Intel boosts bug bounty efforts
Looks to root out the next Spectre.
Flashes your firmware before installation.
Brings machine smarts to edge devices.
Pushes for a majority board membership.
Is tighter always better? Do you always get what you pay for? We investigate how much difference memory timings can make to a Core 2 Duo platform.
Today, Intel has officially unveiled its eagerly-anticipated Core 2 Duo product line up based on the Conroe processor. We have an in-depth look at the performance of the Core 2 Duo E6400, E6600, E6700 and Core 2 Extreme X6800. Are the processors really as good as the previews said?
We have spent some time with an Intel Conroe system - today we're bringing you some initial benchmarks as a 'performance preview'. Check in for a look at how Conroe performs against Intel's current flagship Pentium Extreme Edition 965 CPU.
Well-known as a gamer's best friend, AMD chips have dominated the enthusiast sector for quite a while now. AMD is now moving the Athlon 64 to a new platform, called AM2, with a new line of chips and a DDR2 memory controller. How do the new chips line up against the old - and against Intel's Core Duo?
What's faster than an AMD Athlon FX-60? Well, an Intel Core Duo overclocked on a fantastic AOpen board based on the 975X chipset. We get to grips with Intel's portable processing powerhouse in a desktop board and contemplate - is this a sign of things to come?
Today, Intel is announcing the final chapter of its NetBurst architecture with the successor to the Pentium XE 955. We run the Pentium Extreme Edition 965 through our battery of benchmarks - read on to see the first benchmark with an Intel beating an Athlon in ages...
This morning, AMD announces its latest FX-series processor: the Athlon 64 FX-60. Unlike previous Athlon 64 FXs, this one is a dual core processor based on the excellent Athlon 64 X2. Read on to find out how it performs...
Intel's new Extreme Edition processor sports two physical cores and Hyper Threading for another two virtual cores. Is the the ultimate processor for the hardcore gamer, or is it more suited to power users? We go in-depth to find out.
Continuing this week's theme, we've had a pair of Intel's processors in the test labs this week: The 3.8GHz Pentium 4 670 and the 2.8GHz dual cored Pentium D 820. Which is best? High clock speed single core with HyperThreading, or the lower clock speed, two cores and no HyperThreading? We have the answers inside...
This morning, AMD announce the fourth generation Athlon 64 FX: the FX-57. The chip is manufactured on a new 90nm process, using the San Diego core - Tim Smalley evaluates what the Athlon 64 FX-57 brings to bleeding edge gaming enthusiasts. Is the latest generation Athlon 64 FX worth buying? Read on to find out...
We look at how far SLI is limited by your CPU speed. We match up a pair of 6800GTs with bleeding-edge, mid-range and low-end processors to see how real-world gaming performance scales.
Today, AMD release third party benchmark scores of its Athlon 64 X2 architecture. With dual core up on us, does it really make a fat lot of difference? We answer this question inside...
We have pictures of AMD's dual core solution up and running!