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    Pentium availability

    I was thinking of buying a temporary mobo/cpu/ram/ssd when support ends for Win7 while I wait for PCIe5 to come out. So, I figured to save money, I could buy a Pentium CPU, 8GB of RAM and 240GB M.2 SSD. But, I checked web sites for the fun of it and saw Pentiums are out of stock in Canada. (I...
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    Intel introduces new Pentium Silver and Celeron processors based on the Gemini Lake architecture

    Introducing the New Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron Processors: Performance and Connectivity at Amazing Value
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    Need Wisdom: Pentium G3260T adequate?

    I'm finally getting ready to set up a very small HTPC to manage my digital library. The system I'll be using has a DisplayPort output capable of 1080P (but not 4K) that will be used to connect to my TV via a DP to HDMI cable. The system will have an internal 1TB HDD and also access media on my...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    Kaby Lake Pentiums and Celerons won't Support Optane Memory

    Tech Report has an article up about an interesting aspect of the Optane launch that everyone seems to have missed last week. We have long heard that in order for Intel's Optane disk caching system to work, you need to be running a Kaby Lake CPU. Well, apparently not all Kaby Lake CPU's...
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    Pentium G4560 Tested - Core i3 Performance For $64

    ComputerBase: Intel Pentium G4560 Tested - Applications Performance (Windows): 15% faster than $90 FX-6300 21% faster than $60 Pentium G4400 (predecessor) 23% faster than $149 A10-7890K - Gaming Performance (1080P): 16% faster than $89 FX-6300 26% faster than $60 Pentium G4400 (predecessor)...
  6. FrgMstr

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review @ [H]

    Kaby Lake 7700K vs Sandy Bridge 2600K IPC Review - There are many HardOCP readers that are still running Sandy Bridge CPUs and have been waiting with anticipation of one day upgrading to a new system. One of the biggest things asked in the last month is just how the 2600K stacks up against the...
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    The new Atom core is surprisingly capable

    Pentium J4205 results provided by AnandTech user Brunnis, comparisons by me. Hope it's useful! Goldmont vs Airmont vs Jaguar/Puma+ vs Core 2 Quad Pentium J4205 - 4C/4T Goldmont @ 1.5GHz (base) / 2.6 GHz (turbo) Pentium N3710 - 4C/4C Airmont @ 1.6 GHz (base) / 2.56 GHz (turbo)* Pentium J2900 -...