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Intel Announced Seven New Core X-Series Processors

Intel also announced seven (i7-9800X, i9-9820X, i9-9900X, i9-9920X, i9-9940X, i9-9960X and i9-9980XE) new Intel Core X-series processors for Intel’s most scalable desktop platform with a variety of core counts and I/O capabilities, as well as details on the Intel Xeon W-3175X processor. Designed with high frequencies and platform features for both lightly threaded and heavily threaded workloads, these processors...

Intel Launches 9th Generation Processors Including Core i9-9900K, Core i7-9700K and Core i5-9600K

Anand Srivatsa, Vice President of Intel, officially announced their all-new 9th generation of core processors in today's live stream. While the Coffee Lake refresh has certainly been no secret, a few facts were confirmed today. The Core i9-9900k will be Intel's first broad volume 5 GHz processor and is their first mainstream 8 core, 16 thread offering. In order...

Intel Core i9-9900K Processor Listed on Amazon and Revealing New Packaging

We all know that Intel is all set to launch its new Core i9-9900K processor this month and it appears a listing has appeared on Amazon for the CPU. A Twitter user @momomo_us posted a screenshot of the packaging this morning and also shared an image claiming that pre-orders begin October 8th, 2018 and reviews will be up when they ship on October...

Intel CFO and Interim CEO Writes an Open Letter about Processor Supply; Investing an Additional $1 Billion

Due to supply issues with Intel processors, compounded with rising prices, many PC manufacturers, retailers, and consumers getting frustrated. To assure everyone Bob Swan, CFO and Interim-CEO of Intel, to write an open-letter, addressed to customers and partners, saying that shortage is due to a combination of massive demand from both its cloud-computing customers, and PC manufacturers hit by...

AMD introduced Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 2800H with Vega Graphics

AMD introduced Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 2800H with Vega Graphics to compete against Intel in laptop territory. AMD just introduced Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 2800H with Vega Graphics to compete against Intel’s Coffee Lake H series chips. These new processors are based on Raven Ridge architecture just like Ryzen 5 2400G made for gaming notebooks. The new...

AMD’s EPYC Rome: 64C/128T Performance Leaks out with a Massive 12,500 plus points in Cinebench R15 multi-thread benchmark

After launching their Zen architect AMD is competing with Intel in every CPU format, but AMD’s next-gen EPYC ‘Rome’ processors will shock Intel’s ground even more in 2019. The current generation EPYC ‘Naples’ has 32C/64T but the upcoming EPYC ‘Rome’ will have massive 64C/128T based 7nm node. Currently, Intel is stuck on 28C/56T and their 10nm node will not...

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G with MSI B350 Gaming Plus and B350 PRO-VDH Review

AMD Ryzen became a huge success for AMD and it has been just a matter of time that AMD will bring Ryzen powered APU with Vega graphics. The Ryzen 3 2200G and the Ryzen 5 2400G launched a few months back but, we decided not to review it right away because we know the drivers will not be up...

AMD Announces “Zen” Based Athlon and 2nd Gen Ryzen PRO Desktop Processors

AMD today announced a reimagined family of AMD Athlon desktop processors with Radeon Vega graphics that have been optimized for everyday PC users: the AMD Athlon 200GE, Athlon 220GE, and Athlon 240GE processor. Combining the high-performance x86 "Zen" core and "Vega"] graphics architectures in a versatile System-on-Chip (SOC) design, the Athlon desktop processors offer responsive and reliable computing for...

AMD Fast-tracks 7nm “Navi” GPU to Late-2018 Alongside “Zen 2” CPU

AMD is unique in the world of computing as the only company with both high-performance CPU and GPU products. For the past several years we have been executing our multi-generational leadership product and architectural roadmap. Just in the last 18 months, we successfully introduced and ramped our strongest set of products in more than a decade and our business...

Intel Announces 8th Gen Core Processors for Ultrabooks and Notebooks

Intel today announced additions to the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family: The U-series (formerly code-named Whiskey Lake) and Y-series (formerly code-named Amber Lake) are optimized for connectivity in thin, light laptops and 2 in 1s for the first time, while also providing ultimate mobile performance and long battery life. "The new 8th Gen Intel Core processors extend once again...

