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.
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.
IBM Creates Software Environment for Brain-like Chips
Aug 12, 2013 - in News
Researchers making chips and software to think like you do.
The Nvidia Tegra Tablet Rumor Just Won't Die
Aug 8, 2013 - in News
Nvidia will supposedly launch a branded tablet with Tegra 5 in Q1 2014.
CUDA, PhysX Are Doomed Says AMD's Roy Taylor
Aug 5, 2013 - in News
Here's a little smack-talk dished out by AMD.
AMD Opens New Global Design Center
Aug 4, 2013 - in News
AMD has opened a new design center as part of phase two of its transformation.
AMD Intros Dual-Core 6W SoC for Fanless Devices
Jul 31, 2013 - in News
Here's a new embedded APU from AMD that will enable fanless devices.
Intel's Haswell Reaches a Low 4.5 Watts SDP
Jul 24, 2013 - in News
Haswell has hit a new low.
''Evolved'' Exynos 5 Octa Still Has Two Core Sets
Jul 23, 2013 - in News
Samsung has replaced the GPU cores and cranked up the clock speed of the CPU cores just a notch.
Report: ARM Processors to Reach 3 GHz by 2014
Jul 22, 2013 - in News
According to Phys.org, GlobalFoundries and TSMC plan to release ARM processors capable of running at 3 GHz “sometime next year.”
AMD is "Transforming", Says CEO Rory Reed
Jul 20, 2013 - in News
AMD's CEO is hopeful about returning to profitability in the third quarter.
Intel Still Talking About Sub-$300 Laptops for 2H 2013
Jul 19, 2013 - in News
Intel's Bay Trail platform will provide cheap yet powerful devices priced $400 and below.
"Evolved" Exynos 5 Octa Soc Teased for Next Week
Jul 19, 2013 - in News
Unlike the previous version, the new chip may use ARM's big.LITTLE MP architecture.
Tom's Hardware Ask Me Anything - Qualcomm
Jul 17, 2013 - in News
Got a Question for Qualcomm? Now is your chance to ask!
Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 200 SoC
Jun 24, 2013 - in News
Qualcomm shows off the Snapdragon 200: Dual- and Quad-Core CPUs with native HSPA+.
HP Providing Fanless Haswell Tablet Later This Year
Jun 10, 2013 - in News
HP has a fanless "Haswell" tablet in the works.