Intel’s Skylake is creating a mess in the channel
Published in Processors


A lot of controversial messaging

There is no doubt that Skylake is rather impressive architecture with a huge focus on mobile. At the same time, the Skylake Core i7 6700K desktop part seems to be the most disconnected product launch Intel did in the last few years.

AMD has three new desktop 14nm parts in 2016
Published in Processors


After 28/32nm comes 14nm Zen line

AMD has an update for investors and this information was supposed to get to them at the financial conference call scheduled for May. It got out a bit earlier than that and gave us some insight into AMD's plans for 2016.

AMD x86 16-core ZEN APU to fight Core i7
Published in Processors


Greenland APU gives it the necessary firepower

AMD mini cores and modular designs backed by HBM graphics and the upcoming Greenland GPU core might be a winning combination for AMD.

Skylake-S desktop coming by October
Published in Processors


IDF 2015 August launch possible

This year's Intel Developers Forum will start in Mid-August, not in mid-September as usual. One possible reason for the change might be the Skylake desktop launch, that is expected at this time.

Office 2016 for desktop coming too
Published in News


Second half of 2015

Office is a very important product for Microsoft and the company doesn't plan to abandon the desktop version anytime soon. 

Skylake chipset supports three M.2 / PCIe SSDs
Published in Motherboards


Coming this year

For those who came in late, Intel has a Tick - Tock strategy happening for the last few years, although lately there has been more tocking than ticking.

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Compact gaming desktop

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For tablets, notebooks and high-end desktop PCs

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High end desktop extravaganza

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US and EU off course