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Performance-boosting Intel IGP drivers are out
— 10:05 AM on April 3, 2013

Yesterday afternoon, Scott wrote about Intel's latest efforts in the integrated graphics department, and he mentioned a new driver—version 15.31—that's supposed to boost performance...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

ARM and TSMC tape out 64-bit chip on 16-nm FinFET process
— 12:30 PM on April 2, 2013

An important milestone has been reached on the path to next-generation SoCs. According to EE Times, ARM and TSMC have completed the first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

AMD roadmap confirms Steamroller-based Opterons this year
— 6:00 AM on April 2, 2013

There has been some doubt about whether consumer processors based on AMD's upcoming Steamroller CPU architecture will be released this year. In November, the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

Leaked slide outs Ivy Bridge-E models
— 10:55 AM on April 1, 2013

Haswell isn't the only new desktop processor Intel is set to release this year. Ivy Bridge-E is also on the way, and an official-looking slide...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

Leaked slides reveal Haswell graphics options for mobile CPUs
— 10:01 AM on March 26, 2013

As Haswell approaches, details are leaking out about what we can expect and when. The latest trickle comes from VR-Zone's Chinese site, which has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

Former AMD CEO: Intel needs to 'divvy up' to succeed
— 10:56 AM on March 22, 2013

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is retiring in May, and Intel has yet to name a successor. Whoever that successor turns out to be, though,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

Project Denver-based SoC due in 2015
— 2:09 PM on March 19, 2013

Nvidia announced its Project Denver CPU initiative back in 2011, and today, we learned when the program might bear fruit. During his GTC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

First Haswell benchmarks hit the web
— 12:19 PM on March 18, 2013

Intel's next-generation Haswell processors are due in just a few months, and the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

Sony: Developers wanted the PS4 to be PC-like
— 3:32 PM on March 15, 2013

The last major console to feature an x86 processor was the original Xbox, which came out all the way back in 2001. Since then, RISC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

Nvidia ''didn't want'' the PlayStation 4
— 3:05 PM on March 14, 2013

AMD has scored a big design win with the PlayStation 4. When the console comes out later this year, it will pack an AMD-designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

Report: New chipset revision to fix Haswell USB 3.0 bug
— 11:43 AM on March 13, 2013

Earlier this month, rumors started floating around about a USB 3.0 bug in next-gen Haswell systems. Hardware.Info, which broke the story, said the bug...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

AMD ready to close Austin campus sale
— 2:34 PM on March 12, 2013

We knew it was going to happen, and now, it's a done deal. AMD says it  "has entered an agreement" to sell its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

AMD intros 35W Richland mobile APUs
— 7:00 AM on March 12, 2013

Richland is here. The successor to AMD's Trinity APU has been shipping to PC makers since January, and today, we can tell you more...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

Report: New Ivy-based Pentiums on the way
— 4:34 PM on March 11, 2013

The PC market wouldn't be the same without the endless multiplication of sub-$100 processors. Every few months, it seems, AMD and Intel take turns pelting...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Rumor: Ivy Bridge-E pushed to Q4
— 10:23 AM on March 8, 2013

Just about 14 months have passed since Intel launched its Sandy Bridge-E processors for high-end desktops. Their Ivy Bridge-E replacements are due out...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Report: Apple and Intel have discussed chip fabrication deal
— 9:03 AM on March 7, 2013

Back in December, Credit Suisse analyst John Pitzer argued that Intel should strike a manufacturing deal to produce chips for Apple. Piper Jaffray &...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

Intel giving away free snowboards with K-series CPUs
— 5:28 PM on March 4, 2013

Freebies are all the rage lately. AMD is bundling triple-A games with its Radeons, and Nvidia is giving out redeemable free-to-play credit with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Report: Intel's Haswell suffers from USB 3.0 issue
— 10:22 AM on March 4, 2013

This story has been making the rounds over the weekend, and it's a little disconcerting. According to, which cites both a "reliable source" and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets