Today's desktop processors continue to push the performance envelope, while in the mobile space low-cost and high-efficiency processors take us ever closer to ubiquitous computing. From reviews to benchmarks, on desktops to smartphones, Tom's Hardware has the processor information you need.
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.
Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: November 2013
Nov 21, 2013 - in Reviews
The month of November sees AMD introduce an A10-6790K APU and Intel debut the Core i5-3340S and Core i5-4440S processors. We also learn a lot about AMD's future roadmap from the APU Developer Summit '13, and share some tidbits about upcoming products.
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.
Intel CEO Takes Shot at Apple's A7
Oct 17, 2013 - in News
Intel’s new CEO Brian Krzanich stood behind his company’s products yesterday when fielding questions from analysts.
Intel Broadwell Chip Release Pushed Back to 1Q 2014
Oct 16, 2013 - in News
The company has pushed back Broadwell's release into 1Q 2014.
Upgrading And Repairing PCs 21st Edition: Processor Specifications
Oct 14, 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 Specifications.
64-bit Nvidia Tegra 6 "Parker" Chip May Arrive in 2014
Oct 14, 2013 - in News
Devices with a 64-bit Tegra 6 could launch before the end of 2014.
Today's Phones Really Don't Need 64-bit Yet, Says Qualcomm
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
There's no real reason to have a 64-bit chip in a smartphone right now.
Samsung's 64-Bit Exynos In Final Stages of Development
Sep 23, 2013 - in News
It's no coincidence that a 64-bit Exynos chip and an ARM-64 supporting KitKat is nearing a public reveal.
Nvidia Tegra Note Official: Sold By EVGA, PNY at $199
Sep 18, 2013 - in News
Nvidia has finally come clean with the Tegra Note.
Intel Demos Processor Running on Red Wine at IDF
Sep 16, 2013 - in News
Powering processors and your next hangover.
Update Will Unlock All Eight Cores in Exynos 5 Octa
Sep 13, 2013 - in News
Samsung is finally using the big.LITTLE MP architecture in its eight-core chip.
AMD Embedded Product 2014 Roadmap Packs ARM, x86 SoC
Sep 11, 2013 - in News
AMD's up to more than just desktop and laptop chips. It has a full spectrum of technologies for the embedded market ahead.
iPhone 5S Packs Apple A7 Chip: World's First 64-bit Phone
Sep 10, 2013 - in News
Apple ups processing power in the iPhone 5S in a big way.
Xiaomi Launches World's First Tegra 4 Smartphone
Sep 6, 2013 - in News
Xiaomi went with the full-blown Tegra 4 instead of the Tegra 4i with the integrated modem.
Photos of Nvidia's Tegra Note Tablet Leaked
Sep 4, 2013 - in News
Oh Nvidia, you can't deny it now.
Intel Core i7-4960X Review: Ivy Bridge-E, Benchmarked
Sep 2, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel's Core i7-4960X is ready for prime time. Architecturally, it's a small step up from its predecessor, though. Is there any reason you should be thinking about Ivy Bridge-E as an upgrade to Sandy Bridge-E on your X79 motherboard?
Intel Revealing Bay Trail-T and Devices Next Month
Aug 30, 2013 - in News
Sources say the Bay Trail-T platform will be revealed during IDF 2013.
Microsoft Reveals Technical Details on Xbox One APU
Aug 29, 2013 - in News
It's a massive chip, measuring 363 square millimeters.
Nvidia Branded Tablet Surfaces in Pictures, Benchmark
Aug 14, 2013 - in News
Now the tablet has made an appearance in pictures and a new benchmark.