Review: Beefed up GPU trumps Bay Trail
It’s been almost two years since we reviewed our first device based on Intel’s Bay Trail Atom System-on-Chop (SoC). Obviously, it’s time for a refresh, and it comes in the form of the eagerly anticipated Cherry Trail platform. To be more precise, Atom x5- and x7-series parts, codenamed Cherryview, are the new 14nm chips, while x3 branding is reserved for SoFIA chips.
All black successor of the X99A SLI Plus
MSI has released its newest Intel Z170 Express chipset based motherboard that will be a part of its Pro Series motherboard lineup, the all black Z170A SLI Plus motherboard.
Intel has been talking about its plans for low-power, highly integrated system-on-a-chip designs aimed at the server market for years now, it even released Avoton which was not bad but did not really go far. Now it looks like the second generation is getting close to release.
Windows 10 for $153
Intel’s Compute Stick with Windows 10 pre-installed has appeared on Amazon for for $146.
Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes
Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.
The ZBOX BI323 and ZBOX CI323 nano
Zotac has announced two new ZBOX mini-PCs, both based on the same 14nm Intel Braswell Celeron N3150 SoC, the ZBOX BI323 and the ZBOX CI323 nano.
Intel Z170-based high-end motherboard
Asus has officially announced its flagship motherboard based on Intel's Z170 Express chipset – the Asus Maximus VIII Extreme.
The rumours might be half true
Earlier this week we wrote how Intel had assigned an army of minions to get its modem under the bonnet of the iPhone 7, however there is one elephant in the room which makes this nearly impossible – CDMA.
Wall Street warns
Wall Street analysts have downgraded Micron technology’s value after Intel’s announcement that it will expand investment in NAND.