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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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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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AOC Gaming G1 monitors offer high refresh rates, FreeSync, and low prices
— 10:48 AM on June 13, 2018

Getting into the game has been most every PC enthusiast's goal since all the way back in the 8-bit days. The rise of powerful 3D...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Boxx Apexx D5 can be the workstation of your dreams
— 1:30 PM on June 12, 2018

The meaning of "workstation" changes a lot depending on who you're talking to. When I think of a workstation, I think of a desktop PC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Lenovo adds fancy compact desktops to its Legion of machines
— 11:00 AM on June 12, 2018

Manufacturers from Acer to Zotac launched a bevy of new hardware at Computex just last week. We were just a little surprised to see that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 builds on a solid foundation
— 9:33 AM on June 12, 2018

Corsair's Strafe RGB MK.2 isn't the only keyboard the company is launching today. The Vengeance K70 keyboard first appeared on the scene back...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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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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Nvidia releases firmware fix for boot issues with newer DisplayPort monitors
— 11:00 AM on June 8, 2018

How about those fancy G-Sync HDR monitors, eh? If you got one and hooked it up to your GeForce graphics card using DisplayPort,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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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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PSA: Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway begins at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET
— 4:02 PM on June 7, 2018

Want a free shot at Intel's limited-edition Core i7-8086K? The company is giving away (you guessed it) 8,086 of these CPUs across the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Amazon tosses Alexa into the Fire TV Cube
— 3:30 PM on June 7, 2018

Folks that are really bought into Amazon's Prime ecosystem can potentially have a lot of devices plugged in around the house. Getting enough Echo or...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti for $420, a 49" 4K TV for $210, and more
— 10:03 AM on June 7, 2018

Trog says hullo and waves. Trog think puny gerbils have enough Computex. Good deals there are, Trog think you click and buy them. Trog is holding big club,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Roccat's Vulcan keyboard uses home-grown Titan switches
— 10:20 AM on June 6, 2018

It wasn't all that long ago that keyboard enthusiasts were pretty much limited to a few options for real mechanical keyboards. Now we're spoiled for choice,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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