Review Roundup: Good performance, lousy availability and new chipset
Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs are now finally "available" and with plenty of reviews around, we get to see what Intel's move to a six-core mainstream lineup has to bring to the table, offering good performance but suffering from lousy availability, a need for a completely new motherboard and the choice to still use TIM.
Died in his sleep
The tech world has been surprised by the shock death of Paul Otellini, Intel's previous CEO, who died in his sleep on Monday. He was 66.
Loihi for AI and deep learning
Chipzilla has announced a new neuromorphic chip, codenamed Loihi, designed for AI and deep learning workloads.
Hopes to see off AMD's Threadripper
Intel has officially launched its Skylake-X processor as a response to AMD's Ryzen Threadripper series of desktop CPUs.
Couple of SKUs and new Z370 chipset
Intel has officially announced its 8th generation Core Coffee Lake desktop CPUs as well as its newest Z370 chipset, which will be a must for these new CPUs, despite being based on the same socket.
Only for Coffee Lake CPUs
As some of the first Coffee Lake samples have reached reviewers it was just a matter of time before someone tried to run a Kaby Lake CPU with the new Z370 chipset based motherboard, and it does not work, at least not yet.
Moores Law is a case study
A team of top boffins is starting to worry that humans are running out of ideas and are citing the tech industry’s inability to come up with a solution for Moore's Law as a case study.
In what is becoming a long list of what Intel is giving up on is its WiGig 60GHz 802.11ad controllers and antennas.
More cores and higher price tag
There have been plenty of Intel Coffee Lake leaks recently which point out that the October 5 launch date rumors are right on the money and the recent one reveals possible prices of three SKUs in Europe.