Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop

Apple’s A11 Bionic SoC packs a punch compared with previous iterations of the core — enough that it’s starting to muscle in on Intel’s Core family, at least in some tests.

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Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5

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New benchmark results for the Core i7-8700K have leaked, suggesting Intel gets some significant uplift from its higher core counts.

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Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake

Rumors suggest Intel will introduce Coffee Lake at price points and core counts that align it much more effectively against AMD’s Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 families.

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Intel’s ‘New’ 8th Generation Processors are Built on Kaby Lake, Add Additional Cores

Intel’s 8th generation Core family launches today, and unlike previous generations, it shakes up Intel’s product positioning significantly.

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

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AMD’s Threadripper 1950X takes on Intel’s Core i9-7900X in a four-digit grudge match at the top of the market. After a decade away, AMD has a lot to prove when it comes to this space.

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Rumor: Intel’s Coffee Lake Could Shake Up Core i3 Family

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Intel’s Coffee Lake is already expected to bump up core counts for the Core i7 and i5 families, but there are rumors the Core i3 will also get a boost.

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Intel Announces 18-Core i9 CPU Specs Ahead of AMD Theadripper Launch

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Intel is adding core counts to its Core i9 lineup in a major way, with 12-core chips shipping in a few weeks and 18-core variants arriving by the end of next month.

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Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD’s budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It’s an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253213-ryzen-rest-us-amd-launches-new-ryzen-3-takes-intels-core-i3-family?source=Computing

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Intel Launches Core i9 X-Series CPUs, 10-Core Available Now, 18 in October

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Intel’s new Core i9 CPU family and its X-Series of processors are both available for preorder today, with shipments expected on June 26.

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Intel Announces New Core X-Series, Including 18-Core i9 CPU

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At Computex in Taipei, Intel has unveiled the updated Core X-Series with a flagship Core i9 CPU. The top-of-the-line Core i9 has an incredible 18 physical cores with Hyper-Threading for a total of 36 threads.

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Intel Responds to Core i7-7700K Overheating Issue, Cluelessly Suggests We Stop Overclocking

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Some owners of Intel Core i7-7700 and 7700K chips have been complaining for months about mysterious temperature spikes, and now Intel has responded. However, that response was little more than canned PR nonsense, which has served only to further enrage affected users.

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Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core

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Microsoft’s embedded Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 IoT Core, is being updated to support Cortana with full voice functionality as well.

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Microsoft launches less expensive flagship Surface Book without an Nvidia GPU

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Microsoft has trimmed the price on its highest-end Surface Book flagships by ditching the discrete GPU, but its Core i5 hardware is now the same price whether you buy a GPU or not.

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Intel may cut prices in response to AMD’s Ryzen 1700, 1700X, and 1800X launch

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Intel may be mulling price cuts to position its Core i5 and i7 processors more aggressively against AMD’s Ryzen. The cuts would reposition multiple SKUs, but how much impact would it have on this competitive match-up?

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Report: Intel’s 8th gen chips will still use 14nm, will arrive earlier than expected

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Intel may be pulling its 8th-gen Core processors in and launching them in the back half of 2017 — but early evidence suggests this could be a split-node generation, with 14nm and 10nm products sharing the same brand name.

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Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but x86 swap still unlikely

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Apple may be working on a new low-power chip to offload standby mode to an ARM core instead of an Intel one. Is this a sign that the company is prepping a wholesale shift away from x86? We discuss the likelihood and the difficulty of such a move.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243827-apple-may-integrate-new-custom-arm-cores-future-macs-x86-swap-still-unlikely?source=Computing

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Intel rolls out the rest of the Kaby Lake CPU family

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Intel didn’t just unveil the Core i7-7700K Tuesday– it also launched a completely new lineup of chips for desktop and mobile. We breakdown the SKUs, discuss the improvements, and wonder where Intel goes from here.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242015-intel-rolls-rest-kaby-lake-family?source=Computing

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New leaked benchmarks show AMD’s Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel’s Core i7

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AMD’s Ryzen / Zen core is looking good in leaked benchmarks. For the first time in five years, an AMD-built CPU looks to be capable of competing against its Intel counterpart, even if Chipzilla maintains an overall advantage.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241688-new-leaked-benchmarks-show-amds-ryzen-going-toe-toe-intels-core-i7?source=Computing

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Imagination’s I6500 CPU adds heterogeneous compute, multi-clustering, will power self-driving cars

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Imagination Technologies announced a new MIPS core this week, and the chip has already stacked up a significant design win in the self-driving car market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237527-imaginations-i6500-cpu-adds-heterogeneous-compute-multi-clustering-will-power-self-driving-cars?source=Computing

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The iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion: quad-core, high-efficiency, and a more powerful GPU

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Apple’s new A10 Fusion core is a significant step forward for the company on several fronts. It’s Apple’s first stab at a big.Little concept, with dedicated cores for high performance and high efficiency sharing space on a single SoC.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/235140-apples-new-a10-fusion-quad-core-high-efficiency-and-a-more-powerful-gpu

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