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ARM is a little known company for those outside of the tech field, but it's responsible for most of the chips powering our devices. So it's a big deal when ARM announced its new VR-focused silicon.
Intel's latest annual report filing suggests that the company will move from 'Tick-Tock' to a more granular product life cycle, by adding one more stage called 'Optimization'.
The opposite of what you might expect, a bug is causing some Skylake chips to freeze as a result of certain types of particularly intensive workloads.
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Qualcomm has launched its next generation flagship SoC to replace the oft-criticised 810 chip. Featuring improvements across the board, the 820 SoC represents the next era of mobile processing.
AMD have been struck by a class action lawsuit, due to false-advertising surrounding the number of cores offered by their Bulldozer range. Due to the design, these cores fail to operate independently.
According to a recent report, Intel has over a 1,000 people working on an LTE modem that will be integrated with the processor for the next generation AX iPhone SoC.
Intel finally unveils its range of Skylake processors from 4.5W to 65W for the 6th generation chips. From mobile to desktop, Intel's 6th generation processor family is in full swing.
Despite having an external graphics amplifier, Alienware laptops are to gain Thunderbolt 3 ports and improved displays. Despite the upgrades, these models do not include Skylake processors.
Intel is soon to introduce Skylake-H processors that are suited for mobile workstations and professional based laptops. Ranging from Celeron to Xeon, the much-anticipated CPU lineup has been leaked.
Breaking records, a professional overclocker reaches impressive speeds of near 7GHz using Intel Core i7-6700k 'Skylake' processors. Read on to understand how these speeds were achieved.
Whereas Broadwell was a tick in Intel's "tick-tock" release cycle, Skylake is a tock, which means the same manufacturing process along architecture improvements. On hand today is the Core i7-6700K.
Join as for a trip down memory lane as we take a look back at the Core 2 CPUs and compare them to the current generation Haswell Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, i5 and i7 parts.
Moore's law has spurred improvements in processor architecture for years and Big Blue has just taken the next step, by creating working copies of 7nm transistors.
Intel, one of the largest chipmakers around, is buying one of its rivals, Altera. The latter was focused on specialized processors that are increasingly being used alongside traditional servers.
Who needs silicon when you have wood? Researchers in the United States and China have discovered a way to put their CPUs on wood, greatly reducing the material cost and chemicals within a CPU.
According to the latest reports, Samsung has signed a deal to supply the chips for the company's next iPhone model. If true, Samsung will have reforged its partnership with Apple which it had lost.
Intel has announced its latest series of processors, the Atom x3, x5 and x7. The x3 will make its way to 20 OEMs this year and might just be integrated in Windows 10 phones, according to Intel.
A report claiming that Snapdragon 810 processors were facing overheating issues was revealed a couple of months ago. Now, a Chinese analyst states that the issue has been fixed and the chip is ready.
Despite recent uncertainty over the future of Google Glass, it seems that the company remains committed to its wearable device, as information has emerged on the next-generation model, due next year.
After a lawsuit was filed against both Intel and HP for manipulating Pentium 4 benchmark scores, the companies reached a settlement that resulted in a $15 cashback for those affected.
A team of researchers at MIT have designed a prototype 36-core processor using an all-new architecture utilizing a 'mini-internet' design where cores are connected directly to each other.
Intel has shown off a new desktop dock design which will work in harmony with their newly announced Core M Processors and give off a 30% performance boost in the process thanks to additional airflow.
Sneaking in before the launch of Haswell-E - which is expected next year, are three Core i7 Ivy Bridge-E processors with either six or four cores and up to 15MB of Smart Cache.
AMD are releasing their first Kabini based processors today with the launch of the A6-5200 and the A4-5000. The A4-5000 that we are reviewing features four Jaguar cores clocked at 1.5GHz...
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Intel's Pentium range of processors has celebrated its 20th birthday on Friday, with the original P5 chip coming out on March 22, 1993 in super-fast 60 MHz and 66 MHz variants
Apple has reportedly been in talks with Intel regarding manufacturing iPhone/iPad chips, amid falling stock prices and reduced shareholder interest for both Silicon Valley companies.
A line-up for Intel's upcoming range of Haswell processors has been leaked, revealing 14 different SKUs including a 3.5 GHz flagship quad-core Core i7-4770K with an 84W TDP
Both founded by former Fairchild Semiconductor employees in the late '60s, AMD and Intel have been partners, and bitter enemies over the years, but they have more in common than you might think.
Rumors are that Apple is looking to remove Intel processors from their Mac lineup and replace them with an architecture that closely resembles that of their mobile devices.
A year after introducing Bulldozer FX processors, AMD is refreshing its flagship desktop series with Piledriver, an enhanced version that focuses on improving instructions per clock and frequency.
With a lot of talk going around of Apple's new iPhone, we have what looks like a leaked photo of the battery and from that image, we can understand that the device will be using a dual-core processor.
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Intel has been on a spending spree lately, they recently paid $7.68 billion for McAfee and now they just put down another $1.4 billion for the wireless chip division of Infineon Technologies. Infineon Technologies is a...
ARM announced today that they have signed a new licensing agreement with Microsoft. The deal extends an existing relationship between the two companies. Since 1997, Microsoft and ARM have worked together on software and devices across...
If money is no object then the six-core Core i7 980X processor is as good as it gets right now. Conversely, today’s announcement from AMD is meant to follow the same trend as with recent...
It's that time again, we're giving away an Intel i5 Processor this week. One lucky winner will be able to build their latest gaming rig or update their current setup. The processor is the Intel...
Reports from hardwarecanucks are telling a rather interesting story about Newegg shipping customers counterfeit processors. The fake Intel i7 920 processors were delivered to customers, and reports began rolling in yesterday, with a total...
AMD is launching a new series of affordable quad-core processors today under the Athlon II brand name. Based on the 'Propus' architecture and built using a 45nm design process, the new series is intended to...
Intel has unveiled its new Xeon Nehalem-EX processor which comes with 8-cores, 16 threads and 24MB of cache memory. The performance increase brings forth a new model for servers allowing for cheaper, faster and...
The world of overclocking is a relatively vast one, when you start getting into it, and it attracts many people with the promise of higher speed and bragging rights as well as the allure of...
Information Week is reporting that processor-giant AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) is planning to begin shipping 32nm chips next year, in 2010. The word comes from AMD's Chief Executive Dirk Meyer, stating that volume production of...
As many of you have already seen Intel Core i7 reviews have hit the web, and most reviews have given the Core i7 the thumbs up. Benchmarks puts the i7 inbetween the Core 2 Quad...
Intel's Nehalem processor architecture will still hold to the Core naming scheme when it appears late this year, if an apparent leak of company logos proves authentic. Although the platform will make fundamental changes, Nehalem...