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This Intel video series is a great way to learn how CPUs work
This Intel video series is a great way to learn how CPUs work
Ever wonder exactly what your CPU is doing? Or what the first computer bug was? Give it a watch.
Intel's DG2 gaming GPUs could actually stand a chance against Nvidia and AMD
Intel's DG2 gaming GPUs could actually stand a chance against Nvidia and AMD
Intel may be in with an outside chance of competing with some of the best graphics cards around.
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel Xe DG2 could rival Nvidia’s RTX 3070 and AMD’s RX 6800
Intel's gaming-focused Xe DG2 GPU is expected to release next year, and could bring some more variety to our currently two-branded best graphics card guide, if its performance is up to scratch. The card is expected to come with up to 512 execution units at a rumoured cost somewhere between $400 and $600, and this top-end model looks like it has the capability to trounce high-end cards like Nvidia's RTX 3070 and AMD's RX 6800 if a new video from Moore’s law is dead is anything to go by.
Intel Core i7-11700K gaming performance review — Making a case for existing
Intel Core i7-11700K gaming performance review — Making a case for existing
Intel’s back with its 11th generation of desktop CPUs, codenamed Rocket Lake.
Another super fast 7GB/s PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is here, this time from Teamgroup
Another super fast 7GB/s PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD is here, this time from Teamgroup
With Intel's 11th generation Rocket Lake processors finally joining AMD in supporting PCIe 4.0, we’re now seeing faster NVMe SSDs coming out of the woodwork.
DDR4 RAM hits 7156MHz in new record, but you won’t hit those speeds until DDR5
DDR4 RAM hits 7156MHz in new record, but you won’t hit those speeds until DDR5
The arrival of DDR5 RAM may be nearby with Intel's Alder Lake and AMD's Zen 4 just around the corner, but the fourth generation still has a lot to give.
Intel's AI-powered Bleep tech lets you choose exactly how much online hate speech you hear
Intel's AI-powered Bleep tech lets you choose exactly how much online hate speech you hear
Last month, Intel demoed a beta version of Bleep, its in-development AI technology that will "detect and redact audio based on user preferences".
Stellaris 3.0 ‘Dick’ patch notes – planets rework, intel and many, many bug fixes
Stellaris 3.0 ‘Dick’ patch notes – planets rework, intel and many, many bug fixes
We’re a week out from the release of Stellaris’ Star Wars expansion, Nemesis, and the development team has just released the patch notes for both the DLC pack and the free update that will launch alongside it - 3.0 ‘Dick’. It’s worth reading the patch notes in full, especially as it sets out clearly what you’ll need to pay for in the expansion, versus what you get for free.
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
The AMD Zen 4 iGPU rumours could really hit Intel where it hurts
Unless Alder Lake can get Intel back on track, AMD's Ryzen 7000 chips could be another nail in its coffin.
Intel, A 'White Nationalism' Slider Ain't It
Intel, A 'White Nationalism' Slider Ain't It
Intel gave a presentation at GDC a few weeks back, but I’m guessing nobody actually watched it because it took until this week for anyone to notice this absolutely absurd pitch from the company, which wants to use AI to monitor and censor “hate speech” in your online voice chat, and let users toggle just how much hate… Read more...
Intel Alder Lake CPUs: What are they, when will they launch, and how fast will they be?
Intel Alder Lake CPUs: What are they, when will they launch, and how fast will they be?
The next-gen Alder Lake processors will heat up the AMD vs.
DF Direct Weekly: Is Intel's Rocket Lake really that bad?
DF Direct Weekly: Is Intel's Rocket Lake really that bad?
Yes, it's a public holiday, but Digital Foundry Direct Weekly continues nonetheless! In this 91 minute episode, myself, John Linneman and Alex Battaglia tackle a number of topics, kicking off with the controversy surrounding Intel's Rocket Lake.
Intel accused of wiretapping in class action lawsuit
Intel accused of wiretapping in class action lawsuit
Potential session monitoring scripts in use on the Intel site could spell privacy issues for innocent browsers.
