Computer Hardware

Intel Core i7-9700K, 9900K Confirmed to Use Solder, Not Paste

By on September 19, 2018 at 10:07 am<p>Ever since Intel switched away from using solder to a thermal interface material on its desktop CPUs, enthusiasts …

Intel Corporation

Artist Ai Weiwei Uses Ethereum to Make Art About 'Value'

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has partnered on a new art project that utilizes a pair of newly-minted ethereum-based tokens.<p>Motherboard …

Ai Weiwei

Elea Is a Sci-Fi Tale Weighed down by the Gravity of Poor Mechanics

Elea Preview<p>Elea takes me back to a rainy winter night where my girlfriend and I decided to watch 2002’s remake of the classic sci-fi film Solaris. …

George Clooney

The vSphere platform: the best foundation for your apps, your cloud and your business.

(1:49)<p>Introducing vSphere Platinum<p>Learn about the advanced security features delivered by the latest edition of the vSphere platform, vSphere …

Vmware

Assassin's Creed Odyssey PC System Requirements And Recommended Specs Detailed

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's release date is now just under a month away now. With launch approaching, Ubisoft has finally shared the list of specifications to get it to look and play its best on PC--as well as what you'll need at a bare minimum.<p>Come October 5, you'll be able to set out on a Greek …

PC Gaming

Save $50 on this Ryzen 7 2700X CPU and Asus ROG X470 motherboard combo

It's always worth checking Newegg's combo deals when pricing out parts for a new PC or a major upgrade. Right now, for example, you can score a $50 …

PC Gaming

Significant performance increases are promised with Intel's 9th Gen. Coffee Lake refresh

<b>During October Intel will launch its 9th Generation of desktop processors that are known as Coffee Lake Refresh. These 9xxx CPUs are based on the</b> …

Coffee Lake

Anatomy of a Reddit cryptocurrency spam-factory

A guy named "Aaron" has been pitching Reddit moderators and other influential Redditors on their participation in a lucrative scam to inflate the …

Ridesharing

Apple Pays Up To US$200K To People Who Can Spot Bugs In iPhones

Video screenshot via Apple<p><b>If you spend</b> a great deal of time scrutinizing your iPhone, you might be stuck in the wrong job. As it turns out, Apple has …

Apple

AMD 7nm EPYC 64-Core CPU Benchmark Leaks Serving Intel Xeon Smack Down

AMD has been on the attack in the CPU war over the last several months as its Ryzen consumer CPUs and EPYC server CPUs continue to put pressure on …

Intel Corporation

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' Blackout PC Open Beta Starts Today: Start And End Times, Specs And More

Finally, at long last, the <i>Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4</i> Blackout beta opens up to everyone on PC.<p>While PS4 and Xbox One gamers can only join the Blackout battle royale beta if they’ve pre-ordered or received a code from some handsome and generous benefactor, PC gamers are in luck. Console peasants may …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Believotron Lets You Choose Your Own Synth Adventure

Believotron focuses on providing an alternative to mass-produced gear, offering customizable synths, based on the Axoloti platform, cases for DIY …

Synthesizers

'Dying Light: Bad Blood' Is A Zombie-Infested Battle Royale That Just Hit Early Access On Steam

I really liked <i>Dying Light</i> when it came out on PC in 2015. Just writing about it makes me want to fire the game back up.<p>It’s a really creative open-world zombie game with a fun story, interesting characters and parkour mechanics that make moving through the Turkish city of Harran fast, fluid and …

Nvidia GeForce

Save $70 on this AMD Ryzen 5 2600 CPU and MSI X470 motherboard bundle

if you're looking to build a new gaming PC (or upgrade the foundation on your existing one) and want to go with AMD, you can save a chunk of money on …

AMD Ryzen

AMD vs. Intel

At the heart of your quest for a new or upgraded PC lies the single most important decision you can make: AMD or Intel? Like Apple vs. Microsoft or</i> …

Ryzen

Intel CPU shortage likely to be felt until early next year, says JPM

J.P. Morgan analyst Gokul Hariharan wrote Friday that he expects the impact of Intel Corp.'s CPU shortage to be felt until the first half of 2019 and …

Advanced Micro Devices

How Life on Earth Can Help the Search for Aliens

Microbiologist Luke McKay is fascinated by the prospect of life on other planets. To help the search for alien life, McKay is studying a little …

Hot Springs

How to create a CPU spike with a bash command

I want to create a near 100% load on a Linux machine. It's quad core system and I want all cores going full speed. Ideally, the CPU load would last a …

Linux

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Personal Computers

AMD Working With Both Sony and Microsoft on Next-Generation Consoles

By on September 13, 2018 at 12:43 pm<p>It’s been generally expected that AMD would continue to provide silicon solutions for both Sony and Microsoft in …

Netbooks

Lawmakers say deepfakes could be a national security threat

Lawmakers are becoming increasingly concerned about deepfakes, the machine-learning techniques of superimposing faces on others’ bodies that was …

Weird

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 9 Motherboard Leaks For 9th Gen Intel Core Coffee Lake CPUs

Intel’s 9th generation Core “Coffee Lake Refresh” processors are just around the corner, and we’ve already seen benchmark leaks for a few of the new …

Coffee Lake

Detecting CPU Starvation from usage

I've looked through some articles but can't seem to find (or maybe understand) an explanation of the following.... Assume that you have a 10 core …

Virtual Machine

I built a $2000 custom gaming PC

How we built one and how you can, too<p>Building your own Windows desktop has many advantages over buying one pre-built. You can get parts suited exactly to your needs, which can also potentially lead to cost savings. You can get a customized look that’s unique to your PC. You don’t have to deal with …

Tech Trends

DDR2 vs. DDR3: What’s the difference?

RAM, or Random Access Memory, is your PC’s transient memory. In the event that your PC needs data and does not discover the RAM, it at that point …

Personal Computers

Intel 9700K And 9900K New Performance Leaks But Is AMD Readying A 10-Core Ryzen 2800X?

The next few months will be pivotal for AMD and Intel as both companies look to beat the other across the full spectrum of the desktop processor market and gain market share. The rumors and leaks have been churning away for months and the latest point at a supposed 10-core AMD Ryzen 7 2800X CPU …

Ryzen

iPhone XS A12 Bionic chip is industry-first 7nm CPU

The A12 processor inside Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max phones are the first to use a new, more advanced chip manufacturing technology that miniaturizes circuitry, Apple said Wednesday.<p>The chips are the first to use a 7-nanometer manufacturing process, marketing chief Phil Schiller at Apple's iPhone …

Apple

Apple A12: All you need to know about the iPhone XS and iPhone XR CPU

<b>Apple’s announced the A12 Bionic, the latest A-series processor which sits inside the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max</b> – <b>and the iPhone XR.</b><p>The A12 …

Gear & Gadgets

Intel 9th Gen Core i9-9900K CPU Shown Outpacing Overclocked Ryzen 7 2700X In Leaked Benchmarks

Another day means another leak in the tech sector, this latest one related to Intel's unannounced 9th generation Core i9-9900K processor. This …

Ryzen

Get a Dell 15.6-inch gaming laptop with a GTX 1060 6GB and 256GB SSD for $880

If you wait long enough, Nvidia will undoubtedly launch mobile versions of its GeForce RTX GPUs, though who knows when exactly that will be. In the …

Personal Computers