Intel faces another CPU bug
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Monday, 16 April 2018 11:05

Intel faces another CPU bug


Found it all by itself 

Intel has fixed a hole in the configuration of several CPU series that allow an attacker to alter the behaviour of the chip's SPI Flash memory.

Intel announces 8th gen performance mobile CPUs
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Including the Core i9 mobile CPU

At a special event in Beijing, Intel unveiled its new high-performance 8th generation mobile CPUs, including the new Core i9-8950HK and the new Xeon E-2168, both aiming at the highest-end mobile market.

Corsair launches improved Hydro Series H60 liquid CPU cooler
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With redesigned cooling block, better fan and LED logo

Calling it the 2018 Edition, Corsair has released a revised version of its quite popular Hydro Series H60 liquid CPU cooler, giving it a redesigned cold plate, a slightly updated radiator with better fan, white LED lighting on the pump/block unit and more.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X shows up briefly on Amazon.de
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Said it should ship on April 19th

German Amazon has leaked one of the AMD's upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, the Ryzen 5 2600X, with the shipping date set for April 19th.

Fresh AMD CPU roadmap with new codenames leaks online
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AMD will keep AM4 and TR4 sockets

A fresh leak of AMD's CPU roadmap has leaked online confirming some of the previous rumors and codenames as well as giving a glimpse of new HEDT, CPU and APU codenames that will come in 2020.

Full set of AMD Ryzen 2000 "Pinnacle Ridge" slides leaks online
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The lineup includes four SKUs, ranging from $199 to $369

Following a recent leak where we saw some of the first Ryzen 2000 CPU benchmarks -  codenamed Pinnacle Ridge - we now have the full set of slides which show the launch lineup, scheduled for April, as well as more performance and feature details for both CPUs and the new X470 chipset.

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
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Saturday, 17 February 2018 03:11

AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS


Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs

In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs. 

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:00

AMD Zen 2 design is finished


CTO confirmed                           

We wanted to address something that might not get enough coverage as it deserves. A few weeks, back AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster confirmed that that the Zen 2 design has been finished

More Intel Coffee Lake-S CPUs show up online
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Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, and Core i5 SKUs 

As Intel is expected to reveal the rest of its Coffee Lake-S lineup sometime next month, it comes as no surprise that some of those SKUs have already leaked online.

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks
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Thursday, 02 November 2017 17:04

AMD is not as bad as Morgan Stanley thinks


Let’s downgrade them when making money

AMD took a bit hit after Morgan Stanley’s Joseph Moore thought he'd figured out AMD, and he doesn’t see rosy things for the company.