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  1. froggyboy604

    Will Popular Handheld game consoles ever use PC-based AMD and Intel CPU and video chips?

    I think it is possible that Nintendo and Sony handheld consoles may use an AMD PC based CPUs and video chips in future handhelds like how the PS4 uses a AMD APU chip. AMD CPUs and video chips are sometimes more affordable than Intel CPU and video chip brands, and AMD CPU and video performance is...
  2. froggyboy604

    Intel Hades Canyon NUC mini pc review

    I think this would be a good PC for small tables, or to mount on a back of a LCD monitor to create a homemade all-in-one PC. The gaming performance of this PC looks pretty good for a small PC. But, I rather own a full size desktop PC where I can more easily, and cheaply upgrade parts like RAM...
  3. froggyboy604

    Intel told Chinese firms of Meltdown flaws before the US government

    Intel may have been working with many tech industry players to address the Meltdown and Spectre flaws, but who it contacted and when might have been problematic. Wall Street Journal sources have claimed that Intel initially told a handful of customers about the processor vulnerabilities...
  4. froggyboy604

    Would All Chrome OS Chromebooks someday stop using Intel CPUs in future Chromebooks in the future?

    I think Google would recommend Chromebook makers like Acer, Asus, Dell, and Samsung to stop using Intel CPUs if Intel does not release affordable Celeron and Atom CPUs which fixed the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security problem in 2018-2019. Acer, Dell, Asus, and other Chromebook makers will...
  5. froggyboy604

    Intel tells customers to stop using its faulty Spectre patch

    Intel has another Spectre patch in the works, after users reported that its last fix led to random rebooting issues. Consequently, the company is now recommending that its customers stop deploying that original patch, and instead start testing out the new and improved version. Navin Shenoy...
  6. froggyboy604

    Intel says newer chips also experience sudden reboots after Meltdown-Spectre fixes

    Intel explained everything in a new press release. The company said that its firmware updates are out for 90% of Intel processors produced in the past five years, but it still has “more work to do.” “While the firmware updates are effective at mitigating exposure to the security issues...
  7. froggyboy604

    Non-Intel Google Chromebooks Better to use because of Intel Meltdown Spectre Security Problems?

    I think it is a good idea to buy a non-Intel Google Chromebook like Samsung Chromebook Plus which uses a different non-Intel brand of CPU like the Samsung CPU. Non-Intel Chromebooks which use a Nvidia K1, Samsung, and other mobile ARM CPUs, and Faster AMD Windows laptops are one of the few...
  8. froggyboy604

    INTEL AMT SECURITY ISSUE LETS ATTACKERS BYPASS LOGIN CREDENTIALS IN CORPORATE LAPTOPS

    Helsinki, Finland – January 12, 2018: F-Secure reports a security issue affecting most corporate laptops that allows an attacker with physical access to backdoor a device in less than 30 seconds. The issue allows the attacker to bypass the need to enter credentials, including BIOS and Bitlocker...
  9. froggyboy604

    Intel advises customers not to download Spectre patch after reboot problems

    Intel has begun “quietly advising some customers to hold off installing patches” related to the recent Spectre vulnerability, according to emails seen by the Wall Street Journal, and confirmed by a blog post from Intel. The company is reportedly telling cloud-center customers and computer...
  10. froggyboy604

    Do you think Intel Celeron CPU are good enough for Most Basic tasks?

    I think the newer Desktop version of the Intel Celeron are good enough for most basic desktop tasks. I seen a few videos of people playing newer games with the newer desktop version of the Celeron, and a faster dedicated video card like Nvidia GTX 950 and 8GB RAM to run a game at a playable...
  11. froggyboy604

    Do you feel there are too many Intel and AMD CPU models to choose from?

    Yes, I feel there are too many Intel, and AMD CPU models to choose from. Intel has the Celeron, i3, i5, i7, Xeon, etc, and AMD has the A4, A6, A8, A9, A10, Ryzen, etc. I feel there should be fewer CPUs since it makes picking a CPU harder, and the price difference on some CPUs are not very...
  12. froggyboy604

    Major Intel CPU Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought

    Last week, news broke of a serious security flaw in Intel business chipsets dating back seven years. The flaw, which doesn’t affect consumer hardware, concerned products with Intel’s Active Management Technology, Intel’s Small Business Technology, and Intel Standard Manageability. Intel’s...
  13. froggyboy604

    Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

    Today, the company is announcing its PC client version. The new drives will ship in 16GB and 32GB capacities. They’re mostly intended to serve as cache drives for mechanical hard disks, as opposed to being primary storage for an OS or games. Intel is making some impressive claims about Optane’s...
  14. froggyboy604

    Intel Compute Card - Credit Card Sized PC

    This looks like a neat mini PC. It sort of reminds me of those mini PC with a HDMI port on the side sort of like the Chromecast or Roku. I wised the Compute Card PC had more ports like USB ports for keyboard and mouse, and HDMI port, so I can plug it into older monitors, and TVs instead of...
  15. froggyboy604

    Are cheap AMD CPU like A4 better for Gaming than cheap Intel Celerons?

    Yes, I think cheap AMD CPUs like the A4 which cost around $40 are slightly better for gaming with. AMD A4-7300 CPU comes with Radeon HD8470 Graphics integrated graphics, and its CPU has a maximum frequency of 4 GHz. The Radeon series of graphics chips are better for gaming compared to Intel...
  16. froggyboy604

    Dell’s cancelled Windows phone with Intel chip revealed (leaks)

    Microsoft’s Continuum for phone software lets you connect a phone like the HP Elite x3 or Microsoft Lumia 950 to a keyboard, mouse and display and use the phone like a laptop or desktop. But there are some major limitations: you can only run Universal Windows Platform apps, which rules out the...
  17. froggyboy604

    New MacBooks ready to ditch Intel processors, macOS code suggests

    Apple’s relied on Intel chips to power its Mac computers since 2005, but that partnership could be coming to an end. A bit of code in macOS Sierra suggests the Cupertino company is gearing up to use its ARM-based processors instead. The macOS kernel, which Dutch site TechTastic took some time...
  18. froggyboy604

    Intel eyes a future where USB-C headphones reign supreme

    The rumored impending death of the 3.5mm audio jack, at least in the smartphone industry, has people worked up into a frenzy. There are some arguments about why ditching it for USB-C would be best; there are ample arguments about why the transition would be a mistake. Some vow to never buy a...
  19. froggyboy604

    Report claims Intel CPUs contain enormous security flaw

    A new article on BoingBoing argues that Intel’s implementation of the IME and the microcontroller that runs it are fundamentally insecure, cannot be trusted, and could be used to perform potentially devastating exploits. Intel has publicly revealed very little about the precise function of its...
  20. Demon_Skeith

    Intel's New Desktop Ten Core CPU

    Intel's new Extreme Edition of its regular Core i7 chip has 10 cores, each running at up to 3.5GHz for a not so low price of $1,700 USD. PC World reports that the new Broadwell-E gaming chips—or Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition, will run at 3GHz with a boost mode that ups the speed to 3.5GHz. The...
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