Intel slows i9 release dates
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 12:35

Intel slows i9 release dates


Staggering like a binge drinker on a pub crawl

Chipzilla appears to be in no hurry to release its Core i9. 

Intel announces 10nm Cannon Lake, says it's on track
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Ice Lake taped out as well

Intel has officially announced that its 9th generation Core Cannon Lake CPUs, based on 10nm manufacturing process, are on track as well as that its Ice Lake architecture has  taped out.

Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
Published in News


Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.

Intel issues stern warning against x86 on ARM
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Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles

For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 17:12

Intel unveils DC P4501 SSD series


Datacenter-oriented NVMe SSDs

Intel has introduced its new datacenter-oriented P4501 SSD series based on its second-generation NVMe controller, 3D TLC NAND and either M.2 or 2.5-inch U.2 form-factors.

Apple announces workstation-class iMac Pro
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27-incher with Intel 18-core Xeon and Radeon Pro Vega

During its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled what it claims is its most powerful computer ever, the new iMac Pro.

IBM, GlobalFoundries and Samsung come up with 5nm process
Published in Processors


Will cost about the same as 10nm

IBM, GlobalFoundries (GloFo), and Samsung said yesterday that they have found a way to make 5nm  transistors, which may well enable them to pack 30 billion switches onto a microprocessor chip.

EVGA shows its X299 motherboard lineup at Computex 2017
Published in Motherboards


X299 Dark, X299 FTW and X299 Micro detailed

EVGA had its full X299 motherboard lineup at the Computex 2017 show but the most interesting ones are the new X299 Dark, X299 FTW and the micro-ATX X299 Micro.

Intel announces Core i9 Extreme Edition 18-core
Published in Processors


The core wars

As expected, former chip giant Intel announced its four-to-twelve core Core X series and the top of the line is an 18-core processor of its "new" Core i9 series. 

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:21

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox


It wanted the best


Nvidia is putting AMD under the bonnet of its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC – although obviously not its GPU gear.