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HardOCP's Kyle Bennet joins Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 10:13

HardOCP's Kyle Bennet joins Intel


Reconnect Intel with enthusiasts

The industry has certainly changed over the last 20 years. Kyle Bennet, the founder and a fearless leader of HardOCP has decided to join Intel as a Director of Enthusiast Engagement for Intel’s Technology Leadership Marketing group.

US looks to Intel to help it win the supercomputer wars
Published in PC Hardware


Announces $500 million machine

The US is stumping up $500 million in an attempt to beat China in the supercomputer race.

AMD: Ryzen users are safe from Spoiler
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:24

AMD: Ryzen users are safe from Spoiler

 
This is just a problem for Intel

AMD has confirmed that it does not suffer from the recent vulnerability found in processors – Spoiler.

Intel patches huge holes in GPU drivers
Published in Graphics
Friday, 15 March 2019 12:52

Intel patches huge holes in GPU drivers


More holes than Blackburn Lancashire

Chipzilla has patched several high-severity vulnerabilities in its graphics drivers for Windows 10, which could lead to code execution.

Intel CPUs shortage set to worsen
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 11 March 2019 11:57

Intel CPUs shortage set to worsen


Just in time for Chromebook seasonal high

Shortages of Intel's CPUs are expected to worsen in the second quarter compared to the first as demand for Chromebooks, which are mostly equipped with Intel's entry-level processors, enters its best period.

AMD might make a killing from new Intel chip bug
Published in PC Hardware


All Chipzilla chips open to new Spoiler non-Spectre attack

AMD might scoop up some more custom after researchers have discovered a new flaw affecting all Intel chips due to the way they carry out speculative execution for CPU performance gains.

Intel makes Thunderbolt 3 royalty free
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 11:45

Intel makes Thunderbolt 3 royalty free


Will form the basis for USB 4

Chipzilla has done the decent thing and fulfilled its 2017 promise to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free.

Intel unveils 5G plans
Published in Network
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 12:54

Intel unveils 5G plans


Wants to capture 40 percent of the market

While many in the tech industry think that Intel’s modem business is pretty much doomed, CEO Bob Swan has been talking it up in Barcelona.

Apple abandoning Intel chips on Macs
Published in News
Monday, 25 February 2019 12:06

Apple abandoning Intel chips on Macs


Wants to move to ARM

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Apple is going to move its Macs off Intel chips and run something based on ARM.

Exorcising Spectre needs a new angle
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 22 February 2019 12:02

Exorcising Spectre needs a new angle


CPUs need to be overhauled not software fixes

Google researchers have warned that it will be challenging to avoid Spectre bugs unless CPUs are dramatically overhauled.