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Intel axes plans to armor some CPUs against Spectre
— 9:45 AM on April 4, 2018

Do you remember when we told you that Intel was preparing Spectre mitigations for chips as old as 45-nm Core 2 Duo hardware? It turns...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Acer caffeinates its Nitro 5 gaming laptops
— 3:10 PM on April 3, 2018

Acer's Nitro 5 laptops have offered a wide range of hardware configurations at relatively-affordable prices since their introduction last year. The manufacturer...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Asus pours several cups of Coffee Lake to go
— 1:44 PM on April 3, 2018

If you thought Asus wasn't going to show up to today's eighth-generation laptop announcement party, you were dead wrong. The company is placing Intel's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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MSI struts its collection of gaming laptops with eighth-gen Intel CPUs
— 11:58 AM on April 3, 2018

Intel really poured it on this morning, simultaneously opening the floodgates on mainstream 300-series chipsets and the second wave of eighth-generation Core laptop...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel lets loose more eighth-gen CPUs for notebooks and desktops
— 2:01 AM on April 3, 2018

Intel unveiled a range of new Coffee Lake CPUs for mobile systems, mainstream PCs, and businesses today at an event in Beijing. We run down...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte's Aero 15Xv8 gaming notebook reviewed
— 2:01 AM on April 3, 2018

Gigabyte's Aero 15Xv8 mixes Intel's Coffee Lake Core i7-8750H and Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q graphics card into a potent blend of gaming and productivity potential....

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Displays Mobile computing

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Report: Apple could begin introducing ARM Macs as soon as 2020
— 3:25 PM on April 2, 2018

Apple is no stranger to switching CPU instruction set architectures in its Macs when there's an advantage to be gained, and if a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mac

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1s with Kaby Lake-G chips are ready to hit the road
— 5:05 PM on March 29, 2018

Intel's "Hades Canyon" NUC  isn't the only machine coming down the pipe with Intel's Kaby Lake-G chips inside—or more specifically, "eight-gen Core processors...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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In the lab: Intel's NUC8i7HVK "Hades Canyon" gaming PC
— 12:00 PM on March 29, 2018

It's still a bit hard to believe that Intel's eighth-generation G-series processors are a real thing. The unholy union of an Intel CPU and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Tuesday deals: a Core i7-7820X for $450 and more
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2018

Howdy, folks! Now here's something for you to laugh at. I was hanging up a boxing bag in the garage yesterday. It was set too...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Memory

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Monday deals: a raft of PC gaming goodies from Amazon
— 12:48 PM on March 26, 2018

Hi there, gerbils. Today's not Tuesday nor Thursday, but we have a deals post for you nonetheless, thanks to a one-day sale that Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Displays Input devices

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Gigabyte ThunderXStation puts high-end ARM CPUs on your desk
— 3:00 PM on March 23, 2018

Like it or not, ARM servers are here. You can buy high-throughput ARM CPU chips from a number of vendors. Options include the

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Workstations

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Video: We build the ultimate AMD video-editing PC
— 11:00 AM on March 23, 2018

A good friend of mine, Stephen Georg, recently came to me with a problem. Our friend Dan Settembrini is a video editor by trade, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Rumor: Eight-core Coffee Lake S CPU shows up in 3DMark database
— 12:30 PM on March 21, 2018

We were quite impressed with the Core i7-8700K when we reviewed it. Who could complain about a CPU that boasts the fastest out-of-the-box single-threaded...

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ASRock J5005-ITX fanless board packs Pentium Silver power
— 3:20 PM on March 19, 2018

We've seen a number of boards based on Intel's latest Goldmont SoCs, but the models we looked at all used the silicon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Rumor: Info on upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs leaked
— 12:48 PM on March 16, 2018

It's easy for us enthusiasts to forget that the high-powered CPUs we favor aren't even a majority of the market. Intel still has a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft offers $250,000 bounty for speculative-execution bugs
— 10:45 AM on March 16, 2018

The January reveal of the Meltdown and Spectre speculative-execution attacks sent ripples through the entire computer industry. Part of Intel's response was a

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software Windows

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Report: Ryzen 2000-series desktop CPU pre-orders pop up
— 4:59 PM on March 15, 2018

Videocardz reports that online retailers in a number of countries in North America and Europe have pre-order pages for AMD's second-generation "Zen+" Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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