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Intel and Rockchip partner on x86 SoC for budget tablets
— 7:11 PM on May 27, 2014

Intel has entered a "strategic agreement" with Chinese SoC vendor Rockchip. According to a press release issued earlier today, the two companies will...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Anniversary-edition Pentium specs leak out
— 3:09 PM on May 22, 2014

Along with Devil's Canyon, Intel is also cooking up an unlocked, anniversary-edition Pentium processor aimed at more budget-minded overclockers. The company teased the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: AMD to license SATAe tech from ASMedia
— 9:21 AM on May 20, 2014

Intel's 9 Series chipset has native support for SATA Express devices. The new storage interface combines PCI Express and Serial ATA on a single...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

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Bay Trail Brix has dual cores, no fans
— 6:00 AM on May 20, 2014

In April, Intel introduced a fanless NUC powered by its Bay Trail SoC. We were briefly excited, but it turns out the machine...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Intel CEO guarantees Broadwell systems for the holidays
— 10:48 AM on May 19, 2014

Last month, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told investors that next-gen Broadwell processors would be available in products selling in the second half of this year....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: An FX CPU, a mechanical keyboard, and more cheap storage
— 10:17 AM on May 16, 2014

Storage dominates this week's most appealing PC hardware deals, as usual, but we've also spotted a few other items. AMD's FX-8350 Black...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Input devices

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Nvidia's Tegra K1 SoC appears in 7.9'' Xiaomi tablet
— 10:38 AM on May 15, 2014

Nvidia revealed its next-gen Tegra K1 SoC at CES in January. The chip will come in two flavors, both of which feature DirectX...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Leaked slide: Devil's Canyon bringing 500MHz boost
— 10:02 AM on May 12, 2014

Intel's first batch of Haswell Refresh CPUs isn't terribly exciting, but more interesting chips based on Devil's Canyon are just around the corner. These...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ARM lays the foundation for a data center invasion
— 11:57 AM on May 9, 2014

The announcement that AMD is building a high-performance, ARM-compatible core is just one more entry in a swarm of ARM-based hardware preparing to challenge...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers

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Mini-ITX Bay Trail board sips DC power
— 6:00 AM on May 8, 2014

In April, ASRock introduced a Mini-ITX motherboard with a quad-core Bay Trail processor. The Q1900B-ITX relies on traditional ATX power, and it now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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RWT dissects Steamroller's adaptive clocking mechanism
— 6:00 AM on May 7, 2014

AMD's Steamroller processor core is found in Kaveri-based desktop chips. This latest evolution of the Bulldozer architecture features numerous tweaks to improve performance...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD reveals K12: New ARM and x86 cores are coming
— 4:03 PM on May 5, 2014

They're baaaack? AMD is deep into the development of two brand-new, high-performance CPU architectures. They'll drop into the same sorts of sockets and motherboards,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Servers

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AMD demos Seattle, its first ARM-based server chip
— 1:26 PM on May 5, 2014

This morning's AMD press event had two highlights. The first was the announcement of new x86 and ARM cores, which Scott already covered earlier....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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AMD is working on K12, brand-new x86 and ARM cores
— 12:29 PM on May 5, 2014

At a press event just now, AMD offered an update on its "ambidextrous" strategy for CPUs and SoCs. There's lots of juicy detail here, but...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Mobile Kabini, Wi-Fi module team up for ASRock Mini-ITX board
— 10:01 AM on May 1, 2014

AMD's next generation of low-power Beema and Mullins APUs are on the way, but don't tell motherboard makers. They're busy cranking out boards based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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A first look at AMD's Mullins mobile APU
— 11:01 PM on April 28, 2014

A couple weeks ago, AMD flew us down to its Austin, Texas campus for a first look at Mullins and Beema, two low-power APUs aimed...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Single-core Bay Trail SoC powers fanless NUC
— 9:10 AM on April 24, 2014

Intel has finally introduced a fanless version of its NUC small-form-factor system. The mini PC features an Atom SoC based on Bay Trail. Unfortunately, it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Mini Biostar board has mobile Kabini, passive cooling
— 11:10 AM on April 23, 2014

Earlier this month, Biostar revealed a stack of desktop Kabini motherboards designed for the socketed version of AMD's low-power APU. Those aren't the only...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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