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Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake Processor Review

Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake Processor Review Well I would love to say that I had a pleasurable experience testing the new chipset and processor but the best overall experience I can mention was frustration. When the system ran I could say that I did have a nice experience, performance per Intel is a 10% …

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Intel Core i7-5775C CPU Review

Intel Core i7-5775C CPU Review Compatible with 9-series chipsets and conforming to the LGA1150 socket, the new Intel Broadwell LGA processors are a 14nm die-shrink of the 22nm Haswell CPUs. Sitting at the top of this batch is the new Intel Core i7-5775C flagship CPU which has HyperThreading and is unlocked just like the Intel …

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Intel & Micron Unveil 3D XPoint Memory Technology

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. today unveiled 3D XPoint™ technology, a non-volatile memory that has the potential to revolutionize any device, application or service that benefits from fast access to large sets of data. Now in production, 3D XPoint technology is a major breakthrough in memory process technology and the first new memory category since the introduction of NAND flash in 1989.

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Intel Broadwell Core i7 5775C CPU Review

Intel Broadwell Core i7 5775C CPU Review The Intel Broadwell processor has a 14nm die, some microcode and memory controller changes as well as the addition of an L4 cache and the new Iris graphics processor. With a base frequency of 3.3 GHz we can’t consider it a speed bump since the Haswell 4770K has …

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Intel Core i7-5775C CPU Review

Intel Core i7-5775C CPU Review While it is important to recognize one’s strengths and leverage it as an asset, accepting shortcomings and working on them is equally as important for the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. For others, it is hard to admit weakness in a certain area and there are …

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Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell Processor Review

Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell Processor Review Intel’s Broadwell launch has been quite interesting to say the least. If you can remember when we first heard of Broadwell its was rumored that it would not be a socketed processor, but rather it would come in the BGA package. On top of this rumor the actual launch …

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Intel NUC5i7RYH with i7-5557U Mini PC Review

Intel NUC5i7RYH with i7-5557U Mini PC Review The NUC is an extremely small device to house an entire computer, with that said expandability is limited to some degree. This particular model has slots for you to install one 2.5” drive and one M.2 drive. Thankfully I think we all realize that we don’t need tons …

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Intel Xeon E7-8800/4800 v3 Processor Announced

Intel Xeon E7-8800/4800 v3 Processor Announced

Intel Xeon E7-8800/4800 v3 Processor Announced Intel Xeon Processor E7 v3 Product Families Deliver Advanced Performance and Reliability for Real-Time Analytics and Mission-Critical Computing Intel Corporation today announced the Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800/4800 v3 product families, delivering accelerated business insight through real-time analytics and enhanced performance and reliability for mission-critical computing. Real-time business intelligence is …

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Intel 750 Series SSD Review

Intel 750 Series SSD Review Mechanical hard drives have certainly served consumers well over the years. They sit in our PCs, spinning away day and night without issue. Other tech has come and gone, but still the HDD has remained although in recent years SSDs have taken a chunk of the market for those looking …

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Intel Compute Stick Pocket-Sized Computer Debuts

Intel Compute Stick Pocket-Sized Computer Debuts

Intel Compute Stick Pocket-Sized Computer Debuts The Intel® Compute Stick, a new pocket-sized computer based on a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor running Windows* 8.1 with Bing, is available now through Intel Authorized Dealers for much of the world. The Intel Compute Stick can transform any HDMI display into an entry computer capable of working with …

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Micron and Intel Unveil New 3D NAND Flash Memory

Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), and Intel Corporation today revealed the availability of their 3D NAND technology, the world’s highest-density flash memory. Flash is the storage technology used inside the lightest laptops, fastest data centers, and nearly every cellphone, tablet and mobile device.

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A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit

A First Look At The Intel Broadwell NUC Kit With wrapping up my Core i7 5600U Broadwell Linux tests using the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon in the next few days, fortunately the Intel BOXNUC5I3RYH just arrived as the first available NUC Kit shipping with a Broadwell processor. The NUC5i3RYH features a Broadwell Core i3 processor, HD …

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Intel Curie Module for Wearable Devices Unveiled at CES 2015

Intel Curie Module for Wearable Devices Unveiled at CES 2015

Intel Curie Module for Wearable Devices Unveiled at CES 2015 Intel disclosed plans for the Intel® Curie™ module, a tiny hardware product based on the company’s first purpose-built SoC for wearable devices: the Intel® Quark™ SE SoC. The Intel Curie module is a complete low–power solution for the wearable space with compute, motion sensor, Bluetooth …

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Fossil Group and Intel Announce Collaboration to Develop Innovation in Wearable Technology

Fossil Group and Intel Announce Collaboration to Develop Innovation in Wearable Technology Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) (the “Company”) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) announced today that they will be collaborating to further develop wearable technology for the fashion industry. Fossil Group, a global design, marketing and distribution company specializing in fashion accessories will partner …

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Intel Core i7-5960X Extreme Processor Preview

Intel has upped the ante for LGA2011 systems with the new LGA2011-V3 specification, comprising the new X99 chipset and Haswell-E CPUs. The top-end Core i7-5960X is Intel’s first consumer 8-core CPU and boasts an amazing 20 megabytes of on-chip cache and a new quad-channel DDR4 memory controller. As with the original “Sandy Bridge Extreme” Core i7-3960X CPU, the new Haswell-E systems will be very expensive. Benchmark Reviews does the work so you can see if they make sense for you.

