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Shack Giveaway: Intel i5, Operation Flashpoint Red River and Roxio capture software

By Xav de Matos, May 26, 2011 12:00pm PDT

We have another weekly giveaway, this time sponsored by Intel and brought to you by Codemasters and Shacknews. We're giving away nearly $1000 in computer gear and games. This giveaway has now ended.


"Operation #865, fun contest. just wish it wasn't so buggy in my browser. "

- happynoodle see all 148 comments

Valve announces Steam Guard security feature

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2011 9:45am PST

A new Steam security feature will allow users to lock account management to one specific PC, if they have the right Intel system.


"Protect yourself, with ..."

- deject see all 43 comments

Create a Ship in Star Trek Online for a Chance to Win a $200 Best Buy Gift Card

By Brian Leahy, Aug 31, 2010 3:00pm PDT

[Update 9/7/11] The contest is now closed. The winners are Knuxsonic, Conrnchak, and *ahem* Whore. Congratulations to the winners. [Original...


"Ship Name: U.S.S. ldurham Captain name: ldurham I know it is not a cool name but the entire ..."

- ldurham see all 151 comments

Updated: Shack Giveaway: Intel Core (tm) i7 980x Processor

By Brian Leahy, May 25, 2010 9:37am PDT

[Update - 5/28/2010 18:49PM (BL)] Just a reminder, the contest is now closed. Due to the holiday, we will be selecting the winner on Tuesday, June...


"hmm. I just got a new graphics card. I'd like to win the new cpu ;)"

- xinoart see all 1232 comments

Intel Files Suit Against Nvidia over Chipset License, Nvidia Accuses Intel of Stifling Innovation

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2009 8:58am PST

Computer hardware maker Intel has filed a lawsuit against graphics technology manufacturer Nvidia, claiming that Nvidia does not have the license...


"This has more to do with all the rumblings and rumors of Nvidia trying to get their own x86 chip ..."

- bored see all 34 comments

New Intel Chip Threatens Video Card Obsolesence with Discrete Graphics Processor

By Aaron Linde, Aug 04, 2008 1:28pm PDT

A new chip unveiled by hardware maker Intel is hoping to take graphics processing back to the x86 instruction set while still offering DirectX and...


"Remains to be seen, but Larrabee is first promising step towards that from Intel."

- droveri see all 76 comments

Expect Ray Traced Games in 2-3 Years, Says Intel

By Chris Faylor, Jul 31, 2008 7:49am PDT

Games using hardware-intensive ray tracing technology could appear in the next two to three years, according to PC component maker Intel. "I...


"Actually, Doom 3 was beaten out the gate by Far Cry, which was able to have higher resolution ..."

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AMD, Intel Team to Improve Game Physics

By Chris Faylor, Jun 12, 2008 7:29am PDT

Hardware maker AMD and physics technology provider Havok, a subsidiary of AMD competitor Intel, have begun working together to optimize the...


"Powerhouse AGEIA? seriously? maybe if they had 50 million units sold in a year with products ..."

- bored see all 14 comments

Intel Price Cuts

By Steve Gibson, Apr 24, 2007 10:05am PDT

The major Intel CPU price cuts are in and if you've been waiting around for that CPU upgrade it's about as good of a time as any. Cuts by as much...


"Wow, a Quad Core is now fairly affordable. By this time next year they'll probably be around ..."

- Jobos see all 4 comments

More AMD vs Intel

By Steve Gibson, Jan 02, 2007 9:43am PST

Some of you may remember AMD took Intel to court for being a mean monopoly a while back. Well it looks like a court has now ordered Intel to...


"So what if they can win some battles in court? They are losing the war! Core duo 2 is kicking ..."

- xlarti see all 8 comments

The Source Engine & Multi-Core

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 02, 2006 7:16am PST

Related to the news below is this bit-tech.net article about the Source Engine's support for multicore CPUs. Valve's Gabe Newell, Tom Leonard,...


"It'd be cool if you could write your physics in an API, and it's engine would scale up or down ..."

- Liquid see all 19 comments

Intel Quadcore Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 02, 2006 7:12am PST

Got quadcore? Intel does, with the release of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 CPU. Reviews can be found at HardOCP, Tech Report, AnandTech, PC...


Intel Core 2 CPUs Tested

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 14, 2006 3:40am PDT

The usual suspects like Tech Report, HardOCP and AnandTech have gotten their hands on Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme chips, the new Intel CPUs based...


"could you tell me ..wt is the diffrence between core 2 dua....&.....dual core... i want to ..."

- karanloved1 see all 71 comments

Core 2 Duo Benchmarking

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 07, 2006 8:38am PDT

AnandTech's Computex coverage includes this Core 2 Duo (Conroe) benchmarking article, where they independently assembled a machine for testing....


"It's sounding like I will probably be upgrading to a conroe chip later this year or early next ..."

- moneyshot see all 30 comments

Intel Core Info

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 07, 2006 1:42pm PST

Tech Report has a story up with details on Core, the new processor microarchitecture that Intel will be using for server, desktops, and mobile...


"That person is being an idiot and pointing out the version of the bios framework from Award, not ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 15 comments