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Intel's Core i7-7700K 'Kaby Lake' CPU reviewed
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Intel is launching a wider range of its seventh-generation Core processors, code-named Kaby Lake, this morning, and the Core i7-7700K is the fastest of them...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Unlocked Core i3 CPU will be late to the Kaby Lake party
— 12:30 PM on December 30, 2016

Remember that Intel Core i3-7350K that the rumor mill was talking about a while back? According to a post on Japanese tech news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Early Ryzen benchmarks show promise
— 9:08 AM on December 27, 2016

The AMD-provided benchmarks for the company's upcoming Ryzen CPUs have painted the chips in a very favorable light indeed. Wiser heads know to wait...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Phoronix compares 31 graphics cards' OpenGL chops in Linux
— 2:36 PM on December 22, 2016

Michael Larabel over at Phoronix keeps plugging away at testing the performance of PC hardware under Linux, and he's presented the open-source community with quite...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Linux-Unix

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Popping the top on Core i7-7700Ks could lead to big load temp decreases
— 9:00 AM on December 20, 2016

It seems Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processors will continue the tradition of using thermal compound rather than solder or liquid metal under the integrated heatspreader....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Asus BRT-AC828 router goes for quad-antenna power
— 10:08 AM on December 14, 2016

Asus' routers generally enjoy a good reputation, and the product line keeps expanding. The latest entry is the BRT-AC828 router, a device targeted at...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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AMD crests Summit Ridge with Ryzen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on December 13, 2016

AMD's Zen CPUs for the desktop, formerly code-named Summit Ridge, now have an official name: Ryzen. Along with the new name, AMD demonstrated the performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Report: TSMC lays the groundwork for a 5-nm and 3-nm foundry
— 9:28 AM on December 12, 2016

The chip-making world may be gearing up for 10-nm chip manufacturing processes, but according to a report by the Nikkei Asian Review, contract...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD and Intel join forces for a bundle of hardware and games
— 10:00 AM on December 9, 2016

Rumors of an allegiance between AMD and rival Intel concerning a future combination of the blue team's CPU technology and the red team's GCN graphics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Bluetooth 5 spec promises increased speed, range, and throughput
— 10:08 AM on December 8, 2016

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group pulled back the curtain on the Bluetooth 5 Core Specification. According to the SIG, the new specification's low-energy mode...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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I made my dumb appliances smarter with the Internet of Things
— 2:58 PM on December 2, 2016

Sometimes I forget things. In particular, I forget to transfer my clean but wet laundry from the washing machine to the dryer. When this happens,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Networking

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Seagate Duet portable drive reaches for the clouds
— 1:16 PM on December 2, 2016

Between the proliferation of cheap eMMC storage devices, crazy-fast NVMe SSDs, and cloud backup services, users' interactions with platters of spinning rust is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Networking

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AMD will explore New Horizons and Zen CPUs on December 13
— 1:57 PM on November 29, 2016

AMD has a new page up with a countdown to December 13. On that day, we'll be treated to a web-show called "New Horizon"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Early Core i7-7700K testing reveals higher clocks and power usage
— 9:56 AM on November 29, 2016

Intel's desktop Kaby Lake CPUs haven't even been officially announced yet, but the folks at Tom's Hardware got their hands on a sample...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Early Black Friday deals: a cornucopia of cheap Intel CPUs
— 4:21 PM on November 23, 2016

The early Black Friday deals keep rolling in. This round is for Intel CPUs. Several Skylake and Broadwell-E chips are on deep discount at Newegg,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: What generation of Intel CPU powers your main PC?
— 11:40 AM on November 23, 2016

The tea leaves suggest next year will bring significant new products from Intel and AMD in the desktop CPU space. As we start...

Poll Question: • What generation of Intel CPU is in your main PC?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD investors will get their day in court over Llano APUs
— 10:18 AM on November 23, 2016

The topic of AMD stock has made the news, though not necessarily in the best of ways. AMD stockholders have started a lawsuit against...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Skylake Xeon E5-2699v5 may pack up to 32 cores per socket
— 10:00 AM on November 22, 2016

While Intel's mainstream desktop CPUs have been stuck at four cores since the introduction of the Core 2 Quad in 2007, the core count in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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