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AMD and Intel motherboards receive BIOS updates
Published in PC Hardware

Fixing LogoFAIL flaw

AMD and Intel motherboards have received BIOS updates to kill off the LogoFAIL vulnerability, causing a stir since December 2023.

Intel teams up with Ubisoft for Star Wars Outlaws bundle
Published in Gaming

Bundles it with 14th gen CPUs and laptops

Both Ubisoft and Intel have announced their team-up for the upcoming Star Wars Outlaws game, with Intel bundling it with its Core 14th Gen CPUs and laptops.

Intel Core Ultra Lunar Lake platform packs >100 TOPS
Published in Mobiles

Laptops on shelves before Christmas

In addition to announcing the new Gaudi 3 AI accelerator and unveiling the new Xeon 6 branding for upcoming Granite Rapids and Sierra Forest processors, at its Vision 2024 event Intel also revealed a bit more information about the upcoming Core Ultra Lunar Lake processor for laptops.

Intel Battlemage GPUs to launch ahead of holiday shopping season
Published in Graphics

Intel wants it on the market before November

Intel has so far managed to keep most information about its upcoming Battlemage GPUs well hidden and has only confirmed that these are on track. Now, rumors suggest that Intel aims to launch these GPs before the all-important holiday shopping season, which peaks with Black Friday.

Chipzilla’s Core i9 CPUs being returned in droves
Published in News

Normally thought of as the best gaming processor

Intel’s recent Core i9 CPUs are being returned in droves by angry customers.

Intel releases XeSS 1.3 SDK with improved upscaler
Published in Graphics

Significantly improves performance and image quality

Intel has released the new XeSS 1.3 update with an improved upscaler, promising a significant performance uplift in all presets, better image quality, as well as a whole new Ultra Performance preset.

Kaby Lake-G platform arises from the dead
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 28 March 2024 11:41

Kaby Lake-G platform arises from the dead

Chipzilla's zombie chip invoked for mini-PC motherboard

Kaby Lake-G, the Intel CPU that incorporated an AMD GPU directly into the CPU package, was declared dead in 2019, yet this hasn't deterred a a plucky company's bringing it back from the dead and plonked it into a mini PC motherboard.

New Intel Battlemage GPUs spotted in SiSoftware Sandra database
Published in Graphics

Featuring 20 and 24 Xe-Cores, and 12GB of VRAM

Intel is keeping the details of its upcoming Intel Battlemage GPUs under tight wraps, but now some of the information has been spotted in the SiSoftware Sandra database, including two Xe2 chips.

Intel releases ARC 101.5379 Beta driver
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 March 2024 15:19

Intel releases ARC 101.5379 Beta driver

Optimizations for a couple of new games and performance improvements

Intel has released the latest version of its Arc GPU driver, the 101.5379 Beta, which brings Game On support for a couple of new games including Diablo IV Ray Tracing Update, Dragon's Dogma 2, Horizon Forbidden West, and The Legend of the Condor Heroes, as well as performance improvements across Intel Arc A-series graphics products and Intel Core Ultra with Intel Arc GPUs.

Intel officially launches the Core i9-14900KS Special Edition CPU
Published in PC Hardware

Raptor Lake Refresh that boosts up to 6.2GHz

Intel has officially launched its newest Core i9-14900KS Special Edition desktop processor, a flagship 24-core/32-thread Raptor Lake Refresh SKU that is meant to provide the most power possible, all at $689.