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AMD Details Raven Ridge APU Optimizations

Raven Ridge Marries Zen and Vega with Infinity Fabric Earlier this year, AMD launched their long-awaited Raven Ridge APU. The new chips are a major step up for AMD with Zen ...

August 21, 2018 at 9:48 am by

Intel Returns to Soldered IHS for 9th Gen Core CPUs

Intel May End 6 Year Hiatus From Solder Overclocking has always been the go-to method to increase CPU performance. One of the biggest inhibitors of a high clock rate has ...

August 17, 2018 at 8:57 am by
Google PixelBook Laptop Now Available

Google Campfire Brings Windows Dual-Boot to Chromebooks

Campfire is Google’s Answer to Windows Entrenchment Since the rise of the PC, the WinTel dynamic duo has ruled the market. Recently, with the rise of ARM, things have ...

August 16, 2018 at 9:15 pm by

Intel SGX Breached by New Speculative Execution Exploit

Foreshadow Hits Secure SGX Secure Enclaves With the release of Spectre and Meltdown, the floodgates have opened. Since the reveal of the two speculative exploits last year, ...

August 15, 2018 at 9:23 am by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Reports Full Recovery From Ransomware Attack

TSMC Expects Minimal Impact From Attack Last weekend, a wide-ranging ransomware attack hit TSMC. Over the past week, the company has been working on remediating the ...

August 10, 2018 at 10:58 pm by
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TSMC Fabs Offlined by Ransomware Attack

TSMC Fabs Struck by WannaCry Ransomware Variant Due to the immense capital costs, there are only a few major silicon foundries in the world. One of the most popular ones for ...

August 9, 2018 at 11:12 pm by
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AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.1

AMD Driver Brings Support for 4 New Titles In recent weeks, much of the focus at AMD has been on the CPU side. Despite that, the company is still hard at work on the GPU ...

August 6, 2018 at 11:10 pm by
Windows 10 April Update Freezes PC When Using Chrome

Windows 10 Will More Carefully Schedule Reboots

Windows 10 Will Do Fewer Surprise Restarts With Windows 10, Microsoft moved to a new style of support. Instead of slower, larger updates, Redmond has switched to ...

August 3, 2018 at 12:47 am by

AMD Details New Mainstream AM4 B450 Chipset

AMD B450 Sacrifice Multi-GPU for Mainstream Focus As part of the refresh for 2018, AMD released new Ryzen 2000 processors. Replacing the old Ryzen, the new CPUs use the latest ...

August 1, 2018 at 10:19 am by

New Spectre Variant Can Remotely Target Systems

NetSpectre Allows Attacks Without Local Code Late last year, Spectre and Meltdown came out as new side-channel attacks. Fortunately, the victim system had to run the malicious ...

July 29, 2018 at 9:52 pm by
Intel Shows Off 10nm Cannon Lake Wafer

Intel Stuck With Ageing 14nm For Another Year

Intel 10nm Launch Slips to Holiday 2019 Once the dominant semiconductor foundry, Intel has now fallen on tougher times. Intel first debuted their current mainstream 14nm ...

July 28, 2018 at 10:24 am by
Intel Confirms 9000-Series Coffee Lake S CPUs Coming Soon

Intel’s New Core i7 CPUs Could Lack Hyper-threading

Intel Shifts Strategy With New Core i7 CPUs Last year, Intel launched a new lineup of processors. Given the new Core i9 branding, the new CPUs sat the top of the product ...

July 26, 2018 at 11:02 am by

AMD Zen 2 May Feature Major IPC Uplift and CCX Rework

Since the launch of Ryzen, AMD has been shaking things up in the CPU market. Due to the new Zen architecture, the Red team is now competitive with Intel. This year, the ...

July 25, 2018 at 11:06 pm by
Chrome's Native Ad Blocker Goes Live

Google Implementing Ambitious Spectre Fix For Chrome

Google Chrome Site Isolation Logical Step Last year, the theoretical bugs became reality. Dubbed Spectre, the new exploits allowed attackers unprecedented ability to attack ...

July 24, 2018 at 8:00 am by
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MSI Teases 8 Core+ Ready AMD AM4 Motherboards

MSI’s Latest Motherboards Ready for 8 Cores And More Last year, AMD launched their new Ryzen processors. With the move to the new Zen architecture, their CPUs were once ...

July 19, 2018 at 9:36 am by


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