Intel says it will catch up with AMD
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:30

Intel says it will catch up with AMD


Promises Full Memory Encryption in upcoming CPUs

Chipzilla says it is planning to bring full memory encryption to future CPUs, something which indicates that it has decided to play catch-up with AMD.

Cloudflare snubs Intel and moves to AMD
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 11:14

Cloudflare snubs Intel and moves to AMD


Epyc  Vote of confidence

Cloudflare has snubbed Chipzilla's 48-core setup of dual socket Intel Xeon Platinum 6162’s and is moving to a 48-core single socket AMD EPYC 7642.

Intel releases 5G chips
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 10:09

Intel releases 5G chips


For 5G computers and base stations

While many thought that Intel flogging its 5G modem unit marked the end of its smartphone business last year, it seems the outfit has not given up completely and announced three chips built for 5G computers, plus a 5G-optimised network adapter for PCs.

Ryzen 5 3600 chip cleaning Intel's clock
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Monday, 24 February 2020 11:46

Ryzen 5 3600 chip cleaning Intel's clock


Looks like it is the segment King

Leaked CPU sales data from German retailer Mindfactory has shown a dominance for AMD over Intel in at least one market segment.

Intel trying to flog home internet division
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:27

Intel trying to flog home internet division


Of course, you don't get wafers with it, it's an albatross

Intel is in talks to sell a unit that makes chips for home internet access gear to MaxLinear.

Intel makes cash, prunes workers
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 09:37

Intel makes cash, prunes workers

Apparently in a move to increase growth

Despite the fact it still manages to make pots of cash, Intel confirmed that “less than one percent” of its global workforce had been laid off.

Intel and QuTech talk about first cryogenic quantum control chip
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‘Horse Ridge’ out the gate

Intel Labs in collaboration with QuTech has released details of its new Horse Ridge cryogenic quantum control chip.

Intel 10th gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs being seen
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Rumours of Glory

The dark satanic rumour mill is starting to report sitings of the upcoming Intel 10th gen Comet Lake-S Desktop CPUs.

Intel and Vivo withdraw from Mobile World Congress
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Looks like it will just be a few companies with face masks

Intel and Vivo are joining a long list of names who are not going to the Mobile World Congress 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

AMD gains further x86 processor market share
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 06 February 2020 10:44

AMD gains further x86 processor market share


Ninth consecutive quarters of growth in notebook and desktop

AMD is on a roll according to a recent Mercury Research Q4 2019 x86 Processor Report.