Intel launches more 14th gen Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs
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A total of eighteen 65W and 35W SKUs

Intel has announced a total of 18 new Raptor Lake Refresh desktop CPUs, or as Intel likes to call them, 14th Gen Mainstream Desktop Processors. Intel is promising up to 37 percent higher multi-threaded performance compared to the previous generation.

Intel officially launches Core 14th Gen desktop processors
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Core Raptor Lake Refresh comes as i9-14900K, i7-14700K, i5-14600K

Intel has now officially launched its Core Raptor Lake Refresh desktop processors which will be known as the Intel Core 14th Gen series. Launching at the same price points as the 13th gen counterparts, the Core 14th gen promises up to 23 percent better gaming performance compared to the competition, and up to 54 percent better performance in creator workflows.

Simply NUC unveils ONYX 4x4 NUC powered by an Intel Core i9 CPU
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The world's first 4x4 NUC with 13th Gen Raptor Lake H series CPU

Simply NUC has announced the world's first 4x4 NUC powered by an Intel Core i9 CPU, the Simply NUC Onyx. The small mini PC comes with Intel's 13th gen Raptor Lake H series CPU and supports up to 96GB of DDR5 memory, and up to 16TB of storage.

Intel refreshed Raptor Lake expected out in October
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Chinese leaker believes 

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming Intel is about to release a refreshed Raptor Lake in October.

Linux-based System76 prefers to shut off the Intel Management Engine
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Open Sauce outfit worried about the closed firmware

Linux computer vendor System76 has said that it prefers to disable the Intel Management Engine wherever possible to reduce the amount of closed firmware running on System76 hardware.

AMD Ryzen 7045HX-series Dragon Range laptops now available
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The Ryzen 9 7945HX goes against Core i9-13950HX

AMD has announced the availability of its Ryzen 7045HX-series Dragon Range CPUs for high performance gaming laptops. These Zen 4 Dragon Range 5nm chiplet-design chips, should be enough to get ahead of Intel's 13th gen Raptor Lake counterparts, at least according to AMD.

Intel raises 12th-gen Alder Lake processors
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Tuesday, 03 January 2023 10:53

Intel raises 12th-gen Alder Lake processors


Older generation more pricey 

Intel has raised the pricing of its 12th-gen Alder Lake processors in its online Ark product database which is rather strange as it is jacking up the price for older technology by ten per cent. 

Intel Raptor prices leaked
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Friday, 23 December 2022 10:15

Intel Raptor prices leaked


A few weeks early 

Some details of Intel's 13th Generation Core 'Raptor Lake' processors have been leaked a few weeks before they were supposed to be revealed at CES, in 5 January. 

Core i9-13900KS Raptor Lake turns Chipzilla into market leader
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Core i9-13900KS faster than the existing flagship

Early benchmarks have revealed that the  much anticipated Core i9-13900KS is faster than the Core i9-13900K, the existing flagship Raptor Lake chip.

ASUS says that DLVR was fused off in Raptor Lake
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Wednesday, 30 November 2022 11:37

ASUS says that DLVR was fused off in Raptor Lake


But it still appears in the BIOS

Intel's DLVR (Digital Linear Voltage Regulator) technology is disabled on current generation Raptor Lake processors, according to ASUS.