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Intel touts stable Spectre microcode for Skylake and newer CPUs
— 5:53 PM on February 20, 2018

Intel announced new progress on its efforts to mitigate the Spectre vulnerability today. The company says it has finished "production microcode updates" for its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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National Love Your Pet Day Shortbread
— 4:30 PM on February 20, 2018

Baxter shouldn't be allowed in this fancy chair, but what kind of monster would stop him? PC hardware and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Rumor: E-tailers leak US pricing for new Coffee Lake CPUs
— 3:30 PM on February 20, 2018

We've heard rumblings for a while that Intel's initial wave of mostly-upper-tier Coffee Lake CPUs wasn't going to be the only round of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel faces 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown
— 3:03 PM on February 16, 2018

The world and its dog are now familiar with the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that affect multiple types of processors but foremost those from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Rumor: Intel Ice Lake chip emerges in Sandra with Gen11 graphics
— 12:15 PM on February 16, 2018

Since it's totally unmoderated, the SiSoft Sandra benchmark results database is kind of a mess to navigate. Even still, TR tipster SH SOTN spotted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Airtop2 workstation passively cools Xeons and Quadros
— 10:46 AM on February 16, 2018

Most folks doing the kind of work that calls for Intel Xeon processors and Nvidia Quadro cards perform their duties in controlled, air-conditioned environments.

Type: News story Tags: Systems Workstations

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Corsair One gaming PC gets a Coffee Lake upgrade
— 4:30 PM on February 15, 2018

Back when I reviewed the Corsair One, I annoyed my friends and colleagues thoroughly by going on at length about just how cool the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Revisiting the value proposition of AMD's Ryzen 5 2400G
— 3:23 PM on February 15, 2018

The mornings before tight deadlines in the world of PC hardware reviews often follow a week or less of nonstop testing, retesting, and more testing....

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Singles Awareness Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on February 15, 2018

Oh man, I need to restock! PC hardware and computing Asus ROG Strix X399-E Gaming motherboard review @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: an Xbox One X with three games for $499 and more
— 1:45 PM on February 15, 2018

Howdy, folks! Valentine's Day is over, and we hope that all of you enjoyed either the company of your significant others, or at least spent...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Displays Mobile computing Gaming Game consoles

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QNAP's TS-253Be and TS-453Be NAS boxes drink from Apollo Lake
— 9:01 AM on February 15, 2018

We imagine most buyers of prebuilt network-attached storage systems just want to plug the box in and forget that it exists for at least a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Networking

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Gigabyte details the ports and plugs of its J4005N-D2P Gemini Lake mobo
— 4:09 PM on February 14, 2018

If you were curious about the actual specifications of Gigabyte's Gemini Lake-equipped fanless mini-ITX motherboards, keep reading. The company just put up the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Official Intel docs say all Skylake-X CPUs are equally AVX-512 capable
— 2:59 PM on February 14, 2018

Update 2/14/18 4:45 PM: Intel confirmed to me via email that its specifications regarding these chips are accurate. The original article continues below. Despite initial...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel boosts its Bug Bounty Program rewards to $250,000
— 2:00 PM on February 14, 2018

Intel isn't the only company affected by the recent spate of processor-related security vulnerabilities, but the ubiquity of the silicon giant's chips and some...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 doubles down on Gigabit LTE
— 11:00 AM on February 14, 2018

The X20 Gigabit LTE modem baked into Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 845 SoC is pretty fast, hitting download speeds as fast as 1.2 Gbps. Hardware...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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PSA: Old-stock AMD AM4 boards might not boot with Ryzen APUs
— 4:56 PM on February 13, 2018

Update 2/14/2018, 9:45 AM: AMD has posted a support page with steps users can take to resolve this specific issue should they build an...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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World Radio Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on February 13, 2018

Is anyone else hearing Leonard Nimoy's voice in their head, right now? RPWRVG Roundup The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a Samsung 32" H75-series 4K display and more
— 11:29 AM on February 13, 2018

Hello, gerbils! It's a muted and dreary day outside, and it's actually a little comfortable to stay in where there's air conditioning and lots of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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