Tag: processor

Introducing the 8th Generation Core Processor

Overclockers UK is proud to announce Intel’s new 8th Generation Processors, known as “Coffee Lake”. With improved performance all-round, Coffee Lake is the perfect companion for both consumer and professional needs, delivering new and exciting features, and improved efficiency. The 8th Generation Intel Core Processors redefine …

Raw image processor RawTherapee 5.3 released (How-to install)

RawTherapee, an open-source cross-platform raw image processing program, reached the 5.3 release a few days ago with new features, performance improvements and numerous bug-fixes. RawTherapee 5.3 release highlights: CIECAM02 enhanced with control over the scene and viewing conditions. CIECAM02-friendly “Average Surround” color theme and L* middle …

Review: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X (14nm Zen)

Introducing Zen March 2, 2017, is an important day for the PC industry. It marks the re-emergence of AMD as a manufacturer of high-performance CPUs. This renaissance is down to a processor that you have heard much about during febrile rumours and activity in the preceding …

Samsung launches 10nm FinFET Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor

Samsung has launched its new Exynos 9 Series 8895 processor. This is the first SoC to take advantage of Samsung’s “industry leading” 10nm FinFET process technology, with improved 3D transistor structure. According to the firm’s own tests the process shrink yields a performance uplift of 27 …

AMD R7 1700 processor could be priced at just $320

Intel has just teased its next-gen Core i3/i5/i7-8000 series processors, and we know that AMD will release its new Ryzen CPUs led by the R7 1800X in just a few weeks time. Now we’re seeing some preliminary pricing on the higher-end Ryzen CPUs, with pricing leaked …

Intel Kaby Lake: Core i3 7350K review

We’ve been waiting for one of these for a long time. We know that Intel’s Core i3 technology is good for gaming – up until recently, the Haswell-based Core i3 4130 has been at the heart of our budget PC build – but what if we …

Intel’s tiny credit card sized PC rocks a Kaby Lake CPU

CES 2017 – We’ve seen some amazing things at CES so far, including NVIDIA’s amazing new 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync monitors, Zotac’s tiny-yet-mighty NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mini video card, AvaDirect’s beastly custom desktop rig, and Razer’s new Project Valerie laptop with triple 4K G-Sync monitors, …

Intel vs AMD: which chipmaker does processors better?

Building, or even just buying, a PC isn't an effortless task. With an ostensibly endless list of components to consider, actually getting and using that hardy rig for the first time may seem like a pipe dream. That doesn’t have to be the case, however. Ultimately, …