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Intel Core i9-10900K Appears in 3DMark Database With 5.1GHz Boost Clock

Intel Core i9-10900K Appears in 3DMark Database With 5.1GHz Boost Clock

The Intel Core i9-10900K has shown up in 3DMark database results, showing 10 cores, 20 threads, and a maximum turbo clock above 5GHz. The post Intel Core i9-10900K Appears in 3DMark Database With
Intel May Have Pulled PCIe 4.0 Support for Comet Lake

Intel May Have Pulled PCIe 4.0 Support for Comet Lake

Intel is rumored to have considered, but decided against, deploying PCIe 4.0 on its upcoming Comet Lake desktop refresh. As always, take with a grain of salt. The post Intel May Have Pulled PCIe 4.0
One of Intel’s Recent Bug Fixes Carries a Performance Penalty

One of Intel’s Recent Bug Fixes Carries a Performance Penalty

Intel has discovered a separate erratum in its Skylake CPUs that has nothing to do with the Spectre or Meltdown issues we've previously discussed. The post One of Intel’s Recent Bug Fixes Carries a
Rumor: Hyper-Threading Comes to Core i3 With Intel’s 10th Generation Comet Lake

Rumor: Hyper-Threading Comes to Core i3 With Intel’s 10th Generation Comet Lake

A new rumor suggests the Core i3 is picking up Hyper-Threading in Intel's 10th Generation of CPU parts. A Core i3 in 2020 may The post Rumor: Hyper-Threading Comes to Core i3 With Intel’s 10th
Razer’s Upcoming Intel-Powered Blade 13 Will Offer 25W Switchable TDP

Razer’s Upcoming Intel-Powered Blade 13 Will Offer 25W Switchable TDP

Razer's just-announced Razer Blade refresh will pack Ice Lake CPUs and a switchable TDP option to flip between 15W and 25W operating modes. Typically users don't have access to this kind of option.
Intel Core i9-9900KS Ships in Oct., Cascade Lake-X Nearly Doubles Performance Per Dollar

Intel Core i9-9900KS Ships in Oct., Cascade Lake-X Nearly Doubles Performance Per Dollar

Intel's Core i9-9900KS is expected in October, with an all-core boost of 5GHz. Meanwhile, the Cascade Lake refresh for HEDT should substantially improve performance per dollar. The post Intel Core
AMD Sales Are Booming, but High-End Ryzen 3000 CPUs Still in Short Supply

AMD Sales Are Booming, but High-End Ryzen 3000 CPUs Still in Short Supply

AMD's retail market share is going great guns, but the company is still hampered by limited high-end CPU availability. The post AMD Sales Are Booming, but High-End Ryzen 3000 CPUs Still in Short
Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD

Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD

AMD is on the cusp of its second golden age. It's about time. The post Welcome to the Second Golden Age of AMD appeared first on ExtremeTech.
AMD Ryzen 7nm CPUs May Not Hit Maximum Boost Frequency on All Cores

AMD Ryzen 7nm CPUs May Not Hit Maximum Boost Frequency on All Cores

AMD's 7nm Ryzen 3000 CPUs may not be able to hit their boost frequencies on every CPU core. This is a departure from previous clocking methods on CPUs, but does it actually represent a problem? The
New Leak: Intel 10-Core Comet Lake CPUs Will Counterattack Ryzen 3000 Family

New Leak: Intel 10-Core Comet Lake CPUs Will Counterattack Ryzen 3000 Family

Intel could be preparing to launch new CPUs to challenge AMD's recent 7nm Ryzen 3000 family, but will their counter-blow be sufficient? The post New Leak: Intel 10-Core Comet Lake CPUs Will
Rumor: Intel Could Cut CPU Prices Ahead of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Launch

Rumor: Intel Could Cut CPU Prices Ahead of AMD’s Ryzen 3000 Launch

There's a rumor that Intel may be planning some significant price cuts on its CPUs, but they might reflect wishful thinking more than reality. Then again, they might not. The post Rumor: Intel Could
Intel May Tap Samsung for 14nm Manufacturing Support

Intel May Tap Samsung for 14nm Manufacturing Support

Intel may tap Samsung for some work at 14nm, possibly as late as 2021, if recent rumors are true. The post Intel May Tap Samsung for 14nm Manufacturing Support appeared first on ExtremeTech.
How AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Boosts Performance-Per-Watt

How AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Boosts Performance-Per-Watt

At E3 this week, AMD finally unveiled exactly which improvements are baked into its third-generation Ryzen CPU, based on the Zen 2 architecture. The post How AMD’s Zen 2 Architecture Boosts
AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X 7nm Desktop CPU

AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X 7nm Desktop CPU

AMD announced its new 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X at E3 this week. 7nm has been exceedingly good to the company. The post AMD Announces 16-Core Ryzen 9 3950X 7nm Desktop CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel Will Launch 7nm Chips in 2021, Ice Lake Ships in June

Intel Will Launch 7nm Chips in 2021, Ice Lake Ships in June

Intel has announced that it intends to have 7nm in market by 2021 -- and it'll lead on that node with a GPU, not the CPU architectures it has traditionally used. The post Intel Will Launch 7nm Chips
Not All AM4 Motherboards May Support 3rd-Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs

Not All AM4 Motherboards May Support 3rd-Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs

Motherboard manufacturers are starting to publish lists of which motherboards will receive 7nm Ryzen updates and support, and certain low-end products aren't listed. The post Not All AM4 Motherboards
New Intel Desktop Roadmap Leak Still Shows No 10nm CPUs Through 2020

New Intel Desktop Roadmap Leak Still Shows No 10nm CPUs Through 2020

A new roadmap leak shows Intel's client desktop space. We were hoping this information would drop, but the news for 10nm fans isn't great. The post New Intel Desktop Roadmap Leak Still Shows No 10nm
Intel Roadmap Leak: 10nm Ice Lake in Q2, but 14nm Hangs on Through 2021

Intel Roadmap Leak: 10nm Ice Lake in Q2, but 14nm Hangs on Through 2021

A new Intel roadmap leak suggests that 10nm chips could tip up as soon as this quarter, but 14nm will remain Intel's primary process through 2021. The post Intel Roadmap Leak: 10nm Ice Lake in Q2,
Intel puts 8 cores, 16 threads, and a 5GHz turbo option in a laptop processor

Intel puts 8 cores, 16 threads, and a 5GHz turbo option in a laptop processor

Intel announces new 45W mobile parts and a full range of desktop chips.
Intel Unleashes 9th Generation 8-Core Mobile CPUs

Intel Unleashes 9th Generation 8-Core Mobile CPUs

Intel is launching its new 9th generation mobile CPUs today, including new eight-core CPUs clocked up to 5GHz. The post Intel Unleashes 9th Generation 8-Core Mobile CPUs appeared first on