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Kaby Lake

Intel Kaby Lake European Prices Pop Up

With just under two months to go, Intel’s new Kaby Lake processors have started popping up online. Last month, we got the first glimpse at what the US prices might look ...

November 28, 2016 at 9:45 am by

AMD Zen SR7 8 Core May Cost Only $350!

Earlier in the month, we got our first leak about AMD’s new Zen lineup. Set to launch in January of 2017, the new CPUs are AMD’s long awaited comeback to the ...

November 26, 2016 at 10:44 am by

Microsoft Reportedly Prepping x86 Emulator For 2017

After missing the boat on the mobile revolution, Microsoft has persistently tried to get onboard. One of the major challenges is that mobile devices tend to use ARM-based ...

November 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

EA Takes PC First Strategy to Development

Over the past couple of years, PC gaming has seen more ups and downs. Some games will launch and play without any issues, while others would remain unplayable until after a ...

November 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm by
zen

AMD Zen Pricing and Release Date Revealed

In the months leading up to the Zen launch, AMD has vague about the launch date and pricing. All we know officially is that Zen will launch sometime in Q1 2017 and at a ...

November 18, 2016 at 9:40 am by

AMD Zen SiSoftware Benchmarks Spotted

In a few months time, AMD will finally be releasing their new Zen CPUs. Based off of a whole new architecture, the new design has been touted to offer over 40% IPC over their ...

November 13, 2016 at 11:00 am by

AMD Zen to Feature Enthusiast Specific SKUs

As befitting a major release like Zen, AMD looks to be rearranging much of how their CPU lineup will look like.  Dubbed Summit Ridge, what we know so far is that the top end ...

November 5, 2016 at 10:20 am by

Leaked AMD Zen Benchmark Matches Intel 10 Core Xeon

One of the most exciting hardware launches is set to happen early next year. After spending years behind in the CPU market behind Intel, AMD is set to unveil their new Zen ...

November 3, 2016 at 9:30 am by

AMD Zen ES Octa and Quad Core CPU Speeds Leaked

When the first Zen Engineering Samples leaked out, many were surprised at the relatively low clock speeds. At stock, the 8 core 16 thread chip managed only 2.8 GHz stock and ...

October 24, 2016 at 10:45 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
Linux

Linux Kernel Founder Explains Why he Prefers X86 Over ARM

Linus Torvalds, the Linux Kernel creator is one of the most influential figures of the technological age and paramount to the Linux’s success. During the Linaro Connect ...

October 10, 2016 at 5:15 pm by

Intel May Be Facing More Process Delays

Last year, Intel finally admitted to a major roadblock in their silicon manufacturing. Despite holding to the Tick-Tock strategy for the better part of a decade, the chip ...

September 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm by
AMD

AMD Zen May Finally Arrive February 2017

When the first reports of Zen came out from AMD, the suggestion was that they would arrive in late 2016. Some rumours even pointed to October as the likely release. however, ...

September 12, 2016 at 9:11 am by

Blame Progress For Zen and Kaby Lake Windows 10 Limitation

One of the major stories we brought you earlier in the week was the fact that Microsoft was reducing Windows support for the next generation of CPUs. According to Microsoft, ...

September 8, 2016 at 8:20 am by
Kaby Lake

Intel Kicks Off Kaby Lake Launch With Mobile CPUs

Slightly ahead of the rumoured schedule, Intel has released their latest update to their CPU lineup. Dubbed Kaby Lake, the new chips feature tweaked versions of the previous ...

August 31, 2016 at 10:00 am by