Keen eyes at the Motley Fool have picked up on a pertinent point in Intel’s annual financial report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The chip manufacturer expects to stretch its current and next generation fabrication processes beyond its familiar tick-tock cycle.
Intel has revealed more details about its Skull Canyon NUC at GDC 2016, including the fact that it will work with the Razer Core external graphics dock. It may be small, but it pretty much has everything it needs to become a high-performance gaming PC.
ASRock has decided to enable non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards after all. For better or worse, this means that enthusiasts on a budget can still take advantage of a cheaper overclocking route.
If comments by Intel this past week are to be believed, we may be heading toward a paradigm shift in computing where new chips feature significantly reduced power consumption at the expense of performance.
A microcode update from Intel will shut down support for non-K overclocking via base clock adjustments on Skylake CPUs. This means that manufacturers like ASRock have also had to roll back features like Sky OC that provided budget users with a more affordable entry into the overclocking game.
Intel and Qualcomm, two leading wireless semiconductor vendors, have teamed up to create a comprehensive WiGig ecosystem to ensure smoother adoption when the technology finally arrives in the mainstream market.