Intel Core i9 11900K reviews roundup – what do the critics think?
Intel Core i9 11900K reviews roundup – what do the critics think?
Intel's 11th generation Rocket Lake-S gaming CPUs are now out in the wild, but how does the last of its 14nm chips fare against the previous generation? This time around, Intel has backported the 10nm arrangement we previously saw on Ice Lake mobile processors, which means it's taken the core design of its smaller fabrication and stuffed it into the larger process. The flagship i9 11900K carries a swollen $539 MSRP compared to the previous generation's $488.
Intel Core i5 11600K review
Intel Core i5 11600K review
A chip that tickles our price/performance sensibilities and delivers a genuine alternative to AMD's Zen 3 dominance.
DDR5 RAM production ramps up ahead of Intel Alder Lake and AMD Zen 4
DDR5 RAM production ramps up ahead of Intel Alder Lake and AMD Zen 4
According to a report from Videocardz, it looks like manufacturing of DDR5 is now in full swing, with Jiahe Jinwei, China’s fourth-largest memory maker, confirming the arrival of Micron's new modules at its factory.
Intel will launch its anti-toxicity voice chat AI in beta later this year
Intel will launch its anti-toxicity voice chat AI in beta later this year
A new software from Intel aims to filter out harmful language before it reaches your ears.
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
Intel's Core i5-11600K strikes back at AMD's Ryzen 5 5600X
After their 10th Gen Comet Lake CPUs got well and truly whomped by AMD's Ryzen 5000 series at the end of last year, Intel have come back fighting with the launch of their 11th Gen Rocket Lake CPUs.
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
Intel's Core i9-11900K might be down to 8 cores, but its gaming performance is still just as quick
When AMD launched their Ryzen 5000 series last year, it quickly became apparent that throwing more cores and threads at a game didn't necessarily result in significantly faster frame rates.
Intel Core i9 11900K and Core i5 11600K review: calm before the storm
Intel Core i9 11900K and Core i5 11600K review: calm before the storm
It's finally here - Intel's 11th-generation of desktop CPUs.
Intel Core i9 11900K review
Intel Core i9 11900K review
The flagship Rocket Lake CPU is a lacklustre last hurrah for Intel's 14nm processors.
Intel i9 11900K overclock pushes 11th gen Rocket Lake past 7GHz
Intel i9 11900K overclock pushes 11th gen Rocket Lake past 7GHz
Intel's 11th gen Rocket Lake-S processors are due to release on March 30, but we're already seeing a seriously impressive overclock using the Intel Core i9 11900K.
Intel 13th gen CPUs are codenamed Raptor Lake, should follow Alder Lake in 2022
Intel 13th gen CPUs are codenamed Raptor Lake, should follow Alder Lake in 2022
Although we've still got two generations of CPUs to look forward to – with one arriving tomorrow – Intel's 13th generation CPUs are expected to land on shelves in 2022 under the codename of Raptor Lake, following the real-world lake theme of previous generations. We can now be near-certain that this is the official name for the 13th generation chips, with Twitter leaker Momomo_us showing the name appearing in a search on Intel's site.
Intel accidentally confirms a bunch of different GPU specs for its new gaming Xe HPG cards
Intel accidentally confirms a bunch of different GPU specs for its new gaming Xe HPG cards
A quick search on Intel.com has unearthed a host of DG2 details to pick through.
Apple’s M1 CPU edges near Intel i9 11900K in CPU benchmark scores
Apple’s M1 CPU edges near Intel i9 11900K in CPU benchmark scores
Apple is in the stages of switching all of its iMac and MacBook lineup from Intel's x86 CPUs to its own developed-in-house ARM chips, aiming to be a serious contender when it comes to performance.
DDR5 RAM module from Samsung has mammoth 512GB capacity
DDR5 RAM module from Samsung has mammoth 512GB capacity
DDR5 RAM will start appearing in more and more of the best gaming PC builds once AMD's Zen 4 and Intel's Alder Lake CPUs come to market later this year and into 2022.
