MSI unfreezes Skylake
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 14:48

MSI unfreezes Skylake


So no skating

MSI has issued a BIOS update for its Skylake boards after an embarrassing flaw was spotted in Intel’s latest chip last week.

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:38

Dell pushes Inspirons on gamers


A Dell is not just for business


Grey tin box shifter Michael Dell is trying to convince gamers that its normally dull business machines are exactly the sort of thing they want.

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others
Published in News
Friday, 15 January 2016 11:00

Intel disappoints Wall Street wows others


Jury is still out if it will have a good 2016

Chipzilla reported strong quarterly profit but the news was overshadowed by concerns about slowing revenue growth in its highly profitable data centre business.

Intel escaping from PC Hell
Published in News
Thursday, 14 January 2016 12:55

Intel escaping from PC Hell


Tonight's results will prove it

Chipzilla has had a rough time of it over recent years mostly for missing the mobile revolution, but tonight’s results should show that the outfit has managed to change.

Intel Skulltrail NUC happening
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:30

Intel Skulltrail NUC happening


i7 Extreme edition with decent graphics

Last week we got to see the updated 2016 incarnations of Intel’s NUC (Next Unit of Computing) small PCs and heard Chipzilla pitch its Skulltrail based Core i7 product .

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:21

Gigabyte issues Xeon D-1500 motherboards


Mini ITX

Motherboard maker Gigabyte has released a new line of server motherboards based on the Intel Xeon D-1500 product family.

Intel claims most don’t need a GPU
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:25

Intel claims most don’t need a GPU


Integrated graphics have nearly  caught up

Chipzilla claims that casual or mainstream gamers no longer need a discrete graphics card, because integrated graphics have nearly caught up.

Intel upgrades Compute Stick with Core M CPUs
Published in News


Launches new Intel Atom Cherry Trail model as well 

At CES 2016 show in Las Vegas, Intel had quite a lot of new things to show, including a whole new line of Compute Stick devices powered by its latest Skylake-based Core M chips as well as a new entry-level Compute Stick based on Intel Cherry Trail Atom chip.

Intel peddles Curie chips again
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 January 2016 12:36

Intel peddles Curie chips again


Putting some spice into the Internet of Things

Chipzilla has been telling anyone who will listen at the CES show that the Internet of Stuff is happening and it will all be happening using its Curie chip.

Amazon sells its own brand of chips
Published in Processors
Thursday, 07 January 2016 12:06

Amazon sells its own brand of chips


Right to bare ARMS

Online book seller Amazon is selling its own brand of ARM-based computer chips.