Intel Walks Back Apollo Lake CPU Recall

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, Intel published a PCN (Public Change Notice) on its QDMS website declaring that certain Apollo Lake processors had flaws and would be discontinued. The initial notification the company published was straightforward: An issue had been identified with […]

Upcoming AMD UEFI Update Will Improve Ryzen Boost Clocks

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One ongoing question reviewers have been digging into for the past few weeks is the expected behavior of AMD 7nm Ryzen CPUs at high boost clock versus the actual, measured behavior. AMD promised to update the user community today, […]

Microsoft: Latest Windows 10 1903 Update Can Cause CPU Spikes, Break Desktop Search

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that some Windows 10 users are having problems with Windows 10 1903. The latest cumulative update released for the OS, KB4512941, can cause CPU usage to surge to 30 percent or even as high […]

Intel Core i9-9900KS Ships in Oct., Cascade Lake-X Nearly Doubles Performance Per Dollar

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel made some product announcements at a pre-IFA event in Berlin this week, including news on the Core i9-9900KS that it announced earlier this summer and an upcoming product refresh for its Core X family. Intel has been pushed […]

Intel Is Suddenly Very Concerned With ‘Real-World’ Benchmarking

[ad_1] Since at least Computex, Intel has been raising concerns with reviewers about the types of tests we run, which applications reviewers tend to use, and whether those tests are capturing ‘real-world’ performance. Specifically, Intel feels that far too much emphasis is put on tests like Cinebench, while the applications that people actually use are […]

There Are Rumors Apple Will Soon Resurrect the iPhone SE

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s rumored that Apple could resurrect the iPhone SE in 2020, partly as a competitive measure to take market share from low-end Android device manufacturers. The iPhone SE, which was introduced in 2016 at a base price of $400 […]

AMD Sales Are Booming, but High-End Ryzen 3000 CPUs Still in Short Supply

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. After the Ryzen 3000 family debuted on 7nm, German retailer Mindfactory.de released data from its own CPU sales showing that demand for the smaller CPU manufacturer’s products had skyrocketed. That demand continued straight through August, but product shortages may […]

Survey: Many AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs Don’t Hit Full Boost Clock

[ad_1] Overclocker Der8auer has published the results of a survey of more than 3,000 Ryzen 7nm owners who have purchased AMD’s new CPUs since they went on sale in July. Last month, reports surfaced that the Ryzen 3000 family weren’t hitting their boost clocks as well as some enthusiasts expected. Now, we have some data […]

Microsoft May Finally Launch Dual-Screen Device at Oct. 2 Surface Event

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft is holding its next Surface event in New York City on October 2 and rumors are buzzing that the company could launch its long-rumored, never-shipped dual-screen device, codenamed Centaurus. It would be a significant change of approach if […]

AMD Will Pay $12.1M to Settle Bulldozer CPU False Marketing Claims

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in 2015, AMD was sued by a pair of individuals claiming that the company lied when it sold Bulldozer products to customers. The lawsuit — which I have always believed is without technical merit — essentially conflated being […]