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11.20.15
The world's fastest consumer CPU probably isn't worth the upgrade
11.20.15

The world's fastest consumer CPU probably isn't worth the upgrade

The 8-core i7-5960X does boost performance, but it's not worth the hefty price tag for most users.

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11.10.15
ARM's latest design brings 64-bit processors to smartwatches
11.10.15

ARM's latest design brings 64-bit processors to smartwatches

ARM's Cortex-A35 is so efficient that it makes 64-bit wearables practical.

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11.07.15
Lawsuit claims AMD lied about the number of cores in its chips
11.07.15

Lawsuit claims AMD lied about the number of cores in its chips

AMD is facing a class action lawsuit claiming that it sold its 'Bulldozer' chips as eight-core when they effectively have four.

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10.13.15
Intel's profit drops as PC sales keep sliding
10.13.15

Intel's profit drops as PC sales keep sliding

Intel's shift to mobile and wearable tech isn't helping it overcome a plunge in PC sales.

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09.14.15
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging
09.14.15

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 packs 600Mbps LTE and smarter charging

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chip will tout the fastest wireless data ever, along with the next generation of high-speed charging.

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09.02.15
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 is twice as friendly to your battery
09.02.15

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 is twice as friendly to your battery

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 promises to be twice as power-efficient and twice as fast as its 810 predecessor.

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09.01.15
Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip
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09.01.15

Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip

Intel just took the wraps off most of its Skylake-based 6th-generation Core processors, and there are quite a few pleasant surprises.

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08.08.15
Old Intel chips are vulnerable to a fresh security exploit
08.08.15

Old Intel chips are vulnerable to a fresh security exploit

You might want to get rid of that old computer in the basement -- it's vulnerable to a hardware-level security exploit.

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08.08.15
Intel's pro-level Xeon processors are coming to laptops
08.08.15

Intel's pro-level Xeon processors are coming to laptops

After years of being stuck in workstations and servers, Intel's Xeon processors are reaching laptops this fall.

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