Intel

Intel has published datasheet of its upcoming Intel 495-series chipsets revealing their key features. As it turns out, the family will feature two chipsets aimed at different types of premium laptops, one for Y series and one for U series. Intel’s 495 chipsets will be compatible with ‘Premium-U’ and ‘Premium-Y’ processors featuring an OPI x8 interface with up to 4 GT/s data transfer rate. Intel’s 495-series PCH will also support up to 16 PCIe 3.0 lanes, up to three Serial ATA ports, up to six USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (10 Gbps), up to 10 USB 2.0 connectors, an integrated GbE MAC, a built-in Wi-Fi MAC that requires a CNVi module, and all the other familiar features of Intel’s modern chipsets (e.g., RST, AMR, TXT...

CXL Consortium Formally Incorporated, Gets New Board Members & CXL 1.1 Specification

Over four years ago, Intel started to develop what is now known as Compute Express Link (CXL), an interface to coherently connect CPUs to all types of other compute...

4 by Anton Shilov 3 days ago

Intel Core i9-9900KS TDP Details: ASUS Maximus XI Apex Support

Intel announced plans to launch its eight-core Core i9-9900KS processor along with its performance specifications quite a while ago, but the company did not disclose the TDP. As the...

47 by Anton Shilov 5 days ago

HP’s Unveils Elite Dragonfly Laptop: 13.3-Inch Convertible With a 24.5 Hour Battery Life

HP this morning is introducing its new flagship 13.3-inch convertible laptop, which the company is calling the Elite Dragonfly. The Project Athena-class laptop is designed to check all of...

25 by Anton Shilov 6 days ago

Intel Documents Show Driver Support for Unannounced 400-Series Chipsets

Intel does not often disclose its own chipset names in advance, but from time to time we get glimpses into accidental publication. This week, driver documents from the company...

42 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2019

Acer’s ConceptD 9 Pro: A 17.3-Inch Convertible w/ Core i9 & Quadro RTX 5000

In the recent years, leading makers of gaming PCs have been experimenting with unorthodox form-factors in an attempt to maximize performance and improve overall experience. Having learnt from its...

11 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2019

Lenovo Unveils Yoga C940 14-Inch: Ice Lake, 4K, Dolby Vision

Lenovo has introduced its new-generation top-of-the-range Yoga C940-series 14-inch convertible notebooks. The new breed has been equipped with Intel’s 10th Generation Ice Lake processors along with plethora of new...

4 by Anton Shilov on 9/5/2019

Intel’s Next-Generation ‘Cascade Lake-X’ HEDT CPUs Due in October

Intel said Wednesday that its next-generation codenamed Cascade Lake-X processors for high-end desktops will be revealed next month. The company says that the new CPUs will provide a significant...

64 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Intel to Launch Core i9-9900KS Next Month: 5 GHz on All Cores

At its pre-IFA press event, Intel confirmed that its new enthusiast-class Core i9-9900KS processor will launch in October. The CPU will be very similar to the Core i9-9900K introduced...

37 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

ASUS Unveils ASUSPRO B9 (B9450): A 14-Inch Ice Lake Laptop at 880 Grams

ASUS announced its all-new ASUSPRO notebook aimed at business users who need rich functionality, advanced security, and ultimate portability. Taking advantage of Intel’s Project Athena as well as Intel’s...

15 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Blink Quickly: Acer’s Predator Triton 500 Gets a 300 Hz Display

Introduced earlier this year, Acer’s Predator Triton 500 turned out to be a formidable 15.6-inch gaming PC that brought together rather extreme performance and relatively compact dimensions. Starting this...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer’s Predator Triton 300: Thin Laptop w/ Core i7, GeForce GTX 1650, PowerGem

Numerous mobile gamers nowadays demand not only performance, but also portability. In an attempt to bring together gaming-grade performance and compactness of mainstream laptops, Acer developed its all-new Predator...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer Unveils ConceptD 7 Pro: Core i7, Quadro RTX 5000, 4K Calibrated Monitor

Acer has announced its new lineup of laptops aimed at professionals and offering appropriate performance, capabilities, and certifications from ISVs. Acer’s Concept D Pro notebooks use Intel’s processors as...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Razer's Cheaper Blade 15 Base Models: Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, $1599

Having established strong positions on the market of high-end and professional gaming laptops with its Blade 15 and Blade Pro notebooks, Razer needs to address lower price bands to...

2 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Intel’s LGA4189-4 and LGA4189-5 for Cooper Lake & Ice Lake CPUs Now Available

TE Connectivity, a maker of various connectivity solutions, has introduced its newly-developed LGA4189 sockets for Intel’s next-generation Xeon Scalable processors supporting PCIe Gen 4. The products have been validated...

31 by Anton Shilov on 9/2/2019

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo UX58: A Dual Screen Laptop with 100% DCI-P3 OLED

Modern notebooks can offer performance and feature set comparable to those of desktop PCs. One thing that laptops cannot offer is the screen real estate: desktops can be equipped...

18 by Anton Shilov on 8/30/2019

Lenovo’s 2019 ThinkPad X1 Yoga: An Ultralight Convertible with Comet Lake

Lenovo on Tuesday formally unveiled its 4th Generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga convertible notebooks aimed at 'road warriors and corporate users'. The new ThinkPad X1 Yoga comes in an all-new...

13 by Anton Shilov on 8/27/2019

Lenovo Launches ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7: Thinner, Lighter, Comet Lake Inside

Lenovo has officially launched its 7th Generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook. Originally announced back at CES 2019 earlier this year, the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon got itself a thinner...

19 by Anton Shilov on 8/27/2019

Dell Announces Alienware Aurora R9: An Ultimate mATX Gaming PC

Living up to its status as a high-end, botique system builder, back in early 2019 Alienware rolled out its "Legend" industrial design. Intended to set the brand apart from...

26 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2019

Dell Launches Their Vostro 13 5391 Laptop: 10th Gen Core For Road Warriors

Capping off Dell's spate of laptop updates, today the company also announced an updated Vostro 13 laptop for small business. The relatively inexpensive Vostro 13 5391-series feature a solid...

16 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2019

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