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Gigabyte shows off first passively cooled BRIX PC

In the past, Gigabyte has had to rely on traditional air cooling for its Brix series of tiny office PCs. Fortunately over the last couple of years, heat management has gotten easier as CPU TDPs have gotten increasingly lower. Now, Gigabyte has been able to ditch air cooling entirely with …

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Overclocking could come to Intel’s non-K Skylake CPUs

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 using a SuperMicro C7H170-M motherboard but reports are suggesting that this feature could be enabled on more motherboards …

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Wireless charging, wireless docking and smart sensing will remain exotic PC features

When Intel Corp. revealed first details about its mobile platforms powered by its code-named “Skylake” microprocessors about a year ago, the company said that the new systems would feature a number of innovative technologies, including wireless charging, fast wireless docking, Thunderbolt 3 interconnection, RealSense cameras and so on. But while …

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Intel: We are excited about ‘Skylake’ processors and Windows 10

Slow demand for personal computers in the first half of the year substantially affected Intel Corp.’s business results, but the company remains moderately optimistic and believes that launches of its future microprocessors code-named “Skylake” as well as Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 10 operating system will help its PC business. Intel’s client …

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Benchmark results show notable architectural advantages of ‘Skylake’ processors

Intel Corp.’s code-named “Skylake” processors may be significantly faster than existing chips at the same clock-rate thanks to architectural improvements, according to performance benchmarks of alleged engineering sample of the forthcoming CPU. If Intel manages to maintain current clock-rates with commercial “Skylake” chips, the latter could be significantly faster than …

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Intel: We are behind expected yield curve with 14nm process technology

Although Intel Corp. has significantly improved yields of chips made using 14nm process technology, the company is still not completely satisfied with the result. Lower-than-expected yields have already caused Intel to postpone mass production of its code-named “Broadwell” microprocessors and will likely affect the company for several more months. “Overall …

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Intel reports strong results as sales of PCs improve

Intel Corp. on Tuesday disclosed its financial results for the second quarter of the year. The company reported revenue of $13.8 billion, net income of $2.8 billion and gross margin of 64.5 per cent. As expected, Intel’s results improved because of better sales of personal computers and continued strong sales …

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Intel’s Broadwell processors to receive a graphics core upgrade

Although it has long been expected that the code-named Broadwell family of microprocessors from Intel Corp. would feature an improved graphics processing unit, it looks like the upgrade may be more significant than previously thought. Apparently, the new graphics and multimedia engine would not only feature higher performance, but also …

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AMD Trinity A10 5800k performance demonstration

You always need to be at least a little suspicious when a company shows you a set of comparative benchmarks. But, as they say, forwarned is forarmed. AMD had a number of systems on show in London yesterday and world famous overclocking expert (and now AMD PR expert) Sami Makinen …

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New Intel Core i3 chips set to hit stores

While the Sandy Bridge/Cougar Point affair is still very much in the public domain, Intel is pushing ahead with its launch schedule unhindered. We’re presently hearing that the launch for the new chips will be on a Sunday. Strange timing. KitGuru gives the specs a once over. Searching Google for …

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Intel Core i3 560: For a Few MegaHz More

Speed bumping a processor is a very natural way to refresh your range. It’s the oldest marketing trick in the book, but what does it actualy buy you? In reality, it’s very hard to know. KitGuru looks at the upcoming IntelCore i3 560 processor. In the good old days of …

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