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Intel Core i7-8086K celebrates 40 years of x86 with 5-GHz Turbo clocks
— 1:15 AM on June 5, 2018

Intel's Computex press conference in Taipei today was heavy on processor news. First off, the company celebrated 40 years of the x86 instruction set...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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NGD Systems introduces 16-TB Catalina 2 SSDs powered by ARM cores
— 3:33 PM on June 1, 2018

Hard drives and SSDs have always had logic chips. Spinning platters and moving heads in hard drives need some smarts to keep them from smashing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software Servers

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Acer Predator and Nitro systems can get in the game with AMD hardware
— 1:10 PM on June 1, 2018

You may recall that Acer launched a whole bunch of new gaming hardware last week. The company would like you to know that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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Rumor: Leaked Intel document shows Coffee Lake Xeon model numbers
— 11:16 AM on June 1, 2018

Anandtech reports that model numbers for ten new entry-level Intel Xeon chips have popped up, thanks to a document the company made available to its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $185, cheap storage, and more
— 11:50 AM on May 31, 2018

Good near-afternoon, gerbils! We're reeling from a busy week of feature articles. Our recent releases include a look at MSI's WS63 8SJ mobile workstation,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory

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Four new Zen+ CPUs show up in mobo compatibility listing
— 9:45 AM on May 31, 2018

AMD may be preparing to fill out its second-gen Ryzen CPU lineup a bit more if an update to ASRock's CPU compatibility charts for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The Tech Report System Guide: summer 2018 edition
— 3:30 PM on May 30, 2018

The Tech Report System Guide is back to beat the heat with a multitude of system builds to serve DIYers of every budget. Start...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Systems

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Rumor: Core i7-8086K could be a 5-GHz toast to Intel's 50th year
— 10:30 AM on May 30, 2018

On June 8, it will have been 40 years since Intel launched the 8086—a processor so important, so formative, that we still use the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Snapdragon XR1 platform is dedicated to standalone AR and VR
— 9:04 AM on May 30, 2018

Pretty much every mobile VR platform runs on a smartphone SoC in one way or the other. The most popular implementations of Samsung's Gear VR...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: an HP EX920 1-TB NVMe SSD for $280 and more
— 11:22 AM on May 29, 2018

Morning's greetings to you, gerbils. We bet you gorged on succulent meats prepared on grills both simple and fancy during Memorial Day. Since you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Rumor: Dual-core AMD Athlon 200GE and Athlon Pro 200GE are on the way
— 10:30 AM on May 29, 2018

Way back in February, German site ComputerBase spotted some results in SiSoftware's benchmark database for a Ryzen-based AMD Athlon 200GE. Now, Anandtech notes that the same chip (along with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 packs a mean midrange punch
— 4:04 PM on May 24, 2018

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600-series SoCs have been common choices for midrange phones from a variety of vendors. Those aging chips are missing some of the features...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Building a basic gaming PC with AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G
— 2:05 PM on May 24, 2018

Ever since AMD released its Raven Ridge APUs for the desktop, I've wanted to put together a system with one of those chips inside just...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Memory Gaming

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Poll: What brand of CPU is in your PC?
— 1:45 PM on May 23, 2018

It's been a little over a year since AMD began fleshing out its Ryzen CPU lineup. System builders now have a full range of competitive...

Poll Question: • What brand of CPU is in your PC?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Eight-core Coffee Lake desktop CPU appears in SiSoft database
— 4:00 PM on May 21, 2018

Twitter user momomo_us spotted an unnamed Intel CPU packing eight cores and 16 threads that popped up in SiSoft's Official Ranker database over...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Q2 2018 brings desktop Raven Ridge up to date
— 3:30 PM on May 18, 2018

AMD's Raven Ridge Ryzen APUs offer a level of combined CPU and graphics performance that we haven't seen from any other manufacturer, but as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Report: Samsung to expand third-party Exynos SoC sales
— 4:30 PM on May 17, 2018

American buyers looking for a high-end phone have an excellent chance of ending up with a SoC from one of two families: an Apple A-series chip in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X and ASRock X370 Pro4 for $300 and more
— 11:23 AM on May 17, 2018

Hello there, gerbils. In case you missed it, our overlord Jeff Kampman has written up an interesting article about casual overclocking in the modern...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Mobile computing

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