8th Generation core to launch August 21
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 August 2017 09:03

8th Generation core to launch August 21


The sky will go dark and the moon shall eat the sun.

Intel has just announced an announcement. The company plans to show off its 8th Generation core on August 21 on Facebook live. But all this will be happening while the US is undergoing a total solar eclipse which is a portent of doom.

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements
Published in News
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:59

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements


15 percent figure touted


Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.

Snapdragon 835 is a 10nm slap in Intel’s face
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 17 November 2016 15:27

Snapdragon 835 is a 10nm slap in Intel’s face


World’s first 10nm SoC is a big deal

Kaby Lake, the third generation 14nm was launched in 2016 and it looks like Cannon Lake 10nm Intel CPU might only launch in late 2017. But it is fairly certain that the Snapdragon 835 mobile SoC is going to ship in the first half of 2017.

Microsoft won't  service Intel Cannonlake or Coffeelake for long
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Users will need regular vanilla Windows 10

Software king of the world Microsoft will not support the upcoming Intel Cannonlake and Coffeelake CPU architectures in its current Long-Term Servicing Branch version of Windows 10.

Intel processors will support Clang
Published in Processors
Monday, 22 February 2016 14:32

Intel processors will support Clang


Cannonlake reacts to Zen


Intel has announced that its Cannonlake processors will support Clang (C language family frontend for LLVM compiler infrastructure project).

Intel’s roadmap has three families on 10nm
Published in Processors


Rumours starting to firm up


It is starting to look like the rumours Chipzilla is planning to launch three processor families manufactured on the 10nm process node are proving true.

Intel's 10nm set for 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:30

Intel's 10nm set for 2017


Tick-tock abandoned according to leak

Intel is reportedly going to release its first 10nm processor family in 2017, expected to be the first of three generations of processors that will be fabbed on the 10nm process.

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core
Published in Processors
Monday, 05 October 2015 12:12

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core


Intel engineer spills the beans

Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.

Intel CEO confirms 10nm is 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 09:19

Intel CEO confirms 10nm is 2017


After Skylake comes the Lake 14nm

Intel might have admitted that it will take a bit longer to get to 10nm, and it turns out that after the second generation 14nm Skylake, the next Intel CPU will be another 14nm design, not a 10nm part as many expected.

Intel IDF 2015 to take place on August 18th
Published in Processors


Expect Skylake and more

It has been a public secret that Intel was planning to pull in the Intel Developers Forum to August 2015.