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Intel Leaves Russia, Refuses to Bow to Threats

Arkadiusz Strzala, 06 April 2022, 13:54

Intel made the decision to halt cooperation with Russia. However, the company has not bowed to Russian threats and has joined the global boycott of the invasion of Ukraine.

Intel Delays Launch of Its GPUs

Martin Nothing, 09 March 2022, 14:15

Intel Arc GPUs are supposed to be gaming competition for Nvidia and AMD products. Unfortunately, gamers will have to be patient, because the American manufacturer has decided to delay their release.

Intel's New CPUs Gaining Popularity and Starting to Outsell AMD

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 February 2022, 13:47

According to stats covering sales in some markets, Intel Alder Lake-S processors have already overtaken AMD chips. Generation 12 features a hybrid architecture that is generating a lot of interest.

Intel Apologizes to China for Wanting to Stop Cooperation With Xinjiang

Arkadiusz Strzala, 23 December 2021, 14:55

Intel's call to break off cooperation with the Xinjiang region was negatively received by the Chinese. This, in turned, prompted the company to publish an official apology in a damage control attempt.

Head of Intel Claims Electronic Component Crisis Will Last at Least Until 2023

Dawid Wanat, 21 December 2021, 17:26

Head of Intel Pat Gelsinger repeats his speculation about chip shortages being expected to last until 2023. AMD's boss is more optimistic on the issue and says improvements will come as early as next year.

Intel Develops Software to Use LAN Hardware for Metaverse

Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 December 2021, 15:07

Metaverse will require a lot from hardware. Intel takes a step towards this technology and announces the ability to share computing power between devices, including those from competing companies.

Denuvo Issues on Intel's New CPUs Almost Fixed

Hubert Sledziewski, 07 December 2021, 18:06

The problems of Intel Alder Lake processors with the Denuvo DRM have almost been solved. Only three games - including Assassin's Creed: Valhalla - are still experiencing trouble.

GPUs Are in Short Supply but Nvidia's Sales Increase

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 November 2021, 16:04

The situation in the electronics market remains bleak, with hardware manufacturers struggling to provide adequate supply. Despite this, Nvidia clearly has recorded a successful quarter.

Gigabyte Saves New Intel CPUs in Games Using Denuvo

Dawid Wanat, 23 November 2021, 13:30

Gigabyte has released a patch for Intel Alder Lake processors. It eliminates problems with DRM systems in games in exchange for disabling some innovative features - unfortunately, it's available only for owners of boards from Gigabyte for now.

Intel Knocks Out AMD

Bartlomiej Sagan, 19 November 2021, 15:26

The 12th generation of Intel Core CPUs has caught up or overtaken AMD Ryzen series in the desktop field in many applications. The next blow, the i7-12700H, came in the mobile category.

Intel CPUs With New Security Vulnerabilities

Dawid Wanat, 17 November 2021, 14:11

The most recently detected security vulnerabilities was found in AMD processors. It turns out, however, that also some Intel units also have significant problems.

Denuvo Causes Trouble on Intel Alder Lake CPUs; 32 Games Affected

Hubert Sledziewski, 05 November 2021, 20:52

Yesterday's launch of Intel Alder Lake CPUs was not without controversy. Information was confirmed that the chips do not work well with 32 games (including AC: Valhalla, Far Cry Primal and Mortal Kombat 11) running on Windows 10 and 11. The main problems are caused by Denuvo DRM solution.

Intel Doesn't Believe in Electronics Prices Dropping Before 2023

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2021, 17:34

Intel's CEO believes that component shortages (and thus high electronics prices) will be with us until at least 2023.

Some Games Won't Run on Intel's New CPUs Due to DRM

Arkadiusz Strzala, 18 October 2021, 14:20

Owners of a sizeable collection of older games should approach the new generation of Alder Lake-S CPUs with caution. DRM software may have problems with Intel's upcoming chips.

Intel Won't Build a Factory in the UK Due to Brexit

Arkadiusz Strzala, 07 October 2021, 14:12

Intel's new factory will not be built in Great Britain. The reason is the fact that this country is no longer a member of the European Union, i.e. the Brexit. There are 70 other locations in 10 EU countries under consideration.

Intel Arc Launch Delayed by Supply Issues

Miriam Moszczynska, 06 October 2021, 11:35

Intel's Arc series GPUs may be delayed until the second quarter of next year. The reason is problems with the supply of materials needed for their production.

Intel Confidently Announces the End of AMD's Dominance

Konrad Sarzynski, 05 October 2021, 13:40

Pat Gelsinger, Intel's chief executive, announces the company's return to the top. The new Alder Lake and Sapphire Rapids processors are expected to not only compete with AMD, but dominate the market.

