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Imagination Technologies Reveals Low-Power Whisper RPU
Jul 25, 2014 - in News
This architecture will enable multiple standards on a single SoC.
Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: July 2014
Jul 3, 2014 - in Reviews
We've seen what Intel's new $75 multiplier-unlocked Pentium G3258 can do, and you shouldn't be surprised that it affects our recommendations. In addition, we talk about AMD's upcoming water-cooled CPU and rumors of Intel's Haswell-E architecture.
Tom's Hardware Visits STMicroelectronics In Rennes, France
Jun 20, 2014 - in Reviews
"French factory," they say, is almost an oxymoron. When was the last time you saw a news story about the success of a manufacturing plant in the land of Beaujolais and Brie? Our French team took a tour of STMicro's operation in Rennes and reports back.
Intel Pentium G3258 CPU Review: Haswell, Unlocked, For $75
Jun 17, 2014 - in Reviews
It's a momentous occasion. Intel now offers an affordable dual-core Pentium with an unlocked multiplier based on its Haswell architecture. How well does it overclock? Can it beat AMD's potent little Athlon X4 750K? We run both through our benchmark suite.
Core i7-4790K Review: Devil's Canyon Tantalizes Enthusiasts
Jun 10, 2014 - in Reviews
Despite a clear performance advantage, Intel just doesn't seem like an enthusiast-friendly company. Certain elements in the organization want to change that perception, though. Devil's Canyon is meant to allay power users with more speed.
AMD FX-7600P Kaveri Review: FX Rides Again...In A Mobile APU?
Jun 4, 2014 - in Reviews
We had a chance to play with AMD's new mobile flavor of the Kaveri APU. While it sheds some of its desktop-related limitations, will it be able to take the fight to Intel's stronghold, the Notebook space?
AMD Opening Up Mantle to Additional Developers
May 1, 2014 - in News
The Mantle Graphics API is entering a new phase of its development cycle.
Nvidia Shield 2 Shows Up in Benchmarks
Apr 22, 2014 - in News
The Nvidia Shield 2 will likely have the Tegra K1 processor.
Qualcomm Prepping Snapdragon 810, 808 Processors
Apr 7, 2014 - in News
Qualcomm's new Snapdragon chips should appear in devices in the first half of 2015.
Samsung Announces New Exynos for Alternate Galaxy S5
Feb 26, 2014 - in News
Samsung offers details on new Exynos 5 chip powering the Galaxy S5.
BF4's Mantle Patch Out But Wait for Necessary AMD Drivers
Jan 30, 2014 - in News
The wait for Mantle is (almost) over.
2014 an Important Year for Intel's Smartphone Plans
Jan 30, 2014 - in News
2014 looks to be an important year for Intel's smartphone plans.
AMD Rolls Out "Warsaw" Opteron CPUs With 12 and 16 Cores
Jan 22, 2014 - in News
AMD brings out new server-grade chips with up to 16 cores.
Intel Quietly Launches Ten New Mobile Processors
Jan 21, 2014 - in News
It may have been a long weekend but somebody over at Intel was in the office. Intel on Sunday quietly slipped a total of nine new Haswell processors and one new Celeron into its price list without any fanfare. The price list shows no other changes.
AMD Faces Lawsuit Over Llano APU Sales
Jan 17, 2014 - in News
This lawsuit alleges that AMD violated the Securities Exchange Act.
AMD A10-7850K And A8-7600: Kaveri Gives Us A Taste Of HSA
Jan 16, 2014 - in Reviews
We've spent the days following CES benchmarking two of AMD's new Kaveri-based APUs. Do the Steamroller x86 architecture, GCN graphics design, and HSA-oriented features impress, or do they come up short against Intel's value-oriented Haswell-based parts?
AMD Launches "Kaveri" A-Series APUs
Jan 14, 2014 - in News
AMD has launched three new A-Series APUs.
Nvidia Tegra K1 In-Depth: The Power Of An Xbox In A Mobile SoC?
Jan 6, 2014 - in Reviews
Nvidia gave us an early look at its Tegra K1 SoC at its headquarters in Santa Clara. By far the most noteworthy change is a shift from programmable vertex and pixel shaders to the company's Kepler architecture, enabling exciting new graphics capabilities.
Google May Soon Design Its Own Chips with ARM
Dec 13, 2013 - in News
Is Google about to add another product to its already vast and varied portfolio?
Qualcomm Reveals Own 64-bit LTE Chip for Mobile
Dec 10, 2013 - in News
Qualcomm expects its new 64-bit chip to appear in devices in the second half of 2014.
LG Making Own Chip for G2, G Pad Successors?
Nov 29, 2013 - in News
Odin will likely appear in the successor to LG's G2 and G Pad tablet.
ARM is Already Considering 128-bit Mobile CPU
Nov 24, 2013 - in News
2014 looks to be an exciting year for mobile technology.
Qualcomm Intros Snapdragon 805, Internet Processor
Nov 20, 2013 - in News
Qualcomm introduced three new products, one of which is the Snapdragon 805.
AMD APU13: Chris Roberts, More Talks Future of Gaming
Nov 18, 2013 - in News
Chris Roberts and four other developers talk about the future of gaming and more.
AMD APU13: Mantle Shooting for 100,000 Draws per Frame
Nov 14, 2013 - in News
AMD had several sessions discussing Mantle.
AMD APU13: Oculus Rift Revisited, Now in HD
Nov 14, 2013 - in News
We take the HD version of Oculus Rift and TrueAudio for a test spin.
AMD APU13: Meet Beema, Mullins, Security Co-Processor
Nov 13, 2013 - in News
AMD has introduced new low-power APUs at its developer summit.
Samsung Building 64-Bit Custom CPU Core
Nov 8, 2013 - in News
Samsung will create both a 64-bit chip based on ARM and a 64-bit chip based on a custom CPU core.
Intel to Fab 64-bit ARM Chips for Altera
Nov 5, 2013 - in News
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em!
Upgrading And Repairing PCs 21st Edition: Processor Features
Oct 30, 2013 - in Reviews
Tom’s Hardware and QUE Publishing are teaming up once more to bring you four more chapters from the latest edition of Scott Mueller’s Upgrading And Repairing PCs. Today, we're bringing you select portions of Chapter 3: Processor Features.