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latest generation of CPU and GPU cores
     Mon, Jun 06 2016 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This leaves ARM as the only real player in town when it comes to the mobile marketplace. This does not mean that ARM is ready to rest on their laurels when it comes to developing new technologies and licensing them out. Their licensing agreements also provide impetus for ARM to continue to innovate. Companies such as Qualcomm and AMD which have the ISA level licenses can innovate on core designs and graphics to differentiate their parts from those that only license specific cores."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Intel Core I7 6950X Extreme Edition Broadwell-E CPU
     Sat, Jun 04 2016 | 9:02A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”While you have a bit of financial pain moving to the latest and greatest Extreme Edition processors, you are guaranteed a specific performance window for doing so. In my testing, I found there were very few scenarios where the Core i7 6950X did not exceed the performance of the previous generation Haswell-E Core i7 5960X. In just about every test, the additional core count and Turbo Boost speeds helped out performance. From rendering tasks to gaming, the Core i7 6950X does a great job leveraging the core count of the processor. Where the largest performance gaps were found were in the single threaded applications where the lower base core clock is to blame. That all can be fixed with some overclocking of the core and ring bus. Overclocking does indeed add another layer of performance to the equation with by core overclocking the ability to modulate the amount of core clock speed you can bring to the party for heavy AVX based loads. That's just another layer to peel back and explore in our Core i7 6950X overclocking article coming soon.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

Intel Broadwell-E Core i7-6900K & 6950X Review
     Sat, Jun 04 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel’s High End Desktop (HEDT) platform has long been the last bastion of the enthusiast in Intel’s lineup. Dominating performance, flexible overclocking, and more cores than you can shake a stick at have drawn a stark contrast between it and mainstream or performance-class platform, a status quo which came into effect in 2011 when Sandybridge vastly simplified overclocking on a mainstream CPU. Haswell-E’s launch in 2014 solidified that stranglehold on the enthusiast as the first generation to support DDR4 and as many as eight physical CPU cores and sixteen threads. Broadwell-E, launched today at Computex2016, takes new steps to feature yet more cores, and sees the debut of a new price bracket for the flagship Extreme Edition CPU.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

Athlon X4 845 CPU
     Fri, Jun 03 2016 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today I am going to test the Athlon X4 845 CPU, on an Gigabyte F2A88X-UP4 motherboard, against two other new CPUs – the Athlon X4 880K and the A10-7890K APU with a set of DDR3 RAM at 2133 MHz. The comparison CPUs are both multiplier unlocked and have higher base and turbo speeds as default, plus they both leverage a 125 W cooler. All of these factors will give the newer CPUs a definitive advantage so I don’t expect the Athlon X4 845 to perform better, just consistent with its speed and design."
  FULL STORY @ NEOSEEKER

Intel i7-6950X Broadwell-E CPU Review
     Thu, Jun 02 2016 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are going to get a chance to review Intel’s next processor in their High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform. Broadwell-E, specifically the i7-6950X, brings us our first 10 core CPU which isn’t based on the Xeon or Opteron platforms. Typically this brings with it lower clocks speeds, or high pricing. Broadwell also arrived on the scene with some slight Instructions Per Clock (IPC) improvements over Haswell/Haswell-E based CPUs. Those increases likely will not go away with Broadwell-E. Take those improvements, plus the additional cores, and you have a CPU ready to do a whole lot of things at once."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS

Core i7-6950X CPU Tested!
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 11:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
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"First, let’s talk about the positive side of the Core i7-6950X. It is clearly and without a shred of doubt, the fastest consumer processor on the market. With the inclusion of Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Intel was able to improve single threaded performance enough to keep it within striking distance of the Core i7-6700K using Skylake, all while jamming in 10-cores for maximum performance on multi-threaded workloads. If you do video rendering, encoding or 3D work, the processing capability of this CPU will be a godsend. It’s also great that it still uses the X99 chipset and most motherboards that exist will support the new Broadwell-E processors with only a firmware update."

