Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND

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Intel is prepping a new line of 3D TLC and QLC NAND drives. TLC 3D NAND isn’t new, but we didn’t expect to see quad-level-cell NAND quite so quickly.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/262115-intel-leak-confirms-upcoming-ssds-will-use-ultra-dense-qlc-3d-nand?source=Computing

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Researchers Found Another Major Security Flaw in Intel CPUs

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Security researchers have found another flaw in Intel CPUs — this time related to Intel Active Management Technology. Once again, this flaw can be leveraged to take complete control of a system, regardless of any security measures the user might employ.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/262031-researchers-found-another-major-security-flaw-intel-cpus?source=Computing

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Rivet Launches Blazing Fast, Intel-Based Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Chip, New Xbox Router

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Rivet Networks has launched a new Wi-Fi chip based on an Intel solution, as well as a new, Xbox One-optimized router debuting this spring.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/261767-rivet-launches-blazing-fast-intel-based-killer-wireless-ac-1550?source=computing

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Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Computer

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Intel has announced a new milestone in quantum computing, with 49 qubits now available. That’s a huge step forward for the company compared with the 17-qubit system it showed just months ago.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261734-intel-unveils-new-quantum-computer-declares-quantum-breakthrough?source=Computing

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Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ Security Flaw

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Intel is facing multiple lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre, but it’s not clear that consumers have been harmed in this scenario — at least, not in a legally actionable way.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261574-class-action-lawsuits-intel-ceo-meltdown-flaw?source=Computing

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Early Data Shows Linux Update to Fix Intel Security Flaw Hits Performance Hard

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Early Linux data suggests Intel CPUs take a fairly heavy hit in some tests when the new page table isolation fix is enabled. Database benchmarks and possibly cloud server performance could drop significantly, however.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261420-early-data-shows-linux-update-fix-intel-security-flaw-hits-performance-hard?source=Computing

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Massive Intel CPU Bug Leaves Kernel Vulnerable, Slows Performance: Report

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There’s allegedly a major CPU bug in all Intel x86 and x86-64 CPUs, and fixing it could hammer CPU performance going forward. Patches for Linux and Windows are already in the works.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261364-massive-intel-cpu-bug-leaves-kernel-vulnerable-reduce-performance?source=Computing

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New Details on Intel’s Goldmont Plus, the CPU Architecture Inside Gemini Lake

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Intel has updated its programming guidelines and released new details on its Goldmont Plus architecture in the process.

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AMD Will Build Epyc Servers for Baidu, China’s Largest Search Engine

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Intel has signed a deal with another major hyperscale data center. Baidu may not be a familiar name in the US, but it’s the largest search engine by far in China.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260675-amd-wins-major-contract-provide-epyc-servers-chinas-largest-search-engine-baidu?source=Computing

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Intel Reportedly Cutting ‘Intel Inside’ Spending, Could Drive Higher PC Prices

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A new report suggests Intel will sharply reduce its advertising cost-matching as it pivots to new markets like the Internet of Things, data centers, and cloud services.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/260366-intel-reportedly-cutting-intel-inside-spending-40-60-drive-higher-pc-prices?source=Computing

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Intel Patches Major Flaws in the Intel Management Engine

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Intel has released a new set of updates for the Intel Management Engine. There are multiple significant security vulnerabilities in the engine that this should address, once OEMs make fixes available.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259426-intel-patches-major-flaws-intel-management-engine?source=Computing

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Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane

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Samsung is firing back at Intel with a potent new SSD, but will it stand toe-to-toe with Intel’s newer 3D XPoint technology?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259295-samsungs-z-ssd-uses-new-nand-design-threatens-intels-optane?source=Computing

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Intel Will Bring Additional Facilities Online to Improve Coffee Lake Shipments

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Intel is bringing new facilities online to improve Coffee Lake CPU production and bring prices down. While it’s nothing compared with GPUs, the 8th Gen chips are a bit overheated.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259272-intel-will-bring-additional-facilities-online-improve-coffee-lake-shipments?source=Computing

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Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

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Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259155-micron-launches-new-nand-based-dimms-intel-announces-optane-dimms?source=Computing

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Early Qualcomm Server CPU Benchmarks Could Mean Big Trouble for Intel

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Qualcomm’s new Centriq servers are proving to be powerful solutions. Intel ought to be looking over its shoulder, at least a little.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259036-early-qualcomm-server-cpu-benchmarks-mean-big-trouble-intel?source=Computing

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Intel Kills Knights Hill, Will Launch Xeon Phi Architecture for Exascale Computing

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Intel has canceled its upcoming 10nm Knights Hill Xeon Phi solution without announcing a replacement.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258977-intel-kills-knights-hill-will-launch-new-xeon-phi-architecture-exascale-computing?source=Computing

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Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips

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AMD and Intel agree to team up, build Intel CPUs with AMD integrated graphics on-board.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/258501-intel-teams-amd-build-amd-graphics-intel-core-chips?source=Computing

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Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs

Intel is bringing its AVX-512 instruction set to desktop CPUs with its upcoming Cannon Lake CPUs, but AVX-512 is a good deal more complex than previous SIMD sets, and its capabilities are distributed across a wider range of products.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257730-intel-may-deploy-avx-512-upcoming-10nm-cannon-lake-cpus?source=Computing

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

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Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257586-microsoft-introduces-new-surface-book-2-gtx-1050-1060-options?source=Computing

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Intel Will No Longer Provide Per-Core Turbo Frequencies, Making Motherboard Tuning Impossible

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Intel has announced it’ll no longer disclose specific core boost frequencies beyond its maximum single-threaded and base clock speeds. Here’s why that’s problematic.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257044-intel-will-no-longer-provide-per-core-turbo-frequencies-making-motherboard-tuning-impossible?source=Computing

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