Microsoft says pre Skylake chips will suffer badly from security patch
Published in Processors


At odds with Intel statements

Microsoft and Intel seem to be at odds over whether the Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down machines significantly.

Cannon Lake was supposed to be Gen 7
Published in Processors


Intel's 10nm is two years late

Intel hasn't announced its 10nm processors, despite us expecting them before the end of 2017. While there is a good indication that we shall see 10nm from Intel in 2018, it means that Chipzilla is two years behind with 10nm.

Intel launches its Skylake-X
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Hopes to see off AMD's Threadripper

Intel has officially launched its Skylake-X processor as a response to AMD's Ryzen Threadripper series of desktop CPUs.

Intel Coffee Lake launch on October 5th
Published in Processors


Discontinues some Skylake CPUs

According to a recent rumor, Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs may launch on October 5th, alongside the new motherboards based on Z370 chipset.

Server sales plummet
Published in News


Businesses waiting for Skylake chips

It has not been an enjoyable time for server sales in Europe according to IDC beancounters.

Intel hatches a new clutch of Xeons
Published in News


Based around Skylake-SP


Intel unveiled information regarding a new Xeon processor family, some of which use the Skylake-SP architecture.

Windows 10 feature extends battery life
Published in Notebooks


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.

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured
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Nearly identical to Skylake ones

Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.

More Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K benchmarks show up
Published in Processors


Decent overclocker but gets hot

Although Intel's 7th generation Core Kaby Lake desktop CPUs won't officially launch until January next year, during the last few days we have seen plenty of leaks, including detailed performance benchmarks as well as some overclocking results for the flagship Core i7-7700K SKU.

Xiaomi Notebook 12 is now €458.63
Published in Notebooks


$509.99 for 1.07 KG Skylake notebook

You've got to love "singles day" and even if you are not single, you will be able to enjoy many sale prices form shops such as Gearbest.