Tag: CPU

  • AMD Ryzen is here! $500 for 8-core 1800X CPU, undercutting Intel by $600

    AMD Ryzen is here! $500 for 8-core 1800X CPU, undercutting Intel by $600

    AMD Ryzen high-end Summit Ridge CPUs have finally been priced to consumers! Intel has priced their similar i7-6900K chips at around $1,100. AMD is now undercutting Intel by $600! The Ryzen 1800X will cost $500 and will use 45 Watts less than Intel’s chip! AMD is also bringing lower tier CPUs to the market, let’s…

  • Intel invests $7 billion into 7nm chip production plant in Arizona

    Intel invests $7 billion into 7nm chip production plant in Arizona

    Intel is investing $7 billion into a semiconductor factory in Chandler, Arizona that once completed will build chips on a 7nm manufacturing process. Known as Fab 42, the plant is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. It will take three to four years to complete construction of the factory. The…

  • Updating Your BIOS Could Improve Your PC’s Performance

    Updating Your BIOS Could Improve Your PC’s Performance

    The BIOS! Wait.. what is your BIOS? Basic Input Output System What does that mean? Your BIOS… “is a type of firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process.¬†and to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs.” Huh? Basically it’s the configuration of the Input devices on a computer’s motherboard, and how…