Samuel Wan

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
MSI AMD

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
AMD RADEON Adrenalin Edition 18.1.1 driver

AMD Releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1

AMD 18.7.1 Targets Earthfall With Massive Performance Boost After a slow start to summer, AMD is back into the thick of things with more driver releases. Kicking off the first ...

July 13, 2018 at 12:33 am by
Microsoft Surface Go

Microsoft Launches New Budget Surface Go

Microsoft Releases Compelling Entry Into Surface Family After weeks of speculation and leaks, Microsoft has finally pulled the trigger. To supplement the current Surface ...

July 12, 2018 at 10:00 am by

Chinese Firm Begins Making AMD Zen Based x86 CPUs

AMD Chinese Joint Venture Turns EPYC into “Dhyana” AMD and Intel are the two major players in x86. Due to the x86 and x86-64 patents, the two have a near duopoly ...

July 10, 2018 at 10:19 am by

Intel Finishes Off Planned Spectre Bug Fixes With Westmere EX

Intel Wraps Up Beta Testing Spectre Fixes Last year, a number of nasty bugs surfaced for Intel CPUs. Dubbed Spectre, the exploits targetted the core of Intel CPUs, leading to ...

July 9, 2018 at 10:16 am by

Seagate Re-enters Consumer SSD Market With BarraCuda

Seagate Release Successor SSD to the 600 As one of the two hard disk drive giants, Seagate has a huge presence in storage. On top of their HDD business, the company has a ...

July 4, 2018 at 10:11 am by
TSMC Announces Wafer-on-Wafer 3D Stacking Technology

TSMC Ramping Up 7nm Production, Ready for 5nm

TSMC Ramps Up 7nm Production On Time Over the past couple of years, TSMC has been making major investments in silicon production. Even with all the new fabs, however, not ...

June 27, 2018 at 10:58 am by

AMD Ryzen 2300X and 2500X Pop Up On Geekbench

AMD May Soon Retire Entire Original Ryzen Lineup Earlier in the year, AMD kicked off their Ryzen refresh. With the new Zen+ design, AMD planned to update most of their ...

June 20, 2018 at 12:09 pm by

Intel Making Plans for 2020 Dedicated GPUs

Intel Will Finally Enter dGPU Market Over the past couple of years, Intel has been experimenting with the GPU market. Over time, the company has massively improved their iGPUs ...

June 14, 2018 at 8:55 am by