Intel shows its DG1 discrete Xe GPU at CES 2020
Published in Graphics

Still just a dev card but it runs games

While Intel brought a lot of things to show at the CES 2020 show, the biggest surprise was the developer DG1 discrete Xe GPU, which was both showed running a game as a part of the Intel keynote as well as behind close doors to members of the press.

Intel starts the foldable PC era
Published in PC Hardware

A part of the Intel’s CES 2020 keynote

Intel has showcased a concept PC codenamed Horseshoe Bend, and this  gives you an idea of the future of the ultra-portable high-end PCs. Lenovo X1 Fold and Dell concept ORI already showcased their version of the concept, but Intel shared a bit of detail.

Intel shows Ghost Canyon modular NUC at CES 2020
Published in PC Hardware

Razer jumps on that bandwagon with Tomahawk

Among other things, Intel also brought the next-generation Ghost Canyon NUC to CES 2020 show floor, which revealed a bit more specifications on the current platform and the modular motherboard that will be available to OEM partners, and, surprisingly, Razer is already onboard as the first partner with Tomahawk gaming desktop and chassis.

Tiger Lake is the next Intel chip you need to worry about
Published in PC Hardware

Next GPU, code-named DG1 gets a public airing

CES in Las Vegas has Intel talking about its next-generation chips due in 2020: Tiger Lake and how its GPU, code-named DG1 apparently works.

Graham Palmer retires from Intel
Published in News

Turns in his chips for cash

British Intel legend Graham Palmer has retired from Intel UK. I met up with him a couple of weeks ago (pictured, in The Grapes, Oxford)  and we shared some memories about the Intel Developer Forums we attended together.

Intel’s MediaTek powered 5G notebook is M.2
Published in Mobiles

Senior director confirms early 1H 2021

Two weeks ago at beautiful Hawaiian island Maui, Intel also had a bit to say about the mobile side of things. The big laptop giant went against Qualcomm’s 8CX mainly on compatibility and lack of 64-bit support, but Martyn Stroeve, senior director of technology marketing, talked a bit about 5G powered laptops.

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share
Published in PC Hardware

CTO mindset

There was a lot of discussion about Intel’s CEO's recent presentation at the Credit Suisse technology conference. Bob Swan commented that he is willing to give up the 90 percent mark share mindset. He would instead get 30 percent of all silicon market valued at $288 TAM.

Mysterious six-core Intel processor spotted
Published in PC Hardware

Is a new architectural design Tiger Lake

A mysterious incoming six-core Intel processor has been spotted in India courtesy of a leaked benchmark, and interestingly, the amount of cache it carries seems to indicate that it’s a new architectural design from Intel.

Intel buys Habana Labs
Published in AI
17 December 2019

Intel buys Habana Labs

Wants to improve its AI

Intel has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable AI and machine learning accelerators for cloud data centres.

Intel’s Comet Lake-S CPUs may arrive in April
Published in PC Hardware

A bit late and a little close to Ryzen 4000

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Intel’s Comet Lake-S next-gen desktop processors will not appear until April.