AMD Launches World’s Most Powerful Desktop Processor: 2nd Generation Threadripper

AMD today announced the availability of world's most powerful desktop processor, the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX processor with 32 cores and 64 threads. Designed to power the ultimate computing experiences, 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are built using 12 nm "Zen+" x86 processor architecture and offer the most threads on any desktop processor with the flagship...

AMD Announces 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 2000, up to 32 Cores and 64 Threads

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced immediate worldwide pre-order availability from over 80 global etailers and system integrators for the highly anticipated flagship 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper desktop processor. Breaking the world-record Cinebench R15 multi-threaded CPU test with the highest benchmark scores in the single-socket desktop processor category, the 32-core, 64-thread 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is designed for professional content...

AMD 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 2 Retail Boxes Pictured and Unboxing

AMD is known for some of the most interesting retail packagings. Earlier today the first images of the 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper Retail Box were spotted. The new box features a rounded-rectangular front and rear side. A large acrylic window on the front, with polygonal bellows leading up to an inner case that shows off the processor as the centerpiece. The...

Intel Core i9-9900K 3DMark benchmark spotted and beats Ryzen 7 2700X

The first benchmark numbers of Intel's upcoming Core i9-9900K 8-core/16-thread socket LGA1151 processor from a Thai professional overclocker TUM APISAK. On a 3DMark database submission, we can see the new Core i9-9900K scored 10,719 points in the CPU tests, with an overall score of 9,862 points with a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. According to WCCFTech, the CPU score...

Intel will continue using 14nm Processors till Holiday 2019

While AMD pushing 7nm by 2019, Intel will sell 14nm chips till holiday. Which means Intel's 10-nanometer silicon fabrication process development still lacking. According to source, in the Q&A session of its Q2-2018 Earnings Call, Intel stated that the first products based on its 10 nm process will arrive only by Holiday 2019, making its 9th generation Core "Whiskey...

Intel Announces New Generation Xeon E Processor Family

Intel today announced the release of the new Intel Xeon E-2100 processor. The Intel Xeon E processor, successor to the Intel Xeon E3 processor, is designed for entry-level workstations that provide creators with powerful, single-threaded application performance with a platform optimized for reliability and affordability. "With today's workloads, aging workstations impede productivity, collaboration and creativity. The release of the Intel...

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X and Rzen 5 2500X specifications and benchmark

AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X processors full specifications and benchmark leaked online. Both new chips offer base clock speeds of 3.5 GHz and boost clock speeds of 4.0 GHz with 8MB L3 cache and built on the 12nm manufacturing process. Cores/Threads Base Clock Speed Boost Clock Speed Smart Prefetch  Cache (L2+L3) TDP Ryzen 7 2700X 8/16 3.7GHz 4.3GHz 20 (4+16) 105W Ryzen 7 2700 8/16 3.2GHz 4.1GHz 20 (4+16) 65W Ryzen 5...

AMD’s Ryzen 3 2300X Spotted with Benchmarks

The Ryzen 2000 series still not complete as we are waiting for 2000 series Ryzen 3 CPUs to come out. The first benchmarks of an AMD's Ryzen 3 2300X have surfaced giving us first look on the new quad-core solution that leverages the Zen+ architecture on the 12 nm process, improving performance and power consumption over the original Ryzen 3...

AMD offers to “trade” their Threadripper CPU with Intel’s 8086K sweepstakes contest winners

Back on June 5th at Computex Intel revealed their i7-8086K CPU, a Limited Edition processor to celebrate the 40th birthday of the company's famed 8086, their first x86 processor. During this announcement, Intel confirmed that they would be holding a sweepstakes event, where 8,086 i7-8086K processors would be given to Intel users worldwide. This sweepstake started on June 7th and...

AMD Announces 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper with 32 Cores and 64 threads

AMD at its Computex 2018 presser unveiled the 2nd generation Ryzen Threadripper (HEDT) high-end desktop processors. Just like current Threadrippers, these new processors are also multi-chip modules of four 12 nm 8-core "Pinnacle Ridge" dies, with up to 32 cores, and SMT enabling up to 64 threads. Much like the first-generation Threadripper family, there could be 16-core, 12-core, and...