1. AlphaAtlas

    Windows 10 Update Mitigates Spectre Related Performance Slowdown

    A big Linux release over the weekend added the "Retpoline" Spectre mitigation to the Linux kernel, but BleepingComputer reports that Windows got the same treatment. Google shared the Retpoline software mitigation technique last year, shortly after they publicly revealed Spectre and Meltdown...
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    AMD Ryzen 8C/16T Cinebench R15 & Fritz Chess Scores

    Summit Ridge 8C/16T Cinebench R15 MT & Fritz Chess Scores Leaked Comparison #1: Core i7-7700K (Stock) 971* cb Core i7-7700K (OC) 1108* cb Core i7-6900K (Stock) 1565 cb Core i7-6950X (Stock) 1863 cb AMD RYZEN (8/16) 1188 cb...
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    Advantage of Broadwell-E over Haswell-E?

    Hi all, I'm going to put together a new system this summer, and setup my current i7-2600K @4.7GHz as a system for the family/kids. I was awaiting Broadwell-E but I have to say that what I've read so far is somewhat underwhelming. Still, I'm going to move forward and get a X99 system. I never...
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    FS: Intel Broadwell/Skylake CPUs, Motherboards, RAM, BRIX Pro, iPhone 6

    Hi all, Doing some "Spring cleaning" if you will. I ship to continental US only. All prices shipped. CPUs Core i7 5775C. No box, no HSF, just bare chip. $295 Core i5-6600K. No box, no HSF, just bare chip. $215 Core i7-6700K. No box, no HSF, just bare chip. SOLD Core i7-6700 BNIB. $300...