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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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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 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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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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AMD: Seattle is sampling, on track for fourth-quarter release
— 9:03 AM on April 21, 2014

In the conference call that followed its earnings release last week, AMD provided an update on its upcoming Seattle chip, a server-bound processor with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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AMD posts another loss but beats Wall Street forecast
— 6:09 PM on April 17, 2014

AMD's first-quarter numbers are in, and the chipmaker is back in the red—although Wall Street still seems upbeat about the numbers. For the first quarter of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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GlobalFoundries licenses Samsung process tech, grants AMD access to FinFETs
— 12:27 PM on April 17, 2014

As you may know, AMD's former manufacturing arm is now a part of GlobalFoundries, which manufactures chips on contract for multiple customers while remaining the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Here are the specs and prices for Intel's Haswell Refresh CPUs
— 6:00 AM on April 15, 2014

With little fanfare, Intel has let slip the official specifications and pricing for its Haswell Refresh CPUs. This is just a speed bump, folks—in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ASRock's Bay Trail-D boards come in Mini-ITX, microATX form factors
— 12:20 PM on April 14, 2014

ASRock has put together a collection of desktop boards based on Intel's Bay Trail-D SoC. As far as I can tell, there are only...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Researchers demo new method of creating quantum logic
— 11:49 AM on April 11, 2014

A pair of research teams at the Max Planck Institute in Germany and Harvard University have demonstrated a new type of quantum logic gate and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Desktop Kabini chips, motherboards are out
— 1:28 PM on April 9, 2014

We've known since CES that a socketed version of AMD's Kabini APU was coming to the desktop. The company confirmed it last month,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Retail-boxed A8-7600 APUs delayed until second half of 2014
— 9:19 AM on April 8, 2014

This slipped under the radar last week, but it's notable news nonetheless. Remember that A8-7600 Kaveri APU we tested back in January? Well, it's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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