Without a doubt, one of the most prominent tech releases of the early part of 2020 will be the new Intel Comet-Lake-S architecture processors. Of those, it seems pretty clear ...January 2, 2020 at 9:11 am by Mike Sanders
Intel Corporation is an American multinational manufacturer based in Santa Clara, California. They are world’s second largest semiconductor manufacturer and its products include motherboard chipsets, graphics chips, embedded processors and flash memory. It provides processors for some of the biggest companies on the market including Apple, Dell and HP. Founded in 1968 by Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore under the name NM Electronics, it was later renamed to Intel Corporation with a view to offer integrated electronics to the market. In the 1990s Intel became the forefront runner in terms of new microprocessor designs compared to its biggest rival at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
Over the years, Intel have acquired many companies in the technology setor including McAfee, PasswordBox and Movidius and in 2019 announced an investment of over $11 billion on a new chip plant based in Israel.
Now with products spanning the storage, embedded, core processors and self driving car markets, Intel are highly regarded as one of the most successful companies in the world, let alone just in the technology industry.
You may recall that last Christmas, while I did not give you my heart, I did layout 5 predictions of what I believed would be some of the most significant moves in the ...January 1, 2020 at 9:00 am by Mike Sanders
If you’re into more hardcore performance than gaming PC setups, then you are undoubtedly aware of the Intel Xeon platform. With such a strong workstation processor, ...December 31, 2019 at 12:07 pm by Mike Sanders
While having a thin and light laptop is always a nice feature, there is generally one problem that all manufacturers have to try and overcome. Namely, that with such a small ...December 31, 2019 at 11:48 am by Mike Sanders
I’m rather fond of my ‘Mikes Rant’ posts. Largely because it often allows me to spread my wings and make some very bold (and mildly controversial) statements ...December 31, 2019 at 9:00 am by Mike Sanders
2019 has proven to be a hugely successful year for a number of companies and their respective products. That doesn’t mean, however, that it’s been great for ...December 30, 2019 at 9:00 am by Mike Sanders
We have seen a lot of amazing tech products released throughout 2019, but (as often is the case) some brands have gone well beyond my expectations for what they have managed ...December 29, 2019 at 9:00 am by Mike Sanders
If you’re looking to test the raw grunt that a processor has, then the wPrime benchmark is undoubtedly one of the best tests to perform. For quite a significant period, ...December 17, 2019 at 12:43 pm by Mike Sanders
Intel is fully expected (all going well) to finally drop the ever-increasing plus marks from their 14nm architecture processors and move onto their 10nm designs at some point ...December 16, 2019 at 11:33 am by Mike Sanders
The Chinese government has always been relatively cautious about allowing any ‘unwholesome’ influences to enter the country. Be it via unapproved video games, ...December 14, 2019 at 1:24 pm by Mike Sanders
While Intel’s HyperThreading technology has been a relatively contentious subject since its launch (largely due to security exploits available through it), the potential ...December 11, 2019 at 12:20 pm by Mike Sanders
As you are probably aware, there has been more than a little news in recent years about security issues being discovered within Intel designed processors. Vulnerabilities such ...December 11, 2019 at 11:31 am by Mike Sanders
With the launch of the Haswell line of processors back in 2013, a significant portion of them represented Intel’s more ‘budget-friendly’ line of CPUs. These ...December 8, 2019 at 12:36 pm by Mike Sanders