Tag Archives: Core

The Full Nerd ep. 73: Core i9-9900K vs. the world, Intel 10nm CPU cancellation rumors?

In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray mine the knowledge gleaned from our Core i9-9900K review and discuss where Intel’s first-ever 8-core, 16-thread consumer chip fits in the wider world of processors. It’s the world’s best gaming CPU, but what does that really mean? The 9900K’s potent little brother Intel Core i7-9700K $409.99 See ... Read More »

Intel’s 8th-gen ‘Coffee Lake’ Core CPUs will be revealed during the great American eclipse

Intel’s response to AMD’s disruptive Ryzen processors is soon to get its time in the sun. Well, sort of. On Tuesday, Intel announced plans to livestream the launch of its 8th-generation “Coffee Lake” processors on August 21—the same day that the great American solar eclipse casts its shadow across the United States. Intel’s throwing shade. Eighth-gen Coffee Lake chips will be built ... Read More »

Explainer: US ceding control of core Internet systems

On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet’s core systems—namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings. The U.S. has been in charge of these systems for more than three decades; plans to transfer control of these functions to a nonprofit oversight ... Read More »

Core, not cash, counts for IIT-Kharagpur students

Bucking the trend followed by engineering graduates in the recent past, about 100 IIT-Kharagpur students have skipped placement for blue-chip companies this year to apply for jobs in core engineering sectors. Though this has surprised many, both faculty and students were happy at this reverse trend that has become the talking point at ongoing campus interviews. For over a decade, ... Read More »