Samsung stacks 512GB onto a single stick of DDR5 RAM. This isn't an SSD guys
Samsung stacks 512GB onto a single stick of DDR5 RAM. This isn't an SSD guys
Intel's Alder Lake will be the first consumer CPU to support the new memory standard.
Intel's 3D chip tech is 'perfect' so it doesn't have to follow AMD's chiplet design
Intel's 3D chip tech is 'perfect' so it doesn't have to follow AMD's chiplet design
The big two chipmakers have different ideas on how to replace the monolithic design of yore.
Think your PC's custom cooling loop is sweet? Intel's Cryoprober gets down near -459°F
Intel plays catch-up with AMD, aiming to launch 7nm Meteor Lake CPUs in 2023
Intel plays catch-up with AMD, aiming to launch 7nm Meteor Lake CPUs in 2023
It looks as though Intel's finally cracked the 7nm process for its future desktop CPUs, confirming the release schedule for its Meteor Lake chips at its Intel Unleashed livestream yesterday.
Intel announces new 'leadership client CPU' being built by TSMC
Intel announces new 'leadership client CPU' being built by TSMC
It's not just going to be AMD building CPUs with TSMC in 2023 it seems.
New Intel CEO reaffirms fixed 7nm EUV process and talks Meteor Lake CPUs
New Intel CEO reaffirms fixed 7nm EUV process and talks Meteor Lake CPUs
Intel held a press event today to pat its partners on the back and discuss a variety of topics relevant to its business model and products along the way.
Intel's creating its own contract foundry business to rival TSMC and help solve the chip supply crisis
Intel's creating its own contract foundry business to rival TSMC and help solve the chip supply crisis
Pat Gelsinger announces sweeping changes to put Intel at the centre of silicon manufacturing.
Meteor Lake, Intel's first 7nm CPU, to tape in before July this year and release in 2023
Meteor Lake, Intel's first 7nm CPU, to tape in before July this year and release in 2023
At the Intel Unleashed: Engineering the Future livestream Intel has taken the wraps off its 3D version of Alder Lake.
Don't overlook Comet Lake when you can snag a 10-core Intel CPU for just $360
Don't overlook Comet Lake when you can snag a 10-core Intel CPU for just $360
The bang-for-buck proposition tips in Intel's favor with this 10-core/20-thread CPU deal.
Intel Alder Lake CPUs could double multi-threaded performance over 11th gen
Intel Alder Lake CPUs could double multi-threaded performance over 11th gen
Intel's Alder Lake CPUs are set to arrive later this year and could offer much larger gains than its upcoming 11th gen chips, if a report from Videocardz is anything to go by.
Save up to 38% on Intel’s 10th gen CPUs today
Save up to 38% on Intel’s 10th gen CPUs today
With Intel's 11th gen processors coming later this month, we're seeing some heavy discounts on its previous generation CPUs, which are still brilliant options when choosing the best CPU for gaming - particularly with their current savings.
New Intel Xe graphics card teased with hidden messages, may be revealed March 23
New Intel Xe graphics card teased with hidden messages, may be revealed March 23
With Intel Engineering the Future on March 23, there is speculation that the new Xe HPG gaming cards could be announced then.
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
Intel’s Xe HPG gaming GPU could be revealed this month
We're eagerly awaiting more information from Intel on the release of its new gaming-focussed graphics cards, which could break the Nvidia and AMD duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for gaming.
Uh Oh, It's Gamer Time: Save $250 on This Zephyrus M15 Laptop
Uh Oh, It's Gamer Time: Save $250 on This Zephyrus M15 Laptop
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Asus TUF Gaming Dash 15 review
Asus TUF Gaming Dash 15 review
The gaming-focused vanguard of Intel's new Tiger Lake gaming laptop chips is here.
We might finally get to see Intel’s long-awaited gaming GPU this month
We might finally get to see Intel’s long-awaited gaming GPU this month
In a surprise announcement, Intel put out a media alert today about an upcoming online event regarding the company’s future.
