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Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft's Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans Details on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio and how it might handle 4K gaming have been hard to come by ever since Microsoft announced the new platform.According to Microsoft’s documentation, the Xbox Scorpio ditches the ESRAM cache the Xbox One relied on to deliver higher performance and acceptable frame rates.

Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but an x86 swap is still unlikely

Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but an x86 swap is still unlikely Offloading OS functions to an ARM CPU in low power mode would intertwine x86 and ARM cores together in the same system much more tightly than is currently the case.Instead of reprogramming Apple Pay and Touch ID for macOS, Apple put an ARM core running watchOS in the MacBook Pro.

The Pentium G4560 with Hyper-Threading is a potent budget processor

The Pentium G4560 with Hyper-Threading is a potent budget processor Last month, Intel launched its 7th generation refresh of the Core processor family, codenamed Kaby Lake.The Pentium G4560 is in the middle of this new family of Pentiums — its clock speed of 3.

Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen

Intel may be prepping new Core i5, i7 processors to attack AMD Ryzen Canard PC isn’t sure whether this chip would have Hyper-Threading or not.For more information you can check our guide to choosing between a Core i5 and Core i7 for both mobile and desktop processors.

Many Intel CPUs sacrificed their lives so a CPU could be overclocked to 7.3GHz

Many Intel CPUs sacrificed their lives so a CPU could be overclocked to 7.3GHz German overclocker “der8auer” accepted the challenge and pushed the new Intel Core i7-7700K CPU to a clock speed of 7.Der8auer and his team used liquid nitrogen and liquid helium to set that new overclocking record.

Performance, pricing details for AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online

Performance, pricing details for AMD's upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online According to VideoCardz, which leaked the performance data, these numbers reflect a CPU without Turbo Mode, apparently running at a flat 3.Clearly AMD felt these chips were close enough to shipping product to represent Ryzen, but there were obviously a few issues still to be sorted out.

Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs

Intel adds official support for Vulkan, but only for certain GPUs After months in beta, Intel has announced official Vulkan support for Skylake and Kaby Lake GPUs.4590 driver is the first release to add full Vulkan API support (previous releases were all various flavors of beta).

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing

AMD unveils Ryzen launch dates, clock speeds, performance, pricing Unlike previous benchmark results, the data below is from production systems with Turbo Mode enabled on both AMD and Intel chips.4GHz base clock, 3.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X reviewed: Zen is an amazing workstation chip with a 1080p gaming Achilles heel It’s been years since AMD fielded a high performance CPU design and the company doesn’t have the same market share it once commanded.We redesigned our CPU benchmark suite in preparation for Ryzen, but didn’t have time to run every CPU through every new test.

AMD's Ryzen CPUs Are Here To Take On Intel

AMD's Ryzen CPUs Are Here To Take On Intel Available today for do-it-yourselfers or in a wide array of systems from boutique PC builders, the first three Ryzen CPUs offer an amazing power-to-price ratio.Early testing indicates the the Ryzen CPUs outperform their Intel counterparts in multiple areas—our friends at Techspot are already impressed—though early gaming benchmarks show Intel still on top.

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly

AMD's new 32-core Naples CPU will attack Intel's data center monopoly Back in 2006, AMD’s server business was one of the company’s biggest success stories.Its share of the worldwide server business peaked in Q2 2006, at just under 25% of the market.

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server Today at the Open Compute Summit, Qualcomm announced a significant partnership with Microsoft that could have ramifications for the entire server industry.Not only has Qualcomm created new server designs around Microsoft’s Project Olympus specifications and its own Centriq 2400 SoCs, it’s working with Microsoft to bring ARM support to Windows Server.

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry

Latest version of Google Chrome makes background tabs less resource hungry The new version brings big changes to the way background tabs operate, which will hopefully help laptop users get the most out of their battery life.Put simply, Chrome will now limit background tabs to an average CPU load of one percent on a single core, according to a report from Ars Technica.

These PC hardware deals give you more savings on your custom computer build

These PC hardware deals give you more savings on your custom computer build The Cooler Master Hyper T4’s universal mounting system is compatible with the latest AMD AM4 socket, as well as most other current AMD and Intel sockets.PCI Express slots include one 3.

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X

Rumor: AMD may be planning a 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen titan to challenge Intel's Broadwell-E, Skylake-X Now, there’s a rumor making the rounds that Ryzen 18 may not be the end of AMD’s desktop ambitions.net: Public knowledge by now but AMD has a new HEDT platform coming out in a couple of months.

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario The new Snapdragon 835 uses a CPU core that Qualcomm calls the Kryo 280, but that chip isn’t based on its prior Kryo CPU at all.The new Built On ARM Cortex Technology license allows companies to make more significant deviations from ARM’s base plans without having to build entirely custom chips.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X & 1500X CPU Review: A Fantastic Alternative To Intel

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X & 1500X CPU Review: A Fantastic Alternative To Intel After years of anticipating their release, it’s hard for me to believe that AMD’s Zen-based Ryzen CPUs only arrived a month ago.As we begin to recover from the roller coaster ride that was Ryzen 7, we now have Ryzen 5 to address.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU overclocked to 5.9GHz with all threads enabled

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU overclocked to 5.9GHz with all threads enabled It turns out that with the right cooling AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs can be overclocked very well indeed.Although 4GHz tends to be the rough barrier for air cooled Ryzen CPUs, one overclocker has given a Ryzen 5 1600X processor a bath in liquid nitrogen and with that cryogenic fluid in place, he was able to clock it as high as 5.

Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea

Flashing your RX 480 GPU to an RX 580 BIOS is a really bad idea According to Overclock3D, some users are flashing their older RX 480s with an updated RX 580 BIOS and discovering that this can work as well.There are two major problems with flashing an RX 480 to behave like an RX 580.

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected Meanwhile, Intel will reportedly launch its Coffee Lake refresh in August of this year rather than waiting until January 2018.The current 6xxx HEDT chips are built on Broadwell and support the older X99 chipset, which first debuted in 2014.