Intel has fielded a new set of updates for Spectre with broad support for Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Coffee Lake. Fixes for Haswell, Sandy Bridge, and Ivy Bridge are all in beta testing. The post Intel Releases Spectre Patches for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel has issued updated microcode to its OEM partners who can then push fixes to customers via firmware updates. Intel has had a rough go of things with its attempts to roll out fixes for the Spectre vulnerability disclosed last month, but it's making another attempt with a set of patches for a range of chips today....
Nearly two months after the Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws were revealed, and a month after Intel recommended users avoid their first round of processor patches, Intel is back with a new set of patches for Skylake, Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake processors and also for the X-series. Show More Summary
All 6th, 7th, and 8th generation Core processors now have microcode available.
Intel makes progress on reissuing stable microcode updates against the Spectre attack.
Intel announced that it released fixed versions of its Spectre-mitigation microcode update for Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake CPUs.
Compulab this week has introduced a new generation of its passively-cooled Airtop workstations. The new updated models, called Airtop 2, use Intel's latest Xeon E3 v6 processors, featuring the Kaby Lake microarchitecture, as well as Pascal-based Quadro graphics cards. Show More Summary
Intel would love just about anything to take the heat away from all that speculative execution stuff. I'm not sure if leaked specs for "Ice Lake", its next line of processors, is the sort of news it was looking for, but it'll do... for a few days, at least. More »
Lenovo this week has began a voluntarily recall of some of its 5 th Generation (Kaby Lake, Intel 7000-series) ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebooks because of an unfastened screw that can potentially damage the battery and cause a thermal runaway. Show More Summary
In 2015, MacBook kicked off the current generation of Apple laptops. In 2016, the MacBook Pro took another big step forward. 2017 brought Kaby Lake across the board. So — what's coming next? In March of 2015, Apple introduced the all-new 12-inch MacBook. Show More Summary
Following Intel's release of patches to combat the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in its chips, the processor producer has confirmed that reports of PCs rebooting are not limited to just older chip generations, with newer releases also confirmed to be susceptible to rebooting when using the updated firmware.
Intel's reboot problems also impact Kaby Lake, Skylake, Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge processors.
Intel's firmware fix for Spectre is also causing higher reboots on Kaby Lake and Skylake CPUs.
We sat down with Dell at CES 2018 for a look inside the new XPS 15 2-in-1 that features Intel and AMD's latest technology fused onto a single Kaby Lake G package.
Intel's new Radeon+Kaby Lake hybrid CPUs are headed for store shelves. Here's how the SKUs break down and what you need to know. The post Intel Launches AMD Radeon-Powered CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
LAS VEGAS, NV — Intel's Skylake-based Skull Canyon NUC has been a popular mini-desktop since its launch in early 2016. We didn't see a corresponding Kaby Lake version last year. However, thanks to the leaks of the NUC roadmap back in September, we unofficially knew what the pipeline contained. Show More Summary
HP returns to the Chromebox. We saw some excellent Chromebooks in 2017, but the market for Chromeboxes has been much quieter. However, just in time for CES 2018, HP's announced its all-new Chromebox G2. For first impressions, the G2 doesn't look all that exciting. Show More Summary
Passively cooled computing systems are popular amongst consumers worried about the reliability of moving parts, noise from fans, and other associated maintenance requirements (particularly, for industrial use-cases). Traditionally, fanless high-performance PCs have come with a high price tag. Show More Summary
Dell has been updating its XPS line of laptops at a brisk clip as of late. Though we just showed you a recent update of the highly decorated Dell XPS 13 here, with Intel 8th Gen Kaby Lake R technology on board, we're back again today with yet another update to the XPS 13 family, and this time its beauty is not just skin-deep. What you're...
We're still a few days out from the beginning of CES 2018 in Las Vegas, but Lenovo is kicking things off early tonight with the unveiling of an extensive lineup of new laptops and monitors set to launch in 2018. These new laptop models...Show More Summary