Intel’s new 10-core Core i7 Extreme Edition costs a whopping $1,723

May 31, 2016 1 min read


Intel says that their Extreme Edition processors are made for enthusiasts. By that, they mean people who are enthusiastic about spending nearly two grand on a single part for their rigs. If you’ve […]

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Intel ends Tick-Tock processor release cycle

March 23, 2016 1 min read


Performing a die shrink one year and an optimization the next before repeating the cycle has simply become too difficult as we head towards 10nm chips.

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Microsoft won’t support older versions of Windows on new processors

January 18, 2016 1 min read


Intel’s upcoming Skylake processors are going to be something special. One reason: they’ll be the last new Intel CPUs to support Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, in accordance with a new policy from […]

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Third-party coolers are bending Intel’s Skylake processors

December 14, 2015 1 min read


Intel is investigating why its chips are bending while third-party manufacturers double check their Skylake coolers are safe.

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Sony unlocks PS4’s 7th processing core for developers

November 28, 2015 1 min read


Microsoft had closed the performance gap to Sony, but with this core unlock the PS4 is sure to pull further ahead of the Xbox One again.

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Intel prepping a 10-core Core i7 for launch next year

November 13, 2015 1 min read


Feeling like the typical four or eight (Extreme Edition) cores in your current Core i7 processor are holding you back? Well, you’re in luck. Intel is going to offer up their very first […]

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Nvidia says its new Jetson board can compete with a Core i7

November 11, 2015 1 min read


Nvidia’s latest Jetson board is here, and they say that it can keep up with Intel’s Skylake Core i7. That’s pretty impressive for a processor that also consumes less than 10 watts of […]

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Apple loses patent lawsuit, may owe Wisconsin University $862 million

October 14, 2015 1 min read


Apple has been embroiled in plenty of patent lawsuits in the past, but they don’t often wind up on the losing end. This time, they did… and they could have to pay as […]

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Apple has already ordered A10 chips for iPhone 7

September 14, 2015 1 min read


Consumers around the world are preparing for the release of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus on September 25, but it seems Apple has already moved on and is looking forward to the […]

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You can wake up an Intel Skylake-powered PC by talking to it

August 19, 2015 1 min read


Intel’s sixth-generation Core processors continue the trend of getting faster and more efficient. They’re also capable of a neat little trick: they let you wake up your PC by talking to the chip. […]

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LG’s new in-house processor stomps all over Samsung’s

August 13, 2015 1 min read


Everyone wants their smartphones to stand out from the crowd, and one way to do that is by building your own processors. According to some freshly-leaked benchmarks, LG’s getting ready to turn loose […]

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Intel having trouble shrinking processors to 10nm

July 07, 2015 1 min read


I am old enough to remember when you could easily tell which processor was better simply by looking at the clock speed. Those were the days of single cores, where you bought a […]

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