Intel Atom x5-Z8500 reviewed in Teclast X98 Pro tablet
Published in Reviews


Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.

MSI launches Z170A SLI Plus motherboard
Published in Motherboards


All black successor of the X99A SLI Plus

MSI has released its newest Intel Z170 Express chipset based motherboard that will be a part of its Pro Series motherboard lineup, the all black Z170A SLI Plus motherboard.

Intel’s Denverton has 16 next-generation CPU cores
Published in Processors


Arm wrestling


Intel has been talking about its plans for low-power, highly integrated system-on-a-chip designs aimed at the server market for years now, it even released Avoton which was not bad but did not really go far. Now it looks like the second generation is getting close to release.

Intel’s compute stick seen on Amazon
Published in Mobiles


Windows 10 for $153

Intel’s Compute Stick with Windows 10 pre-installed has appeared on Amazon for for $146.

Chinese foundries developing FinFET rival
Published in Processors


Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes

Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.

Zotac announces new ZBOX mini PCs based on Braswell SoC
Published in News


The ZBOX BI323 and ZBOX CI323 nano

Zotac has announced two new ZBOX mini-PCs, both based on the same 14nm Intel Braswell Celeron N3150 SoC, the ZBOX BI323 and the ZBOX CI323 nano.

Asus' flagship ROG Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard announced
Published in Motherboards


Intel Z170-based high-end motherboard

Asus has officially announced its flagship motherboard based on Intel's Z170 Express chipset – the Asus Maximus VIII Extreme.

Can Intel's army of minions get its modem into the iPhone7?
Published in Mobiles


The rumours might be half true

Earlier this week we wrote how Intel had assigned an army of minions to get its modem under the bonnet of the iPhone 7, however there is one elephant in the room which makes this nearly impossible – CDMA.

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron
Published in Memory


Wall Street warns


Wall Street analysts have downgraded Micron technology’s value after Intel’s announcement that it will expand investment in NAND.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
21 October 2015

Intel gets into Memory


Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.