Tag Archives: CPU

Entry-level LG Tribute Dynasty launched with octa-core CPU, 8MP camera

The LG Tribute Dynasty, user manual for which was spotted late last month, has been launched. The device is powered by a Mediatek SoC with octa-core CPU, and sports a 5-inch HD display. The device comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. It features an 8MP main camera and a 5MP front shooter. The handset runs Android 7.1 Nougat and packs ... Read More »

AMD’s coveted Wraith Max CPU cooler finally goes on sale in the U.S.

You can finally buy a standalone version of AMD’s Wraith Max CPU cooler for Ryzen processors in the U.S. Or at least you could. On Thursday, the cooler appeared on Amazon for $60 before selling out very, very quickly. The Wraith Max is the ultimate option in the Wraith series of coolers, packing sleek RGB lighting and a beefier heatsink than the smaller Wraith Spire ... Read More »

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

We’re reviewing our first Core i9 chip—Intel’s Core i9-7900X 10-core part—as a veritable CPU storm looms. Sure, Core i9 blew in as the most powerful CPU the company has ever sold to consumers, and it’s currently the fastest Core-series CPU available. But an ill wind is blowing: AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chips offer stiff competition in the low end, ... Read More »

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

We’re reviewing our first Core i9 chip—Intel’s Core i9-7900X 10-core part—as a veritable CPU storm looms. Sure, Core i9 blew in as the most powerful CPU the company has ever sold to consumers, and it’s currently the fastest Core-series CPU available. But an ill wind is blowing: AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chips offer stiff competition in the low end, ... Read More »

AMD Ryzen Threadripper: Everything we know so far about this monster CPU

Updated May 30, 2017: AMD revealed more information about Threadripper at Computex, namely its massive socket size and abundant PCI-E lanes. Meanwhile, Intel unveiled its Core i9 X family of chips with up to 18 cores for deep-pocketed enthusiasts. Let the core wars begin!   AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper could very well be the most powerful consumer CPU ever introduced. With 16 ... Read More »

Gionee F106 clears TENAA with quad-core CPU, 8MP camera

Gionee Android A new Gionee smartphone has been certified by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA. The Gionee F106, the TENAA listing reveals, is powered by an SoC with quad-core 1.5GHz processor, and sports a 4.99-inch HD display. RAM is 2GB, while internal memory is 16GB, and is further expandable via a microSD card slot. The device features an 8MP rear ... Read More »

You can find out how your CPU compares to AMD’s Ryzen for free

The Ryzen hype train has left the station, and to build up its speed, AMD has actually released the source file it used to demonstrate just how fast its upcoming eight-core Summit Ridge CPU is. This doesn’t usually happen, but because Blender is open-source and free, we now have a way for both haters and fans to test their own ... Read More »

LG launches new G Pad III 10.1 tablet with octa-core CPU, 5MP front camera

Shortly after being leaked by the usually reliable tipster @evleaks, LG has launched the LG G Pad III 10.1 FHD LTE tablet. As clear from the device’s name, it sports a 10.1-inch screen. Display resolution is 1920×1200, and the tablet also offers support for LTE. The new G Pad III 10.1 is powered by an octa-core 1.5GHz processor, comes in ... Read More »

You can find out how your CPU compares to AMD’s Ryzen for free

The Ryzen hype train has left the station, and to build up its speed, AMD has actually released the source file it used to demonstrate just how fast its upcoming eight-core Summit Ridge CPU is. This doesn’t usually happen, but because Blender is open-source and free, we now have a way for both haters and fans to test their own ... Read More »

Panasonic P88 announced: 5.3-inch 720p display, quad-core CPU, $140

Panasonic has announced the P88 smartphone in India. A modest, but affordable model, the Panasonic P88 checks a few of the right boxes including a list price of INR 9,290 (a few dollars short of $140). The specsheet starts with a 5.3″ IPS display of 720p resolution (some 277ppi) covered with 2.5D glass by Japanese glass specialists Asahi (no gorillas ... Read More »