Intel Core i9-12900K Could be Up to 27% Faster Than Ryzen 9 5950X

Martin Nothing, 27 September 2021, 17:06

The release of Intel Core Alder Lake CPUs is fast approaching, so more and more information about them appears on the web. The latest one concerns benchmarks in which the i9-12900K chip beats the Ryzen 9 5950X.

Intel Arc GPUs Could Compete With Refreshed RTX 2060

Arkadiusz Strzala, 13 September 2021, 15:26

A slide has leaked to the web, showing the performance classification and prices of Arc Alchemist chips. It looks like Intel is unlikely to attack the positions of the RTX 3090 and Radeon 6800 XT flagships.

Intel May Unveil New Cooling With Alder Lake CPUs

GRG, 13 September 2021, 14:36

A Twitter post suggests that a new range of stock fans to cool Intel's 12th-gen CPUs may be in the pipeline.

Leaked Benchmark Suggest i9-12900K is One Smoking Hot Beast

Arkadiusz Strzala, 31 August 2021, 15:44

Load test, most likely involving the new i9-12900K CPU from the Alder Lake-S generation, have been leaked. It was very warm and a lot of power was used.

Intel Core i5-12600K Could be a Hit; AMD has Reasons to Worry

Arkadiusz Strzala, 26 August 2021, 16:20

The Core i5-12600K could be the hit of Intel's upcoming Alder Lake generation of processors. If it retains the price level of previous i5 releases, it has a chance to outclass even AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X chip.

Intel Alder Lake Hybrid CPUs Could Shake Up the Market

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 August 2021, 22:23

The 12th-gen Alder Lake processors will be Intel's first hybrid chips. They will have two types of cores with different specializations. An interesting function connected with it is Thread Director.

Intel Reveals Arc, Competitor to GeForce and Radeon

Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 August 2021, 14:19

The color palette in the GPU market will be supplemented by the color blue. Soon, in addition to GeForce from Nvidia and Radeon from AMD, gamers will be able to choose Arc from Intel.

Intel May Hinder AMD's Recovery

Arkadiusz Strzala, 16 August 2021, 18:34

Intel is reserving the lion's share of TSMC's production capacity in 3nm lithography. In doing so, it may make life a bit more difficult for AMD and Apple, which rely on third-party chip manufacturing.

Gigabyte Hacked; 112 GB of Documents From AMD and Intel in the Hands of Attackers

Michael Kulakowski, 10 August 2021, 19:06

Gigabyte, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, was attacked by hackers and became a victim of a ransomware attack. The criminals are threatening to publish more than 112GB of the company's confidential files, which include sensitive technical documents from AMD and Intel, among others.

Intel Plans a Megafactory in the U.S.; Expands Existing Facilities

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 August 2021, 17:34

Intel is planning to build a new factory in the US and is expanding the Oregon facility. Is the capacity expansion an answer to the chip crisis and the popularity of AMD processors?

AMD on the Offensive - Ryzens Much More Popular Than Intel CPUs

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 August 2021, 20:06

Intel still rules the CPU market, but AMD is starting to tread on its heels. In fact, the new Ryzen 5000 have made AMD's CPUs much more popular in some stores than Intel's.

Intel Changes the Rules of the Game; Forget About Nanometers

Arkadiusz Strzala, 27 July 2021, 16:51

Intel is changing the rules of the nanometer race. It stops using this measure in naming lithographic processes. After „10nm”, the next step in technology development is simply „Intel 7”.

Intel's New CPU Significantly Faster Than Ryzen; Alder Lake CPU Benchmark Leaked

Arkadiusz Strzala, 21 July 2021, 15:22

A benchmark of the new Intel i9-12900K processor has been leaked. The model from the upcoming Alder Lake generation may be up to 25% faster than the top Ryzen 5950X. Release coming later this year.

Windows 11 Won't Support Ryzen 1000 series and Intel CPUs Below 8th Gen

Darius Matusiak, 26 June 2021, 22:08

The list of processors officially supported by Windows 11 turns out to be surprising. Microsoft bets on the latest generations and cutts off many popular models, at least officially.

Intel on Chip Shortages - Better Get Used to It

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 June 2021, 13:35

Pat Gelsinger once again addressed the current chip supply problems. Unfortunately, Intel's CEO still confirms that the semiconductor shortage could last for several years.

Intel's 7nm Meteor Lake CPUs Reached a Milestone

Bartlomiej Sagan, 25 May 2021, 12:02

Intel has reached another milestone in its proprietary manufacturing technology for the Meteor Lake family of CPUs. The 14th generation of Core CPUs is expected to bring the long-awaited change in lithography to 7nm.

