Intel C3000 Atom chips out
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:29

Intel C3000 Atom chips out


 May last longer than the 18 months that the C2000s did 

As Intel's Atom division gets buried under a scandal over its C2000s only having an 18 month life expectancy, Chipzilla has released its new Atom CPU 3000 range to replace it.

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge
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Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:31

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge


10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer

AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas. 

Intel spills the beans on Optane requirements
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:48

Intel spills the beans on Optane requirements


Will need at least a seventh-generation Kaby Lake processor

If you were hoping to get your paws on Chipzilla’s delayed Optane non-volatile memory devices you might need to also invest in a Kaby Lake system.

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:42

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper


Cisco already admitted it


It is starting to look like Intel’s Atom C2000 chip fiasco has spread to another networking manufacturer.

Intel supports Vulcans
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:01

Intel supports Vulcans


The needs of the many


Chipzilla has announced that it is supporting the open source Vulkan APIs.

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 February 2017 13:34

AMD Ryzen to boost AMD stock


Performance good, stock price good

Fudzilla reported a few times that Zen and the desktop part Ryzen are a crucial part of AMD’s strategy in the future. The fact that our sources confirm that Ryzen will compete well against Core i7 Extreme edition will definitely help AMD’s stock.

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements
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Friday, 10 February 2017 11:59

Intel claims Cannonlake improvements


15 percent figure touted


Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.

Intel joins Trump on factory spin
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Thursday, 09 February 2017 11:59

Intel joins Trump on factory spin


Reality out to lunch


This week US president Donald Trump and the Intel CEO Brian Krzanich got together to pretend that Chipzilla was bowing before his glorious orangeness’s demands to set up US factories.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:51

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X
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Wednesday, 08 February 2017 08:55

Intel's response to Ryzen is Kaby Lake-X


The Core i7-7740K and Core i5-7640K

There have been quite a few rumors floating around that Intel is hard at work in preparing a response to AMD's upcoming Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and it appears that these will not be Kaby Lake-S CPUs but rather the new Kaby Lake-X CPUs, the Core i7-7740K and the Core i5-7640K.