Intel announces seven new Coffee Lake CPUs
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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 16:34

Intel announces seven new Coffee Lake CPUs


Most without iGPU

During its CES 2019 keynote, Intel unveiled a total of seven new Coffee Lake CPUs, mostly which are a part of the new F-series, lacking iGPU.

Intel also shows 28-core Xeon W-3175X CPU
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Tuesday, 09 October 2018 20:07

Intel also shows 28-core Xeon W-3175X CPU


Unlocked and ready for workstations

In addition to the 9th generation Core CPUs and the new 9th generation Core X-series CPUs, Intel has unveiled a rather interesting Xeon CPU, the Xeon W-3175X.

Cooler Master Wraith Ripper cooler comes in September
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One to have for Threadripper 2 CPUs

Following the launch of AMD's 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, Cooler Master has announced its special edition Wraith Ripper tower CPU cooler, which can handle up to 250W of TDP.

Intel pulls a surprise with 28-core CPU at Computex
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Coming in the Q4 2018

Intel has pulled quite a rabbit out of its hat at the Computex 2018 press conference by unveiling and showing a running 28-core consumer CPU which should be available by the end of the year.

Microsoft and Google find new CPU bug
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Tuesday, 22 May 2018 11:27

Microsoft and Google find new CPU bug


Fix will slow you down even more

Microsoft and Google are jointly disclosing a new CPU security vulnerability that's similar to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that were revealed earlier this year.

AMD latest official slides show CPU and GPU on track
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Zen 3, Navi, and next-gen on track

In addition to revealing that Ryzen Threadripper 2000 series is now sampling, AMD has given a bit more information on its future CPU and GPU plans with fresh two new slides, confirming that both Vega and Zen 2 7nm designs are complete as well as that its future designs are on track.

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year
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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 18:27

AMD 7nm CPU to sample this year


Number of products in 2019

AMD was asked about its 7nm products and, as we reported last week, the 7nm GPU for AI has been taped out and apparently so is the 7nm server CPU.

Zen man Jim Keller leaves Tesla for Intel
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Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:48

Zen man Jim Keller leaves Tesla for Intel


Updated: Leaves Tesla to kick-start Chipzilla

Jim Keller, the former AMD chip executive behind the Zen roadmap, has left Tesla for Intel and joining fellow AMD refugee Raja Koduri to help Chipzilla sort out of its manufacturing stall of the last few years.

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded
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Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:38

AMD's Ryzen 2000 series CPU gets delidded


Not worth doing

One of AMD's recently released Ryzen 2000 series CPUs, codename Pinnacle Ridge, has had its top taken off by Der8auer showing that these are still soldered to the IHS and that such a process is simply not worth doing due to small temperature differences.

Intel faces another CPU bug
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Monday, 16 April 2018 11:05

Intel faces another CPU bug


Found it all by itself 

Intel has fixed a hole in the configuration of several CPU series that allow an attacker to alter the behaviour of the chip's SPI Flash memory.