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Intel i7 6700K ES Skylake Pictured and Tested Again

While Intel may have some of the best CPUs around, they still can’t keep people from leaking information. Today we bring a series of tests done on an i7 6700K ...

July 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm by

Intel Confirms Death of Tick Tock – Kaby Lake to Replace Cannon Lake

In an ominous sign for the future, Intel has officially confirmed the delay of their 10nm process, used for Cannon Lake, till the second half of 2017. In its stead, the ...

July 16, 2015 at 10:26 pm by

Intel Faces More Delays in 10nm Production

We brought you news earlier this week that Intel appeared to have delayed their 10nm Cannon Lake chips in favour of 14nm Kaby lake. Now more reports have emerged about the ...

June 27, 2015 at 4:19 am by

Russia Debuts Homegrown x86 Compatible CPU

In pursuit of independence from American chip makers Intel and AMD, Russia has started selling computers equipped with the Elbrus-4C. Also known as the Elbrus-4S, the chip ...

May 12, 2015 at 10:02 am by

AMD Challenges Intel with Zen Cores Featuring 40% IPC Boost

While AMD’s Financial Analyst Day has not quite yielded the announcements we were hoping for, a critical new CPU architecture has been confirmed. Called Zen, this new ...

May 7, 2015 at 9:09 am by

Full AMD CPU Roadmap Leaks

AMD is either orchestrating a hype campaign or they really can’t keep their secrets. This time around, the CPU roadmaps for both desktop and mobility have been leaked ...

April 30, 2015 at 9:11 am by

More AMD Zen Slides Leak Ahead of Financial Analyst Day

AMD has been leaking slides like a sieve before their 2015 Financial Analyst Day. This latest slide sheds even more light on how the Zen cores, detailed earlier, will all fit ...

April 29, 2015 at 9:22 am by

AMD Will Enter the Tablet Market in 2015

While Intel is getting their Cherry Trail SoC ready, AMD is hot on their tails and ready to enter the tablet market next year, and they’ll be doing so with a duality of ...

October 7, 2014 at 6:25 pm by

x86 Competition? VIA’s Isaiah II Bay-Trail/AM1 Competitor Ready Aug 31

When it comes to x86 processors you have two obvious choices: Intel or AMD. As of late Intel has started to break away from AMD, becoming the dominant player in the market. ...

July 7, 2014 at 11:14 am by

Chinese Ministry of Commerce Approves Lenovo’s IBM x86 Unit Acquisition

The Chinese government has approved Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s x86 low-end server unit, with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce recently giving Lenovo its blessing. The ...

July 5, 2014 at 2:00 am by

Intel Reveals Details Regarding Intel’s “Knights Landing” Xeon Phi Coprocessor

Intel has announcement the ‘Knights Landing’ Xeon Phi Coprocessor late last year, having released very few details about the lineup back then. As time passes, ...

June 26, 2014 at 9:24 pm by

Nvidia Is Withdrawing Linux 32 Bit Support

Nvidia has officially announced that it plans to withdraw support for 32 bit (x86) Linux operating systems at some stage in the future. Nvidia stated that “Future ...

November 10, 2013 at 12:58 pm by

Intel Bay Trail 30% Faster Than Best Snapdragon ARM SoCs

The latest benchmarks have come out revealing the performance of Intel’s Silvermont smartphone/tablet processor. This dual core x86 processor from Intel is around 30% ...

July 5, 2013 at 10:54 am by

AMD Has No Intention Of Licensing GPU Tech Like Nvidia

According to a story we brought you earlier Nvidia has begun offering its GPU technology to the mobile market in return for licensing fees in a similar way to ARM. However, ...

June 21, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Rumour: Intel Could Buy AMD As ARM’s Success Now Prevents Monopoly

It is the age old rumour of the computer industry, whether Intel and AMD would join forces in a merger or whether one would buy the other, notably Intel buying AMD in recent ...

May 2, 2013 at 3:23 pm by