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We're currently on Day 2 of Prime Day, and the discounts continue to roll in. While we all appreciate deals on smartphones, Echos and smart TVs, we enthusiasts also crave deals on PC components. Luckily, Amazon is extending its price breaks to some of the most popular enthusiast processors currently on the market. AMD's current "top dog" Ryzen Threadripper 1950X has an MSRP of $999, but today Amazon has the processor for just $699, representing a $300 savings. This is an all-time low price on Amazon, and is $20 less than the previous low that we reported on in April. The Ryzen Threadripper... Read more...
Earlier this month at Computex, Intel announced its Core i7-8086K processor to commemorate the 40th anniversary 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 giveaway 8,086 of the processors worldwide, with 2,086 confirmed for the U.S. market. For those that didn't score a free Core i7-8086 in the contest, you can purchase one from Amazon for $425. For those that did win a processor, AMD is offering up a tantalizing... Read more...
Intel caused a bit of a scene earlier his week when it unveiled a 5GHz 28-core processor at 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 that 5GHz SKUs will not be shipping this year. While that whole Computex debacle might have been a black eye for Intel, the company does have a "5GHz" processor that you can buy right now. That's right, we're talking about the Coffee Lake-based Core i7-8086K Limited... Read more...
We've been talking about the Core i7-8086K Limited 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 physical cores capable of executing 12 threads. It's is the highest-clocked SKU in Intel's mainstream processor family with a base clock of 4GHz and a single-core turbo frequency for 5GHz. For comparison, the current Core i7-8700K has base and single-core turbo frequencies of 3.7GHz and... Read more...
It seems increasingly likely that Intel's rumored Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition processor is real, and will be shipping soon. How soon? Recently leaked product listings on retailer websites suggested it would start shipping on August 20, though it might actually be available before then. If the latest information is correct, the Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition CPU will be available to pre-order starting June 8. Andrew "Gibbo" Gibson from OverclockersUK addressed the leaked listings, saying in a forum post (before it was edited) that vendors currently advertising the chip are in breach of... 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 based on the company's 8th generation Coffee Lake architecture. But is it real? Leaked retail listings suggest the chip does in fact exist. As spotted by Videocardz, a couple of retailers have product pages for the new SKU. One of them has the Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition priced at a tick over... 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 the BIOS and screen grabs of various utilities purportedly identifying the commemorative chip. Image Source: Baidu via zhyaojin Naturally something like this requires a healthy dose of skepticism, as this could very easily turn out to be a hoax. Heck, it probably is. But even if that is the case,... Read more...