Intel's 10nm set for 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:30

Intel's 10nm set for 2017


Tick-tock abandoned according to leak

Intel is reportedly going to release its first 10nm processor family in 2017, expected to be the first of three generations of processors that will be fabbed on the 10nm process.

MSI updates its Gaming 24 All-in-One system
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 17:42

MSI updates its Gaming 24 All-in-One system


Adds two new Skylake CPUs and new GPUs

MSI has updated its Gaming 24 All-in-One system adding two new Skylake CPUs as well as new Nvidia GPUs.

MSI unfreezes Skylake
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 14:48

MSI unfreezes Skylake


So no skating

MSI has issued a BIOS update for its Skylake boards after an embarrassing flaw was spotted in Intel’s latest chip last week.

EVGA brings Z170 BCLK overclocking to non-K Skylake CPUs
Published in Motherboards


v1.07 BIOS updates now available

Following the rest of motherboard manufacturers, EVGA has now released new Z170 motherboard BIOS updates that bring BCLK overclocking for Intel non-K Skylake CPUs on Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.

Hands on with HP’s 4K EliteBook Folio G1 ultrabook at CES 2016
Published in Notebooks


World’s thinnest 12.4mm design, thinner than 2015 12-inch MacBook

During Pepcom at CES last week, we had a chance to stop by the HP booth where we got some hands-on time with the company’s latest EliteBook Folio G1 based on Intel’s 14nm Skylake platform.

Skylake bug found
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:00

Skylake bug found


Maths experts find errors

A team of maths experts have found errors in Intel's Skylake architecture which freezes the chip.

Intel 14nm Skylake CPU yields reportedly improving
Published in News


Retailers continue to sell out quickly

A recent report by the folks at The Motley Fool suggests that Intel finally seems to have things under control for its high-end 14-nanometer Skylake desktop parts with improving yields and more stock on retail shelves.

Asus announces E3 Pro Gaming V5 Intel Xeon motherboard
Published in Motherboards


Server chipset designed for gamers

Asus has announced its new gaming-grade E3 Pro Gaming V5 motheboard based on Intel's C232 Express chipset as well as Asus exclusive gaming features.

MSI fixes Skylake bending with CPU Guard 1151 bracket
Published in Motherboards


Originally developed for overclockers

Due to the recent bending issues with certain Intel Skylake CPUs and aftermarket coolers, MSI has launched a rather simple solution in the form of the new CPU Guard 1151 bracket which should prevent these issues but also be handy to those that decide to delid their CPU.

Asrock releases motherboard BIOS updates for non-K Skylake overclocking
Published in Motherboards


Calls it Sky OC technology 

Asrock has decided to join in on the fun of non-K Skylake CPU overclocking by releasing new BIOS updates that include the so called Sky OC technology feature and allow BCLK overclocking for non-K series Skylake CPUs on Asrock Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.