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Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015

This computer chip from IBM is almost like a rodent's brain

This computer chip from IBM is almost like a rodent's brain

The latest chip from IBM is called TrueNorth, and it's likely the closest chip in the world to a human brain. Click the link to learn more.

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

Qualcomm hopes its Snapdragon 820 will turn things around

Qualcomm hopes its Snapdragon 820 will turn things around

There's no hiding the fact that Qualcomm took a hit early this year, when Samsung dropped Qualcomm processors and chose to use their own Exynos chips instead. With the Snapdragon 820, Qualcomm hopes to get back into the game.

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015

Qualcomm lifts the veil on the new Snapdragon 212, 412, and 616 processors

Qualcomm lifts the veil on the new Snapdragon 212, 412, and 616 processors

Qualcomm has officially announced a number of new Snapdragon processors. They're called the Snapdragon 212, 412, and the 616 and they're here to make entry-level devices even more powerful.

Friday, 7 Aug 2015

Intel announces Core i5-6600K and Core i7-6700K Skylake processors

Intel announces Core i5-6600K and Core i7-6700K Skylake processors

The processors that are powering your PC just got a whole lot more powerful, as Intel has recently announced the availability of the Intel Core i5-6600K and i7-6700K processors – both belonging to the Intel Skylake Core processor series.

Thursday, 6 Aug 2015

Rumor: Xiaomi to develop own processors for release in early 2016

Rumor: Xiaomi to develop own processors for release in early 2016

Rumor has it that Xiaomi will be developing its own processors that are set to be released in early 2016. Find out how and why after the jump!

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Noctua coolers owners eligible for free Skylake LGA115X mounting hardware

Noctua coolers owners eligible for free Skylake LGA115X mounting hardware

Noctua is allowing owners of their older CPU coolers to request for a free NM-i115X mounting kit on its website in order for it to be used with Intel's upcoming Skylake processors and Z170 motherboards.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

AMD unveils additional details about its upcoming monster APU

AMD unveils additional details about its upcoming monster APU

AMD has officially revealed details about its upcoming APU for HPC, and judging from the specs, it’s going to be a monster.

Friday, 31 Jul 2015

Order to build world's first exascale supercomputer issued by Obama

Order to build world's first exascale supercomputer issued by Obama

Over in the US, President Obama has just signed an executive order for the creation of a National Strategic Computer Initiative (NSCI). This is in hopes of putting his country ahead in the global supercomputing race. More details after the jump.

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

AMD talks Windows 10 and DirectX 12

AMD talks Windows 10 and DirectX 12

Windows 10 is coming, and AMD couldn’t be more excited for the OS and its accompanying features and DirectX 12 support.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Hitman Alpha Build shows major performance issues, even with high-end hardware

Hitman Alpha Build shows major performance issues, even with high-end hardware

The new Hitman title hasn’t even gone past its Alpha build status, but reports of performance issues are already beginning to pour in. Looks like a graphics card upgrade is due.

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