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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns
— 8:10 AM on June 21, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned. In a press release posted to its newsroom this morning, the company confirmed that Krzanich had stepped down...

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Rumor: AMD's 32-core chip will be called Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
— 9:25 AM on June 20, 2018

Hong Kong hardware site HKEPC might have some fresh details on that 32-core Threadripper chip that you've all been salivating over. The site

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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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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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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Second-generation Ryzen Threadripper will have 32 cores, 64 threads
— 10:06 PM on June 5, 2018

Today at Computex, AMD announced its second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU family. The company says second-gen Threadrippers will have up to 32 cores and 64...

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G and an MSI mobo for $200 and more
— 12:23 PM on June 5, 2018

Good folks of the gerbildom, I bring tidings! If it should happen that you're living under a rock and have missed the deluge of news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Qualcomm announces the PC-specific Snapdragon 850 ARM SoC
— 9:31 AM on June 5, 2018

Once upon a time, a smartphone chip designer like Qualcomm wouldn't have a place at PC-centric Computex. Last year, though, we witnessed the introduction of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel teases 28-core, 56-thread HEDT CPU on stage at Computex
— 2:37 AM on June 5, 2018

As part of its Computex keynote today, Intel teased a 28-core, 56-thread high-end desktop CPU in a single-socket system. Incredibly—and I do mean incredibly—the company...

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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...

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