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Overclocker Claims Intel X299 VRM Temps are a ‘Disaster’ With Skylake-X

One of the major features Intel has claimed with for its new X-Series of CPUs (both the Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X) is that they’re all unlocked, with higher TDP ratings and a top-end platform to pair with the chips, dubbed X299. However, ...

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Itanium’s Last Hurrah: Intel Releases the Itanium 9700 Series as the CPU Finally, Officially Dies

Today, Intel released its last updates to the Itanium family, the Itanium 9700 series. These new cores, codenamed Kittson, will be the last Itanium processors Intel manufacturers. Kittson is the first update to Poulson, which debuted a new Itanium architecture ...

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Intel Responds to Core i7-7700K Overheating Issue, Cluelessly Suggests We Stop Overclocking

People who buy the latest and greatest high-end Intel CPUs fit into a particular niche — they expect high performance. Some owners of Intel Core i7-7700 and i7-7700K chips have been complaining for months about mysterious temperature spikes, and now ...

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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. The purpose of the conference was to showcase the future of the computer industry from Intel’s perspective, with information on topics ranging from future ...

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

Last month, we covered news that Microsoft had introduced a KB update that would break Windows Update when running on Kaby Lake or Ryzen hardware from AMD. What was less clear is when the company would actually switch that capability ...

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Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

Last year, Intel and Micron announced that they’d developed a new memory standard. This new memory, 3D XPoint (pronounced “crosspoint”) is a non-volatile memory that Intel is advertising as the first major memory breakthrough in 25 years. Early speculation was ...

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Report claims Intel, AMD discussing GPU patent licensing

Share This article Over the last few quarters, AMD has made it clear that it’s looking for new sources of revenue, including potential licensing deals and IP arrangements. Now Bloomberg is reporting that Intel is one potential company interested in ...

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AMD launches XConnect, partners with Intel, Razer to drive desktop gaming on laptops

Share This article When it comes to gaming, laptop owners have always been stuck between a rock and a hard place. Thin and light systems often portability and convenience, but limited gaming performance. Larger, desktop-replacement systems offer more than enough ...

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Intel claims its integrated GPUs now equal discrete cards

Share This article For more than a decade, the phrase “Intel integrated GPU” was synonymous with “terrible graphics solution.” The first Intel motherboard with integrated graphics, the i810, had terrible performance, even in 2D desktop work. The 2D graphics performance ...

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Intel reportedly prepping 10-core Broadwell-E processors with 25MB L3 cache

Share This article In August 2014, Intel released the first Haswell-E processor, the Core i7-5960X. Unlike its predecessors, the Core i7-5960X jumped to eight cores and 16 threads — but the lower clock speeds that this required paradoxically made the ...

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