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Intel adds 'retro scaling' to Ice Lake CPUs to make pixel-art games look more crisp on modern displays

As promised, an Intel graphics patch has added support for integer scaling and nearest-neighbor interpolation to Ice Lake CPUs, under the 'retro scaling' branding.

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Ask a PC expert: Should you buy an unlocked K-series Intel CPU, or save money on a non-K chip?

PCWorld CPU guru breaks down what you get and what you don't when you pay extra for an unlocked K-series Intel processor.

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Ask a PC expert: Should you upgrade your Core i7-2600K?

PCWorld CPU guru Gordon Mah Ung explains who should and shouldn't upgrade their workhorse Intel Core i7-2600K processor, and which CPUs to replace it with.

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Intel's overclockable Core i5-9600K is on sale for $219, its lowest price ever

Amazon is selling Intel's six-core Core i5-9600K at its best price yet.

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Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops

Intel's new Comet Lake processor is essentially a faster version of Whiskey Lake with some 10th-gen features added to it, forming the foundation of business notebook PCs and some mainstream laptops.

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Intel reveals more about its Lakefield stacked CPU, due to ship in late 2019

Intel pegged late 2019 to ship its Lakefield technology, which stacks Sunny Cove and Atom CPUs to share the processing load. We expect it to be used for thin-and-light laptops.

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10th-gen CPU buyers guide: We ranked every new Intel laptop CPU for you

10th-gen Ice Lake vs. 10-gen Comet Lake, six cores vs. four cores, and 10nm vs. 14nm. Which is Intel CPU is best for you? We've sorted out the differences and recommended best uses for each.

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Ask a PC expert: Why are there so many PC hardware launch supply problems?

PCWorld CPU guru Gordon Mah Ung explains why so many flagship PC hardware launches suffer from supply woes, then digs into whether or not you should preorder parts to avoid the headache.

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Why lower clock speeds on Intel 10th-gen Ice Lake CPUs aren't a disaster

Megahertz matters with CPUs, so should you worry that Intel's new 10th-gen, 10nm CPU drops at least 700MHz compared to its predecessor? Read on to find out.

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PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Ryzen 3000

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

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Should you buy a laptop with Intel's 8th-gen or 9th-gen CPU? We run the benchmarks

Confused about whether to buy a laptop with Intel's 9th-gen, 8th-gen, or 7th-gen CPU? Here's what you need to know.

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Intel will bless Project Athena laptops with an 'Engineered for Mobile Performance' graphic

Laptops that meets Intel's new Project Athena verification can carry this graphic.

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Intel's Gen 11 graphics has improved so much, we may have to stop making jokes about it

Intel's 10th-gen CPU has a sleeper hit on its hands: its greatly improved integrated graphics. Here's how far it's come after years of meh.

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News that Intel's first Xe graphics cards will cost $200 turns out to be a mistranslation

Intel graphics chief Raja Koduri's video interview with a Russian tech site went viral when enthusiasts thought he said the first Xe graphics card would cost $200. That news turns out to have been a mistranslation.

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What Intel’s new Ice Lake chips could mean for future MacBooks

Intel just launched its 10th-generation mobile CPUs. Here’s what you can expect if and when Apple puts them in its laptops.

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Intel launches 10th-gen 'Ice Lake' chips, pushing hard on graphics for notebook PCs

Intel announces eleven new 10th-gen Core 'Ice Lake' microprocessors for notebooks and 2-in-1 PCs, claiming that its new graphics engine could rival low-end discrete GPUs. (Updated with prices.)

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Intel 10th gen Ice Lake Performance pre-review: Come for the new cores, stay for the graphics

Should you wait to buy a 10th-gen Ice Lake laptop? It depends but the answer is, probably. Read on for benchmarks and more information.

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Intel will increase low-end CPU production now that its 10nm Ice Lake transition is complete

Intel's profits and revenue fell during the second quarter, but they were still better than expected. With 10nm production in full swing, Intel is now in a position to attack the low-end processor market once again.

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