Items tagged with Chimera

Earlier this month, a little-known Israeli security company named CTS Labs disclosed a number of vulnerabilities that affect AMD's Zen-based processor family. The exploits -- Masterkey, Ryzenfall, Fallout, and Chimera -- involve the Secure Processor found onboard Ryzen and EPYC products and the supporting Ryzen chipset. At the time, AMD provided the following statement: We are actively investigating and analyzing its findings. This company was previously unknown to AMD and we find it unusual for a security firm to publish its research to the press without providing a reasonable amount of time for... Read more...
Given the industry-wide panic that was unleashed following the disclosure of the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities (with Intel taking the brunt of the heat), many are on edge about the potential for similar exploits to be discovered in other products. Unfortunately, for those that are running AMD's current Zen-based processor architecture, researchers claim to have discovered over a dozen new critical security flaws that affect the Ryzen and EPYC processor families. According to CTS-Labs, a fledgling Israeli security firm that first reported on the chip flaws, vulnerabilities... Read more...
Last we checked, boutique system builder iBuyPower had no less than 627 million gaming machines to choose from and configure, or somewhere thereabouts. Alright, so our math might be slightly off, but the point is, the company can afford to toss a bone to Newegg, largely regarded as the go-to online vendor for computer parts, by selling a gaming rig or two exclusively through the online e-tailer. Well folks, that's exactly what they've done, putting together a pair of pre-assembled six-core Phenom II X6 gaming rigs available only on Newegg.com. First up is the LAN Warrior 5830Q6, which iBuyPower... Read more...
iBUYPOWER Launches Chimera Killer Special Edition Gaming PC New gaming rigs are designed to provide online PC gamers with an edge over their competition El Monte, CA – August 6, 2009 – iBUYPOWER, leading innovator in gaming PCs, is excited to announce two new Chimera Killer Special Edition Gaming PCs, optimized for online gaming. Built in iBUYPOWER’s signature Chimera “Inferno” case, the Killer Edition Systems feature the innovative Killer Xeno Pro gaming network card, and the latest gaming technology to create a system truly optimized for the best multiplayer online gaming experience and maximum... Read more...