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USB 3.2 spec pushes bandwidth up to 20 Gbps
— 1:00 PM on July 26, 2017

The Universal Serial Bus is about to become a little bit less "serial." The USB 3.0 Promoter Group just announced the USB 3.2 specification—a...

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Corsair sells a majority stake to private equity for $525 million
— 8:51 AM on July 26, 2017

Corsair announced this morning that it's selling a majority share of its business to private equity firm EagleTree Partners for $525 million. The company...

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AMD turned a $25 million operating profit in Q2 2017
— 6:07 PM on July 25, 2017

AMD reported its second-quarter 2017 financial results today. At the end of a busy quarter, the company took in revenue of $1.22 billion and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Rumor: Geekbench entry hints at 16-core Core i9-7960X performance
— 12:00 PM on July 25, 2017

Competition between AMD's hotly-anticipated Ryzen Threadripper and the high-thread-count chips in Intel's Core X family is sure to be the hot topic of late...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Specs of six-core Coffee Lake CPUs leak
— 10:00 AM on July 24, 2017

One of the most oft-repeated complaints from Intel's haters is that the company has allowed its mainstream Core lineup to top out at four cores...

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AMD reveals suitably massive Ryzen Threadripper packaging
— 8:37 AM on July 24, 2017

We wouldn't normally worry about a product's box on TR, but AMD took to Twitter this morning to reveal its packaging design for Ryzen Threadripper....

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Corsair Lighting Pro Expansion Kit lets builders turn up the lights
— 2:30 PM on July 21, 2017

Corsair's Lighting Node Pro gave builders the ability to drive the company's strips of individually-addressable RGB LEDs. While 40 LEDs in a system might...

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Deals of the week: fast memory, an AM4 motherboard, and more
— 10:01 AM on July 21, 2017

Howdy, gerbils. Bruno is still trekking across the United States right now, so you're stuck with me this week. I have to keep this short,...

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Intel crams 100 GFLOPS of neural-net inferencing onto a USB stick
— 5:00 PM on July 20, 2017

It's been a couple years since Intel floored an old friend of ours with a computer miniaturized to the size of a disappointingly-small candy...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Fujitsu joins the deep-learning stampede with specialized silicon
— 1:30 PM on July 19, 2017

Nvidia's revenues, profits, and share price have all benefited from surging demand in both the PC gaming hardware and the graphics compute marketplaces. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Arctic Cooling Liquid Freezer AIOs stand ready for Threadripper
— 12:00 PM on July 19, 2017

Arctic Cooling has quietly put up a page on its website listing coolers compatible with the mammoth TR4 socket for AMD's upcoming Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Intel price list reveals Core i9-7920X cache size and base clock
— 10:30 AM on July 19, 2017

Intel has released its latest CPU price list, and right at the top is a pretty interesting little morsel of information: some clock speed...

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ASML demonstrates production-ready EUV tool throughput
— 9:01 AM on July 19, 2017

Although you may not have heard of ASML, you've certainly heard of its customers. The company provides lithography equipment to major semiconductor manufacturers around...

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Intel quietly introduces new Core i3 and Xeon models
— 10:43 AM on July 17, 2017

Last week's announcement of the official release date and clock specifications of AMD's Ryzen 3 processors is probably the biggest news in the entry-level...

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AMD details potential Ryzen performance gains from AGESA 1.0.0.6
— 9:17 AM on July 17, 2017

Remember that AMD AGESA update (version 1.0.0.6) that Jeff told y'all about back in May? It's finally finding its way to end users by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gartner's latest data show PC shipments continuing to slide
— 10:15 AM on July 14, 2017

Remember about six months ago when we thought the PC market might have stabilized? Yeah, maybe not so much. That report from a while...

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Ryzen 3 CPUs hit store shelves July 27
— 3:00 PM on July 13, 2017

We came away very impressed with the performance of AMD's Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1600X CPUs in productivity applications, bestowing the coveted...

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Gigabyte begins rolling out BIOS updates to close Intel AMT hole
— 12:30 PM on July 13, 2017

Remember that nasty exploit from a couple of months ago in Intel's Active Management Technology? In short, if your machine was already configured for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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