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AMD lifts the curtain a little bit on its Bristol Ridge APUs
— 6:30 AM on April 5, 2016

AMD is giving the world a sneak peek at its upcoming Bristol Ridge APU lineup this morning. Here's what we know. Bristol Ridge parts will...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Intel's Skull Canyon NUC goes up for pre-order
— 6:18 PM on April 4, 2016

Skull Canyon pre-orders have begun. Newegg has Intel's most powerful NUC available for its suggested price of $649.99.  The Skull Canyon NUC introduces...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

Intel download page reveals Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X
— 12:51 PM on April 4, 2016

Rumors surfaced last year that Intel was preparing new Extreme desktop processors built on Broadwell-E silicon. Now that Intel has released its Broadwell-EP...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Xeon E5-2600 v4 CPUs pave the way for the clouds of tomorrow
— 1:41 PM on March 31, 2016

Intel released its Broadwell-EP Xeons today under the E5-2600 v4 umbrella. These chips include a number of features that virtualization-administrator readers may be interested...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

Intel turns off its tick-tock metronome
— 7:09 AM on March 23, 2016

Those familiar with the CPU industry should be familiar with Intel's long-running "tick-tock" product development strategy. The chip maker alternated between releasing products based on...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

Rumor: Intel may be in talks to license graphics tech from AMD
— 11:25 AM on March 18, 2016

As Nvidia and Intel's patent-licensing agreement begins to wind down, it appears Intel may be looking to create a new graphics IP licensing agreement...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

A10-7890K and Athlon X4 880K take top spots in AMD FM2+ lineup
— 9:56 AM on March 1, 2016

AMD added two new top dogs to its A10 APU and Athlon CPU lineups this morning. On the APU side of the aisle, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Exynos 7 Octa 7870 brings 14nm FinFET to the mid-range
— 8:48 AM on February 17, 2016

Samsung has announced its latest mobile SoC, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. This chip is meant to serve in the mid-range mobile device market....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

Some Zen CPUs may pack 32 cores and eight memory channels
— 11:03 AM on February 11, 2016

Every time there's an impending CPU or GPU release, a lot of rumors start floating around. AMD's upcoming Zen architecture is no exception to that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

ASRock kills its SkyOC BCLK overclocking feature
— 10:00 AM on February 5, 2016

Farewell, Skylake BCLK overclocking, we hardly knew ye. ASRock has pulled the plug on its SkyOC feature, not even a couple months after it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

Soft Machines reveals performance targets for its VISC processors
— 1:15 PM on February 3, 2016

Soft Machines continues to develop CPUs built using its VISC architecture. If you're not already familiar with VISC, be sure to read our in-depth...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

AMD puts Excavator on the desktop with the Athlon X4 845
— 8:52 AM on February 2, 2016

AMD had some announcements to make at CES regarding Socket AM4 and a new, quieter boxed cooler called the Wraith. While new CPUs and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Gigabyte X99 BIOS updates could hint at Broadwell-E CPU support
— 5:34 PM on January 29, 2016

Gigabyte has quietly released BIOS updates for its range of X99-chipset-based motherboards. Along with support for 16GB DIMMs, the new firmware versions bring support...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

GIMPS distributed-computing project finds the 49th Mersenne prime
— 8:27 AM on January 21, 2016

The more prime numbers we find, the harder it gets to find a new one. The latest prime number, discovered using the free Great...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

MSI boosts Gaming 24 AIO with Skylake and new graphics cards
— 5:19 PM on January 19, 2016

MSI is apparently betting heavily on prebuilt systems these days, and today the company unveiled a new addition to its family of gaming-oriented all-in-one desktops....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

AMD narrows its losses in the fourth quarter of 2015
— 4:09 PM on January 19, 2016

AMD has turned in its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2015. The company posted an operating loss of $49 million and a net...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

TSMC expects to begin 5-nm production in 2020
— 10:00 AM on January 19, 2016

TSMC is already thinking a few moves ahead of its present processes. According to DigiTimes, the company expects to start production of 7-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

MSI releases updated mobo firmware for Skylake freezing bug
— 9:35 AM on January 15, 2016

Remember that Skylake freezing bug we talked about a few days ago? Intel said that system manufacturers would be able to correct the issue...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards