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

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.

Intel Apollo Lakes are 30 percent faster than Braswell
Published in Notebooks

Goldmont 14nm will bring fast Atom notebooks in 2H16

Intel has not given up on its power saving roadmap even if it will not produce any more phone SoCs. In fact its Apollo Lake notebook platform can bring up to 30 percent better performance. 

Intel does not think you need a GPU for HPC
Published in Graphics

Nvidia is losing ground to the coprocessor

Nvidia might have scored a few wins by touting its GPU’s in the HPC market, but it is starting to lose ground to the co-processor, according to Intel’s Diane Bryant.

Server market slumps
Published in News

3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Intel strikes lucky with Thunderbolt at last
Published in Network

Thanks to USB type C

After years of Intel failing to convincing people that Thunderbolt has a use, the tech finally appears to be taking off.

Intel announces Apollo Lake
Published in Processors

And Kaby Lake 7th-generation Core processors as well

Intel’s Navin Shenoy a corporate vice president and general manager for the Client Computing Group (CCG) has just announced the 7th generation Core architecture here at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Intel launches its first 10-core desktop processor
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Core i7 6950X, Core i7 6900K, Core i7 6850K and Core 6800K now available

Back in December, we wrote that Intel would be officially lifting the veil off its very first 10-core consumer desktop processor at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. This week, the time has now arrived and Intel has just revealed its entire lineup of 14-nanometer High-End Desktop (HEDT) Broadwell-E CPUs for its X99 desktop platform, based on socket LGA 2011-v3.

PC Group hardest hit in Intel's 12,000 job cuts
Published in Processors

Software next target

Intel's restructuring axe seems to be falling on its PC client divsion and software areas with more than 12000 jobs to go.