Intel's Core i7-10700KF CPU is $48 off right now
Intel's Core i7-10700KF CPU is $48 off right now
One of Intel's best gaming CPUs is at its lowest price yet.
Intel goes off on Apple: 'no-one really games on a Mac'
Intel goes off on Apple: 'no-one really games on a Mac'
The 'I'm a Mac' guy has had a big change of heart.
Micron follows Intel's lead and plans to sell off 3D XPoint fab
Micron follows Intel's lead and plans to sell off 3D XPoint fab
Another nail in the coffin for consumer Optane drives.
WD’s PCIe 4.0 SSD is up to 37% cheaper
WD’s PCIe 4.0 SSD is up to 37% cheaper
The latest, fourth-generation of super-fast NVMe SSDs are only getting more popular as Intel's 11th gen CPUs add support for the standard later this month, so now would be a good time to grab one.
Intel Rocket Lake's high pricing feels like a missed opportunity
Intel Rocket Lake's high pricing feels like a missed opportunity
High-end Rocket Lake processor pricing blasts past last-gen Comet Lake, offering fewer cores for the privilege.
Nvidia RTX 3050 and Intel Tiger Lake details leak on Geekbench
Nvidia RTX 3050 and Intel Tiger Lake details leak on Geekbench
Another day, another leak for Nvidia's entry-level Ampere GPU.
Intel reveals full lineup of 11th-gen desktop processors
Intel reveals full lineup of 11th-gen desktop processors
Intel unveiled its full range of 11th-generation desktop processors today, codenamed Rocket Lake S, which are due to debut on March 30th, 2021.
How to get Intel in Fortnite for the Season 5 Week 15 Battle Pass challenge
How to get Intel in Fortnite for the Season 5 Week 15 Battle Pass challenge
We’re now in Week 15 of Season 5 and you know what that means.
This RTX 2070 Super gaming laptop has dropped to $1,300 for today only
This RTX 2070 Super gaming laptop has dropped to $1,300 for today only
It normally goes for around $1,630, and also has an Intel Core i7 CPU and a 300Hz screen.
MSI to add Resizable BAR support to Intel Coffee Lake motherboards
MSI to add Resizable BAR support to Intel Coffee Lake motherboards
It may not be much, but it's still potentially a speed bump for free.
Boutique builder didn’t sell a single AMD PC in 2016, now they’re outselling Intel
Boutique builder didn’t sell a single AMD PC in 2016, now they’re outselling Intel
Puget Systems has provided some interesting sales data.
Intel CPU roadmap shoots for the moon with Lunar Lake drivers hitting Linux years ahead of launch
Intel CPU roadmap shoots for the moon with Lunar Lake drivers hitting Linux years ahead of launch
At least we know the names of Intel's upcoming chips, if not much else.
New Intel Alder Lake leak promises 24-thread gaming laptop chips
New Intel Alder Lake leak promises 24-thread gaming laptop chips
Intel first hybrid chips look to come in many, many guises.
The Best Home Security Cameras, According To Our Readers
The Best Home Security Cameras, According To Our Readers
Cameras aren’t just useful for finding intruders; they can help us keep an eye on the kids during work or make sure your dog isn’t getting into trouble behind your back.
Intel will no longer cover you if you break your overclocked CPU
Intel will no longer cover you if you break your overclocked CPU
If you enjoy overclocking the best gaming CPU, you’ll no longer be able to rely on Intel’s ‘Performance Tuning Protection Plan’ if things go wrong, as the company is discontinuing the program.
I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy And The Liar returns to PS VR
I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy And The Liar returns to PS VR
Greetings, Agents! Adam Kuta, Community Marketing Specialist at Schell Games, reporting in with brand new intel direct from HQ.
Intel's new mainstream SSDs got a much needed price cut after just two days
Intel's new mainstream SSDs got a much needed price cut after just two days
It didn't take long for Intel's 670p SSD with QLC memory to come down in price.
Intel told to pay $2.18bn in court because patent law is super weird
Intel told to pay $2.18bn in court because patent law is super weird
That's a historic amount of cash for a patent trial.
