Intel flagship Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X tested as well
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Compared with the Core i7-5960X

It is obvious that Intel's Broadwell-E HEDT launch is drawing near as with all the previous leaks we now have some of the first benchmarks of the flagship ten-core Core i7-6950X.

Intel shows off Skull Canyon NUC at 2016 GDC
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6th Generation Intel Core i7 processor inside


Chipzilla has been showing off its new Skull Canyon NUC at the 2016 Game Developers Conference.

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes
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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.

First Skylake Core i7 6700K scores revealed
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6.7 percent better than Haswell Refresh

The first scores of Chipzilla's highly anticipated Skylake desktop processors have been made public and they are better than the Haswell Refresh Core i7 4790K. 

Fastest Core i7 Skylake-S for Businesses comes in Q3 15
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Core i7 6700 TDP is 65W, down from 84W with Haswell

The Intel Business PC platform will get a serious update in the form of a new Skylake-S based processor.

Skylake-S 35W desktop in Q3 is Core i7 6700T
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35W targets low power market

Intel plans to release a 35W TDP Skylake-S processor in Q3 2015 and this CPU is set to replace the Core i7 4790T. 

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
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Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:05

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7


Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.

Skylake-S desktop coming by October
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 09:26

Skylake-S desktop coming by October


IDF 2015 August launch possible

This year's Intel Developers Forum will start in Mid-August, not in mid-September as usual. One possible reason for the change might be the Skylake desktop launch, that is expected at this time.

Core i7 NUC coming in Q2 2015
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:21

Core i7 NUC coming in Q2 2015


Core i7 5557U 28W inside, Iris graphics

Intel has already shown Fudzilla a prototype of a Core i7 NUC at CES 2015, and this 2.5-inch drive ready barebone was a pleasant surprise us and for high-end home theatre users. 

Chromebooks with Skylake coming in Q4 2015
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Monday, 16 February 2015 12:37

Chromebooks with Skylake coming in Q4 2015


Skylake Core M gets chromed

Intel is pushing Broadwell-U based notebooks in Q1 2015, and we have seen that there will be a Broadwell-based Chromebook platform in all market segments.