Chipzilla confirms Falcon Shore's AI processor needs 1500W
Published in AI

Nvidia's only needs 1200W

Intel has let slip that its soon-to-drop Falcon Shores AI processor, a nifty hybrid chip that marries x86 and Xe GPU cores, is set to be a proper guzzler, chugging down a hefty 1500 watts (W) of juice -- a fair bit thirstier than Nvidia’s B200, which only sips up to 1200W. 

Chipzilla releases Thunderbolt Share
Published in News
Thursday, 16 May 2024 10:51

Chipzilla releases Thunderbolt Share

Screen and file sharing between PCs

Intel has unveiled the Thunderbolt Share software, which is crafted to provide a straightforward, swift, and effective method for sharing screen and files between two PCs.

AMD chipping away at Chipzilla's market share
Published in PC Hardware

New research proves it

Mercury Research boffins have been adding up some numbers provided by AMD and concluded that Team Red is chipping away at Intel’s market share.

Intel rolls out new Arc 101.5518 Beta GPU driver
Published in Graphics

One to have for Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3

Intel has released the new Arc 101.5518 Beta GPU driver with optimizations for two new big games, Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut and Homeworld 3.

Intel plans huge plant in Ireland
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 May 2024 11:33

Intel plans huge plant in Ireland

Not sure it will go through at all, at all

Chipzilla is in advanced talks for a deal with Apollo Global Management in which the equity firm would provide more than $11 billion to build a facility in Ireland.

Intel faces more ghosting from Spectre
Published in News

Call in more Ghostbusters

Top boffins from several universities have discovered a new Spectre-like method of extracting secrets from Chipzilla’s latest processors.

Chipzilla's Lunar Lake shows built-in graphics getting better
Published in Graphics

Discrete graphics might become even more discrete

New leaks into the graphics power of Chipzilla’s Xe2 Battlemage architecture on Lunar Lake indicate that onboard GPUs are about to get a whole lot beefier, ready to smash out some serious frame rates.

US blocks companies from selling chips to Huawei
Published in News

Tightens restrictions

Uncle Sam's not letting Huawei get its  mitts on any semiconductors from Qualcomm and Intel and is trying to put a spanner in the works for Huawei's phone and laptop chip supply.

MSI Claw gets big performance boost thanks to BIOS and driver update
Published in Gaming

Up to 150 percent boost

MSI had a rough time peddling the Intel-based Claw gaming handheld console mostly due to a high price and lackluster performance compared to similar AMD-based handheld consoles, but now it might get a chance with a recent 25 percent price cut and big performance BIOS and driver update, which boosted performance up to 150 percent.

Intel blames motherboard makers Raptor Lake stability snafus
Published in PC Hardware

It was broken before we got there

Intel has found itself grappling with stability concerns over its 13th and 14th Generation Raptor Lake processors and is claiming that the kerfuffle stems from motherboard makers getting a bit too creative with the CPUs' settings - tweaking voltage curves, going wild with automatic overclocking, and tossing power limits out the window.