Intel confirms its support for VESA Adaptive Sync
Published in Graphics


Says it has the widest impact and install base

After an initial report, Intel has now confirmed it will support Adaptive Sync, rather than focus on a proprietary solution.

Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 17:47

Intel XMM 8160 5G silence XMM 8060


From 2G to 5G in 2H 2019

Intel has announced its XMM 8160 5G modem that supports all the "Gs" from 2G to 5G NR and it plans to ship the modem in 2H 2019 so expect it in phones and PCs in early 2020.

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:14

Intel announces new 5G XMM 8160 modem


Ahead of planned schedule

Intel has unveiled its latest XMM 8160 5G modem, which supports both the older standard but also brings 5G speeds with peak speeds of up to 6Gbps.

Intel’s new chip is comparable to AMD's
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:50

Intel’s new chip is comparable to AMD's


But overpriced

Intel’s new Core i9-9980XE is the fastest many-core desktop processor Intel has released to date but the 18-core Core i9-9980XE still trails AMD's 24 and 32-core Threadripper WX series processors in key areas and is overpriced.

Short supply of Intel chips causes problems in Taiwan
Published in PC Hardware


PC-related IC suppliers expect sales to fall due to Intel blunder

Taiwan-based PC-related IC suppliers are predicting their sales will fall due to a short supply of CPUs from Intel.

Intel spills the beans on Cascade Lake
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 11:50

Intel spills the beans on Cascade Lake


Ahead of the annual Supercomputing 2018 conference

Chipzilla has announced part of its upcoming Cascade Lake strategy and teased plans for a new Xeon platform called Cascade Lake Advanced Performance, or Cascade Lake-AP.

Intel spends $2 billion a year on modems
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 05 November 2018 08:48

Intel spends $2 billion a year on modems


Industry sources

Each year Intel invests some $2 billon to please one large modem customer - Apple - and the level of investment will likely increase in the near 5G future.

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 17:08

Ex-AMD chaps snatch another executive for Intel


Darren Mcphee joins Intel's Discrete Graphics group

It appears that some ex-AMD chaps have managed to draw in yet another ex-AMD guy to Intel, with Darren McPhee joining the blue camp as the Product Marketing Manager in Intel's Discrete Graphics group.

Intel outsourcing entry-level and chipset production
Published in PC Hardware


Fighting those shortages

According to the latest report, Intel might be outsourcing some of its entry-level processor and chipset production to other foundries, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) being the only viable option.

Intel bucks industry trend
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 26 October 2018 11:56

Intel bucks industry trend


But there are signs that all is not well with that Apple iPhone deal

Chipzilla beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly profit and revenue thanks to its high-margin data centre business and strong demand for its PC chips.