Tag: Intel

Intel Core i5-8400 Review: 8th-Gen Best Value Chip

Today we’re checking out the most affordable six-core processor ever released, and this time it’s not from AMD. With an MSRP of $182, the Core i5-8400 is even more affordable than the $215 Ryzen 5 1600, though it can’t be overclocked and lacks HyperThreading, so there …

Intel Rebrands Kaby Lake Pentiums to Pentium Gold

Intel has announced plans to rebrand its current generation Pentium processors, and future generations, to ‘Pentium Gold’ chips. The rebranding reflects Intel’s intention to position the latest Pentium CPUs above the previous generation parts. Starting from November 2nd, Intel’s boxed Pentium G4560, G4600, and G4620 processors …

Review | Intel Core i5-8600K LGA 1151 V2 CPU

The Intel Core i5-8600K Gets Benchmarked The Core i5-8600K is one of the many Coffee Lake family CPUs that Intel launched today. It sits flush as an immediate upgrade from the 7600K with 2 extra cores and a higher turbo frequency. Priced at $257, the Core …

Intel Coffee Lake Explored

It’s only been ten months since Intel unleashed its Kaby Lake processors, but the blue team is already back with its next generation. It’s called Intel Coffee Lake, it’s designed to tackle AMD, and it’s going to give your PC a boost to rival the best …

Intel Skylake-X Core i7 7820X CPU Review

Intel’s announcement of the X299 (Basin Falls) High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform initially had a few people shaking their heads, myself included. It all seemed very rushed and many claimed it to be a response to the recent Ryzen/ThreadRipper line from AMD. Whether it was or wasn’t, …

Intel intros self-learning chip codenamed Loihi

Intel has released some news concerning its first neuromorphic computer processor. Still in its test stages the chip, codenamed Loihi, has a design that is said to blend ideas from semiconductor science, physics, and biology. By definition neuromorphic designs mimic neuro-biological architectures. Intel Loihi prototype chip …

Intel WiGig line discontinued

Intel has issued ‘Product Discontinuance’ notices for a range of WiGig technology networking components. As The Register reports, Intel sought to sell WiGig fast wireless networking components for laptops and peripherals, however it never really gained traction. Intel WiGig product orders will no longer be taken …