AMD Pinnacle Ridge CPUs to have soldered IHS
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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 2 CPUs. 

AMD Zen 2 design is finished
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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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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.

Intel 8th generation Core Coffee Lake is out
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Review Roundup: Good performance, lousy availability and new chipset

Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs are now finally "available" and with plenty of reviews around, we get to see what Intel's move to a six-core mainstream lineup has to bring to the table, offering good performance but suffering from lousy availability, a need for a completely new motherboard and the choice to still use TIM.

Noctua goes low-profile with new AM4 coolers
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NH-L12S and NH-L9a-AM4 for HTPCs and SFFs

Noctua has unveiled two new low-profile CPU coolers that are actually successors of the earlier available NH-L9a and NH-L12 but now have proper support for AM4 socket and AMD's Ryzen CPUs.

AMD could bundle Threadripper with Asetek retention kit
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Making it compatible with many AiO coolers

According to a new report, AMD could be bundling its upcoming Threadripper CPUs with Asetek retention kit, which should make plenty of AiO coolers compatible with the new TR4 socket on the upcoming X399 chipset motherboards.

Huawei building GPU/CPU
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With AI on the side


Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.

Intel could be limiting Pentium G4560 CPU production
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In order to improve Core i3 sales

According to a report that surfaced online, Intel is allegedly limiting or even killing the production of its Pentium G4560 dual-core LGA1151 CPU in order to improve its Core i3 sales.

Fractal Design unveils new Celsius series AiO coolers
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The Celsius S24 and Celsius S36

Fractal Design has announced the new Celsius series of all-in-one (AiO) liquid CPU coolers that will be available in two models, Celsius S24 and Celsius S36.