1. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Previews Processors and Graphics Software at GDC 2019

    At their GDC 2019 conference, Intel confirmed that they'll launch 9th generation mobile processors in the 2nd quarter of 2019. While 9th generation H-series and Y-series "Ice Lake" parts recently showed up on the EEC website, Intel told PC World that these parts are based on 14nm Coffee Lake...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Comet Lake Processors Could Pack 10 Cores

    A recently updated file in coreboot's Github repository seemingly corroborates previous rumors that claim Intel's upcoming Comet Lake processors could pack up to 10 cores. The "report_platform.c" file contains references to various Comet Lake CPU + Graphics core configurations, including a...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Fujitsu Document Leaks More 9th Gen Intel CPUs

    A motherboard and processor compatibility document straight from Fujitsu's website has reportedly unveiled several previously unannounced 9th Generation Intel Core processors. The document was quickly taken down, but according to the screenshots other media outlets managed to capture, many CPUs...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    New Speculative Execution Bug Allegedly Affects Intel CPUs

    Back in 2018, when the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were first publicized, many security experts feared that they opened a figurative Pandora's box. Those two exploits are part of a wider class of potential speculative execution flaws, and this week, those fears were realized, as...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Zilog Z8000 Architect Passes Away

    Dr. Bernard Peuto, the mind behind Zilog's Z8000 and Z8 processors, passed away this month, and the Electronic Engineering Journal just posted a writeup on his history with Zilog. Just before the wild success Zilog Z80, the company hired Dr. Pueto as their twelfth employee in early 1976. With...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Specialized Processors are Seemingly Overtaking General Purpose Chips

    The "CPU" has been the heart of the modern computer for decades. As chip design costs. and speeds, have increased, the tech industry has typically defaulted to dumping more resources into flexible, integrated general purpose processors rather than spending millions on specialized chips for...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Der8auer Delids a W-3175x

    Prolific overclocker der8auer got his hands on an Intel W-3175x before yesterday's official launch, and delidded it for the world to see. The YouTuber mentions that he didn't even know the platform's price tag at the time, but was fairly certain it was the most expensive CPU he ever delidded. He...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Launches the 28 Core W-3175X

    Today, Intel launched the 28-core W-3175X workstation processor. As we previously reported, this monster CPU is based on the same die that Intel's $10k+ Xeon Platinum 8180 CPUs use, but trades multi-socket support and other enterprise-focused features for an unlocked multiplier, higher...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Core i9-9900KF Listed at U.S. Retailers

    Twitter user and dataminer momomo_us just spotted an Intel Core i9-9900KF listed at B&H Photo and Video, and a quick search on Google shows that NextWarehouse and NeutronUSA have the processor up for sale too. Unfortunately, B&H has the i9-9900KF priced at $582.50, which is significantly higher...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    AMD Previews 7nm Ryzen CPUs at CES

    At their 2019 CES keynote, AMD's CEO Lisa Su revealed a new generation of Ryzen processors built on TSMC's 7nm process. First, AMD demo'd an "early version" of the upcoming processor on Forza 4, and AMD claims it consistently ran the game at over 100 FPS. Then, they pitted the 8 core, 16 thread...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Promises to Increase Transparency in the Future

    In an interview with CRN, Todd Garrigues, director of partner sales programs at Intel, claims that the company will work on increased transparency and more effective communication in the future. He said that Intel got "some critical feedback" from partners following the recent CPU shortage, and...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Announces Sunny Core CPU Architecture, 3D Stacking and More

    Intel made a flurry of new announcements at their recent "Architecture Day" event. Among other things, they revealed an "industry first" 3D chip stacking technology called Foveros, the Sunny Cove CPU architecture, and Gen11 integrated graphics. Check out our coverage of the event here.
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Reveals Exynos 9820

    Samsung just unveiled their newest processor: the Exynos 9 series 9820. The new design uses a 2+2+4 CPU setup, with 2 "4th generation custom CPUs," 2 Cortex A75s, and 4 Cortex A55s. Samsung claims the new "tri-cluster" system will boost multi-core performance by 15 percent, while the new big...
  14. DooKey

    Intel CEO Says Company is Going to Take More Risks

    An internal company email sent out to Intel employees tells them the company is going to start taking more risks in the future. However, it specifically mentions AI, autonomous driving, and connected devices and doesn't really mention the desktop cpu market. Only time will tell if the new...
  15. FrgMstr

    The Top 5 Best CPUs of All Time

    The Top 5 Best CPUs of All Time This week we give you a look at what we think are the "best" CPUs off all time. Surely this is a highly subjective look back at all the CPUs we have been exposed to over the years, and you will very likely have some of your suggestions as well.
  16. L

    32 bit processor vs 64 bit processor

    hi Friends, you know,i read a lot of articles about this subject and i watched a lot of videos about them but i still confused because every one of them focus just about ram support (32 bit processor support up to 4 ram but 64 bit more than 4 gb) and this sentence like a dime a dozen in every...