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AMD Tapes Out First FinFET Chips – Expect Arrival Q2/Q3 2016

While much of the focus from yesterday’s financial call was the poor state of finances, another small tidbit about future plans was mentioned. CEO Lisa Su revealed that AMD has taped out their first FinFET chips back…

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Intel Released The Xeon E7 v3 Processor Family

We’ve seen and heard a lot about Intel’s mobile and desktop processors lately, but we shouldn’t forget that Intel also creates some of the best server processors in the world. They have just released the latest…

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Intel Core i7 5960X “Haswell-E” Processor Review Featuring The Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Introduction & What’s New?   The Intel Core i7 5960X, codename Haswell-E, is probably 2014’s worst kept secret. As I am writing this review the full specifications, pricing and pictures of just about every X99 board…

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Intel Core i7 4790K “Devil’s Canyon” Processor Review

Introduction & What’s New? Intel released its Devil’s Canyon CPUs at the start of this month in time for this year’s Computex event. Sadly we were delayed in getting our sample of the Core i7 4790K,…

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Intel Bay Trail Successor “Braswell” Coming January 2015

Intel announced its successor to the current Bay Trail platform a few months ago – Cherry Trail. Under the new platform the 22nm Silvermont architecture used in the Bay Trail platform gets replaced with the new…

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Intel’s Broadwell Delayed Until Q4 2014/ Q1 2015 – Y, U and H Series Affected

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell generation of CPUs had previously been on track to launch in Q3 of 2014 but it appears that this may now not happen as VR-Zone reports Intel are experiencing delays. The delays are selective and…

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Intel Launch Bay Trail Low Power SoCs

Intel has officially unveiled its Bay Trail family of mobile SoCs based on the Silvermont CPU micro-architecture. The Atom Z3000 series of Bay Trail-T processors are Intel’s first 22nm processors designed specifically for tablets and mobile…

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MSI Announces X79 BIOS Updates For Ivy Bridge-E

MSI has just announced that all its X79 motherboards are now ready for Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors. Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E retains the same socket and chipset as Sandy Bridge-E so users can just drop the new…

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Intel Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition Processor Review

Introduction   Ever since Intel released Ivy Bridge to the LGA 1155 platform, LGA 2011 owners were wondering when they would see High End Desktop (HEDT) processors based on the 22nm Ivy Bridge architecture. Up until…

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Intel 8 Series Not Compatible With Broadwell, Bi-Directional Backward Compatibility Issues

According to a VR-Zone report Haswell and Broadwell could use significantly different electrical arrangements on the CPU pin contacts . What this basically means is that there will be bi-directional backward compatibility issues with Haswell processors.…

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Ivy Bridge-E A Native 6 Core, Not Cut Down 8 Core Like Sandy Bridge-E

According to some information from VR-Zone Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E platform will be quite different to Sandy Bridge-E. The Ivy Bridge-E CPUs will be native 6 core dies as opposed to cut down 8 core dies like…

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Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E Pricing Is Revealed, Slightly Cheaper Than Expected

If you are interested in getting a Ivy Bridge-E CPU when they come out later this year, expected September, then you may be pleased to know pricing details have surfaced from VR-Zone. The first “entry” model,…

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Intel Core i7 4771 Gets Tested

Intel is planning on releasing a brand new Haswell CPU called the Core i7 4771. This will be a locked multiplier Core i7 Haswell processor with identical clock speeds and design to the Core i7 4770K.…

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Ivy Bridge-E Will Arrive By September 11th

According to Hermitage Akihabara, via TechPowerUp, Intel’s Ivy Bridge-E processors will arrive in just under 2 months on September 11th. These new processors will succeed the Sandy Bridge-E line up but will work on the same…

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Intel Core i7 4960X Previewed

Tom’s Hardware are at it once again with their Intel Core i7 4960X preview coming out way before the Intel NDA. While media publications line up to complain to Intel over this blatant violation of industry rules, for…

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Intel Planning A Few More Ivy Bridge CPU Releases

Despite Haswell now being Intel’s latest consumer platform, Intel is still looking to keep Ivy Bridge and LGA 1155 alive with some more CPU releases. CPU World have stumbled across four new CPUs that Intel will…

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Intel’s Dual Core Haswell Core i5 4570T Gets Benchmarked

Intel’s Haswell has been out for a while now but there hasn’t been any sign of any sub Core i5 desktop Haswell processors yet. That said these Core i3 units still have a while to go…

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Gigabyte BRIX GB-XM11-3337 System Review

Intel’s NUC has spawned a new generation of mini PCs. We recently took a look at the Next Unit of Computing (NUC) from Intel and we found it to be a very impressive unit but was…

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New Intel Haswell Processors Coming September 1st, Includes Core i3

Intel’s Haswell has been out for a while now but there are still some unreleased models we are expecting. According to a VR-Zone story the rest of the Haswell line up will arrive on September the…

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Rumour: Intel’s Haswell-E Platform To Bring DDR4 Support and 8 Cores

The guys over at VR-Zone have a long tradition of getting leaks about new Intel platforms quite early and they have published news of Intel’s new Haswell-E platform before we’ve even seen its predecessor Ivy Bridge-E.…

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Intel’s New Xeon Phi Co-Processors Include A 61 Core 7120X With 8GB Onboard Cache

Intel’s Xeon Phi co-processors are aimed at high density servers and their current line up includes just the 5110P and 3100. This range of processors from Intel is set to be expanded this month as Intel…

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Intel’s Haswell-E To Bring DDR4 Support And Arrive In Late 2014

A new roadmap of Intel products has been leaked and it shows details on the distant future release of the Intel HEDT Haswell-E platform. Apparently the new Haswell-E “Lituya Bay” platform, which will succeed the yet-to-be-released…

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Massive Price Drops On Windows 8 Devices Coming Soon Says Intel CEO

Intel’s Chief Executive Office (CEO), Paul Otellini, has been revealing some potentially excellent news at Intel’s first quarter earnings call. Speaking about Intel’s upcoming new Atom processor release Otellini hinted that we could see huge drops…

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Intel’s 22nm Atom Competitive To ARM Counterparts

Intel has been investing serious amounts of money into developing its Atom processors for the mobile market for quite some time now. Intel’s ValleyView based Atom processors, based on the Bay Trail platform, will feature the…

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Intel Ivy Bridge-E LGA 2011 Platform Detailed

Intel’s Haswell, LGA 1150, platform is expected to hit the market in June 2013 and by then the mainstream platform will be two generations ahead of Intel’s High End Desktop (HEDT) platform which is still stuck…

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Intel Launches Clover Trail+ Platform and Mentions the Next-Gen Merrifield Platform

Intel brought the 22nm architecture to the desktop in the form of “Ivy Bridge” back on April the 29th 2012. The transition to 22nm represented a large step forward in power efficiency and a modest step…