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Intel reveals flagship 11th Gen thin-and-light CPUs and a 5G laptop modem

Intel reveals flagship 11th Gen thin-and-light CPUs and a 5G laptop modem

Intel has added two new 11th Gen Core processors for thin and light Windows notebooks, along with is first 5G modem for PCs as high-speed embedded cellular connectivity gains traction. The Intel Core i7-1195G7 and Core i5-1155G7 will both offer Iris Xe graphics along with up to 5 GHz clock speeds.

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Pixel 6 Google Whitechapel processor leak sounds encouraging

Pixel 6 Google Whitechapel processor leak sounds encouraging

The past two years may have been disappointing for fans and believers of Google's Pixel phones. The Pixel 4 came with high-end specs but the Project Soli-based sonar features weren't worth the costs and compromises that needed to be made to make room for it. Last year's Pixel 5, on the other hand, was anything but premium and it almost seemed like Google was heading down that path. Fortunately, that might not be the case as the "Whitechapel" Google Silicon is sounding very premium based on new leaks, which means the Pixel 6 will be as well.

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Arm v9 CPUs and new Mali GPUs try to steer computing away from Intel

Arm v9 CPUs and new Mali GPUs try to steer computing away from Intel

Apple's launch of its M1 Silicon and the following M1 Macs and iPad Pros has definitely raised questions about Intel's future in the personal computing space. Arm-based computers, not just phones, have suddenly become more interesting but their numbers and performance, especially on the Windows side, haven't exactly been that impressive. Some might say that Arm processors still have a long way to go but Arm's latest v9 generation of Cortex processors and Mali GPUs might be heading in that direction.

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Intel reveals 11th Gen Core H-series laptop CPUs to unseat AMD

Intel reveals 11th Gen Core H-series laptop CPUs to unseat AMD

Earlier this year, we saw Intel launch its new 11th Gen Core desktop processors, and today the company followed those up by officially revealing its 11th Gen Core H-Series mobile processors for notebooks. Like the desktop processors, these were first confirmed at CES 2021 at the beginning of the year, but now we're getting the first real details about these CPU. In addition, Intel also revealed its 11th Gen Core vPro and Xeon CPUs for mobile workstations.

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Newegg Shuffle returns today with RTX 30-series cards and Ryzen 9 5900X, but there’s a catch

Newegg Shuffle returns today with RTX 30-series cards and Ryzen 9 5900X, but there’s a catch

If you're looking for an RTX 30-series card, then you'll definitely want to have a peek over at Newegg today. The company has launched another Newegg Shuffle, and this time around, there are quite a few RTX 30-series cards to pick from. There are also a couple of AMD products in this shuffle as well, including the hard-to-find Ryzen 9 5900X.

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Intel details 11th-Gen Rocket Lake desktop CPUs led by Core i9-11900K

Intel details 11th-Gen Rocket Lake desktop CPUs led by Core i9-11900K

After revealing that 11th-gen Rocket Lake desktop processors were on the way back at CES 2021, today Intel revealed more about them. We’ve received details on all of the processors in the 11th-gen line - which includes pricing information - along with some benchmarks based on Intel’s own internal testing. We’re also receiving some information about the Intel 500 series chipset and even some of the overclocking features that will be found in these new CPUs.

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Samsung details Exynos 2100 chipset ahead of Galaxy S21 reveal

Samsung details Exynos 2100 chipset ahead of Galaxy S21 reveal

Samsung is getting its big January announcements rolling a little early, it seems. Ahead of its January 14th Unpacked event - where the company is almost certain to reveal the Galaxy S21 lineup - today Samsung announced the Exynos 2100 mobile processor. The 5nm processor will likely be powering the Galaxy S21 line in many regions around the world, though here in the US, we're likely to see Galaxy S21 phones featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors.

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Microsoft Surface and servers may be next to dump Intel for in-house ARM chips

Microsoft Surface and servers may be next to dump Intel for in-house ARM chips

Intel's breakup with Apple may only be the start of the chip-maker's problems, with Microsoft rumored to be planning a similar strike out for independence with its own processor designs. While Intel's long-standing rivalry with AMD has given the computing world two main choices for the past decades, industry heavyweights are increasingly looking to Arm-based chips as an alternative.

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Intel boasts battery performance superiority over AMD in Intel tests

Intel boasts battery performance superiority over AMD in Intel tests

Intel has taken quite a beating this year, from AMD's unwavering onslaught to the damning benchmarks of the Apple Silicon M1. The launch of its 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors for laptops has seemingly been pushed to the sidelines as a consequence and it is looking for ways to get back into the spotlight. What better way to do that than by calling out its eternal rival AMD over the latter's battery performance and, sure enough, the benchmarks ran by Intel show it having the upper hand in that particular use case.

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AMD Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 desktop CPU release round-up

AMD Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 desktop CPU release round-up

Today we're taking a look at the full AMD Ryzen 5000 desktop CPU collection with Zen 3 core architecture. This includes the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, and the monstrous AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. These units work with 6 core, 8 core, 12 core, and 16 core configurations respectively, and they'll cost anywhere from around $300 all the way up to approximately $800 USD (for the CPU alone).

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AMD Ryzen 5900X claimed “world’s best gaming CPU”

AMD Ryzen 5900X claimed “world’s best gaming CPU”

Today AMD revealed ZEN 3 CPU Ryzen 5000 processors for desktop computers. These processors feature ZEN 3 architecture, rolling with 7nm process tech and a 19 percent IPC boost over the most recent generation hardware. Four new CPUs will be available soon, each with ZEN 3 architecture, including 2x Ryzen 9 models, one Ryzen 7, and a single Ryzen 5.

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Intel 11th Gen Core “Rocket Lake” to give gamers a Q1 2021 treat

Intel 11th Gen Core “Rocket Lake” to give gamers a Q1 2021 treat

Intel's next-generation desktop CPU, "Rocket Lake," is arriving in Q1 2021 the company has confirmed today, giving PC gamers in particular something to look forward to in the new year. The news comes amid growing excitement for Sony and Microsoft's next-generation consoles, with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X threatening to overshadow what PC gamers are up to.

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