New 8th-Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon targets creative professionals

LAS VEGAS - Intel Corp. has pulled back the curtains on details around its new line of 8th-generation Intel Core H-series CPU, answering questions about why it's featuring a Radeon chipset for the

Published on: January 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Best Ultrabooks 2014: Dell XPS 13

Along with the MacBook Air, the Dell XPS 13 is the only other consumer model in this list. However, Dell does offer it with Windows 8.1 Professional factory installed, and is marketing it

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

AMD moves into embedded computing market with Hierofalcon and Bald Eagle

AMD Inc., the semiconductor maker based out of the U.S., today announced its game plan for the embedded computing market, bringing out both ARM and x86 processors geared towards engineers. Also called Advanced

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Candice So

AMD readies tablet chip, alters design methodology

Advanced Micro Devices will take a fundamentally different approach to designing chips as it tries to move away from playing second fiddle to Intel.The company will blur the lines between CPUs and graphics

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Agam Shah

AMD ships 16-core Opteron server CPUs

After a brief delay and more than a year of chatter, Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced the availability of its first 16-core Opteron server chips, which pack the largest number of cores

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Agam Shah

Ferrari F1 team races with AMD Fusion tech

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc., recently released the A-series of the company's APUs (accelerated processing unit), processors.The A-series is aimed at the market of rival Intel's Core i3 to Core i7 market.However, the

Published on: June 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to overclock your CPU, GPU and RAM

You want the best performance possible from your computer, but you can't afford any hardware upgrades. No problem--we'll show you how to safely overclock your existing desktop computer’s CPU, GPU, and RAM and

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Alex Wawro

Forget quad-core CPUs – Intel predicts 1,000 cores possible

An experimental Intel chip shows the feasibility of building processors with 1,000 cores, an Intel researcher has asserted. The architecture for the Intel 48-core Single Chip Cloud Computer (SCC) processor is "arbitrarily scalable,"

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Joab Jackson

New MacBook Air is worth the upgrade

After all the hype about the new MacBook Air releases last week, all the oohing and aahing over the engineering that slipped a significant amount of power and capability into such a tiny

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Paul Venezia

Three ways to max out your laptop battery

I never give the battery in my laptop much thought. I charge it when I need to and forget about it.That changed a couple of weeks ago when I couldn't get to the

Published on: August 30th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Lenovo ThinkPad W510 a desktop replacement for graphics pros

Sometimes size does matter. You'd never describe Lenovo's Thinkpad W510 as "thin and light." It's a bulky, heavy beast--a laptop with a 15.6-inch, LED backlit display that weighs as much as some 17-inch

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Loyd Case

Look at these things when buying a desktop PC

Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want --a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack--you need to know what components to look for. The

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nate Ralph

Build your own Windows 7 power PC from scratch without breaking the bank

Microsoft is set to release its newest operating system, Windows 7, on October 22. "Oh no," you might be groaning, "not another Windows upgrade!" Those of us who have been through one or

Published on: August 7th, 2009 Frank J. Ohlhorst

Don’t pinch pennies when buying company PCs, says Intel executive

Organizations actually shorten the useful life of their technology assets by buying laptops and PCs with inferior computing capacity, according to an executive from PC chip maker Intel Corp.Such a cost-cutting approach could

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Nestor Arellano