Intel Alder Lake-HX mobile processors details leak
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First laptop platform with 16 cores

Intel Alder Lake-HX mobile processors details have leaked giving pundits a chance to see what performance we can expect from the new 16 core laptop CPUs.

AMD set to launch Ryzen 7 5800X3D
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Wednesday, 16 March 2022 11:55

AMD set to launch Ryzen 7 5800X3D


Special operation against Chipzilla's Alder Lake

AMD will launch its Ryzen 7 5800X3D on April 20 in a direct challenge to Intel’s Alder Lake flagship.

Intel fuses off AVX-512 on Alder Lake products
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Fed up with workarounds

Intel has decided to fuse off AVX-512 on Alder Lake products.

Intel releases 12th Gen Alder Lake chips for cheaper laptops
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20 chip range

Intel has launched the rest of its Alder Lake laptop chips – the P-series and U-series models which are for thinner, lighter, and cheaper laptops.

Linux kernel will support Intel Hardware Feedback
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Background tasks and light workloads can be run on the E-cores

The Linux 5.18 kernel is adding support this spring for the Intel Hardware Feedback Interface to make better decisions about where to place given work among available CPU cores/threads.

Intel has fixed issues with Alder Lake
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Wednesday, 08 December 2021 12:06

Intel has fixed issues with Alder Lake


Chipzilla had problems with gaming DRM

Chipzilla has assured the world+dog that it has fixed most of the problems gamers were having with its  Alder Lake processors.

Intel rolls out new graphics driver for Alder Lake
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For early adopters 

Intel is rolling out a new version of the graphics driver for its processors with integrated graphics and discrete Iris Xe GPU.

Alder Lake incompatible with some games
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Monday, 08 November 2021 12:17

Alder Lake incompatible with some games


DRM software breaks Valhalla

Intel has posted a release that the hybrid CPU core architecture on Alder Lake can be incompatible with certain games, specifically some protected by the anti-piracy DRM software from Denuvo.

G.Skill Trident Z5 hits DDR5-6800 on Intel Z690 motherboard
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Running at 6800MHz with tight CL38 latency

Following the announcement of Intel's 12th gen Core Alder Lake CPUs and Z690 motherboards, coming on November 4th, G.Skill has revealed what its new Trident Z5 DDR5 memory is capable of achieving on that platform, hitting DDR5-6800 at CL38.

Intel officially announces 12th gen Core Alder Lake CPUs
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Six SKUs, launching on November 4th

Intel has officially announced its new 12th gen Core CPUs, codenamed Alder Lake, which will officially launch on November 4th. Intel will have a total of six SKUs ready on launch day, including the Core i9-12900, Core i7-12700, and Core i5-12600, all coming in K and KF versions.