AMD announces Ryzen 5 hex-core, quad-core line-up
Takes aim at Intel's Core-i5 family.
Takes aim at Intel's Core-i5 family.
Quad-core owners, your time has come.
The final AMD CPU to wear the Phenom badge is put through our benchmarks.
A fully-fledged Sandy Bridge CPU for under £100.
Nvidia gives birth to a mobile monster.
Nvidia has confirmed its plans to launch a quad-core Tegra 3 chip, expected to début at MWC.
We see if AMD's fastest, most overclockable CPU can topple Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 ranges.
The i7-950 has crashed in price over the last month. Is this enough to make the i7-930 obsolete?
Intel finally gets around to updating the brilliant i5-750. Let's hope that hasn't broken it.
Has AMD's tinkering allowed it to catch up some ground with Intel?
Can four cores running at a mighty 3.1GHz make up for a lack of L3 cache in this budget chip?
Rumour has it that the littlest x86 licensee, Via, will be producing a quad-core chip in 2011.
We test a ton of the latest games to see just how many cores your CPU really needs.
We uncover the motherboard magic that lets you get an extra core for free with some AMD CPUs.
EA has released a new beta patch for The Saboteur which should make the game work on ATI cards.
In a race dubbed 'the core wars', manufactures are stuffing more and more cores into CPUs. While more can only be a good thing, there's little point if the software they are running can't use them. Microsoft shares with us a possible piece of the puzzle to making full use of multi-core CPUs.
COMPUTEX 09: Intel demonstrated what we believe is the world's first Nehalem-based laptop this morning.
Team Finland - with a little help from AMD - has snatched the 3DMark 05 crown with a liquid helium cooling system helping a Phenom II to hit 6.5GHz.
Intel has quietly introduced three new processors to its lineup that are designed to target different segments of the market.
Chip manufacturer Intel is advising developers to concentrate on coding for scalability, believing the future of computing lies in hundreds and thousands of processing cores.
COMPUTEX 2008: Intel and Nvidia are still sitting in a tree in their war of facts and friction. Intel says video encoding is better on the CPU.
Kobalt Computers dropped in to show us two of its notebooks the other day: one is airbrushed, while the other is ludicrously high-end.
Intel's first 45nm desktop CPU from the Penryn family launches in the middle of next month. Today, we have a look at the new Core 2 Extreme QX9650 with side-by-side performance comparisons against a range of dual and quad-core CPUs in an x86-64 environment.
Intel kicked off IDF Taiwan with a bang by introducing a new mobile quad-core CPU and two new mobile computing cooling technologies.
IDF FALL 07: During Otellini's keynote, three world records were broken with an overclocked Yorkfield processor live on stage and another four were broken before the keynote.
Intel has refreshed its quad-core processors that are aimed at a multi-processor server environment with support for up to 32 processors or 128 cores.
Scan has said that it will soon sell guaranteed G0 stepping Core 2 Quad Q6600s due to popular request in the bit-tech forums.
AMD has been on the rampage at Analyst's Day... next on the list was showing off Phenom humming along at 3.0GHz. It's not broken!
Are you looking forward to the new Intel price cuts happening on the 22nd? Yeah, we thought so - but don't look for more from AMD just yet.
Yesterday Intel released five new Core 2 processors with 1333MHz front side bus speeds. We compare the new flagship QX6850 quad-core chip, along with the E6850 and E6750, to ten other processors to find out which CPU represents the best buy at the moment.
Chip-maker AMD will be cutting over 400 jobs in the near future after dismal Q1 earnings.
IDF SPRING 2007: Intel showed off its 45nm upgrade to the Core Architecture, Penryn, in Beijing today. We have initial benchmark results -- click for details.
Think your uber gaming rig is the only thing powered by Core 2? Intel is teaming up with Stanford University to power car AI with it!
Intel has unveiled its second quad-core processor for desktop PCs this morning. The Core 2 Quad Q6600 has a 266MHz lower clock speed than the QX6700, which translates into lower power consumption.
Critics of quad-core and multi-core have been out in force this week. Is this new hardware overkill - too much, too soon? Wil Harris doesn't think so, and explains why the move to multi-core is crucial for the future of the industry.
Gigabyte has announced quad-core support for its entire line of P965/G965 motherboards, including the incredible GA-965P-DQ6 we reviewed last week.
IDF FALL 06: We have the details on the power usage, socket compatibility, performance bottlenecks and processor architecture.
IDF FALL 06: Gesher, Nehalem, Woodcrest, Woodcrest, Santa Rosa, 65nm, 45nm, 32nm... the list goes on.
IDF FALL 06: Kentsfield gets a name, and we get a demo of the stunning new game from Remedy. Quad core goodness!
Internet Reports™ suggest that the quad-core uber-chip will be available in November. Yum.
IDF SPRING 06: Multiple cores are the order of the the day here at IDF. We've been treated to a demo of new software running on some funky new hardware, including top MMO Guild Wars and the new version of Microsoft Office.