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Here's a look at the best deal prices right now on AMD's Ryzen processors.
Intel announced a new capability of its Core chips, called Accelerated Memory Scanning, that will offload the CPU requirements of virus threat detection to an Intel GPU. Microsoft is the first to take advantage.
Could an 8-core Intel Coffee Lake S chip be waiting to challenge AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen chips?
AMD's second-generation Ryzen CPUs will launch at significantly cheaper prices than the first-generation chips, and run at higher clock speeds.
AMD's CPU microcode updates join forces with a new Windows 10 patch to protect against Spectre variant 2—if you can get them.
Intel’s marathon of Spectre CPU microcode patches is ending, but some older chips that were promised updates won’t be receiving them.
Intel reveals new desktop "Coffee Lake" Core processors, along with four new chipsets that add quick-wake 'modern standby' capabilities.
Intel's first Core i9 laptop chip is a 6-core, 12-thread powerhouse that spearheads a new line of H-series Core CPUs. New U-series chips for longer battery life were also announced.
Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show, we cover Intel's new Core i9 CPUs for laptops, as well as Intel's Hades Canyon NUC.
Amazon rebates are making already great AMD Ryzen deals even better.
Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale has some great deals on gear, including a Ryzen 5 1600 for $58 off.
AMD has issued its response to the Ryzenfall vulnerabilities discovered by CTS-Labs, and it sounds like they can be patched rather routinely.
A little-known security firm claims that AMD's Ryzen and Epyc architectures are subject to major exploitable flaws. While AMD said it hasn't had time to confirm or deny the claims, two independent firms have confirmed at least some of the vulnerabilities.
Intel has finished patching five years' worth of chips against Spectre and Meltdown. But the chip giant will still need to redesign its upcoming chips to protect against possible exploits.
Intel has issued patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities to PCs using its Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge families of Core microprocessors, leaving just a few niche chips left to patch.
If you've built a PC using a motherboard from a smaller vendor who doesn't patch regularly, you may not have received a Spectre or Meltdown patch. Microsoft's here to help.