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CPU cores suffer higher hardware errors
Published in PC Hardware


Cores don't count. Things are getting worse, not better

A  recent presentation by Google engineer Peter Hochschild has revealed that chip design is going downhill and there are higher-than-expected hardware errors that "showed themselves sporadically, long after installation, and on specific, individual CPU cores rather than entire chips or a family of parts".

AMD patent reveals cunning plan
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 11:45

AMD patent reveals cunning plan


Mixes high-feature" CPU cores with "low-feature" CPU 

An AMD patent application document could show the way the outfit is planning to have  CPUs that mix high-feature" CPU cores with "low-feature" CPUs.

Apple was hacked off with Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 26 June 2020 10:37

Apple was hacked off with Intel


Skylake forced its hand

Fruity cargo cult Apple was so miffed at Intel that it was effectively forced to come up with another solution.

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 22 December 2016 11:13

Retail Kaby Lake CPU boxes pictured


Nearly identical to Skylake ones

Picture of retail boxes for Intel's upcoming 7th generation Core Kaby Lake CPUs have found its way online showing that Intel won't change much, at least when it comes to packaging.

AMD bundles Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with some CPUs
Published in Gaming


Still no word on graphics cards

We already knew that AMD was one of the launch partners for the new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game and it appears it will be bundled with some of AMD's hot FX-series CPUs.

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Four CPUs as expected

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 15:27

MediaTek expects smartphone chips to be hot

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Ignoring the slowing global economy

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Operating system needs work

Thursday, 28 October 2010 10:33

Nvidia chips power fastest supercomputer

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Someone has to buy them
Friday, 08 October 2010 09:30

Real men still need fabs

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We just have flabs here