next generation Kaby Lake processors this week alongside the Z270 platform and while reviews have yet to land, it looks like overclocke... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 15, 2016 under CPU
While Intel has yet to officially launch its Kaby Lake desktop CPUs, plenty of people seem to have got their hands on the Core i7 7700K already, with plenty of benchmarks already floating around the w... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 14, 2016 under CPU
AMD's big New Horizon show last night went a long way to giving people confidence that its upcoming Zen processors will be competitive with Intel's best. However beyond stock performance, Ryzen CPUs w... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 13, 2016 under CPU
AMD kicked off its New Horizon event this evening, giving us our best look at the company's next flagship desktop processor yet. For starters, the official name for AMD's next CPU is 'Ryzen' but AMD h... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 13, 2016 under CPU
Samsung is well-regarded in the chip manufacturing business but this year, the company suffered a bit of a loss as Apple chose to go with TSMC for the creation of the iPhone 7's A10 processor. This ha... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 13, 2016 under CPU, Event
Announced at the tail end of November, AMD's New Horizon event to show off its upcoming Zen CPU architecture takes place later today, 13th December. Although attendance will be restricted, any and all... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 9, 2016 under CPU, Graphics
It looks like Intel and AMD are getting into the holiday spirit with a new CPU/GPU/Game bundle for Christmas, before January hits and the two have to become rivals once again. This month, AMD Radeon i... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 8, 2016 under CPU
We have had Broadwell-E for around six months now, which means its about time we started hearing rumours about its replacement. This week, reports have begun popping up with new details on Skylake-X a... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 7, 2016 under CPU
It looks like Qualcomm is getting competitive with Intel in the server market by launching the 'world's first' 10nm FinFET Centriq 2400 CPU featuring 48-cores. Qualcomm is primarily aiming this proces... more.
27 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.
2 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.
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.
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