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Intel Kaby-Lake G processors could incorporate HBM2 memory

Intel Kaby-Lake G processors could incorporate HBM2 memory The new processors are said to use a blend of 14nm and 10nm hardware, alongside HBM2 memory and a discrete graphics chip on a separate die.Purportedly two designs are planned so far: a 65w chip and a 100w alternative.

Ryzen shine: Early review of AMD Ryzen 5 1600 shows good performance

Ryzen shine: Early review of AMD Ryzen 5 1600 shows good performance Typically review sites are sent hardware before an official release, so that those publications can have a review ready for launch day.Skill TridentZ DDR4 memory running at 2,400MHz, and a GTX 1070 graphics card, the results the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 put out were rather impressive.

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads

Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads Several years ago, Google began working on its own custom software for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads, dubbed TensorFlow.Now, Google has released some performance data for their TPU and how it compares to Intel’s Haswell CPUs and Nvidia’s K80 (Kepler-based) data center dual GPU.

AMD's Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market

AMD's Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market We have two of the new parts on-tap today — the Ryzen 5 1500X, with an MSRP of $189, and the Ryzen 5 1600X, with an MSRP of $249.Like Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 is aggressively targeting Intel’s price points and market position.

New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1

New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1 Ars Technica reports that as of now, Microsoft detects Ryzen or Kaby Lake CPUs running Windows 7 or Windows 8.0 in Windows 7, or to build NVMe drivers for that operating system), MS is short-circuiting support altogether.

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs The NBA playoffs have begun, so it's time to prepare for the funniest insults to be hurled at your favorite players.But just before the start of the hunt for the championship, Intel released what might be the best LeBron James jab ever: Crybaby LeBron.

Origin PC's Newest Gaming Laptop Offers Portable Performance for Under $1,000

Origin PC's Newest Gaming Laptop Offers Portable Performance for Under $1,000 The newest version of Origin PC's EON15-S gaming laptop offers up gaming performance in a portable package for under $1,000.If you're one of those folks that prefers their PC games on a laptop instead of a traditional desktop, then the new Origin PC EON15-S might be the perfect marriage of performance and price.

At five pounds, the GTX 1050 Ti gaming laptop is light and powerful

At five pounds, the GTX 1050 Ti gaming laptop is light and powerful Packing an Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti graphics chip alongside Intel core processor technology and up to 6TB of storage, it should be quite a versatile machine.The Origin PC EON15-S will start at $1,000 with a base configuration that includes an Intel Core i3-7100H from the seventh generation of Intel CPUs.

It's the end of an era as Intel cancels its Intel Developer Forum, effective immediately

It's the end of an era as Intel cancels its Intel Developer Forum, effective immediately Twenty years ago, Intel began holding an event it referred to as the Intel Developer Forum.Thank you for nearly 20 great years with the Intel Developer Forum!

‘Leaked’ Intel slide backs rumors of chipset support for Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 Gen2

‘Leaked’ Intel slide backs rumors of chipset support for Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 Gen2 In November of 2016, unnamed sources stemming from motherboard makers and component suppliers claimed that Intel planned to inject USB 3.Now a supposed “leaked” slide created by Intel backs those claims, showing what the chipset will support later this year.

Intel may accelerate its CPU timeline in response to Ryzen, report says

Intel may accelerate its CPU timeline in response to Ryzen, report says Since its launch in February, Ryzen has proven to be a major boon for AMD, prompting speculation that the company is in the midst of a major comeback.That seems to have triggered a response from its biggest rival, as Intel is apparently making preparations to accelerate its release schedule.

Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen

Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake and Ryzen It should be hard for Microsoft to make any more mistakes with its Windows 10 push, but it keeps finding new ways.After nagging everyone incessantly about upgrading, updating computers without asking, and making Windows 10 patches mandatory, Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.

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.

Intel's About To Shakeup Computing - Again

Intel's About To Shakeup Computing - Again A chip that’s many, many times faster than any SSD.For some time now, computers have basically had main types of storage: volatile (short-term) and non-volatile (long-term).

Intel's Optane Memory Makes Cheap Hard Drives as Fast as Expensive SSDs

Intel's Optane Memory Makes Cheap Hard Drives as Fast as Expensive SSDs Yet once I’d activated the 32GB Optane memory chip, those processes took 11 seconds and seven seconds respectively.When opening Mass Effect Andromeda the Optane memory enabled storage drives were both twice as fast as the drives without Optane memory.

Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception After years of teasing and a major enterprise launch, Intel’s Optane memory is finally available for PCs and enthusiast systems.This isn’t a new feature from Intel; SRT has been supported on small SSD cache drives for at least five years, and Intel’s Optane drives appear to offer commensurate benefits to an SSD cache drive when used in an equivalent configuration.

Close to the Metal Ep. 40: The Optane Difference

Close to the Metal Ep. 40: The Optane Difference After a seriously long build-up, the first Intel Optane powered storage devices are making their way into consumers’ hands.The first iteration is Intel Optane Memory, available in 16 or 32 gigabyte capacities, which act as a cache drive, accelerating even the slowest SATA HDDs into a new world of speed and low latency.

MSI bundles Intel Optane modules with its Opt Boost motherboards

MSI bundles Intel Optane modules with its Opt Boost motherboards It is an effective way to add speed while saving some money, and motherboard maker MSI is offering new motherboard bundles that throw in the 16GB Optane module for free.Obviously, the motherboard bundles include MSI’s most recent options that provide the required Intel Z270 and B250 chipset support along with the M.

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver

AMD Updates Ryzen's Windows Power Plan, Boosts Performance With New Chipset Driver Now, the company has released a new chipset driver that will add and automatically activate a power profile that gives Ryzen more control over its own power states.The problem initially occurred because of a mismatch in how AMD’s SenseMI technology operates compared with Windows’ native power management.

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors Marketing materials need to be updated, and additional explanations prepared for when the new naming system and new products both go live.As for the naming scheme itself, Intel appears to be jettisoning all reference to model types in favor of precious metals — Xeon Gold and Xeon Platinum.