Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ Security Flaw  [LINK]
Intel is facing multiple lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre, but it's not clear that consumers have been harmed in this scenario -- at least, not in a legally actionable way. The post Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ ... [Read More]
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Apple May Reduce iPhone SoC Performance as Battery Degrades  [LINK]
Apple may be throttling the performance of at least the iPhone 6s as the battery degrades. This is separate from the company's advertised Low Power Mode, and is done based on battery health, not charge. The post Apple May Reduce iPhone SoC Performanc... [Read More]
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What’s the Best Processor for PC Gaming?  [LINK]
What's the best overall gaming CPU you can buy today? We investigate. The post What’s the Best Processor for PC Gaming? appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Leaked Details Reveal Intel’s Upcoming 8th Generation Coffee Lake Chips  [LINK]
Intel's upcoming plans for its 8th generation CPU family have allegedly leaked. If you've wanted a wider set of CPU options to choose from, you'll be delighted. The post Leaked Details Reveal Intel’s Upcoming 8th Generation Coffee Lake Chips ap... [Read More]
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Move Over Graphene: IBM Expects Copper Interconnects to Hold the CMOS Line  [LINK]
It was initially believed graphene could revolutionize semiconductor and interconnect design, but IBM doesn't hold out much hope that it'll happen. Instead, the firm believes copper will remain critical to manufacturing going forward. The post Move ... [Read More]
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Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips  [LINK]
AMD and Intel agree to team up, build Intel CPUs with AMD integrated graphics on-board. The post Intel Teams Up With AMD to Build Radeon Graphics on Core Chips appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Broadcom Bombshell: Company in Reported Talks to Buy Qualcomm  [LINK]
Broadcom is reportedly exploring a deal to buy Qualcomm with an estimated offer of $70 per share. Whether the deal will pass muster with regulators is another question altogether. The post Broadcom Bombshell: Company in Reported Talks to Buy Qualcom... [Read More]
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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support  [LINK]
Windows 10's Fall Creators Update is now available, with a range of improvements and additional features. The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Launches With Mixed Reality Support appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Intel Core i5 vs. Core i7: Which Processor Should You Buy?  [LINK]
Whether you're building your next PC or shopping for a new computer online, one of the questions that comes up from time to time is whether the Intel Core i5 or Core i7 is a better bargain. Here's what you need to know. The post Intel Core i5 vs. Cor... [Read More]
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‘Pushing Daisies’: A Tenth Anniversary Post-Mortem  [LINK]
By Valerie Ettenhofer Bryan Fuller’s show about death was memorably full of life. Ten years ago this week, Bryan Fuller took a look at the television landscape around him–one end populated with the antiheroes of The Shield, Mad Men, and 2... [Read More]
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Nvidia’s CEO Declares Moore’s Law Dead  [LINK]
Nvidia's CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, believes the traditional version of Moore's Law is dead, replaced by a GPU trend he calls Hyper-Moore's Law. He's got a point. The post Nvidia’s CEO Declares Moore’s Law Dead appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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Intel Core i9-7980XE Review: Reclaiming the Desktop Performance Crown  [LINK]
Intel's Core i9-7980XE launches today, just six weeks after AMD's own Threadripper 1950X. AMD has what it takes to go toe-to-toe with Intel here, but the 7980XE is the overall performance champion. Price, however, is another story... The post Intel C... [Read More]
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Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh Offers Up to 6 Cores, Goes On Sale Oct. 5  [LINK]
Intel's new 8th generation CPUs will arrive next week, with higher core counts--and higher prices. The post Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh Offers Up to 6 Cores, Goes On Sale Oct. 5 appeared first on ExtremeTech.... [Read More]
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