Intel goes Gaga at Grammys
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 11:41

Intel goes Gaga at Grammys


Ga-ga-ooh-la-la! Want your bad romance

Intel has teamed up with the woman who bought the world a steak dress, perhaps hoping to create steak and chips.

Intel's unreleased 18-core Xeon CPU on eBay
Published in Processors
Monday, 15 February 2016 16:10

Intel's unreleased 18-core Xeon CPU on eBay


Will cost you $999

An auction for Intel's new Broadwell-EP ES 18-core Xeon CPU hits eBay for $999 even if it had not been officially released.

Intel Braswell Refresh
Published in Processors
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:31

Intel Braswell Refresh


Seven new SoCs

Intel has refreshed its new Braswell lineup with seven more SoCs

Intel not ahead of the foundries
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:38

Intel not ahead of the foundries


Transistor performance lagging

The naming game for the next generation of chipmaking actually covers up the fact that Intel is probably not ahead of the foundries in terms of transistor performance.

OEMs appear to kill AMD’s Carrizo
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 09:42

OEMs appear to kill AMD’s Carrizo


Shackled, overpriced by OEM ball and chain

AMD’s hopes that its Carrizo might boost performance are being stuffed up by its OEM partners crippling the chip and over-pricing products made with it.

Intel asks for non-K Skylake overclocking capabilities to be pulled
Published in Motherboards


Stop it now, it is too damn useful

There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.

Intel looks to tunnelling transistors and spintronics
Published in Processors


Who needs speed?


Chipzilla is looking at tunnelling transistors and spintronics and slowly rejecting the need for speed.

Intel pays men and women the same
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 10:37

Intel pays men and women the same


Just does not hire as many

Intel is unusual in the tech industry in that it does not discriminate against women when it comes to salaries.

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:19

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla


Analyst warns

Technology analyst Ashraf Eassa is getting a little worried about Intel’s $16.7 billion Altera deal which he thinks could end up being a huge flop.

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 13:16

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes


Higher performance laptops coming

Chipzilla has added new Core i7 Skylake (and mobile Xeon) models to its CPU price list, which should be coming to a PC near you soon.