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Latest Dell XPS 13 Models Get 8th Gen Intel Core Processors
#IFA2017 – Dell today updated its XPS 13 lineup of notebooks with the latest 8th Generation Core processors from Intel. The Dell XPS 13 can now be configured with Intel’s latest quadcore Core i5 and Core i7 chips. Dell isn’t going to have all configurations in stock from the very first day, though.

Intel offers software upgrades for its latest low-end processors
Do you remember last year in September when Intel gave consumers the option to upgrade some if its processors’ software with the use of a specially purchased unlock code? It didn’t go down so well with the consumers – after all, who liked the idea of purchasing a “crippled” processor? Well, it looks like Intel didn’t learn, or didn’t care – because they’ve done it again this year, this time […]

Intel's Sandy Bridge in Products @ CES
[CES 2010] CES is the perfect announcement platform for Intel because this is the time for the bi-annual “PC Refresh” that has happened like clockwork for more than a decade now (February/October). The second generation Core Processor, codenamed “Sandy Bridge” improves the performance across the board (sometime in a dramatic way) and lifts the base graphics performance (and compatibility, up to DX10) appreciably, thanks to the graphics processor embedded directly […]

Acer Updates Specifications For Its TimelineX Notebooks
Acer has introduced some updated specifications for its popular TimelineX series of notebooks, with the 11.6-inch model getting the option for a Intel Core i7-680M ultra-low voltage processor. The TimelineX 11.6-inch 1830T-68U118 will set you back $899.99, though you can’t expect the ULV version of its Core i7 processor to match up with the desktop version. If you want to save a few hundred clams, you can opt for the […]


fuRo releases Core bipedal vehicle that totes 100kg without breaking a sweat
Technically speaking, robots can’t sweat, but you can safely say that the bipedal vehicle known as Core is able to carry up to 100kg worth of stuff without even dropping a single bead of sweat. Thanks to fuRo, a division of the Chiba Institute of Technology, their research has resulted in the Core which stands at around 2 meters while tipping the scales at just 230kg. To make sure it […]

Getac Rugged Notebook Is Powered By Intel's Core i7 Processor
If you’re looking for an alternative rugged notebook to Panasonic’s Toughbook series, you might want to check out the Getac V200 convertible notebook, which should fit the bill. This notebook can be used in a -20 degrees Celsius environment, sports a full magnesium alloy casing, shock mounted 320GB hard drive, sealed I/O ports, and Getac’s exclusive 1200 NITs QuadraClear technology that allows users to easily read and operate their computer […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 Gets Core i7 Processor Option
Lenovo’s Core i3-powered ThinkPad Edge 14 is a pretty nifty notebook, but in the event that you feel that it doesn’t have enough grunt to satisfy you, you’ll be quite happy to hear that Lenovo is now offering its ThinkPad Edge 14 with the option of a 2.66GHz Core i7-620M processor, though it will reduce your bank account by an additional $350. That being said, if you’re a performance junkie, […]

Toshiba Satellite Pro Line Beefed Up With Core i3 And i5 Processors
Toshiba has just announced its latest line of Satellite Pro models that are powered by Intel’s Core i3 and i5 processors, or a dual-core AMD Athlon II processor. Updated models include the 15.6-inch C650/C650D, L650/650D, the 13.3-inch L630 and the 17.3-inch L760/760D. The “D” suffix on the notebooks indicate the presence of the aforementioned Athlon II processor. There isn’t any mention or pricing of the US availability just yet, but these […]

MSI Preparing To Launch Its 890FXA-GD70 Motherboard
While Intel is enjoying its success with its Core i7 series of processors, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a demand for AMD processors. Now MSI is targeting folks who are looking to build an AMD-powered rig by gearing up to launch its AMD 890FXA-GD70 motherboard. While there isn’t any pricing or release date just yet, technical specifications of this motherboard are available, which include:

Does Your New Core i7 17-inch MacBook Pro Run Very Hot?
Not everybody out there can afford a 17-inch Core i7 MacBook Pro, but the folks over at PC Authority have got their hands on a unit, and it seems that they managed to get the CPU to temperatures of about 101 degrees when benchmarking it using Cinebench. Apparently errors started to appear due to the high temperatures and they needed to turn the MacBook Pro on its side in order […]

Core i7 Powered Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Coming To Japan
You might recall the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 that was on show at CES a while back. If you were wowed by this notebook and live in Japan, you’re in luck, as the notebook is scheduled to be available in Japan this weekend. Specifications of the IdeaPad Y560 are juicy, sporting specs such as:

Toshiba Introduces New Notebooks Powered By Intel's Core i3, i5 And i7 Processors
Toshiba has just announced a bunch of notebooks powered by Intel’s Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, namely the A660, C650, L650 and the L670. The Satellite A660 offers a Blu-ray drive, 16-inch LED backlit display, 620GB hard drive, up to 8GB of RAM, and your choice of Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 chips.The C650 on the other hand offers 4GB of RAM, 500GB of hard disk space, and […]

Newegg shipping dummy Intel Core i7 920?
Several reports on the web have surfaced about a possible issue with Core i7 920 orders at NewEgg – this is one of Intel’s most popular processors (about $270). Apparently, a small number of them are stand-in/demo boxes with a dummy CPU and fan inside. From the couple of YouTube videos (if they are authentic), it looks like dummy boxes that could have been used to validate a design or […]

MacBook Pro Deleted From Best Buy Inventory
With the recent Core i7 MacBook Pro Geekbench scores being leaked, it certainly seems like we’ll be getting an update to Apple’s line of MacBook Pros. Now reports are going around that Best Buy’s inventory system is showing current MacBook Pros in its system as “deleted”, so does it mean that stock is unavailable for the moment, or are they just gearing up for a new version of the MacBook […]

Core i7 MacBook Pro Geekbench Scores Revealed
Are you thinking that Apple’s MacBook Pro line of notebooks is in desperate need of a refresh? Well, a Geekbench scoring has surfaced and it seems that it was created using a Core i7 M620 MacBook Pro, running an unreleased version of Mac OS 10.6.2. According to the benchmark results, the Geekbench results of this MacBook Pro 6,1 provide a nice little boost compared to the current line of MacBook […]

Intel Core i5 MacBook Pro Coming?
Folks who are on the Intel Retail Edge Program have received a promotion via email that indicates that an updated MacBook Pro laptop will be coming along, powered by an Intel Core i5 processor. The current top MacBook Pro sports an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, but with Intel introducing its new Core i3, i5 and i7 chips at CES, it certainly seems possible that the MacBook Pro will be […]

Intel Core i9 Appears On eBay
Can’t wait to get your hands on the next-generation Intel Core i9 processor? Well, there’s always eBay, right? It seems that this processor was up for auction for a princely fee of $1200. All that money just to pick up this prototype 6-core Westmere Gulftown 2.4GHz LGA 1366 CPU, would you go for it? There’s no confirmation of the authenticity of the auction, it might have been a scam for […]