But AMD-Intel price war may save vendors from supply chain issues
With the global decline in PC shipments finally showing signs of slowing, motherboard vendors are expecting to see a correlated slowing of overall volume in 2017, with some estimates hovering near 10 percent from last year.
Windows 7 shall still rule the earth
Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.
Per-app CPU throttling now available for beta testers
Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a new operating system wide power savings feature for Windows 10 that claims to reduce notebook battery consumption by around 11 percent on devices equipped with Skylake and Kaby Lake processors.
Upgrade or die
Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.
Thinner and lighter chassis, more 7th-gen processor options
During the usual variety of product launches at Mobile World Congress next week, ASUS is preparing to release a successor to the ZenBook Flip UX360, a 2-in-1 convertible that was announced in July and re-launched in September featuring a 360-degree hinge and the choice of 6th-gen Core M processors or a 7th-gen Core i5 processor.
10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer
AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.
Will need at least a seventh-generation Kaby Lake processor
If you were hoping to get your paws on Chipzilla’s delayed Optane non-volatile memory devices you might need to also invest in a Kaby Lake system.
Kaby Lake CPU, 4K touchscreen and 1TB SSD options
Razer has announced its updated Blade notebook that will now get a quad-core Kaby Lake CPU with DDR4-2400 memory support, a 4K touchscreen and up to 1TB of SSD storage as an option.
The Core i7-7740K and Core i5-7640K
There have been quite a few rumors floating around that Intel is hard at work in preparing a response to AMD's upcoming Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and it appears that these will not be Kaby Lake-S CPUs but rather the new Kaby Lake-X CPUs, the Core i7-7740K and the Core i5-7640K.