Calling every major Intel processor Core, Piednoel argued, doesn't give customers enough information about how to buy Intel products, which is why he thinks code names still work their way into common use. While Piednoel acknowledged to me that the Core branding was clever when it first started, because every computer needs cores, he also said "When Sean Maloney decided to call it 'core,' a lot of people were confused, because it's hardly predictable. It's a common name, so you can't really put a brand on this. Intel does, but you know, the core of an apple is not something you can brand." … [Read more...] about Deciphering Intel’s Codenames: What’s With All the Lakes?
In our Dell XPS 15 review for this 2019 model, we called it “one of the best mid-size laptops on the market,” giving extra praise to that beautiful 4K OLED. The configuration on sale has a CPU that's slightly lower-grade than what was in our review unit, but only by a few notches. best ultrabook and portable laptops you can buy at a discount. … [Read more...] about The Dell XPS 15 Is $400 off: 4K OLED on Budget
Although both the Arm and Intel models come equipped with the same 42 Wh battery, the Core i5-L16G7 processor doesn't appear to be as energy efficient as the Snapdragon 8cx. Intel hasn't officially announced Lakefield yet; however, the hybrid chips reportedly operate within the 5W to 7W limit. The Snapdragon 8cx is rated for 7W, so the difference in battery performance comes down to design and lithography. Lakefield's internals consist of a 10nm Compute die and a 14nm Base die, while the Snapdragon 8cx exploits TSMC's 7nm process. … [Read more...] about New Samsung Galaxy Book S Debuts With Intel Core i5-L16G7 Lakefield CPU
In comparison to his previous (undisclosed) Intel processor, Trovalds says the Ryzen Threadripper 3970X represents a night and day upgrade and runs up to three times faster. Although he did admit that he won't take advantage of the full processing power right away, he expects the Ryzen Threadripper 3970X's prowess to come in handy during the next merge window. … [Read more...] about Linus Torvalds Tosses Intel CPU Aside To Make Way For a Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
If you want to keep an eye on Bitcoin prices, this Raspberry Pi project is exactly what you need. It saves you the hassle of looking pricing up online by updating a display with current prices in real-time. The Bitcoin price ticker was created and shared earlier this week by Aaron from Aaron's Creations on YouTube. … [Read more...] about This Raspberry Pi Displays Bitcoin Prices in Real-Time