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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Intel reports 2013 financials, plans 5% cut to workforce
— 4:34 PM on January 17, 2014

Intel has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the year as a whole. The company raked in $52.7...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Chrome gets noisy tab indicator, new Windows 8 mode
— 9:19 AM on January 15, 2014

Yesterday, Google began the silent, automated rollout of its latest Chrome release—version 32.0. The new update doesn't look all that different from the previous one...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Kaveri desktop APUs already selling online
— 11:24 AM on January 14, 2014

A couple of versions of AMD's Kaveri desktop APU are already selling online. The A10-7850K and A10-7700K are both available, but their price...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Valve adds VR to Steam's Big Picture mode
— 9:27 AM on January 14, 2014

Today is the day Valve's Steam Dev Days conference begins. As we learned last week, Valve is expected to release a development toolkit for...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Software

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Lucid GameXtend conserves power with just-in-time frame delivery
— 12:00 PM on January 11, 2014

We hadn't heard much from the folks at Lucid for a while, but they were back at CES 2014 with an intriguing new application for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Mini-ITX MSI board teases socketed Kabini APUs
— 6:11 PM on January 9, 2014

Since its debut in May 2013, AMD's Kabini APU has only been available soldered onto motherboards and inside of pre-built systems. Now, a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Intel's Edison is a dual-core computer the size of an SD card
— 10:28 AM on January 7, 2014

At IDF in September, Intel revealed a tiny Quark processor that's one fifth the size of an Atom SoC. It quickly followed up...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Personal tech

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Gigabyte's Brix Pro mini PC has quad-core Haswell with GT3e graphics
— 6:00 AM on January 7, 2014

Remember the Iris Pro-equipped small-form-factor rig Gigabyte showed off at IDF in September? Well, the Brix Pro is finally ready for prime time, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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AMD sheds more light on Kaveri, announces new mobile Radeons
— 7:46 PM on January 6, 2014

During a pre-CES press conference this evening, AMD revealed more details about its upcoming Kaveri APU. The company also provided an update on Beema and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Former Motorola Mobility chief named new GloFo CEO
— 6:54 PM on January 6, 2014

GlobalFoundries is under new leadership. Earlier this afternoon, the semiconductor foundry firm announced that Sanjay Jha had replaced Ajit Manocha as its Chief Executive...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC has Denver CPU cores, Kepler graphics
— 12:48 AM on January 6, 2014

In early 2011, during a CES press event, Nvidia revealed its Project Denver CPU initiative. On Sunday evening, at another CES press conference, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Real World Tech analyzes Knights Landing rumors
— 4:10 PM on January 3, 2014

Intel has revealed relatively few details about Knights Landing, the next-gen processor set to join the Xeon Phi family. This massively parallel chip is designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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CPU upgrade boosts Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 tablet
— 6:00 AM on January 3, 2014

Microsoft's Surface 2 Pro tablet has gotten a little bit faster. The 10.6" Windows 8.1 slate debuted with a Core i5-4200U processor, but the units...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Report: Winamp could be saved by Radionomy deal
— 9:15 AM on January 2, 2014

Just before Christmas, we learned that Winamp might get a second wind. Now, TechCruch is reporting that the media player software and associated Shoudcast...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Report: NSA intercepts computer shipments, plants malware
— 6:00 AM on December 30, 2013

German news magazine Der Spiegel has published a couple of articles containing new...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Internet Software

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Deal of the week: Hardware and Steam bargains
— 4:33 PM on December 27, 2013

This week in our bargain-hunting post, we have a mix of hardware deals and some the hottest games from Valve's ongoing Steam Holiday Sale....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Gaming

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Report: Haswell-E slated for Q3'14 release
— 10:43 AM on December 26, 2013

In September, Intel refreshed its high-end desktop platform with Ivy Bridge-E. This chip is a modest upgrade over its Sandy Bridge-E predecessor, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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