Intel leaks show it might drop the Core m5/m7 name
Published in Processors

Along with USB 3.1 generation 2 support and improved GPU

The dark satanic rumour mill has suggested that Skylake's successor, Kaby Lake, with its 14nm goodness might be responsible for the death of the Core m5/m7 name.

Tsar Putin wants backdoors on everything
Published in News

Two weeks to get rear access

The Tsar of all the Russias,  Tsar Vladimir Putin is desperate to investigate the back doors of western software makers and has ordered them to grant access to his mighty spooks.

AI comes up with something vital
Published in News


It seems that AI is finally doing something useful, rather than mucking around winning gameshows and pretending to be women on cheesy dating sites.

16 Zen core Opteron is Snowy Owl
Published in Processors

SP4 BGA in mid-2017

Naples is, as Fudzilla exclusively reported, a 32 Zen core Opteron with 64 threads. The 16 core Zen version with a BGA socket is codenamed Snowy Owl. AMD thinks that Snowy Owl will be a great match for the communication and network markets that needs a high performance 64-bit X86 CPU.

Waterproof Samsung isn’t
Published in Mobiles


If you look at adverts for Samsung’s new Galaxy you would be forgiven for thinking that the smartphone is waterproof. Unfortunately according to US consumer reports, it isn’t.

Nvidia GTX 1060 be priced at €234 in Europe
Published in Graphics

€319 priced Founders Edition to be sold by Nvidia

According to the latest report which suggests that Nvidia partners will not sell the €319 priced GTX 1060 Founders Edition, Nvidia has finally announced the European MSRP for the Geforce GTX 1060, set at €234 exc. VAT. 

Asus preparing three custom GTX 1060 graphics cards
Published in Graphics

Turbo, Dual and Strix Gaming

Following Nvidia's official announcement of the mid-range Pascal-based GTX 1060 graphics card, Asus is tempting us with  no less than three upcoming custom GTX 1060 graphics cards.

AMD Radeon RX 480 driver fix works like a charm
Published in Graphics

Adjusts power distribution between PCIe connector and slot

AMD has issued its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.2 drivers which promised a fix for RX 480 power issues and it appears that these work as advertised, even without a significant performance hit.

Gigabyte's GTX 1060 G1 Gaming spotted
Published in Graphics

Custom PCB and Windforce 2X cooler

Since Nvidia has officially announced its third Pascal-based Geforce GTX 1060 graphics card, a couple of custom versions have already been teased, including the Gigabyte's GTX 1060 G1 Gaming edition which will have a custom PCB, Windforce 2X cooler and unavoidable RGB lighting.

Mobos have lost their mojos
Published in Motherboards

Decline and fall

Fifteen years ago, the motherboard industry was a buoyant place to be but it looks as if the glory days are all over now.