AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla
Published in Processors


In two CPU benchmarks

AMD was keen to show some performance figures of its upcoming eight core Ryzen SKU at the New Horizon event and has compared it to Intel's US $1049.99 priced Core i7-6900K eight core Broadwell-E CPU.

2017 could be when barbarians overwhelm Intel
Published in News


Empire doomed


It has been said for a while now that Intel’s glorious empire, on which the sun never sets, could be overthrown by barbarians, but so far the chip maker has managed to thrive.

Intel Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs could be coming in Q3 2017
Published in Processors


With launch expected at Gamescom 2017

According to a fresh report, Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X series CPUs could be coming in Q3 2017, or just in time for Gamescom 2017, which should open its doors on 22nd of August next year.

AMD and Intel team up for Holiday Bundle
Published in News


Great Core i5 and RX 480 bundle with two games

It appears that AMD and Intel were caught together under the mistletoe and decided to make a neat Holiday Bundle in cooperation with Newegg.com.

Intel to broadcast Critics' Choice Awards in VR
Published in News


With Voke VR headset powered by Intel Xeon

Intel has announced that it will be broadcasting the Critics' Choice Awards with its virtual reality technology, the Voke VR.

Analysis: Intel in udder confusion
Published in News


Servers you right, Chipzilla

Qualcomm’s introduction of a top notch 48 core 10nm server chip means that Intel’s milkmaid can no longer serve up expensive milk from its cash cow Xeons and the lot.

Future Intel CPUs might have AMD graphics
Published in Graphics


A rumor wheel turns like a hamster treadmill

Although the information is scarce and there is certainly no confirmation from either Intel or AMD, the rumor is that these two companies have signed a licensing deal that should put AMD GPU in future Intel CPUs.

MSI teases two upcoming Z270 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


The Z270 SLI Plus and Z270 SLI

MSI has teased two upcoming motherboards that will be based on Intel's new Z270 Express chipset and bring certain new features and improvements, the MSI Z270 SLI Plus and the Z270 SLI.

Intel’s Puma 6 chip-set falls asleep
Published in Processors


Serious latency problems


One of the world’s most popular chipsets for gigabit broadband modems, Intel's Puma 6 chipset, suffers from at latency jitter so bad it ruins online gaming and other real-time connections.

Apple set to dump Intel modems
Published in Mobiles


The experiment did not work

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is rumoured to be having second thoughts about its relationship with Intel and is starting to regret its decision to install Intel modems in half its iPhone 7s.