Intel to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 functionality in 300-series
Published in Motherboards


AMD placing USB 3.1 chipset orders as well


According to sources from motherboard makers, Intel is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functionality to its upcoming 300-series motherboard series scheduled to be released at the end of 2017.

Apple fans told to wait for new iMac
Published in News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 14:32

Apple fans told to wait for new iMac



Intel’s fault


Fruity cargo-cult Apple has put the brakes on the next instalment for the iMac PC line-up because it wants to install Intel’s new Kaby Lake.

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades
Published in News
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:42

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades


And poaches Intel man

Taiwanese fab company TSMC has approved a capital injection of $4.91 billion at a board meeting.

Intel’s use of lasers could change chips
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:57

Intel’s use of lasers could change chips


Laser chips could be the next big thing

Analyst outfit Susquehanna Financial Group gave Intel the thumbs up for its newly developed "laser chips" saying the development could be a game changer that will give the company the data centre chip market for years.

Intel preparing new M.2 PCIe 610P SSD series
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:44

Intel preparing new M.2 PCIe 610P SSD series


Based on TLC 3D NAND

According to the latest leaked slide, Intel is working on the new performance-segment 610P series SSD based on TLC 3D NAND, M.2 2280 form-factor and PCIe NVMe interface.

Intel Core i5 7600K benchmarks leaked
Published in Processors
Monday, 07 November 2016 19:08

Intel Core i5 7600K benchmarks leaked


Seven to 10 percent more performance than Skylake chip


A few days ago, Chinese tech website PCOnline got a hold of Intel’s upcoming Core i5 7600K processor based on its 14nm Kaby Lake architecture.

Dell’s missed opportunity leaks
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 12:18

Dell’s missed opportunity leaks


Development abandoned


It has been rumored that Dell is working on a PC class x86 Windows smartphone, but it looks like a picture has finally tipped up, just as the project was abandoned.

Intel places bets on Shooting Star drone
Published in News
Friday, 04 November 2016 16:38

Intel places bets on Shooting Star drone


I'm Intel. Fly me

Former chip giant Intel said that it has introduced yet another drone - the Shooting Star.

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 12:57

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars


Empire Strikes Back

Although Chipzilla is not big in the car industry at the moment and Qualcomm, with its NXP takeover, is king – it appears that there is a war brewing between the pair.

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:21

Intel leaks Kaby Lake details


Bit of a yawn

Chipzilla has leaked details of its coming Kaby Lake CPUs through a product change notification (PCN) document, which was intended for manufacturing partners.