Eat your heart out, quad-cores, Intel just dropped a 22-core CPU on us. Boom

Think your eight-core PC is cool? Not anymore. Intel is turning loose a 22-core monster of a CPU, dubbed the Xeon E5-2600 V4. The CPU’s 22 count is made up of Broadwell cores, which when combined with Hyper-Threading, amounts to no fewer than 44 threads in a single-socket computer. On a dual-socket machine, you’re looking …

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AMD & NVIDIA… Bitter GPU Rivalry – Hardware Showdown

Bitter GPU Rivalry When we decide to head to the local Big Box Electronics Store for a new PC, we begin to learn a whole new vocabulary. Terminology such as: graphics card, central processing unit, random access memory, and harddisk abound. Then we hear of Nvidia and AMD… Bitter GPU Rivalry indeed. Here is how it normally goes: …

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What do Solid State Drives (SSD’s) do for me?

How would you like to cut your PC read/write time in half? Solid State Drives are the answer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5T9rZnOUzI Interested yet? “Well it’s only the boot length, I could refill my coffee in that amount of time.” you say. This is true, however when you happen to be installing, uninstalling, overclocking, or editing any sort of system …

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The Self-Destructing Computer Chip Is Real

Xerox PARC engineers have developed a self-destructing computer chip that explodes into tiny pieces when triggered. Developed as part of DARPA’s Vanishing Programmable Resources Project, the chip uses Gorilla Glass, which is found in numerous Smartphones around the world. Speaking to PC World, PARC scientist Gregory Whiting explained: “we take the glass and we ion-exchange …

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