Intel Claims 30% Performance Improvement For 8th Gen Processors

With every new processor launch, both Intel and AMD throw around big performance gain numbers. Intel, for instance, claimed a 15% performance increase for their  7th Gen Kaby ...

May 31, 2017 at 7:29 am by
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AMD Planning 2000 Series Ryzen Processors on 14nm+

After their recent Analyst Day event, AMD shared some details about their future Ryzen plans. As we all know by now, AMD set up Ryzen to be a long term brand they hope to ...

May 23, 2017 at 10:27 am by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets

A former engineer at semiconductor foundry Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been charged with stealing trade secrets from the company, which may ...

May 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

Intel Claims New 10nm Process Full Generation Ahead of Competition

After many delays, Intel is finally ready to unveil their new 10nm process. According to the company, the new 10nm process will be 2.7x denser than their current 14nm process. ...

March 29, 2017 at 10:21 pm by

QNAP Announces the TS-453Bmini 4-Bay Vertical NAS

It has been about a year and a half since QNAP introduced their awesome TS-453 Mini with its tiny footprint and now the company is back with a successor to that awesome NAS: ...

March 7, 2017 at 4:55 pm by

UMC Announces 14nm Process For Q1 2017

When we think of the semiconductor industry, the first names that come to mind are Intel, Samsung, TSMC and Global Foundries. These companies are often on the bleeding edge ...

February 14, 2017 at 8:55 am by

Intel Details 7nm Process Rolling Out At Fab 42

One of the aspects that make semiconductor manufacturing unique is the long-term planning and research that goes into it. Companies often have to prepare for new process nodes ...

February 11, 2017 at 11:54 am by
Kaby Lake

More Intel i5 7640K and i7 7740K Details Emerge

Yesterday, some surprising rumours came out about Intel’s response to Ryzen. Due to the new threat posed by AMD’s new Zen architecture, Intel was reportedly ...

February 8, 2017 at 11:16 am by

AMD Zen Features Smaller Core Size Than Intel’s Skylake

One of the measures for the cost of a CPU is the size of its die. With a smaller die size, it’s possible to stuff more onto a single silicon wafer and reduce the cost of ...

February 8, 2017 at 1:00 am by

Intel Kaby Lake E3-1200 v6 Xeon Specifications Leaked

Now that Intel has finished launching their mainstream Kaby Lake lineup, the focus is shifting their Xeon professional CPUs. As usual, the Xeons tend to follow the consumer ...

January 25, 2017 at 11:00 am by

Detailed Intel Kaby Lake i7 7700K Benchmarks Released

As you might expect with any new hardware launch these days, the first leaks nearly always come from various sources in China. Kaby Lake is no exception with the first leaked ...

November 30, 2016 at 12:59 am by

Intel Readying Cannonlake Hardware for Late 2017

With only a couple of weeks to go until Kaby Lake-S arrives, we’ve been getting more leaks for Intel’s new lineup. After Kaby Lake arrives in full, the next major ...

November 12, 2016 at 9:08 am by

Samsung Reveals 14nm and 10nm LPU Performance Nodes

As one of the biggest players in the foundry business, Samsung has been helping to push the envelope on new process nodes. With the increasing difficulty of moving to smaller ...

November 4, 2016 at 11:20 am by
Kaby Lake

Intel i5 7600K Performance Leaked

In just a few short months, Intel will be launching their new desktop platform. Kaby Lake will be arriving on January 5th 2017 with the i5 7600K and i7 7700K along with other ...

November 4, 2016 at 10:00 am by
Kaby Lake

Intel i5-7600K Kaby Lake Engineering Sample Benchmarked

With some mobile Kaby Lake CPUs running around, it was only a matter of time before we got some desktop numbers as well. Earlier, some overclocking numbers pop up for the i7 ...

October 22, 2016 at 11:00 am by

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