AMD unveils new details for its next-generation 2017 Zen CPU core

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Now the company has actually demonstrated an 8-core, 16-thread Summit Ridge system — and is showing it outperforming an Intel Broadwell-E processor, at least in certain applications, at the same clock speed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233977-amd-unveils-new-details-for-its-next-generation-2017-zen-cpu-core

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AMD ‘pre-announces’ 7th-generation Bristol Ridge, plans for Computex launch

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AMD is “pre-announcing” both the Bristol Ridge APU and a new Envy x360 system win from HP today. The new APU is a point update for Carrizo with modestly better overall performance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/225983-amd-pre-announces-new-bristol-ridge-plans-for-computex-launch

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Intel’s incredibly fast Thunderbolt 3 switches to USB-C connector

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Thunderbolt or USB 3? Thanks to Intel’s latest Alpine Ridge controller, there won’t be a need to split the difference in the future. Why settle for one when you can have both on a single piece of silicon?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/207211-intels-thunderbolt-3-offers-usb-compatibility-at-full-thunderbolt-speed

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Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 offers USB compatibility — at full Thunderbolt speed

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Thunderbolt or USB 3? Thanks to Intel’s latest Alpine Ridge controller, there won’t be a need to split the difference in the future. Why settle for one when you can have both on a single piece of silicon?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/207211-intels-thunderbolt-3-offers-usb-compatibility-at-full-thunderbolt-speed

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