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XBONE Gets Processor Upgrades

In a bid to allow gamers to experience proper frame-rates, the Xbox One has just been confirmed receiving an upgraded higher-speed, lower-power 20nm AMD processor. On top of giving the Xbox a little more grunt, AMD’s…

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LG Release Their First Processor – The NUCLUN

LG has just announced the release of their new eight-core processor, the “NUCLUN” – pronounced NOO-klun. It will debut on the scene in their new G3 Screen model and become available to the Korean domestic market only…

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Intel Core i7 “Haswell-E” and X99 Motherboards Launch Dates Revealed

The final release date for the upcoming Intel Core i7 HEDT (High-End Desktop) processors, which go by the codename Haswell-E. The new chips will also launch along side the new Intel X99 Express chipset, and we…

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Human Brain Inspired IBM Supercomputing Chip Making Great Progress

IBM have made great advances since they first revealed their prototype human brain inspired SyNAPSE (Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics) chip. That single core prototype has been massively scaled up to a production ready…

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Eight New Haswell-Based Entry Level Processors Revealed

Intel has deployed several new entry-level socket LGS1150 dual-core processors. Sure they’re hardly going to excite the enthusiast gaming market, but despite the fact most of us love the high-end, overclocking friendly Core i7 K-series processors, most…

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Google Chrome… A Battery Killer for Windows-based Laptops?

Forbes appears to have found a major flaw in Google’s popular browser, Google Chrome. It is said that the Chrome browser consumes more battery that Mozilla’s Firefox and even Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, significantly reducing the device’s…

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Samsung Rolls Out its Exynos ModAP SoC with Integrated LTE

South Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung, has just announced its latest SoC addition, the ModAP chip, which features an integrated 4G LTE radio. While the company was mostly focusing on their handsets in the past, it looks…

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Apple’s A8 Processor Rumoured To Hit the 2 GHz Clock Speed for The First Time

While Android devices have been passing the 2 GHz clock speeds for some time now, Apple’s gear and its latest 64-bit A7 has been steadily hanging at the 1.3 – 1.4 GHz speeds. Rumour now has…

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IBM Spends $3 Billion in Finding New Ways to Power Future Generation of Processors

It seems like the age of silicon will not last as long as we would expect. That is at least what IBM is thinking, having the company spending a great sum on money in developing new…

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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 Fined $1.4 Billion Due To “Unfair Sales Tactics”

Intel has lost a case this Thursday opened by the European Commision back in 2009, where Intel was charged with harming its competitor, Advanced Micro Devices, or most commonly known as AMD by giving rebates to…

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MediaTek Announces Its Quad-Core Cortex-A7 MT8127 Soc Featuring the Mali-450 MP4 GPU

MediaTek has just announced its newest addition to its SoC empire, the MT8127, which is said to offer full hardware support for the new HEVC or H.265 video playback standard, allowing videos to play with an…

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Cooler Master Announces the Quick Fire Rapid-i Keyboard

Cooler Master has announced the much awaited Quick Fire Rapid-i, a backlit mechanical keyboard full of features, having unique lighting effects in a small tenkeyless form factor. The keyboard is powered by a 32-bit ARM processor,…

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Intel Haswell Refresh Prices Confirmed As Shipments Begin

Haswell has been with us a little while now, but Intel don’t want to let the market get too comfortable, so now we see the start of the launch of these new Haswell refresh CPU’s. The…

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Haswell Refresh CPUs Launch Date Revealed

While many have suspected that Intel will launch their new Haswell CPUs at this years Computex 2014, word has it now that the chips could hit the market sooner. Some sources within the industry are pointing…

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MSI Z97 XPower AC Motherboard Supports Delid Haswell CPU

With recent generations of CPU’s suffering from low quality TIM between the heatspreader and the CPU die, many enthusiasts have been using delid CPU’s, in which they’ve removed the protective cover to either swap out the…

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 808 and 810 Processors

Qualcomm certainly isn’t wasting any time. Now that the Snapdragon 801 processor is being pushed out into the wild via phones like the HTC M8 and the Samsung Galaxy S5, it’s only fitting that they announce…

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E1-2150 and A4-5050 Kabini APU’s On The Way

AMD are hard at work once again and two now pieces of hardware are on the horizon in addition to the E1-2200, E2-3800 and A4-5100 parts that became listed in the AMD database last month. The…

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‘Intel Jarvis’ To Be Intel’s Offline Voice Recognition Earpiece, Ironman Suit On?

Both voice recognition and personal assistants from Apple and Google, namely Siri and Google’s Voice Search, require an active internet connectivity to be ‘usable’. Each voice command needs to go through to Apple or respectively Google’s…

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Qualcomm Octa-Core 64-Bit SoC Rumored To Be In The Works, Should We Expect 4K Too?

Earlier reports point to Qualcomm wanting to see 4K capable handsets this year, and they went on working on them no matter what. They also mentioned that this they would also release the first 64-bit capable…

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iBuyPower Enters Bitcoin Mining Market With CoinMine Desktop Series

iBuyPower is reportedly making its way into the Bitcoin mining market with the announcement of the CoinMine series PCs. The series, as the name points out, are approaching Bitcoin mining users in their hope of securing…

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15-Core Intel Ivytown CPU To Target High-End Servers

Intel will release a 15-Core server chip code-named Ivytown that will target at high-end servers market. The processor will be based on Intels Haswell Predecessor, the Ivybridge, and will be called the Xeon E7 Ivytown. Intel…

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Could We Break Moore’s Law? The Broadcom CTO Thinks We Will

Anyone who has spent some time in the computer industry will be familiar with Moore’s law, which states that the number of transistors on a computer chips doubles ever two years. This will in turn make…

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MediaTek To Shift Its Focus To Tablet SoC and LTE Enabled Chips In 2014

MediaTek is planning to shift its target to the tablet SoCs and LTE enabled chipsets for smartphones next year. According to TelecomTiger(via Fudzilla), MediaTek general manager of international sales and marketing Finbarr Moynihan said the company…

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Six New Intel Celeron Mobile CPUs Released

Intel has yesterday updated its processor offer, adding no less than six new models, all Celerons and all targeting mobile devices. This fresh batch is of ultra-low voltage variety and it includes two chips based on…

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ARM To Announce Mali-T760 and Mali-T720 GPUs

Next-generation mobile GPUs for smartphones and tablets have been announced by ARM. The Mali-T760 and Mali-T720 have been classified for the performance and mainstream market segments, respectively. The two OpenGL ES 3.0 compatible GPUs are stated…