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Steam Summer Sale has great deals galore
— 4:12 PM on June 21, 2018

Open up those wallets once again, PC gamers, because it is time for the Steam Summer Sale. Traditionally the largest and most comprehensive...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns
— 8:10 AM on June 21, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned. In a press release posted to its newsroom this morning, the company confirmed that Krzanich had stepped down...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Basemark GPU benchmark crosses API and OS boundaries
— 2:00 PM on June 20, 2018

The most common metrics for graphics card performance tend to be games, but modern GPUs are tasked with doing a lot more than creating pixelated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Rumor: AMD's 32-core chip will be called Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
— 9:25 AM on June 20, 2018

Hong Kong hardware site HKEPC might have some fresh details on that 32-core Threadripper chip that you've all been salivating over. The site

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel document confirms eight-core Coffee Lake-S Xeons
— 2:00 PM on June 18, 2018

In case you needed further evidence that an eight-core Coffee Lake CPU would be hitting Intel's desktop platform eventually, there's a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD offers i7-8086K winners a Threadripper 1950X trade-in
— 11:54 AM on June 18, 2018

If you signed up for Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway, won one, and have no intent of actually using it, you've got another option open...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung ordered to pay $400 million in FinFET licensing case
— 11:07 AM on June 18, 2018

Bloomberg reports that Samsung Electronics has been ordered to pay $400 million to KAIST IP, the patent-licensing sister company to Korea Advanced Institute of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 moves from Rockchip to Kaby Lake
— 4:00 PM on June 15, 2018

Samsung has been on board with Google's Chromebook platform since the first round of retail PCs running the browser-based OS began to ship. The Korean...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Lenovo ThinkPad P52 can swallow a whole 128 GB of RAM
— 2:00 PM on June 15, 2018

I was actually working at Dell way back in 2001 when the very first Precision mobile workstation came out. At that time, I sneered at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Workstations

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Intel "lazy FP state restore" vunerability could expose privileged data
— 10:02 AM on June 15, 2018

Security researchers have uncovered a new microarchitectural vulnerability in some Intel processors. Called "Lazy FP State Restore," this vulnerability relies on a side channel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thursday deals: a combo deal with a Core i5-8600K and more
— 2:27 PM on June 14, 2018

Hi there, gerbils. We know that news is slow as heck today, and that's why we have more than a few reviews for you to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Displays Memory Input devices

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Microsoft's Windows 10 April Update reviewed
— 12:16 PM on June 14, 2018

The first of Microsoft's biannual Windows 10 updates for 2018 is in the wild. We scroll through Timelines and do some Near Shares to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Asus WS X299 Sage/10G packs double-barreled 10 GigE
— 10:42 AM on June 14, 2018

Gerbils with deep pockets will surely recall Asus' WS X299 Sage motherboard from late last year. High-end workstations these days are all but required...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Radeon Software 18.6.1 gets vermin running faster with Adrenalin
— 9:00 AM on June 14, 2018

 AMD showed off a Radeon Instinct card using a version of its Vega graphics chip built on a 7-m fabrication process at Computex last...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 3 2200G and an Asus B350M-E for $150 and more
— 12:06 PM on June 12, 2018

Hi there, folks. The post-Computex lull is a real thing, and there isn't that much hardware news to go around. Still, you can read our...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Mobile computing

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Intel's Core i7-8086K CPU reviewed
— 10:00 AM on June 11, 2018

Intel's Core i7-8086K is the company's first CPU with a 5-GHz Turbo speed out of the box. We dig deep to see whether this...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Join us live at noon ET as we unbox and test the Core i7-8086K
— 8:24 AM on June 9, 2018

My Core i7-8086K arrives today, and I'm going to waste no time getting it out of its commemorative packaging and into a motherboard so...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel's Core i7-8086K goes up for order at Amazon and Newegg
— 5:42 AM on June 8, 2018

Intel's 5-GHz Core i7-8086K is available for order at Amazon, Newegg, and Best Buy for the un-marked-up price of $425. Yours truly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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