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Intel's 12th gen Alder Lake CPUs listed in the US
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 14:49

Intel's 12th gen Alder Lake CPUs listed in the US


Core i9-12900K listed at $605

It appears that retailers/e-tailers are jumping the gun for Intel's upcoming 12th gen Core Alder Lake CPUs, and after the European listing, these CPUs are now listed in the US as well.

3DMark gets the new CPU benchmark
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Friday, 25 June 2021 18:17

3DMark gets the new CPU benchmark


Available in 3DMark Advanced and Professional Edition

UL Benchmarks has expanded 3DMark to include a set of dedicated CPU benchmarks, which shows the CPU performance scaling across a number of cores and threads and that allows gamers to check if their CPU is performing as expected, as well as giving overclockers a way to measure the performance gain.

Noctua officially launches NH-P1 passive CPU cooler
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With LS-PWM fan for semi-fanless systems

Noctua has now officially announced its NH-P1 CPU cooler which is an all-passive solution but will be offered with an optional NF-A12x25 LS-PWM 120mm fan for a semi-fanless option.

Noctua releases NH-U12S redux CPU cooler
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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 21:32

Noctua releases NH-U12S redux CPU cooler


First redux series CPU cooler

Noctua has officially launched its new redux series, with the NH-U12S as the first redux series CPU cooler, promising the same cooling performance as the original but at a lower price point.

AMD Smart Access Memory coming to Ryzen 3000 series CPUs
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Resizable BAR for Ryzen 3000 with Radeon RX 6000

During its Where Gaming Begins Ep. 3 event, AMD has confirmed it will be officially bringing its Smart Access Memory support to Ryzen 3000 series CPUs.

Chinese show off new CPU
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Monday, 02 November 2020 11:35

Chinese show off new CPU


Longsoon's new Dragon Core 3A4000 quad-core 14nm CPU

BDY electronics, a Chinese laptop manufacturer, has unveiled an all-new 13.3-inch laptop sporting Longsoon's new Dragon Core 3A4000 quad-core 14nm CPU.

Leaked slides show AMD future CPU products
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 02:37

Leaked slides show AMD future CPU products


Warhol, Raphael, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Rembrandt, Dragon Crest

A few more details have leaked regarding AMD's 2020/2021 CPU/APU lineup, including some known and rumored codenames like Warhol, Raphael, Cezanne, Rembrandt, and Dragon Crest.

Raja Koduri confirms Alder Lake
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 14 August 2020 12:55

Raja Koduri confirms Alder Lake


Performance Hybrid with big and small cores

Intel showed a Lakefield prototype CPU at the Architecture Day on December 12, 2018, and it was a unique part. It had one big core-based CPU and four smaller Tremont 10nm cores on a special package codenamed Foveros. At the architecture day 2020, Raja Koduri confirmed the existence of performance hybrid codenamed Alder Lake.

Apple didn't ditch Intel for Skylake
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 July 2020 10:44

Apple didn't ditch Intel for Skylake


It always planned a discrete CPU

This article might serve as a short history class about how Apple operates, especially in hardware design. Apple created its first phone SoC the famous A4 in 2010, and it created its first iPad specific A6X chip in 2012.

Some new AMD Ryzen CPUs to come without boxed coolers
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High-end ones come with WOF OPN code

According to leaked information from retail, it appears that some of the upcoming new Ryzen CPUs, namely the 8-core Ryzen 7 3800XT and the 12-core Ryzen 9 3900XT, will be selling without a boxed cooler.