Intel posted a product change notice (PCN) yesterday announcing that it is axing its specialty dodecahedron packaging for its Core i9-9900K processor. Intel's fancy translucent twelve-sided package debuted with the Core i9-9900K as a response to AMD's elaborate packaging that comes with its Threadripper processors, and like those chips, it didn't have to make room for a bundled cooler, as Intel doesn't include one. … [Read more...] about Intel Kills Off Core i9-9900K Speciality Dodecahedron Packaging
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Price and design Dell’s XPS 17 starts at $1,500, and Apple’s MacBook Pro 16-inch starts at $2,399. That sounds like a big difference, but these base models can’t be compared on an apples-to-apples basis. The XPS 17 starts with a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution screen, a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, a Core i5-10300H, and integrated graphics. From there, it can be configured up to a 4K+ screen, RTX 2060 graphics, a Core i9-10885H, 64GB of RAM, and 8TB of storage. We’ll know more about the exact configuration options of the XPS 17 when it launches later this summer. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
“Doc is edgy, highly opinionated, cocky, etc., and that certainly adds to the difficulty in staying authentic without offending anyone on a deeper, personal level,” he said in his post-E3 apology. “I think those that have followed me for years outside of the character, even before Twitch, know what kind of person I am. I have an incredible support system from family, friends, business partners, community, and following. I’m very lucky to be considered an influential person in this entertainment space. Believe me, I don’t take it for granted.” … [Read more...] about PepsiCo signs endorsement deal with Dr. Disrespect, but does it realize the risks?
We first saw Lakefield at CES inside the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold, though Lenovo was careful not to name the chip specifically, only saying that it uses Intel Hybrid technology. Microsoft also suggested it would use Lakefield in the now-delayed, dual-screened, Surface Neo. So instead, Samsung got first dibs (though Lenovo plans to release the Fold this year). This laptop leaked earlier on a Canadian version of Samsung's website. … [Read more...] about Samsung Debuts First Intel Lakefield Laptop
A competitor to Intel’s Xeon processors, AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper line is a series of chips with high CPU core counts and high clock speeds used for professional-level rendering, encoding, compiling, streaming and pretty much everything a typical Ryzen isn’t cut out for. It’s been used on movies like Terminator: Dark Fate, and at 64 cores and 128 threads with a max boost speed of up to 4.3 GHz, the Threadripper 3990X is easily the most powerful model in the series. … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Is $540 off Launch Price