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AMD's $55 Athlon 200GE brings Zen CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics to the masses

The AMD Athlon 200GE is built on Zen and includes Radeon Vega graphics, in a radical departure for the brand.

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How memory bandwidth is killing AMD's 32-core Threadripper performance

Here's just how much memory bandwidth constraints might be hurting the performance of AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX CPU.

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AMD's 16-core Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor hits stores today

AMD's sweet-spot 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper 2950X hits the streets with 16 cores and 32 threads.

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chip launches, emphasizing connectivity this time around

Intel's latest Core chips, Whiskey Lake for laptops and Amber Lake for two-in-ones and tablets, will highlight Intel's Gigabit Wi-Fi as part of custom branding for its 8th-gen parts.

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AMD loses another key executive, Jim Anderson, as it shifts manufacturing to TSMC

AMD said Monday that it lost a key executive in its processor group, Jim Anderson, and that it would migrate its leading-edge manufacturing to TSMC.

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AMD's first-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs get deep price cuts

AMD's clearing the decks for the 2nd-gen Threadripper processors by selling their predecessors at a steep discount.

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What to expect from Apple’s A12 processor

If you thought the A11 Bionic was fast...

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AMD's 'Raven Ridge' APU designer points to power as its next advantage

PCWorld sits down with Dan Bouvier, the architect behind its Raven Ridge integrated CPU, to find out what's coming next.

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Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper 2990WX?

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper? That depends. We'll lay out the reasons you should—or shouldn't—buy it.

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Solving Spectre and Meltdown may ultimately require an entirely new type of processor

Panelists at the Hot Chips conference debate short- and long-term solutions to Spectre and Meltdown, the two side-channel attacks that leveraged the speculative execution techniques of many modern microprocessors.

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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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ARM’s new roadmap doesn’t tell us anything about Apple making its own Mac CPUs

ARM promises Intel-beating performance and power efficiency, but it won’t impact Apple’s plans.

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PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Intel Kaby Lake G review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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ARM challenges Intel in PCs with Deimos and Hercules chips

ARM unveils an early look at its roadmap through 2020 for PC processors, which the company claims could challenge Intel in performance.

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Foreshadow attacks Intel CPUs with Spectre-like tactics (but you're probably safe)

Intel introduces L1TF or Foreshadow, a new speculative execution attack like Spectre and Meltdown, which targets SGX instructions on Intel's Core chips.

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2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX review: AMD's 32-core CPU is insanely fast but not for everyone

AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX offers an insane amount of threads and performance in the right hands. In the wrong hands, it's just a waste.

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chips will offer big turbo boosts to get you to upgrade

A leak from HP has revealed that there will be one key difference between Intel's Kaby Lake-R chips and the upcoming Whiskey Lake notebook processors.

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AMD's 32-core Threadripper dares Intel to match it on cores and price

AMD throws out four new 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, ranging from 32 cores to 12 cores, and all priced to kill Intel.

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