Intel

While the retail shelf life of Intel’s unusual Kaby Lake-G processor has pretty much passed at this point, it looks like it has become the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to confusion about how support for the combined Intel/AMD chip will work. First spotted by Tom’s Hardware, AMD’s latest driver Radeon driver installer doesn’t include support for the chip’s AMD “Vega M” GPU, and as a result there are currently no up-to-date drivers available for the platform. And while Tom’s Hardware did get a cryptic-but-promising response from AMD about future driver support, for the moment it’s not clear what’s going to happen or how long-term driver support for the processor will work. A one-off collaboration between Intel and AMD, Intel’s Kaby Lake-G...

GIGABYTE Announces Z490 Aorus Ultra G2 Motherboard, with G2 Esports Tie-In

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Collaborations between hardware vendors and Esports teams isn't a new thing, but it is becoming an apparent and common trend within the industry. GIGABYTE and G2 Esports has announced...

7 by Gavin Bonshor 3 days ago

The Biostar Racing Z490GTN Review: $200 for Comet Lake mini-ITX

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Small form factor boards are always a key talking point for any desktop market. The usual breakdown on Mini-ITX sales for any given generation is usually around 10%, and...

32 by Dr. Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor 3 days ago

MSI MPG Z490 Carbon EK X: LGA1200 Motherboard with an EKWB Monoblock

白色妖精泷泽萝拉In one of the coolest collaborations of the year so far, MSI and EK Water Blocks have come together to create a new Z490 motherboard, the MSI MPG Z490...

16 by Gavin Bonshor 5 days ago

Intel to Discontinue Core i9-9900K Special Dodecahedron Packaging

One of the interesting elements of this profession is dealing with how the processor companies have changed their attitudes towards marketing their products over the past couple of decades...

39 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/30/2020

Biostar's Two New H410 Motherboards: H410MHG and H410MH

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Not only did Intel unveil its Z490 motherboard chipset for Intel's 10th generation desktop processors, but it also announced its more budget-friendly chipsets. Biostar has announced two new micro-ATX...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/29/2020

Samsung Unveils Intel-based Galaxy Book S: Intel’s Lakefield Inbound

Samsung this morning is taking the wraps off of the long-awaited Intel (x86) version of the company’s popular ultraportable, always-connected laptop, the Galaxy Book S. First teased by Samsung...

48 by Ryan Smith on 5/29/2020

Best CPUs for Gaming: May/June 2020

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Sometimes choosing a CPU is hard. So we've got you covered. In our CPU Guides, we give you our pick of some of the best processors available, supplying data...

63 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/29/2020

The ASRock Z490 Taichi Motherboard Review: Punching LGA1200 Into Life

白色妖精泷泽萝拉In our first Intel Z490 motherboard review, the ASRock Z490 Taichi takes center stage. With its recognizable Taichi clockwork inspired design, a 12+2 power delivery, three PCIe 3.0 x4...

59 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/27/2020

Intel Acquires Rivet Networks: Killer Networking is all in for Team Blue

News hot off the wire is that Rivet Networks, the company behind the Killer range of accelerated networking products and analysis tools, is being acquired by Intel. The two...

66 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/20/2020

The Intel Comet Lake Core i9-10900K, i7-10700K, i5-10600K CPU Review: Skylake We Go Again

The first thing that comes to mind with Intel’s newest line of 10th Generation desktop processors is one of ‘14nm Skylake, again?’. It is hard not to ignore the...

211 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/20/2020

Huawei Matebook X Pro and Matebook 13 2020 Models Available For Pre-Order

Back in February this year, we published an announcement that Huawei was planning on refreshing its Matebook X Pro for 2020. Following on from this, Huawei has announced that...

39 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/18/2020

New Q470E and H420E Embedded Motherboards From ASRock

Off the back of Intel's announcement of its 10th generation Comet Lake vPro processors for the 400-series chipset, ASRock Industrial has announced some details about its incoming product stack...

14 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/14/2020

ASRock Rack Announces W480D4U, Micro-ATX for Intel Xeon W-1200

With Intel recently announcing its Xeon-W1200 series product stack for W480, ASRock's server arm, ASRock Rack, has lifted the lid on one its micro-ATX model based on the W480...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/14/2020

Intel Announces Xeon W-1200 Series: Comet Lake for Workstations, W480

Aside from Comet Lake vPro being announced today, Intel is also lifting the lid on a new series of processors: W-1200. This line of parts are analogous to Intel’s...

27 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/13/2020

Intel Announces 10th Gen Comet Lake vPro: All 400-Series Chipsets Supported

With every launch of desktop processors, Intel typically follows it up with a series of vPro enabled parts in order for the company to provide solutions through its partners...

13 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/13/2020

Intel Initiates EOL for the VCA2: Three Xeons on a PCIe Card

One of Intel’s more interesting products over the recent years was its range of Visual Compute Accelerator cards, designed to help cloud streaming and encoding/decoding of HD and UHD...

4 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/12/2020

MSI Unveils MEG Z490 Unify Series: Unassuming Style

白色妖精泷泽萝拉With the release of Intel's 10th generation desktop processors (Comet Lake-S) looming ever closer, MSI has announced a pair of new Z490 models, the MSI MEG Z490 Unify and...

28 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/11/2020

Intel Z490 Motherboards Available For Pre-Order: From $150 to $1299

In preparation for the launch of Intel's Z490 chipset and Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake desktop processors, Z490 motherboards are now available to pre-order from various retailers. For entry-level...

31 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/6/2020

MAINGEAR Pro WS: Pre-Configured Systems for Creatives, Up to 64 cores and 72 TB Storage

白色妖精泷泽萝拉System integrators are there to offer users who don’t want to build their own system a way of getting a machine they can use for work or play. One...

4 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 5/6/2020

Log in

Don't have an account? Sign up now