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AMD's eight-core, 16-thread chips lead the Ryzen charge
— 8:00 AM on February 22, 2017

AMD's first Ryzen CPUs are finally here. This morning, the company is putting its highest-end chips up for pre-order. The Ryzen 7 1800X, the Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Ryzen stock coolers and retail packaging pictured
— 2:30 PM on February 21, 2017

Are you ready for even more Ryzen rumors, gerbils? This time around, we've got an inkling of the cooling hardware that'll purportedly be shipping with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Biostar's Ryzen motherboards race toward release
— 1:00 PM on February 17, 2017

Don't be buffaloed by leaks and rumors—the first official announcement of retail Socket AM4 motherboards for AMD Ryzen processors is here. In a weirdly-apropos...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Deals of the week: Z270 motherboards, storage, and more
— 11:41 AM on February 17, 2017

Howdy! Have you upgraded to Kaby Lake yet? Well, if you haven't, now's a good time as any. We have some sweet hardware deals...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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WWDC 2017 returns to its roots in San Jose
— 4:30 PM on February 16, 2017

After 14 years at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Apple is taking its Worldwide Developers Conference much closer to home. The company revealed...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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In the lab: Aorus' Z270X-Gaming 8 motherboard
— 9:30 AM on February 15, 2017

The flood of Z270 motherboards continues unabated, and we've plucked a distinctly high-end one from the stream for you this morning. Gigabyte's Aorus brand is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Biostar A68N-5100 is a tiny home for Kabini
— 1:00 PM on February 14, 2017

AMD's Kabini architecture is definitely not new, and neither is the A4-5100 implementation of that low-power APU design. That hasn't stopped Biostar from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Apple halts sales of LG UltraFine 5K monitor over Wi-Fi snafu
— 1:06 PM on February 13, 2017

Last year when Apple declined to refresh its Thunderbolt display in favor of promoting LG's UltraFine displays, we all ooh-ed and aah-ed at the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mac

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Razer Blade laptop takes a swim in Kaby Lake
— 11:30 AM on February 13, 2017

Razer might get a bit of teasing for its gamer-focused marketing, but its 14" Blade laptop is surely one of the most powerful machines...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor: full Ryzen spec and price list leaks
— 1:35 PM on February 12, 2017

The smoke around AMD's Ryzen chips grows ever thicker. Today's rumor concerns the entire Ryzen lineup from top to bottom. WCCFTech claims to have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel's next Core chips will be built on 14-nm tech again
— 10:00 AM on February 10, 2017

Ashraf Eassa from The Motley Fool was at Intel's annual Investor Day in California yesterday, and he Tweeted a couple of interesting things....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel Xeon E7-8894 v4 crunches 48 threads at up to 3.4 GHz
— 1:30 PM on February 9, 2017

Take a break from fantasizing about the purported price-performance ratio of Ryzen to gawp with us at Intel's new Xeon. Designated the

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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MSI gets chilly with four new Arctic-themed motherboards
— 10:00 AM on February 9, 2017

A snowstorm just swept through my city this morning, and it appears that MSI has been feeling the arctic winds, too. The company has four...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Rumor: Ryzen processors might top out at $490
— 9:02 AM on February 9, 2017

Almost everyone's expecting Ryzen processors to be reasonably competitive with Intel's offerings in terms of performance, but if they're priced the same, then "reasonably competitive"...

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Intel plans $7 billion Fab 42 investment for 7-nm production
— 1:03 PM on February 8, 2017

Intel's 10-nm products are likely in production as we speak. Seven nanometers is the next stop on the roadmap, and the company revealed today that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD touts Zen die size advantage at ISSCC
— 8:57 AM on February 8, 2017

AMD has had a tough time competing with Intel's CPUs over the last few years. The modular philosophy in AMD's construction-core processors could never...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Some embedded Atom CPUs can brick their host systems
— 4:32 PM on February 7, 2017

If we had to guess at the most-feared word in the CPU industry, "erratum" would be a top contender. When a major silicon bug makes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte B250M-Gaming 5 is a budget choice for glitzy gamers
— 4:00 PM on February 7, 2017

Intel makes a range of chipsets for its desktop processors, and the fully-enabled Z270 model sits right at the top. The thing is, the Z270...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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