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Intel Will Bring Additional Facilities Online to Improve Coffee Lake Shipments

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel’s Coffee Lake launched six weeks ago, but finding the chips online has sometimes been challenging. Prices have consistently hovered above MSRP and availability hasn’t been 100 percent. That’s unfortunate — the Core i7-8700K is the best mainstream desktop CPU available in-market today — and it’s a situation Intel is moving to address. Intel is moving to test the 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs at Chengdu, China. The facility is certified under Intel’s Copy Exactly ...

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Intel’s Upcoming Coffee Lake Z370 Motherboards Aren’t Backwards Compatible

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel’s Coffee Lake refresh represents the largest performance refresh we’ve seen from the company since the Sandy Bridge era. While the benefits will primarily impact users who run multi-threaded workloads, many programs these days support four or more threads. Even when applications aren’t multi-threaded, having more cores can keep a system running smoothly when multiple single-threaded applications are running. All in all, it’s a big step forward for Intel customers, but anyone hoping to upgrade ...

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Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh Offers Up to 6 Cores, Goes On Sale Oct. 5

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel’s Coffee Lake desktop CPUs will launch in a little over a week, offering substantially higher performance than the iterative improvements we’ve seen since Sandy Bridge. It’s a clear response to AMD’s Ryzen, which currently offers better multi-threaded performance and higher core counts than Intel’s Core i3, i5, and i7 family. Intel has resisted dropping the price on its CPUs, but it’s fighting back in another way–by adding more cores to existing parts. The Core ...

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Intel Coffee Lake Benchmarks Leak, Launch Rumored for October 5

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake refresh is expected to boost core counts in response to AMD’s Ryzen launches from earlier this year. Now we’ve got some benchmark results on the upcoming Core i7-8700K, at least if the leaked data is accurate. (As always, take such information as rumor, pre-release data, etc, etc). There are two sets of results, both rounded up by VideoCardz. In Cinebench R15, the Core i7-8700K (six cores, 12 threads, 3.7GHz base clock, ...

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Rumor: Prices Leak for Intel’s Coffee Lake

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel hasn’t said anything official about Coffee Lake yet — the 8th generation launch yesterday only alluded to desktop products coming in the fall. Newly leaked data suggests what price targets Intel will aim for, and how the new chips will fit into existing lineups — and while the positioning is fairly solid, AMD is likely to still put up a significant fight. VideoCardz caught this leak, along with pricing for the chips in Canadian ...

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Leaked Intel Slide Reveals Coffee Lake CPU Lineup

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A leaked slide from China has confirmed much of the speculation we’ve heard about Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake. Much of what we’ve previously heard is accurate, at least according to this slide, with Coffee Lake bringing quad-core i3’s, six-core i5’s, and a Core i7 with six cores and 12 threads. The graph below is, as best I can tell, understood in the following way: Slide courtesy of Chiphell The horizontal lines between the two columns ...

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Rumor: Intel’s Coffee Lake Could Shake Up Core i3 Family

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Intel hasn’t officially commented on any of its plans for the upcoming Coffee Lake family, or how much additional performance we can expect from its third-generation 14nm technology (tentatively called 14nm++). There are rumors, however, that the company will launch six-core Core i7 and Core i5 CPUs in mainstream desktops. Now we’ve seen rumors that this could extend to the Core i3 family, with possible quad-core chips arriving later this year or early next. The ...

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Asrock Confirms Intel’s Coffee Lake CPUs Will Require New Motherboard

Ever since Coffee Lake appeared on various leaked Intel roadmaps, there have been questions about whether it would be supported on existing 200-series motherboards. Back when Intel used a Tick-Tock model, there was less uncertainty–LGA 1155 supported Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge, Z87 supported Haswell and Devil’s Canyon (Z97 supported Broadwell as well), and the 100 & 200 Series both support Skylake and Kaby Lake. Intel’s new PAO (Process – Architecture – Optimization) process made it plausible that the company would continue to support newer chips on older platforms, but ...

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Rumor: Intel Will Launch Coffee Lake, Basin Falls Earlier Than Expected

Over the past six weeks, AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 CPUs have been making Intel’s life a bit difficult. Chipzilla’s standard desktop lineup has been rattled by AMD’s new chips, which offer higher core counts and better performance in many workloads for significantly less money. Intel, of course, was never going to take this lying down — and new rumors suggest the company will accelerate the launch of its Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs, pulling them forward to a June Computex unveiling as opposed to the original August timeline. ...

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Apple’s new $300 coffee table book contains 450 product photos, little else

Whether you love Apple or hate it, there’s no denying the company’s formidable influence on product design. Over the last 39 years, a number of books have focused on various Apple products and the inspirations behind them, from the influence of 1960s hardware on the iPod, Mac Pro, and iMac, to Steve Jobs’ influence over various aspects of the original Macintosh, as well as Apple’s other products. Apple products fascinate people in a way that hardware from Dell or HP rarely does, even though this isn’t always fair to the ...

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