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Intel Releases Optane Memory SSD Storage Cache Solution

Earlier in the month, Intel released their first Optane SSD. Using the new 3D XPoint memory technology, the new Optane storage devices are orders of magnitude faster than ...

March 28, 2017 at 10:05 am by

AMD Radeon Memory Business Reportedly Treading Water

AMD has long been known as a major player in the CPU and GPU market. In previous years, suffering financially, the company attempted to diversify into other areas of the PC ...

March 27, 2017 at 10:07 am by

Massive 32 Core 64 Thread Intel CPU Spotted in Geekbench

Over the past several generations of Xeon processors, Intel has slowly added to their maximum core count, usually not by too much. With the latest generation of Xeon Purley ...

March 27, 2017 at 9:13 am by

Qualcomm Releases 205 Mobile Platform Budget LTE SoC

In the last couple of years, mobile SoCs have come a long way. From meagre low clocked single core designs, we now have dual core even quad core chips making their way into ...

March 26, 2017 at 3:21 pm by

AMD’s Supposed 16 Core CPU Reportedly Clocks at 3.1/3.6 GHz

One of the more intriguing rumours making the rounds has been the supposed 16 core 32 thread AMD CPU. Based off of the new Zen architecture, it would feature 2 Ryzen 7 dies in ...

March 26, 2017 at 10:37 am by

AMD Preparing R7 1800X and 1700X Boxes With Wraith Max Coolers

Before AMD launched their Ryzen 7 processors, we already knew about the 3 new Wraith stock coolers the company was readying. The Wraith Stealth, Wraith Spire and Wraith Max ...

March 26, 2017 at 9:44 am by

TSMC Starts 7nm Risk Production in April

Over the last couple of years, the mobile industry has taken the lead in adopting new process nodes, leaving the traditional CPUs and GPUs in their wake. Due to the ...

March 24, 2017 at 12:55 pm by

Microsoft Releases No Spying Windows 10 Release for Chinese Government

Despite a myriad of consumer complaints over the invasive and controlling nature of Windows 10, Microsoft has largely not relented. Despite this tough guy approach, Microsoft ...

March 23, 2017 at 3:03 pm by

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 Optional Drivers

In a surprising turn of events, we are getting treated to the third driver release from AMD this month. Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.3.3 is the latest optional beta ...

March 22, 2017 at 12:03 pm by

AMD Zen 4 Core 8 Thread Raven Ridge APU Benchmark Leaked

In just under 3 weeks, AMD will release their new Ryzen 5 processors. So far, we’ve seen what 8 Zen cores can do with Ryzen 7 and we soon will have 6 core models with ...

March 22, 2017 at 9:28 am by

Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable to Simple CIA Hacking Command

  One of the revelations that will always astonish me is the pervasiveness and efficiency of state surveillance. Recently, the CIA had an internal wiki database exposed ...

March 21, 2017 at 2:06 pm by

AMD Linux GPU Patches List Vega 10 and Polaris 12 IDs

In just a few short weeks, AMD will finally be refreshing their Radeon GPU lineup. Along with a rebranding to RX 500, there are two new GPUs that we are expecting, Polaris 12 ...

March 21, 2017 at 1:01 pm by

Samsung Commits To Security Updates For Unlocked US Devices

  One of the major stories that has been brewing over the past couple of years it the dismal state of Android security. Due to the highly fragmented market, most Android ...

March 21, 2017 at 1:30 am by

Microsoft Brings Interactive Playable Ads to Windows Store

Despite the massive push Microsoft has made to get into the mobile space, its efforts have not been as successful as it might have hoped. One of these less than stellar ...

March 20, 2017 at 11:58 pm by

Samsung Unveils Z-SSD With Z-NAND

Despite NAND being a relatively new addition to the storage market, several competitor replacements have started to emerge. Even with the transition to 3D NAND, NAND as we ...

March 20, 2017 at 11:40 am by