Intel joins the budget NVMe SSD game
Intel joins the budget NVMe SSD game
When picking up the best SSD for gaming, some of the budget options are getting seriously impressive nowadays - as we found in our WD Blue SN550 review.
Intel ends overclocking warranty plan we all forgot it offered
Intel ends overclocking warranty plan we all forgot it offered
Intel kills Performance Tuning Protection Plan due to slipping uptake.
German retailer Mindfactory sold all of its Intel 11700K chips before the release date
German retailer Mindfactory sold all of its Intel 11700K chips before the release date
While the full Intel 11th generation desktop CPU lineup isn’t much of a secret these days thanks to benchmarks, pricing leaks, and Intel financial documents that mention a Q1 2021 release, it’s still not an “official” thing.
Intel to bundle Hitman 3 with its Rocket Lake CPUs
Intel to bundle Hitman 3 with its Rocket Lake CPUs
A decent game bundle and strong availability could be the key to a successful launch for Intel Rocket Lake.
New Intel listings suggest devs and manufacturers are testing Xe gaming GPUs
New Intel listings suggest devs and manufacturers are testing Xe gaming GPUs
Intel is prepping the wider GPU ecosystem for its DG2 gaming cards, expected later this year.
Intel’s i7 11700K sold to consumers a month before release
Intel’s i7 11700K sold to consumers a month before release
Intel's 11th gen CPUs are slated for a late March release, with an unveiling of the Rocket Lake-S lineup expected earlier in the month.
Intel Rocket Lake CPU prices listed by US retailer, Core i9-11900K costs $599
Intel Rocket Lake CPU prices listed by US retailer, Core i9-11900K costs $599
With the expected release just about a month away, it seems as though one US-based retailer has gone ahead and started listed prices for the upcoming Intel Rocket Lake CPU lineup.
Intel Xe DG2 gaming GPUs might have double the VRAM of Nvidia’s RTX 3070
Intel Xe DG2 gaming GPUs might have double the VRAM of Nvidia’s RTX 3070
We know very little about the upcoming Intel Xe DG2 GPUs aside from the possibility of them being based on either TSMC's 7nm or 6nm process.
You can build a 10-core gaming PC today with this $500 CPU and motherboard combo
You can build a 10-core gaming PC today with this $500 CPU and motherboard combo
Save $123 on this Intel Core i9 10850K and Asus Prime Z490-A bundle.
One German retailer already has the Intel Rocket Lake i7 up for sale
One German retailer already has the Intel Rocket Lake i7 up for sale
That's at least a month before the chip ios due to go on sale.
Intel gaming GPU rumours suggest six Xe cards coming in 2021
Intel gaming GPU rumours suggest six Xe cards coming in 2021
Twitter's suggesting six different graphics cards in the Xe DG2 lineup, and the specs at least look right.
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Intel claims your PCIe 4.0 SSD will run faster on Rocket Lake than an AMD system
Rocket Lake will make PCIe Gen 4 SSDs fly faster than Ryzen, Intel says.
Intel Rocket Lake Core i9 11900K gets a funky new box
Intel Rocket Lake Core i9 11900K gets a funky new box
You probably can't get many of these on a palette either, but hey, let's get ready to launch Rocket Lake.
Rocket Lake is coming, but this Core i7 10700K for just $259 is a stellar deal
DDR5 is really happening this year as another memory maker eyes up Intel Alder Lake
DDR5 is really happening this year as another memory maker eyes up Intel Alder Lake
Mass production of these kits in capacities up to 128GB will begin later this year.
Intel’s i5 11400 might have a better single-core performance than the i9 10900K
Intel’s i5 11400 might have a better single-core performance than the i9 10900K
With Intel's 11th gen CPUs just around the corner, Geekbench is filling up with benchmarks, showing us what we can expect from the upcoming lineup.
