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Intel Core i7-8700K Review: A 6-Core Chip That Punches Far Above Its Weight

Today, Intel is unveiling its new Coffee Lake line of desktop CPU cores and its first mainstream desktop response to AMD’s Ryzen architecture since that platform launched in March. That’s not to say we haven’t seen some significant shifts in ...

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Threadripper Review: AMD’s 16-core 1950X Rips Through Intel’s Core i9

For the past five months, AMD has steadily pushed its new Zen architecture into the enthusiast, mainstream, and budget desktop markets. These new Ryzen CPUs and their server counterparts (sold under the Epyc brand name) have reinvigorated AMD’s CPU sales ...

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ET Deals Memorial Day Roundup: Save on Dell Core i7 Laptops, 1080p Foscam Wireless Cameras, and More

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve gathered up some of the very best discounts online. Whether you’re looking for a new PC, a 4K television, or even a wireless camera, there’s something here for everyone. • $ 50 ...

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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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New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage

Microsoft’s new Surface Studio is an interesting foray into high-end premium hardware, but it’s clearly not intended as a user-expandable system. It’s always interesting to see how companies balance slim, cutting-edge hardware against basic repairability, and Microsoft’s track record in ...

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Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple’s path from licensing standard ARM cores to building its own CPU design was well-documented, starting with the company’s decision to purchase PA Semi in April 2008. Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from ...

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Apple’s Tim Cook declares augmented reality a ‘core technology’ for the company

Over the last few years, Microsoft has staked out an interest and position in augmented reality (AR) as opposed to virtual reality (VR). As the name implies, “augmented” reality is about showing the user additional information or cues over and ...

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New Razer Stealth combines ultrabook portability, Thunderbolt-powered Core external GPU

Share This article For the last few years, peripheral and laptop company Razer has used CES to show off its cutting-edge concepts and designs for the PC gaming and peripheral market. Some of these have proven more popular than others ...

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