It’s the Intel review you’ve been waiting for. Today is the launch of the first two CPUs from Intel’s Skylake architecture, the 6th Generation Core i7-6700K and the Core i5-6600K. With the new processors we get a new architecture, a new socket, the move to DDR4 and the potential to increase both performance and efficiency in one. A lot of readers have asked the question – is it time to upgrade? We had a CPU or two in to test to answer that question.
Even with Broadwell not completely out of the door, a lot of attention is being put towards Skylake, the 14nm architecture update from Intel. Current information out the wild...13 by Ian Cutress on 2/24/2015
The topic of SO-DIMM memory is an interesting one. As it currently stands, almost all laptops with interchangeable memory slots have SO-DIMM slots, as well as a few...12 by Ian Cutress on 4/22/2014
One of the many issues presented with a SO-DIMM capable system, whether laptop or desktop, is one of performance. In our recent Haswell memory scaling article using regular...10 by Ian Cutress on 2/21/2014
For the next in our series of memory reviews on Haswell, we have another ADATA kit to test: this time a low voltage 2x8 GB kit featuring DDR3-1600 C9...35 by Ian Cutress on 12/6/2013
The push for smaller and thinner laptops, Ultrabooks, and tablets of late has come with some potentially undesirable side effects, namely the loss of flexibility. Of the Ultrabooks we’ve...17 by Jarred Walton on 2/7/2013
Earlier this week we posted a short write-up about Micron’s new DDR3L-RS memory. We didn’t have a lot of technical detail to go on at the time, but Micron...24 by Jarred Walton on 9/22/2012