Understanding the Intel X99 high performance computing platform

Understanding the Intel X99 high performance computing platform

The Intel X99 chipset is the first desktop platform to feature quad-channel DDR4 memory modules and pair with the new LGA2011-v3 CPU socket that supports the 8-core Intel Core i7-5960X CPU. Together, they are touted to be ultimate desktop PC platform. If you're not familiar, this primer is for you.

Inside Intel: A peek inside Intel's Singapore labs

Inside Intel: A peek inside Intel's Singapore labs

Did you know, if you have an Intel-based smartphone, it's very likely that some of the components in that smartphone were designed and engineered right here in Singapore? Intel actually has two bases of operations in Singapore, one in Kallang and one in Ang Mo Kio, we took a peek inside its Kallang labs.

MSI Takes Devil's Canyon to 6.4GHz, Then Serves Orange Sorbet

MSI Takes Devil's Canyon to 6.4GHz, Then Serves Orange Sorbet

Professional overclockers Lucky_n00b and Coldest from Indonesia turned up at Computex 2014 to showcase the overclocking potential of MSI's Z97 MPower Max AC motherboard taking Intel's just announced K-series Devil's Canyon processor to 6.4GHz. ZOMG!

Intel's First Broadwell-based Products to Be Available Year End

Intel's First Broadwell-based Products to Be Available Year End

Intel announced today that products based on the upcoming Broadwell processors will be available in time for this year end's holiday season.

Intel to Celebrate 20 Years of Pentium with Anniversary Edition

Intel to Celebrate 20 Years of Pentium with Anniversary Edition

Intel will be releasing an anniversary edition of the Pentium processor to commemorate 20 years of the Pentium brand.

Intel Core i7 Processor Hits 4.0GHz with Devil's Canyon

Intel Core i7 Processor Hits 4.0GHz with Devil's Canyon

Intel announced their latest processor series, codenamed Devil's Canyon, at its keynote in Computex 2014 earlier today. Representing the updated Haswell "K" series parts, the latest Core i7 processor is the first Core microprocessor to hit the 4.0GHz mark since the Pentium 4.

Intel Core i3-4150T Performance Preview

Intel Core i3-4150T Performance Preview

One of the earliest processors from the Intel Haswell refresh series, the Intel Core i3-4150T is ideal for low-end desktop PCs. Some might even consider it to power their own D-I-Y NAS or HTPC systems due to its low thermal envelope. We take it for a quick spin to see how it competes with the competition.

AMD Mullins Preview: A New Windows Tablet Paradigm?

AMD Mullins Preview: A New Windows Tablet Paradigm?

AMD has updated its ultra-lower power APU offering with "Mullins". Targeted at Windows tablets and based on the new Puma+ architecture, we had the opportunity to give AMD's Mullins reference tablet a quick go. So here's a quick preview of what you can expect from AMD's latest ultra low power APU.

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

AMD Shows Devices Running Upcoming Mullins APU

While the focus of AMD's press conference at CES 2014 was mostly on its new desktop performance APU, Kaveri, the big red also took this opportunity to show off a few reference devices designed around the upcoming Mullins APU. We show you a preview of how these devices might look and function. Also, new design wins for existing Kabini and Temash APUs.

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

5 Key Takeaways from CES 2014 (Plus Michael Bay)

Like every other year, this year's edition of CES is a massive deluge of news and product releases. If the avalanche of coverage is giving you a headache, or literally TL;DR, we've the solution. Just give us 5 minutes to tell you the five key things you should know from this year's show.

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