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Intel announces Kaby Lake 7th-Generation Core processor

By Daniel Perez, Aug 30, 2016 7:18am PDT

Intel has made some big developments with its 14nm processors, which means we have a new 7th-gen Core processor to talk about.


"No Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 OS driver support for you fellow Enterprise IT heathens. Microsoft ..."

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Intel Reports 15% Decline in Personal Computer Supply Shipments

By Asif Khan, Jul 20, 2016 2:20pm PDT

Headwinds persist for Intel Corp. as they continue to face a difficult consumer environment.


"Did my part. Bought an i7 6700k 2 weeks ago for a rebuild. Quite enjoying it so far. (up ..."

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Microsoft acquires physics studio Havok from Intel

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2015 9:38am PDT

Havok is one of the biggest names behind gaming physics and it has now fallen under the Microsoft umbrella, as the company has announced that it has picked up the company from former owners Intel.


"Trespasser now on HoloLens! This time it's your real arm, your real cleavage, and your real fear."

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Discovered is a free Kinect game starring Chris Evans and LMFAO

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2012 1:30pm PDT

To promote their Ultrabook line of notebooks, Intel has released Discovered onto Xbox Live Arcade. This Kinect-exclusive has quite a bit of star power behind it, featuring Chris Evans, Chanel Iman, and LMFAO.


"I'm not sure what they ask you do to interact with Chanel Iman, but I know what I'm going to do..."

- squeakychimp see all 2 comments

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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ;)"

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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 ..."

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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."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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