Review Roundup: Good performance, lousy availability and new chipset
Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs are now finally "available" and with plenty of reviews around, we get to see what Intel's move to a six-core mainstream lineup has to bring to the table, offering good performance but suffering from lousy availability, a need for a completely new motherboard and the choice to still use TIM.
NH-L12S and NH-L9a-AM4 for HTPCs and SFFs
Noctua has unveiled two new low-profile CPU coolers that are actually successors of the earlier available NH-L9a and NH-L12 but now have proper support for AM4 socket and AMD's Ryzen CPUs.
Making it compatible with many AiO coolers
According to a new report, AMD could be bundling its upcoming Threadripper CPUs with Asetek retention kit, which should make plenty of AiO coolers compatible with the new TR4 socket on the upcoming X399 chipset motherboards.
With AI on the side
Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.
In order to improve Core i3 sales
According to a report that surfaced online, Intel is allegedly limiting or even killing the production of its Pentium G4560 dual-core LGA1151 CPU in order to improve its Core i3 sales.
The Celsius S24 and Celsius S36
Fractal Design has announced the new Celsius series of all-in-one (AiO) liquid CPU coolers that will be available in two models, Celsius S24 and Celsius S36.
The new AMD Ryzen Balanced plan
AMD has released a new custom "balanced" power plan for those using Ryzen CPU on Windows 10 OS.
Six- and quad-core SKUs
According to fresh information coming from various sources, AMD's Ryzen 5 series, six- and quad-core CPUs, should be available as of April 11th.
Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU
It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.
With new EVGA fans
A few days ago, EVGA officially unveiled its new Closed Loop CPU Cooler (CLC) 120 and 280 liquid coolers that will feature new fans, an ability to sync up with select graphics cards as well as be fully controlled via EVGA Flow Control software.