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Roughly a year ago, Intel announced a special edition chip -- theCore i7-8086K Anniversary Edition-- to celebrate the 40thanniversary of the historic 8086 processor. This year, Intel is back with another chip that will see a limited release for the enthusiast market: the Intel Core i9-9900KS Special... Read more...
Intel is rumored to be releasing another Core i9 Extreme processor, though the new SKU, if it does in fact exist, is a bit of an oddity. For one thing, the upcoming Core i9-9990XE will not be sold through retail channels, and will instead only be made available to system integrators through a closed auction, according... Read more...
At the risk of dating myself, I cut my teeth on MS-DOS (after moving on from the Commodore 64, that is), the command-line interface operating system that predated Windows. MS-DOS first arrived in the early 1980s, nearly four decades ago, with the most recent (and final) version hitting the scene 18 years ago. For... Read more...
Earlier this month at Computex, Intel announced itsCore i7-8086K processorto commemorate the 40thanniversary of the famed 8086 debut. The flagship mainstream processor offers 6 physical cores (12 threads) and has a single-core boost of 5GHz. To coincide with the launch, Intel kicked off a contest to... Read more...
Intel caused a bit of a scene earlier his week when it unveiled a 5GHz28-core processorat Computex, after which it then said that it would be shipping later this year. However, Intel is now saying that it "forgot" to explain to audiences that the 28-core/56-thread processor was overclocked to reach those speeds and... Read more...
We've been talking about theCore i7-8086KLimited Edition processor for the past week, which as its name implies, is a homage to the famed 8086 processor which was released in 1978 and thus kicked off the x86 revolution. The Core i7-8086K Limited Edition is a Coffee Lake-based processor with six... Read more...
Intel is getting ready to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its game-changing 8086, a 16-bit that standardized the x86 architecture for personal computing and basically revolutionized the industry at large. To mark the occasion, there have been rumors of a special Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition CPU... Read more...
Intel might be working on a special processor SKU to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Intel 8086, a 16-bit chip that essentially standardized the x86 architecture for personal computing. A user on a Chinese forum posted images depicting a Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition CPU, including a shot of... Read more...
Qualcomm and Microsoft are on the verge of ushering in a new class of always-connected mobile devices that run full-blown Windows 10. The two tech titans are enabling ARM-based Snapdragon 835 processors to run Windows 10 with full x86 emulation, meaning that devices will be capable of not only running Universal... Read more...
It seems hard to fathom, but it's been two and a half decades since Microsoft released its first true mainstream operating system, Windows 3.0. Yes, there were two major releases that preceded it, but Windows 3.0 was the first to version to strike a cord and see widespread use. Together with Windows 3.1, Microsoft... Read more...