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Intel Core i7-4790K CPU Review

Intel Core i7-4790K CPU Review Last month Intel launched their Z97 chipset, essentially an evolution of Z87, which in many cases brought new features such as SATA Express and M.2 compatibility to the mainstream desktop market. There was of course no new CPU at that time with the existing socket 1150 processors working without issue …

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Intel 730 Series 240 Go SSD Review

Intel 730 Series 240 Go SSD Review Intel SSD on the market for a long time and the brand has always pulled out of the game on how competitive this market. Who does not remember the X25 excellent. To date, we will focus on the new 730 Series, in the version 240 GB SSD to …

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ASUS Z97-DELUXE Motherboard Hardware Review

Where ASUS really pulls away from their competition is with digital power control for memory and processor, utilizing up to 16 power phases to ensure absolute precision stability. All hardware points are controlled by Dual Intelligent Processors 5, which consists of DIGI+ Power Control, TPU, EPU, Turbo App, and Fan Xpert. ASUS Z97-DELUXE and Z97-PRO models feature dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (a/b/g/n/ac) and BlueTooth 4.0 wireless functionality. In this article Benchmark Reviews showcases the ASUS Z97-DELUXE (NFC & WLC) motherboard, and reveals the many hardware features packed onto this mainstream channel desktop board.

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What’s New: Intel Z97 Motherboards

Back in 2007 Intel established a Tick-Tock model that predicted that following a micro-architectural process technology die shrink (tick) that a new micro-architecture would be introduced (tock). They’ve kept to this processor model for seven years, but no such model exists for their board chipset architecture. Instead, every tick update and new tock architecture receives a fresh LGA (land grid array) CPU socket: Nehalem brought LGA 1366 and later LGA 1156, Sandy Bridge introduced LGA 1155 followed by LGA 2011, and Haswell delivered LGA 1150. But what’s new in 2014 with Intel Z97 Express?

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Intel 730 SSD Review

Intel 730 SSD Review In the first two generations of SSDs one of the stand out models was Intels X25-M. Using their own controller it offered competitive performance and showed us just how reliable an SSD could be. In fact our original sample from June 2009 is still running today, without issue. Recently Intel released …

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The Future: USB 3.1 or Intel Thunderbolt?

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The 2014 CES Introduced USB 3.1 as a future new standard for USB data transfers. Competition has been the driving force of the computer industry since the beginning, and the consumers have been the greatest benefactor to this constant technological race. Just when you thought you had the latest and greatest USB 3.0 on your new computer system, along comes USB 3.1. Was there something wrong with USB 3.0, and did it really need an update? Yes and No.

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Intel 730 Series SSD for Gamers and Content Creators Unveiled

Intel 730 Series SSD for Gamers and Content Creators Unveiled

Intel 730 Series SSD for Gamers and Content Creators Unveiled Intel unveiled the Intel Solid-State Drive 730 Series, a powerful performance SSD perfect for gamers and workstation users alike. Both the NAND and the third-generation Intel controller have been infused with data center DNA for quality and reliability, and factory tuned for extreme performance. Delivering …

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Intel Announces “Thunderbolt Ready” Upgrade Program for PC Motherboards, Desktops and Workstation Computers

Intel Announces “Thunderbolt Ready” Upgrade Program for PC Motherboards, Desktops and Workstation Computers By Dan Snyder of Intel The past year has seen a flurry of Thunderbolt™ related activity. Already present on every current Apple Mac*, Thunderbolt has continued to grow within PC circles. And the Thunderbolt ecosystem responded, with over 100 Thunderbolt devices now …

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Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK HTPC Review

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK HTPC Review For home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiasts the news that Intel was leaving the retail motherboard market cut deeply. After all, many of the features we have come to expect, like an Intel network interface card (NIC), consumer infrared (CIR), and outstanding stability along with innovations specific to our market, …

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Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge-E CPU Review

Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge-E CPU Review Intel recently released three new Ivy Bridge E series CPU units. One of them is the Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge-E we will be looking at in this review. The Intel Core i7 4960X Ivy Bridge-E is running at 3.6GHz with a 4GHz Turbo clock. Let …

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