The 10 Best Deals of February 19, 2021
The 10 Best Deals of February 19, 2021
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Black History Month - Inspiration and advice for future technologists
Black History Month - Inspiration and advice for future technologists
Intel veterans give insight into their lives in tech.
Incoming Intel: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season Two releases on February 25
Incoming Intel: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season Two releases on February 25
Season Two of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone live on February 25 on PlayStation, and with it comes a whole lot of new content.
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
Those little Intel Alder Lake cores could be what gives it the edge over AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X
With Skylake-level performance, Alder Lake's little cores could be the unsung heroes of the innovative new architecture.
New Intel CEO says its 'best days are in front of us' as it aims for CPU dominance
New Intel CEO says its 'best days are in front of us' as it aims for CPU dominance
Gelsinger says he's a geek at heart, and that should help Intel win.
Even if Intel launches a Core i9 10900KS tomorrow, you should wait for Rocket Lake
Even if Intel launches a Core i9 10900KS tomorrow, you should wait for Rocket Lake
A special edition Core i9 10900KS feels like an unnecessary addition with Rocket Lake right around the corner.
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
Leaked Core i7 11700K results show AMD Ryzen is still the CPU to beat in 2021
But it's still "the most powerful Intel processor in gaming" so far, as well as one of the most power hungry.
Intel is back to bashing Apple with aggressive anti-MacBook ads
Intel is back to bashing Apple with aggressive anti-MacBook ads
Looks like Intel's not dealing with the break-up well.
AMD, Nvidia, and Intel urge Biden to salvage the US chip industry
AMD, Nvidia, and Intel urge Biden to salvage the US chip industry
"The costs of inaction are high," says the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Is $350 too much for an Intel CPU cooler? The answer is probably yes
Is $350 too much for an Intel CPU cooler? The answer is probably yes
Intel's sub-zero CPU Cryo Cooler gets an eye-watering price
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel’s high-end gaming graphics card spotted running 3DMark
Intel plans to release its gaming-focused XE DG2 graphics card sometime this year or in 2022, potentially disrupting Nvidia and AMD's duopoly when it comes to choosing the best graphics card for your PC.
Bring a liquid cooling chill to your AMD or Intel CPU for just $65
Bring a liquid cooling chill to your AMD or Intel CPU for just $65
Save $15 on Cooler Master's revised ML240L V2 RGB liquid cooler.
Even Intel's biggest critics are now on board with its new CEO
Even Intel's biggest critics are now on board with its new CEO
Previously critical of the company's 'brain drain', billionaire investor Dan Loeb is back on board.
Early benchmarks of Intel’s 12th gen CPUs are promising
Early benchmarks of Intel’s 12th gen CPUs are promising
Intel's 11th gen Rocket Lake processors are rumoured to release next month, but its 12th gen Alder Lake chips are not too far away either with an expected release by the end of 2021.
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
Intel is already benchmarking its high-end gaming GPU in 3DMark
The Xe-HPG chip has been shown running in an unreleased Mesh Shader feature test, no less.
Best gaming motherboard – the top motherboard for games in 2021
Best gaming motherboard – the top motherboard for games in 2021
Looking for the best gaming motherboard for your rig? With the recent arrival of the AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and Intel Core 9000 series CPUs, there are lots of new motherboards on the market and you may not know what you're looking for anymore.
Get an Intel Core i7-10700F processor for $270 today
Get an Intel Core i7-10700F processor for $270 today
That's $15 off the usual price, and $40 off MSRP.
Intel’s 11th gen CPUs might not be as backwards compatible as we thought
Intel’s 11th gen CPUs might not be as backwards compatible as we thought
Ahead of Intel's puported 11th generation CPU launch next month, it looks like 98ºc load temperatures aren't the only thing to make you raise an eyebrow.
PCIe 5.0 SSDs are on the horizon just as Intel shifts to PCIe 4.0 support
PCIe 5.0 SSDs are on the horizon just as Intel shifts to PCIe 4.0 support
If you're looking for the best SSD for gaming right now, then a PCIe 4.0 NVMe drive is your best bet, with speeds of up to 7000MB/s.