Intel Alder Lake-S Said to Offer Twice the Performance and Launch This Year

Arkadiusz Strzala, 11 May 2021, 18:56

The new generation of Intel Alder Lake-S CPUs is expected to arrive before the end of 2021. This could be quite an event, because the new CPUs not only offer much better performance, but also support DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 and departure from the 14 nm process.

Intel and TSMC Claim Chip Shortage is a Long-term Problem

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 April 2021, 17:02

The problem with shortage of chips and, subsequently, hardware that needs them may drag on for years. That's the grim scenario being drawn by the CEOs of Intel and major semiconductor manufacturer TSMC.

Intel Xe-HPG DG2 May Compete With RTX 3080

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 April 2021, 16:52

The first pictures and specs of Intel GPUs have leaked. The most powerful Xe-HPG model is expected to rank between GeForce RTX 3070 and RTX 3080 in terms of performance. Intel is also preparing an equivalent of Nvidia's DLSS.

Nvidia GPUs and Intel CPUs Still Reign Supreme on Steam

Karol Laska, 03 April 2021, 19:49

Steam, according to tradition, examined how the hardware used by platform's users has changed in March 2021. There are no surprises - Nvidia and Intel remain at the top.

First Reviews: Rocket Lake-S - With Good Performance Comes Great Power Consumption

Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2021, 16:43

Benchmarks of the new desktop CPUs from Intel - the so-called Rocket Lake-S line - have appeared in the web. How does Intel's 11th-gen perform under fire?

Apple's M1 CPU Bested Intel Core i7-11700K in Benchmark

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2021, 16:45

Some interesting CPU test results have appeared on Passmark's website. The Apple M1, known mostly from Mac laptops, won against the i7-11700K in single-core performance.

Intel Xe HPG GPU May Match RTX 3070

Kamil Komaniecki, 15 March 2021, 14:33

The Intel XE HPG has may compete with the GeForce RTX 3070, and the card is said to be 20 times faster than the Iris Pro 5200, indicating high performance, able to match Nvidia's card.

Core i7-11700K Performs Worse in Video Games Than Predecessor

Bart Swiatek, 08 March 2021, 14:50

Editors of AnandTech tested Intel's latest CPU, Core i7-11700K, which will debut on the market on March 30. It seems that in video games the processor performs worse than Intel's last year's CPU.

Intel Iris Xe GPU Will Not Work With AMD Processors

Bart Swiatek, 28 January 2021, 15:16

According to the information presented by Intel, the dedicated Iris Xe DG1 GPU will work only with motherboards based on a specific chipset. This means that the GPU will not work with AMD processors.

Intel i9-11900K Price and First Benchmarks

Bartlomiej Sagan, 18 January 2021, 21:13

Considering the high prices of the Ryzen 5000 series, expectations are high for the upcoming Rocket Lake family processors from Intel. However, the latest reports raise some concerns.

No More PIN in ATMs? Intel Announces RealSense ID

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 21:26

Intel has officially presented RealSense ID - Face ID-like face recognition system that can detect fraudsters. The technology can be used, among others, in ATMs.

Intel Core i9-11900K May be the New King of Single-thread Performance

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2021, 20:17

Thanks to leaks from several sources, we learned some details about the performance of Intel's new processors - Core i9-11900K and Core i7-11700K.

Will Intel Bounce Back to the Top with i9-11900K? Specs and Performance Leaks

Bart Woldanski, 14 December 2020, 19:36

In recent years, we exerienced Intel's dominantion in gaming, but with the release of AMD's Ryzen 5000 CPU, the leader's position has been challenged. Now, performance and specs of the upcoming Rocket Lake series CPUs leaked to the web.

AMD Announces Ryzen 5000 CPUs Today; Intel Plans Response

Bart Woldanski, 08 October 2020, 15:01

As announced, AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs based on the Zen 3 architecture will be officially revealed today. Simultaneously, Intel has confirmed the release of Rocket Lake-S chips.

Apple Currently Owns Over 25% of the CPU Market

Bart Swiatek, 05 October 2020, 11:59

Another edition of the usual hardware survey appeared on Steam. It shows that AMD already controls over 25% of the CPU market. The data also indicates stagnation in VR goggle sector.

Laptop With Intel Xe GPU Will Debut in Less Than a Month

Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 12:19

Intel has announced that at the beginning of September the first laptop equipped with Tiger Lake CPU and integrated Xe GPU will appear in the shops.

Intel has a Problem - 20 GB of Classified Data and Tools Have Leaked

Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 11:33

There has been a major leak of classified data at Intel. A 20-gigabyte package containing, among other things, CPU blueprints and tools used by the company's employees has surfaced online.