ASUS has just announced a new motherboard in the Z87 Deluxe Quad. This is the world’s first motherboard certified by Intel with Thunderbolt 2 technology. This board has two Thunderbolt 2 ports which allow for 12 simultaneously connected devices. Each port is capable of up to a 20 Gbit/s transfer rate and is backwards compatible with the first generation of Thunderbolt.
Regardless of superior performance, Thunderbolt technology is not being taken up on mass scale by OEMs. For this particular reason, to make it more renowned amongst enthusiasts, Intel plans to introduce Thunderbolt PCIe expansion cards.
The Overclocking Knights have set a new overclocking record with the Intel Core i7-4770K retail processor. They overclocked the processor all the way up to 7068.52 MHz using the MSI Z87 XPOWER motherboard, which is MSI’s top of the line overclocking motherboard.
Intel’s Ivy Bridge-EP series is one of their flagship series and the Intel Xeon 2697 V2 is one impressive chip with 12 cores and 30MB of L3 cache. Pricing for the whole lineup and benchmarks for the Xeon 2697 V2 chip have been leaked.
Intel is all set to release its most powerful mobile chip to date “Bay Trail” quad-core SoC this fall, and the company has already made big promises with its next generation chips like $200 Windows 8 tablets. According to Zauba’s shipping documents, the first Samsung tablet to use this beastly chipset is shipped for testing with the reference number FTXI02W0000026 which is common for all Bay Trail devices.
CyberPower has unveiled its Zeus Hercules Gaming Notebook. The Zeus Hercules gaming notebook features a 4th gen Intel Core i7-4750Q processor that can be automatically overclocked to 3.2GHz with the help of Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology. It has the Intel Iris Pro 5200 graphics.
Intel will be unveiling their next generation of High End Desktop (HEDT) processors named Ivy Bridge-E on September 11th. ChinaDIY seems to already have received their review sample of the Core i7-4930K processor and have snapped some photos. This is of course an engineering sample (ES). This new i7-4930K would effectively replace the Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E processor.
It is widely known that the six-core Sandy Bridge-E Core i7 processor was actually an eight-core Sandy Bridge-EP Xeon E5 that has two cores and outside QPI turned off. With the Ivy Bridge-E Core i7’s about to launch we wonder if the same holds true?
Ever since Intel released the Classmate PC more than a few years ago, it has taken a very bold step in providing educational technology to students in the developing and developed world. The company has presently announced the next phase of its hard work. Yes, it publicized a pair of tablets that are designed to interface with sensor packages, including educational software, and are Android based rather than Microsoft Windows.
It seems that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been in the new a lot lately, especially after the leak of the PRISM operation by Edward Snowden. After that leak many people are paranoid especially given the facts, but now there are rumors for reliable sources that the NSA could be implanting permanent backdoors in both Intel and AMD chips.
Jan 30, 2015 0