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  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Intel "Broadwell-E" Core i7-6950X 10-Core Extreme Edition CPU Review
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 10:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's 10-core/20-thread "Broadwell-E" Core i7-6950X 10-Core Extreme Edition CPU is here. It's super fast, and super expensive."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

 
Intel Core I7 6950X Extreme Edition Broadwell-E CPU
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 9:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”While you have a bit of financial pain moving to the latest and greatest Extreme Edition processors, you are guaranteed a specific performance window for doing so. In my testing, I found there were very few scenarios where the Core i7 6950X did not exceed the performance of the previous generation Haswell-E Core i7 5960X. In just about every test, the additional core count and Turbo Boost speeds helped out performance. From rendering tasks to gaming, the Core i7 6950X does a great job leveraging the core count of the processor. Where the largest performance gaps were found were in the single threaded applications where the lower base core clock is to blame. That all can be fixed with some overclocking of the core and ring bus. Overclocking does indeed add another layer of performance to the equation with by core overclocking the ability to modulate the amount of core clock speed you can bring to the party for heavy AVX based loads. That's just another layer to peel back and explore in our Core i7 6950X overclocking article coming soon.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

Intel Broadwell-E i7-6950X & i7-6900K processors
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 8:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
10 cores, 20 threads, over $1700; Intel's Broadwell-E i7-6950X delivers obscene performance at an eye-watering price. Then there's the i7-6900K which boasts all the same niceties in a more affordable package.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

Intel Core i7 6950X Broadwell-E (10-core) CPU Review
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 7:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel’s decision to skim over “Broadwell” CPUs on the mainstream LGA 115x platform meant that prior to today, the High End Desktop Platform (HEDT) was 2-generations behind the mainstream, and in need of a revamp. The latest architecture from Intel, “Skylake”, has been with us since August 2015 on the mainstream platform but HEDT users have had to “make do” with Haswell-E since August 2014. Today Intel reduces the architectural gap back to 1 generation with Broadwell-E.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition 10-Core CPU Review
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 6:17P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
www.pcstats.com

It was all the way back in August of 2014 that Intel officially launched its Haswell-E based Core i7 series processors and its companion X99 chipset. At the time of its release, Haswell-E’s top of the line, 8-core Core i7-5960X was easily the most powerful processor for multi-threaded workloads on desktop systems, though its somewhat lower frequencies allowed higher-clocked mainstream Core i7 series processors to pull ahead in single or lightly-threaded tasks. For roughly 21 months, the Core i7-5960X has remained Intel’s flagship Extreme Edition processor. Of course, we had more than a hunch a successor was in the works, and got to show you some enterprise-class Broadwell-E based processors in the interim. In addition, Intel has since released its mainstream Skylake-based Core series processors as well, but a true successor to the Extreme Edition remained relegated to the rumor mill – and Intel’s performance labs – until now. Today, Intel is taking the wraps off of an entire family of Broadwell-E based Core i7 series processors, led by the new flagship, Core i7-6950X...

  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Intel Core i7-6950X Processor Review
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 4:40P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel Broadwell-E processors are finally here and sadly before I even started to type this review most of the details have been leaked out around the web this month and some have already made it up on eBay. It's getting harder to keep a secret these days and it certainly impacts traffic on sites like Legit Reviews that just so happens to play by the rules. While we are bummed by leaks, we are still excited that Intel is launching new enthusiast desktop processors today! Read on to see how it performs compared to over 12 other processors and when overclocked!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Intel's Broadwell-E desktop CPUs
     Wed, Jun 01 2016 | 4:24P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's Broadwell-E desktop CPUs offer more cores at the top end of the lineup, process and architectural improvements, and a clever new method of boosting single-threaded performance. Join us as we take a look at the highlights of the company's biggest, baddest high-end desktop CPUs yet.
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT

Intel Curie-based Arduino 101 Programmable Microcontroller Review
     Tue, May 31 2016 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's Curie-based Arduino 101 Programmable Microcontroller development board goes under the microscope today to see exactly what it brings to the table."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Intel Curie-based Arduino 101 Programmable Microcontroller Review
     Mon, May 30 2016 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Intel's Curie-based Arduino 101 Programmable Microcontroller development board goes under the microscope today to see exactly what it brings to the table."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Intel Core i5-6600K vs Core i5-2500K - 2D Performance
     Thu, May 26 2016 | 6:35P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a variety of customer groups in need of as much processing power as possible. Especially in the field of content creation, which includes editing pictures and videos or even rendering a complex scenery with beautiful effects, performance improvements quickly translate into higher income by the end of the month. With this series of articles we're going to compare two processors. The CPUs tested are being run at stock clocks as well as overclocked and apart from that we will also vary the memory frequency. It is our goal to show which CPU is how much faster or slower than another one.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

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