Gigabyte hints Coffee Lake-H notebooks coming in March
Published in Processors


Confirms leaked slides for Q2 launch

Those looking to upgrade to a notebook that packs a bit more punch might be in luck as Gigabyte has hinted that Coffee Lake-H CPUs might come by the end of March, which is pretty much in line with the recently leaked slides.

Intel adds eight Coffee Lake chips to line up
Published in Processors
Thursday, 08 February 2018 12:08

Intel adds eight Coffee Lake chips to line up


Previously unannounced

Intel has recently added eight unannounced desktop Coffee Lake processors to its MDDS database.

Intel has another go at patches
Published in News
Thursday, 08 February 2018 11:58

Intel has another go at patches


But is still working on more 

Intel is still working on updates that close the hole in the bulk of its chips and has released microcode updates for Skylake-based chips to its industry partners.

Dell XPS 15 2in1 looks like a winner
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 16:29

Dell XPS 15 2in1 looks like a winner


Radeon Vega Intel and Gore space cooling

It is not every day that you have a chance to chat with the general manager of Alienware and the chief man in charge for the XPS units. Frank Azor, the GM of Alienware and XPS, as well as Donnie Oliphant, Sr. Director and General Manager XPS and Dell Gaming helped us understand the choices behind one of the highly anticipated XPS 15 2in1 2018 notebooks.  

Former Intel woman guns for Chipzilla with ARM chips
Published in Processors


James targets Intel's data centre market

Intel has been doing well thanks to its datacentre market, but that could vanish if the company's former president has anything to do with it.

Intel makes sensible AR glasses
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 11:28

Intel makes sensible AR glasses


They just laser your eyeballs

Chipzilla has created a pair of experimental smartglasses which are sensible.

Chipzilla and MediaTek should have a good year
Published in Processors


Thanks to improved margins

The goodly souls at Digitimes have been interviewing their typewriters and industry sources and discovered that Intel and MediaTek should have much better results in 2018.

Intel upgrades NUCs
Published in News
Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:18

Intel upgrades NUCs


Lower power powered

Chipzilla is updating its NUCs with new models including the “Hades Canyon” gaming model (with AMD graphics), a “Bean Canyon” model sporting 8th-Gen Intel Coffee Lake chips, and a new entry-level set of “June Canyon” computers with low-power Celeron and Pentium chips based on the new Gemini Lake architecture.

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 23:18

Intel does the Harlem PR Shuffle


HR is the name of the game

A missive from the number two semiconductor company in the world has demonstrated how Intel (INTC) can shuffle the PR decks, a bit like an artificial croupier in the capital of the world, Las Vegas.

AMD revenues grow by a third
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:07

AMD revenues grow by a third


Let's hope the underdog doesn't become an overdog

Long-standing Intel competitor, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), appears from its first quarter results to be gnawing at Chipzilla's ankles.