Intel officially launches Core i7-8086K limited edition CPU
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40th anniversary with 5.0GHz Turbo

Following the recent leaks and in order to celebrate the 40th anniversary since the release of the original 8086 processor, Intel has now - as expected - introduced the Core i7-8086K, an unlocked 6-core CPU with a base clock of 4.0GHz and Turbo clock hitting 5.0GHz.

Intel Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake spotted online
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 13:10

Intel Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake spotted online


Six-core Coffee Lake for notebooks

An engineering sample of the Core i7-8720HQ Coffee Lake mobile CPU has been spotted online, featuring six cores and twelve threads, reaching 3.6GHz Turbo Boost frequency.

Intel CPU packaging confirms 300-series requirement
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New desktop CPUs will need the new chipset

As it officially announced its new 8th Generation Core CPUs, Intel has also released official pictures of the upcoming 8th Generation desktop CPUs, which confirm the requirement for a completely new 300-series chipset.

More Core i7-7740K Kaby Lake X details leaked
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Running on Intel X299 chipset

We already knew that Intel is planning to launch two CPU architectures for its new HEDT platform, the Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X, both which will use the same X299 chipset, and today we have a few more details about the quad-core Core i7-7740K Kaby Lake-X SKU, spotted in SiSoft database.

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too
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Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:03

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too


Competitive performance 

There has been much discussion about the eight cores sixteen threads Ryzen CPU and the fact that it will compete quite well against Intel's Core i7 6950 extreme edition but it looks like the Zen with eight cores with sixteen threads will get really close to the performance of the Core i7 7700K.

Intel flagship Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X tested as well
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Compared with the Core i7-5960X

It is obvious that Intel's Broadwell-E HEDT launch is drawing near as with all the previous leaks we now have some of the first benchmarks of the flagship ten-core Core i7-6950X.

Intel shows off Skull Canyon NUC at 2016 GDC
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6th Generation Intel Core i7 processor inside


Chipzilla has been showing off its new Skull Canyon NUC at the 2016 Game Developers Conference.

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 13:16

Intel ships faster clocked Skylakes


Higher performance laptops coming

Chipzilla has added new Core i7 Skylake (and mobile Xeon) models to its CPU price list, which should be coming to a PC near you soon.

First Skylake Core i7 6700K scores revealed
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6.7 percent better than Haswell Refresh

The first scores of Chipzilla's highly anticipated Skylake desktop processors have been made public and they are better than the Haswell Refresh Core i7 4790K. 

Fastest Core i7 Skylake-S for Businesses comes in Q3 15
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Core i7 6700 TDP is 65W, down from 84W with Haswell

The Intel Business PC platform will get a serious update in the form of a new Skylake-S based processor.