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Rumor: Intel’s upcoming XE-HPG “DG2” graphics chip to be built using TSMC’s 7nm enhanced process node

According to a recent report coming via Reuters, Intel’s first discrete gaming graphics card based on the Xe-HPG graphics architecture will be fabbed on TSMC’s enhanced version of its 7-nanometer process node, with Reuters citing sources “familiar with the matter.” Continue reading Rumor: Intel’s upcoming XE-HPG “DG2” graphics chip to be built using TSMC’s 7nm enhanced process node

Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S Core i9-11900K CPU benchmarked, beats AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in gaming

At CES 2021, Intel allegedly announced its 11th Gen Core Rocket Lake-S series during the CES 2021 press briefing. Official announcement slides have been leaked as well, which shows almost 14% IPC Boost with 11th Gen CPU lineup. Some screenshots have also been shared by Geeknetic from the said presentation, showcasing Intel’s Rocket Lake-S CPU’s performance against AMD. Continue reading Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S Core i9-11900K CPU benchmarked, beats AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in gaming

Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S CPU beats AMD’s 12-core Ryzen in Metro Exodus [UPDATE]

We have some official information on Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU lineup. At CES 2021, Intel demoed one of their Rocket Lake processors against AMD’s Ryzen CPU offering, and the company also allegedly announced its 11th Gen Core Rocket Lake-S series during the CES 2021 press briefing. Continue reading Intel’s new Rocket Lake-S CPU beats AMD’s 12-core Ryzen in Metro Exodus [UPDATE]

Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU sample overclocked beyond 6 Ghz using Liquid Nitrogen/LN2

Back in October 2020, Intel officially revealed its upcoming 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop CPU lineup, based on the Cypress Cove core architecture. Rocket Lake (RKL) is a planned microarchitecture designed by Intel as a direct successor to the Comet Lake-S series of desktop CPUs and high-performance mobile devices. Continue reading Intel’s 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU sample overclocked beyond 6 Ghz using Liquid Nitrogen/LN2

Gaming GPUs are going to get a lot more expensive due to Import Tariffs from China

Well, it appears that 2021 isn’t off to a great start as PC gaming components including graphics cards and motherboards are going to get even more expensive. According to a recent report coming via New York Times, the Chinese import tariff exemptions have expired this year, so as a result of this the GPU pricing is expected to increase significantly. Continue reading Gaming GPUs are going to get a lot more expensive due to Import Tariffs from China

Intel discontinues its 300-series chipset motherboards based on the LGA 1151 socket

According to ComputerBase, Intel has just confirmed that the company would be discontinuing the 300-series motherboard chipsets, sporting the LGA 1151 socket.  What this basically means is that the production of Intel’s 300 series chipset motherboards, including the high-end H310, H370, Z370 and Z390 models is officially coming to an end. Continue reading Intel discontinues its 300-series chipset motherboards based on the LGA 1151 socket

Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, calls out Intel on the importance of ECC RAM in the consumer market space

Linus Torvalds, the principal developer and creator of the Linux kernel, recently criticized INTEL for undermining the importance of error-correcting code (ECC) memory. In a recent tech forum post discussing ECC memory, Linus openly blamed Intel for not making ECC RAM mainstream on consumer market, while at the same time praised AMD for supporting it on their Ryzen platforms. Continue reading Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, calls out Intel on the importance of ECC RAM in the consumer market space

INTEL’s leaked roadmap confirms 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU lineup’s launch date window between Q1-Q2 2021 [UPDATE]

Back in October, Intel officially revealed its upcoming 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop CPU lineup, based on the Cypress Cove core architecture. Rocket Lake (RKL) is a planned microarchitecture designed by Intel as a direct successor to the Comet Lake-S series of desktop CPUs and high-performance mobile devices. Continue reading INTEL’s leaked roadmap confirms 11th gen Rocket Lake-S CPU lineup’s launch date window between Q1-Q2 2021 [UPDATE]