AMD appoints former Intel man to board
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 11:12

AMD appoints former Intel man to board


Intel inside 

AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board.

Is Intel quietly abandoning IoT plans?
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 10:42

Is Intel quietly abandoning IoT plans?


Jobs going now


For ages Intel has been banging on about the Internet of Things and how it will be the saviour of the chip business.

AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie
Published in Processors
Monday, 03 July 2017 13:18

AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie


It now has 28 percent market share 

A  report from PassMark says that AMD increased its market share from 18 percent last quarter to 24 percent. This is AMD’s largest single quarter share gain in history and it is all thanks to Ryzen.

Intel X299 platform is an overclockers' nightmare
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard manufacturers or Intel to blame?

A well-known overclocker, der8auer, went out on a limb saying that current motherboards based on Intel's X299 chipset are not properly designed and due to high-temperature VRM, and mostly due to a bad heatsink design, are an overclocking nightmare.

Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard
Published in Motherboards
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 23:02

Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard


With 12 PCIe slots

With cryptocurrency mining creating havoc on the GPU market, Biostar is looking to cash in on the craze by releasing a motherboard based on Intel's B250 chipset and with no less than 12 PCI-Express slots, the TB250-BTC Pro.

Intel extends life of IoT chips
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 12:31

Intel extends life of IoT chips


Support life doubles

Intel has doubled the lifecycle support for its whole series of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions platforms from seven years to 15 years.

G.Skill announces new DDR4 specification for Intel X299
Published in Memory


Memory modules and kits with Samsung 8Gb ICs

G.Skill has announced new high-speed DDR4 memory specifications designed to be used with Intel's latest Core X-series CPUs and X299 chipset motherboards.

EU court will not rule on Intel antitrust case until next year
Published in Processors


Gives it time to save up a bit


Europe's top court is unlikely to rule on Intel’s appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro EU antitrust fine until next year

Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have broken hyper-threading
Published in News


Dark side of the hyperthreading loom 


While the war is blazing between Intel and AMD fanboys over the superiority of the latest range of chips, Debian developers have spotted some rather nasty coding in Chipzilla’s latest creations.

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:48

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.