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Intel finally details its 12th-gen P- and U-series chips for ultrabooks and foldables

At CES this year, Intel's focus was on chips for gaming laptops, but it did unveil the SKUs of its new 12th-gen P- and U-series processors, which are going to be in new ultrabooks, convertibles, foldables, and more. To be clear, things are changing in the world of Intel mobile processors. "Following the launch of the...

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake: Everything you need to know about Intel’s next-gen processors

Intel's 12th Gen Alder Lake chips arrived late last year, creating huge waves in the CPU space. The Alder Lake desktop lineup, lead by the flagship Core i9-12900K, ushers a new era of Intel chips with a hybrid architecture. The chips now offer a mix of high-performance Golden Cove cores (P-cores) paired with smaller high-efficiency...

Gaming Chromebooks with RGB keyboards are reportedly in the works

It's safe to say that Chromebooks aren’t necessarily the most powerful laptops out there. You certainly wouldn’t want to pick one for intensive workloads such as programming or gaming. But as Chrome OS becomes more mature and capable, OEMs and chipmakers are reportedly gearing up to bring a new class of Chromebooks aimed specifically at...

Intel gaming/streaming PC guide: Best parts to build a single PC streaming setup

Streaming has seen has exponential growth over the last few years. Twitch alone has millions of active streamers with more on the rise in other platforms like YouTube, Facebook Gaming, and more. With that in mind, we've decided to put together a streaming PC guide for those who are interested in setting up their own...

Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Pro DDR5 motherboard review: A solid Alder Lake Platform

Intel pulled the trigger on its latest Z690 motherboard chipset to support the launch of its new 12th-gen Alder Lake processors. These new motherboards carry the new LGA 1700 CPU socket along with some other advancements including PCIe Gen 5 as well as DDR5 memory support. It's been a few months since the arrival of...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake vs Apple M1 processors: Which one’s better?

Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake processors are now official. The company unveiled its complete Alder Lake CPU lineup at CES 2022, adding as many as 22 desktop processors to the mix. On the notebook side, the new Alder Lake chips are split into three different series based on the performance: U-series goes up to 15W,...

CPU Coolers for Intel Alder Lake socket LGA 1700: Everything you need to know

Intel’s 12th Gen Alder Lake chips have finally arrived after spinning around the rumor mill for months. The new chips represent the biggest generational leap for the blue team in years, thanks to its completely redesigned 'hybrid' architecture and support for features like DDR5 memory, PCIe 5.0, and more. These Intel CPUs use the LGA...

Gigabyte Aorus Waterforce X360 AIO cooler review: Impressive cooling performance for Alder Lake

Choosing the best CPU coolers is one of the key decisions you have to make while building a PC or while upgrading and installing a new processor. The launch of Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs has resurfaced a wave of CPU coolers on the market, and the Gigabyte Aorus Waterforce X360 AIO cooler happens...

Intel 12th-gen vs 11th-gen desktop processors: Which one should you buy?

The new 12th-gen Intel Core processors have finally arrived and they bring some major improvements over the last-gen processors. We already tested a couple of these chips for our Alder Lake review, and it's safe to say that they're some of the best CPUs on the market right now. From a new hybrid core architecture...

Kingston Fury Beast DDR5 32GB DDR5-4800 RAM Review: A promising start

The arrival of 12th-gen Intel Core processors also marks the entry of DDR5 memory kits on the market. DDR4 RAM kits aren't exactly slow, but DDR5 memory opens the door to higher performance levels. Sure, the DDR5 rollout hasn't been the smoothest due to shortages and scalper-level pricing, but we expect things to fall into...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake desktop processor family updated with 22 new SKUs

Intel announced its first 12th-gen Core processors as a part of its new Alder Lake family last year. These chips are built on the Intel 7 node and offer the company's new hybrid technology with P-cores and E-cores. Today, Intel is expanding its Alder Lake portfolio by announcing the launch of new processors. The 12th-gen...

Intel unveils 12th-gen P- and U-series CPU SKUs for ultrabooks and convertibles

Today at CES, Intel's focus was mostly on its S-series processors - which are for desktop PCs - and H-series CPUs - which are mostly for gaming laptops and mobile workstations. It also offered up some details of the new generation of U-series chips, along with the all-new P-series. As the firm has detailed in...