New Intel Core CPUs here
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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 10:49

New Intel Core CPUs here


With a core so ancient the plan was found on a wall in Pompei

The new generation of Intel Core CPUs is here with Chipzilla showing off its new architecture on its ancient 14nm process to power the 11th-generation Rocket Lake-S processors. Atrthat process, Intel's chips are less Space X rocket and more something built by Stephenson.

2022 might be the year of Intel’s Thunderbolt
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Should be on half of PCs

Outside Apple, Intel’s Thunderbolt super-speedy connection technology isn't widely used but that is about to change.

Intel wants to create homomorphic encryption
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Holy Grail for Darpa

Chipzilla has signed an agreement with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to find the holy grail of encryption.

Intel confirms Rocket Lake-S launch date for March 30th
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That did not stop retailers from selling it

Although some retailers have started selling Intel's 11th generation Core desktop CPUs early, Intel has confirmed that the launch date is firmly set for March 30th.

Intel faces $2.18 billion patent payout
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 10:39

Intel faces $2.18 billion patent payout


VLSI payout largest in history

Intel was told to pay VLSI Technology LLC $2.18 billion by a federal jury in Texas after losing a patent infringement trial over technology related to chip-making.

Rocket Lake claims higher PCIe Gen4 storage performance
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At least according to Intel

Intel has released some numbers comparing PCIe Gen 4 NVMe storage performance of the 11th gen Core Rocket Lake-S desktop CPU with AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPU.

Intel Core i9-11900T allegedly does well in single-threaded mode
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Geekbench 5 results shows it catching up with Zen 3

According to the latest rumor, it appears that Intel has a horse in the single-threaded race, at least according to the Geekbench 5 single-threaded result of the Core i9-11900T Rocket Lake CPU.

Intel sues Microsoft defector
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Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:41

Intel sues Microsoft defector


Claimed he took trade secrets

Chipzilla sued a former Oregon employee last week, alleging he took trade secrets with him when he left for Microsoft and used the information to gain an advantage in subsequent business negotiations with Intel.

H410 and B460 motherboards won't support Rocket Lake
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Intel support document says no support

Intel says that H410 and B460 motherboards won't support Rocket Lake.

Tame Apple Press disses Intel’s benchmarks
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Tuesday, 09 February 2021 12:16

Tame Apple Press disses Intel’s benchmarks


Nothing is faster than the M1

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage after Intel published benchmarks that proved its chips were faster than Apple’s M1.