Intel has formally unveiled its next-generation Apollo Lake platform for upcoming Atom-based notebooks at IDF 2016 in Shenzhen, promising more powerful and thinner budget devices with support for things like USB Type-C and hardware-based 4K video playback.
Intel has announced the SSD 540s and SSD Pro 5400s drives for consumers and businesses respectively. Both SSDs are the first from Intel to utilize 16nm TLC NAND and will be available in 2.5-inch and M.2 form factors in capacities up to 1TB.
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.