Intel’s Xeon Phi can now tackle any multi-processing
Published in Processors


72-processors ready for AI


Chipzilla has announced that its 72-processor Xeon Phi now boots as a stand-alone, rather than as a coprocessor and can carry out multiprocessing tasks.

China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:20

China builds supercomputer without US


We don't need your imperalist Xeons

China has stuck two fingers up at the US ban on it importing Intel Xeon chips, by building the world's fastest super computer based around its own home grown chips.

Skylake-X 10 comes in Q2 17
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 10:22

Skylake-X 10 comes in Q2 17


New socket R4

Fudzilla has a few details on the new 10 core Skylake-X which will replace the Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition which has just been released. 

Intel shows off new Xeon family
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 13:55

Intel shows off new Xeon family


22 cores and 44 threads

Intel released yet another Xeon processor family designed specifically for 4 socket servers used in next-gen data centers and cloud deployments.

Beware Intel’s secret CPU inside
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:25

Beware Intel’s secret CPU inside


It takes over your PC

New Intel x86 processors have a secret control mechanism that runs on a separate chip that no one is allowed to audit or examine and according a security expert it exposes all affected systems to nearly unkillable, undetectable rootkit attacks.

Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:30

Atom server chips might be toast


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:18

Microsoft to delay Surface Pro 5


Wants to get Kaby Lake

It is beginning to look like the technology industry has written off 2016 as an annus horribilis and is only thinking about 2017. Microsoft has decided to delay its Surface Pro 5 from late 2016 to 2017 possibly so that it is not cursed.

Inventory issues as Intel and AMD delay CPU releases
Published in Processors


New platforms not until January

We have been expecting Intel and AMD to release their new generation CPU’s by the end of the year, but now it looks like we will not see them until Janaury.

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:58

Intel’s HPC man clears out his desk


Takes early retirement

Intel's HPC director James Reinders is cleaning out his desk and Intel after 27 years.

Chipzilla pulls the plug on wireless charging project
Published in Notebooks


So much for a world without wires

Intel appears to have given up on its wireless world project, which was based around its Core M chip.