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Updated: Cannon Lake Core i3-8121U may support AVX-512 after all
— 7:28 AM on May 16, 2018

Update 5/16/2018 5:55 PM: Intel has confirmed that the Core i3-8121U supports AVX-512 instructions and has added that information to the ARK database. Our...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Cannon Lake Core i3-8121U appears in Intel's ARK database
— 1:02 PM on May 15, 2018

After months of rumors and speculation, Intel has quietly acknowledged the existence of the first shipping Cannon Lake processor: the Core i3-8121U. The company

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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HP's refreshed EliteBooks and Elite x2 get meaty CPUs and bright displays
— 10:42 AM on May 15, 2018

HP just yesterday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of its Envy and Elite series premium machines, including laptops, desktops, and AIO machines. We'll be looking...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Displays Mobile computing

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HP ups its AIO game with the EliteOne 1000 G2, Envy 27, and Envy 34
— 9:22 AM on May 15, 2018

Once upon a time, buyers could count on a display far outlasting the usefulness of a PC purchased at the same time. However, the era...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays

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Asus’ wafer-thin ZenBook Pro 15 tames Core i9 and GTX 1050 power
— 4:32 PM on May 14, 2018

Intel's Coffee Lake six-core mobile CPUs deliver a lot of performance in power envelopes up to 45 W. Most manufacturers go one step further...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Deal of the day: an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 for $192.09
— 3:31 PM on May 14, 2018

G'day, gerbils. I won't delay you much today with an arguably-amusing intro detailing whatever's going on at the TR labs or my own abode at this...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD Ryzen Pro APUs swoop into business-friendly desktops and notebooks
— 1:21 PM on May 14, 2018

AMD's Ryzen Pro platform provided plenty of CPU power when it launched last year, but businesses demand integrated graphics and mobility, too. AMD is back...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor: Lenovo laptop with a Cannon Lake CPU pops up at Chinese e-tailer
— 11:25 AM on May 14, 2018

Intel's struggles getting its 10-nm fabrication technology up and running have been well documented. The blue silicon juggernaut's CEO admitted in a recent conference...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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HP ProBook 645 G4 and EliteBook 700-series G5s put Ryzen Pro to work
— 11:03 AM on May 10, 2018

HP is probably the major PC vendor with the closest and most consistent relationship with AMD. Dell, HP, and Lenovo are all on board with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Steam game and video streaming will soon work on Android and iOS
— 9:17 AM on May 10, 2018

Steam's in-home streaming works way better than you probably expect. Using a Steam Link, you can cast gameplay or Steam-purchased videos to any HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Software

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Rumor: Snapdragon 700-series SoCs pack a 2+6 core arrangement
— 4:15 PM on May 9, 2018

Tech rumor mongers don't limit themselves to talk about upcoming PC bits and pieces—they also have their collective ears to the ground for information about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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GeForce 397.64 drivers are ready for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
— 10:40 AM on May 9, 2018

Moving right along from the troublesome release of the previous GeForce driver, Nvidia's already got the next version ready. GeForce driver version 397.64...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Android P brings AI-powered convenience and a simplified interface
— 3:19 PM on May 8, 2018

Today at Google I/O 2018, the company revealed the latest version of Android. There's no fancy dessert-based name for it yet, so Google is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Operating systems

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 1600 for $150 and more
— 10:58 AM on May 8, 2018

Hello, folks! We figure at least some of you might be waiting with bated breath for the Google I/O keynote and whatever software and hardware...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Mobile computing

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Steam Hardware Survey shows big changes after Valve fixes counting
— 4:00 PM on May 4, 2018

Game development requires a careful balance between keeping system requirements low enough to make the product accessible to a wide range of players while incorporating attention-getting...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Memory Gaming

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The ghost of CPU security flaws reappears in the form of Spectre-NG
— 10:30 AM on May 4, 2018

Just as Intel has started to get a handle on managing the Spectre and Meltdown speculative execution security flaws in its contemporary processors, there's a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GeForce 397.55 hotfix driver fixes sudden unloading and GTX 1060 woes
— 9:00 AM on May 4, 2018

Some folks who installed the GeForce 397.31 driver had some very strange problems over the last week. While leaving the machine "without user input," even if...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Rumor: Leaked video names upcoming Intel and AMD CPUs and chipsets
— 4:30 PM on May 3, 2018

There are few other industries where people are looking forward as often as in computing. Even if the latest-gen stuff is amazing, it always seems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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