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G.Skill officially unveils 3.20GHz Ripjaws 4 DDR4 memory modules

G.Skill on Friday officially introduced its Ripjaws 4 DDR4 memory modules designed for performance enthusiasts. The Ripjaws 4 product line will include multiple modules with clock-rates ranging from 2133MHz to 3200MHz. G.Skill’s Ripjaws 4 quad-channel DDR4 memory kits will consist of 4GB or 8GB memory modules that work at 2133MHz, …

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Overclockers UK, Caseking plan to exclusively sell 3.40GHz DDR4

Overclockers UK on Wednesday announced that it will exclusively sell Avexir Platinum DDR4 memory modules in the U.K. Caseking will exclusively sell such memory modules in mainland Europe. While initially the companies will offer rather moderate 2.40GHz DDR4 memory solutions, eventually they promise to bring modules with up to 3.40GHz …

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New photos of Core i7-5960X ‘Haswell-E’ show up on the web

While the photos of the upcoming Intel Core i7-5900-series “Haswell-E” processors are no longer considered a breakthrough news, they still pose a lot of interest, especially if they are in high-resolution and reveal the backside of the chips. The first image of an engineering sample of the Intel Core i7-5900-series …

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Intel speeds up launch of next-gen Core i7 ‘Haswell-E’ processors

Intel Corp. has decided to speed up the introduction of its next-generation Core i7 5800/5900-series “Haswell-E” microprocessors by several days or weeks and introduce the new chips already in August. This should give Intel and its partners several additional days of sales and therefore additional revenue, but it will not …

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Intel finds erratum in Haswell and Broadwell chips, disables TSX instructions

One of the features of Intel Corp.’s Haswell micro-architecture (and Broadwell micro-architecture) were transactional synchronization extensions (TSX), which could significantly boost performance in multi-threaded applications that take advantage of them. As it appears, usage of the technology leads to unpredictable PC behaviour due to an erratum. As a result, Intel …

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Adata unleashes 2.80GHz XPG Z1 DDR4 overclocking memory

Adata, one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of memory modules, on Thursday introduced its first family of DDR4 memory solutions aimed at enthusiasts. Unfortunately, the Adata XPG Z1 DDR4 memory will not be faster than the top-of-the-range DDR3 memory modules from other makers, yet, it will still allow to …

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Adata begins to officially sell DDR4 memory modules, unveils prices

Adata, one of the world’s largest independent makers of memory modules, this week introduced its first commercial DDR4 memory modules designed for high-end desktop (HEDT) PCs based on Intel Corp.’s Core i7-5800/5900-series “Haswell-E” microprocessors. The company even revealed recommended prices of its DDR4 products for the U.K. market. At present …

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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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Japanese stores begin to sell DDR4 memory modules

Although the first systems that will need DDR4 memory modules will emerge on the market in several months, at least one store in Japan has already began to offer DDR4 memory sticks. Unfortunately, the price of the memory modules is very high even by Japanese standards. Akiba PC Hotline reports …

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AMD readies new FX processor with bundled liquid-cooling

Advanced Micro Devices plans to release another FX-series desktop microprocessor that will come bundled with closed-loop liquid cooling system, the firm said this week. The company did not unveil any details about the upcoming chip, but demonstrated its packaging and said that it will be available soon. Roy Taylor, vice …

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Intel licenses wireless charging technology from WiTricity

At the Computex 2014 trade-show Intel Corp. announced that its reference designs based on the Skylake generation of microprocessors will support Rezence, a wireless charging standard developed by the Alliance 4 Wireless Power (A4WP). This week Intel actually licensed wireless charging solutions for computing devices designed by WiTricity. The A4WP’s …

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Intel Core i7-4790K overclocked to 4.50GHz with passive cooling

Earlier this week Intel Corp.’s Core i7-4790K “Devil’s Canyon” central processing units already demonstrated their impressive overclocking potential when overclocked by professionals with advanced cooling systems. As it turns out, the chip can work in overclocked state at 4.50GHz even with passive cooling. At the Computex Taipei trade-show this week Intel …

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Intel’s ‘Devil’s Canyon’ chips can work on previous-gen mainboards

Although it was initially believed that Intel Corp.’s Core i-series processors code-named “Devil’s Canyon” (DC) would exclusively work on mainboards based on the Intel 9-series chipsets, it is now evident that the chips are compatible with numerous previous-generation motherboards that are powered by the 8-series core-logic sets. However, a BIOS …

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Specifications of Intel Core i7 ‘Haswell-E’ processors unveiled

Specifications of Intel Corp.’s next-generation high-end desktop (HEDT) microprocessors have been published by Coolaler, a well-known overclocker. As expected, Intel’s new top-of-the-range processor will feature eight-cores, whereas the remaining expensive chips will sport six cores. Intel Core i7 “Haswell-E” family of central processing units consists of three chips: the Core …

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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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X79 overclocking just became affordable

The most powerful chip that most of us will consider buying is the Intel Core i7 3770k. It’s fast, powerful and lives at the top end of affordable. Similarly, the Z77 is a great chipset. But, between them, there is one area where that kind of combination needs to bow …

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