Intel later pressed the box into service with its Core i9-9900KS, a highly-binned variant of the Core i9-9900K, but now Intel tells its customers they will need to place their last orders for the packaging by June 26. As for the translucent blue dodecahedron, Intel's PCN says the company will replace it with the standard Intel cardboard box. … [Read more...] about Intel Kills Off Core i9-9900K Speciality Dodecahedron Packaging
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Enabling All AppsUsing an x86 chip over an Arm chip in the Galaxy Book S means Samsung's machine will support all Windows apps. If Samsung opted for an Arm chip and Windows 10 on Arm, 32-bit x86 apps would have to be emulated, and 64-bit apps wouldn't run at all. Some Windows programs have been compiled for Arm, but they're not all there yet. The Lakefield version of the Book S should offer far fewer limitations in that regard. … [Read more...] about Samsung Debuts First Intel Lakefield Laptop
In the GPU department, Apple offers options for the AMD Radeon Pro 5500M with either 4GB or 8GB of GDDR6 memory. These AMD parts are all custom chips designed for Apple’s devices. Based on AMD’s next generation of Zen 2 7nm graphics architecture, we found these GPUs help make the MacBook a video-editing workhorse, with the ability to complete a video in 4 minutes, twice as fast as last year’s MacBook Pro 15-inch. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
On our web browsing test, the Duet lasted almost 14 hours, which is again an excellent score and is more than three times as long as the Surface Go 2. This laptop will get you through a day and a half of work or more before you need to top it off. If you want to watch video, then you’ll be slightly less impressed with the Duet; it managed 12.5 hours looping our local Full HD Avengers trailer, which is good but not great. The Surface Go 2 managed around an hour less, which is the only battery test where it could compete with the Duet. … [Read more...] about Lenovo IdeaPad Duet review: Great Chrome tablet at nice price
Unlike the Surface Go, the Surface Pro 7 boasts significantly more robust hardware with its tenth-generation Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB of RAM. With this, the Pro 7 is well-equipped for above-average multitasking capabilities that allow it to outperform a good number of laptops in a variety of fields. Microsoft’s Office 365 isn’t put to waste either. Because of the Surface Pro 7’s specs, it can handle any program in their office suite without a hitch. This does cause the hybrid to jump significantly in price, but it’s definitely worth investing in, especially if your laptop just isn’t cutting it. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface Go, Surface Pro 7 in the discount bin — save up to $230