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Intel warns it faces supply chain constraints
Published in News

Sales down for the end of the year

Chipzilla said it is still facing supply chain constraints and gave an annual sales forecast that means it will be a dismal Christmas.

Intel’s i9-12900K beats AMD’s current flagship
Published in PC Hardware

Intel's next-gen beats AMD's existing gen

An engineering sample of Intel's next flagship processor, the i9-12900K, was shown to beat AMD's current flagship 5950X in Cinebench R20 by 18 percent in multi-core and 28 percent in single-core tests.

Intel may not do so well out of foundry expansions
Published in PC Hardware

Acquisition is the only way and there are not that many people to buy

Intel Chief Executive Kicking Pat Gelsinger's plans to make Intel great again by increasing fab numbers is hitting a snag -- Intel can't wait to build its own and there are not many fabs up for sale.

Intel's Mobileye tests AVs in Gotham City
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 22 July 2021 10:41

Intel's Mobileye tests AVs in Gotham City

If it can make it there, it can make it anywhere

Mobileye, the company that specialises in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, is now testing its AVs in New York City.  This is a bit tricky because New York has harsh restrictions around such testing. 

Intel may buy GloFo
Published in News
Friday, 16 July 2021 12:13

Intel may buy GloFo

Will cost $30 billion

The Wall Street Journal claims that Intel is exploring a deal to buy GlobalFoundries in a move that would turbocharge the semiconductor giant's plans to make more chips for other tech companies and rate as its largest acquisition ever.

Intel Alder Lake SKUs specifications leak online - report
Published in PC Hardware

Core i5, Core i7, and Core i9 SKUs

Expected to launch by the end of this year, or in early 2021, the first alleged specifications of Intel's Alder Lake-S CPUs have leaked online.

Chipzilla unlikely to catch up in semiconductor fabrication
Published in PC Hardware

Economic academics agree Intel squandered its lead trying to impress shareholders

A couple of economic academics have penned a rather interesting paper claiming that Intel will not catch up to TSMC and SEC in semiconductor fabrication.

Apple and Intel sign up for TSMCs 's 3nm tech
Published in PC Hardware

Ready for next year

Apple and Intel will be the first adopters of TSMC's next-generation chip production technology ahead of its deployment as early as next year.

Intel allows SSD Optane for workstation users
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Not just for the data centre now

Intel is releasing its flagship SSD Optane P5800X into the greasy paws of its workstation users.

Chipzilla delays production of next gen Xeons
Published in PC Hardware

Sapphire Rapids not so rapid after all

Chipzilla has delayed production of its next-generation Xeon Scalable CPUs, code-named Sapphire Rapids, to the first quarter of 2022 and said it would start ramping shipments by at least April of next year.