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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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ASUS Z87I-Deluxe Mini-ITX Intel Motherboard Review

It seems full-sized ATX systems are becoming less relevant every day. Increasing GPU horsepower diminishes the need for expensive multi-GPU setups; onboard sound has become good enough for all but serious audiophiles, and inexpensive 8GB DIMMs mean that two DIMM slots is plenty. The ASUS Z87I-Deluxe LGA1150 mini-ITX motherboard is the latest in ASUS’ new line of enthusiast mini-ITX motherboards. If you haven’t considered a mini-ITX build, maybe it’s time you should.

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Intel Sees Humans as the Ultimate Mobile Platform

There is not one mobile future, but 7 billion futures, said Intel Fellow and anthropologist Dr. Genevieve Bell at the Intel Developer Forum today. Describing how the human being has always been, and will continue to be, the ultimate mobile platform, Bell illustrated how mobile technology has historically been used to extend our bodies and physical reach, augment our deficiencies and increase our capacity to get things done.

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Intel Atom Z3000 Bay Trail Processor Review

Intel Atom Z3000 Bay Trail Processor Review Intel is a company famously driven by paranoia, but the threat it now faces requires no special effort to see. Smartphones have grown and morphed into tablets, and together, these two new categories of devices have taken a big bite of out the consumer computing market. Laptop sales …

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Intel Bay Trail Low-Power 22nm Silvermont SoC Products Revealed

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Intel Corporation today launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed “Bay Trail,” that will fuel a wave of highly powerful and energy efficient tablets, 2 in 1s and other mobile devices to market for consumers and business users in the fourth quarter of this year from leading OEMs including AAVA*, Acer*, ASUS*, Dell*, Lenovo* and Toshiba*.

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Intel Pro 1500 Series SSD Launched

Intel Pro 1500 Series SSD Launched

Intel Pro 1500 Series SSD Launched Reduces IT Costs Through Performance, Manageability and Security Features · Intel Corporation launched today a family of solid-state drives for business-class PCs, including the Intel® Solid-State Drive Pro 1500 Series. · To meet the needs of enterprise IT departments, the new Pro 1500 Series offers improved security and manageability …

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Intel Ivy Bridge-E 4960X CPU Review

Intel Ivy Bridge-E 4960X CPU Review After upgrading the performance of the mainstream platform by the Haswell family, the Intel engineers also devoted time to perform an overhaul on their high end platform, LGA 2011. The Sandy Bridge-E was a worthy successor of the old and aged LGA1366. Intel waited close to two years for …

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Intel Core i7-4960X Processor Review

Intel Core i7-4960X Processor Review So Intel has announced its new high-end processor, the Core i7-4960X. A Hexa-Core processor receiving the Hyper Threading technology, which operates at 3.6 GHz base and incorporates 15 MB of L3 cache. A processor we tested ourselves here… at Cowcotland Related Items: Intel Core i7 4960X Processor Review Intel Core …

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GIGABYTE Intel H81 Series Motherboards Released

GIGABYTE Intel H81 Series Motherboards Released

GIGABYTE Intel H81 Series Motherboards Released Bringing Ultimate Durability to Entry-Level Platform Motherboards GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced its latest range of 8 series motherboards based on the new Intel® H81 Chipset (PCH) supporting the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors. GIGABYTE Intel® H81 series motherboards …

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Intel Core i5-4430 CPU LGA1150 Haswell Processor Review

When Intel sends out press samples of their new CPUs, they generally provide the top-end desktop products like the Core i7-4470K. And it’s fun to have the latest new super-fast processor to play with. But most people don’t need this level of power, and indeed in many cases even enthusiasts won’t make full use of the capabilities of a high-end part. Given that, might a less expensive, mid-range CPU be a better choice? Benchmark Reviews tests the mid-range Intel Core i5-4430 CPU, desktop processor model BX80646I54430, to find out.

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Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD Review

Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD Review The Intel 335 Series SSD 240GB arrived Technic3D. Available in 80GB, 180GB, and 240GB configurations. Results in extreme performance with up to 500 MB/s sequential read and 450 MB/s sequential write speeds? We will check this and more against the SSDs from Corsair, OCZ, ADATA and G.Skill… at Technic3D …

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Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance

Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel “Haswell” OpenGL Performance While we have published many Linux articles about Intel Haswell since the debut of the processors a month and a half ago, coming out now are our first benchmarks of the Microsoft Windows 8 performance against Ubuntu 13.10 Linux when using an Intel Core i7 …

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ASRock Z87M OC Formula Intel LGA1150 Motherboard Review

ASRock Z87M OC Formula Intel LGA1150 Motherboard Review Awesome! This is how we could describe the brand-new ASRock Z87M OC Formula motherboard for Intel Haswell CPUs in the shortest mainboard review with just one word. We were also amazed about the plenty of features which can be integrated in such a small micro-ATX 8-layer PCB Z87 …

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Intel Linux Driver Performance Still Slower Than Windows 7

Intel Linux Driver Performance Still Slower Than Windows 7 Benchmarks published this week on Phoronix showed that Ubuntu 13.10 can outperform Apple OS X 10.9 “Mavericks” with regard to OpenGL performance. However, when compared to Microsoft Windows, the open-source Intel Linux driver continues to come up short… at Phoronix Related Items: Ubuntu 13.10 Can Outperform …

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