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AMD's efficient Ryzen 9 CPUs target Intel's gaming laptop crown

While AMD is winning over the workstation market, Intel still dominates laptop gaming. However, AMD aims to change that in a hurry with the Ryzen 9 4900HS and 4900H Zen 2 mobile processors, launching

AMD CPUs for the past 9 years are vulnerable to data leak attacks

It's not just Intel chips that are vulnerable to hard-to-fix security flaws. Researchers at the Graz University of Technology have detailed a pair of side channel attacks under the "Take A Way" name

An algorithm could make CPUs a cheap way to train AI

AI is the backbone of technologies such as Alexa and Siri -- digital assistants that rely on deep machine learning to do their thing. But for the makers of these products -- and others that rely on AI
AMD Still Dominating Retail CPU Sales, but Coronavirus Could Hammer PCs

AMD Still Dominating Retail CPU Sales, but Coronavirus Could Hammer PCs

AMD continues to rack up retail sales, but the impact of coronavirus is going to dent the entire semiconductor industry, no matter what. The post AMD Still Dominating Retail CPU Sales, but

Apple’s first Mac with a custom chip expected in early 2021

Apple’s first Mac with a custom processor is expected to make its debut in the first half of 2021, according to one reliable analyst. Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities reports it will be a
Intel’s 10th-gen Comet Lake chips could be more expensive than ninth-gen

Intel’s 10th-gen Comet Lake chips could be more expensive than ninth-gen

Would you pay more for the upcoming CPUs? Intel may ask you to with its upcoming processors.
Specs are Android’s biggest advantage over iPhones, but do users care?

Specs are Android’s biggest advantage over iPhones, but do users care?

Buoyed by new chips and amazing cameras, Android phones are about to surge over iPhones in raw performance. But will spec bumps actually change the market?

How To Pick The Right CPU For You

It’s not always easy deciding how to start a PC build, especially when it comes to picking which processor to use. There are so many factors that play into this decision that it can become quite a
AMD Threadripper 3990X is breaking CPU world records just days after release

AMD Threadripper 3990X is breaking CPU world records just days after release

The AMD Threadripper 3990X isn't just a powerhouse on paper. It's breaking all sorts of CPU records already.
AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

Code from the latest version of the MacOS suggests that future desktop machines from Apple may use AMD processors for future Mac computers. This could include MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and iMac Pro,
AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

AMD Mac tipped in code (and Intel should be terrified)

Code from the latest version of the MacOS suggests that future desktop machines from Apple may use AMD processors for future Mac computers. This could include MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and iMac Pro,

Big macOS leak hints at future switch to AMD chips

Could Apple be preparing to make a surprise switch to AMD processors in a future Mac? References to a number of new AMD APUs have been spotted in the latest macOS 10.15.4 beta, which rolled out to

Intel is patching its Zombieload CPU security flaw for the third time

For the third time in less than a year, Intel has disclosed a new set of vulnerabilities related to the speculative functionality of its processors. On Monday, the company said it will issue a
Annual PC Shipments Rise for the First Time Since 2011

Annual PC Shipments Rise for the First Time Since 2011

Credit: Ruben de Rijcke / CC by 3.0 PC shipments have finally risen for the first time in 2011. Whether the increase will keep building throughout 2020 is an entirely different
AMD vs. Intel at CES 2020: Here’s how the chips fell this year

AMD vs. Intel at CES 2020: Here’s how the chips fell this year

Intel didn't show much to exite at CES 2020, while AMD showed its most impressive products to date. With no sign of Intel's next-gen desktop CPUs, Intel has a lot to prove this year.
Here’s why a MacBook Pro with the AMD’s new Ryzen 4 chips would be amazing

Here’s why a MacBook Pro with the AMD’s new Ryzen 4 chips would be amazing

At CES 2020, AMD just showed why it’s finally time for Apple to ditch Intel CPUs and make the switch to AMD.
Everything AMD has announced at CES 2020: Ryzen, Radeon, and more

Everything AMD has announced at CES 2020: Ryzen, Radeon, and more

CES is finally here and AMD had lots to show and tell. Here's everything that the red team announced at CES 2020, including all of its exciting news on the CPU and GPU fronts.