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The Ryzen 7 1700X is less than $300 at Walmart right now

Walmart and Newegg both have deals on the Ryzen 7 1700X today, but the better deal is at Walmart if you're willing to do in-store pickup.

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Intel Core i9: Everything we know about Intel's hypercharged PC processor

Intel's Core i9 family will have up to 18 cores and 36 threads, possibly the most powerful consumer PC chips ever made. Here are the details you need to know.

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Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

Intel's Core i9 finally arrives amid a changed landscape. Here's how the company's fastest CPU stacks up against the pack.

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Mid-range models ring the changes in Top500 supercomputer ranking

With no change at the top of the latest Top500.org supercomputer list, you need to look further down the rankings to see the real story.

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Imagination adds safety, resilience to processor for IoT

Chip designers are applying industrial safety design techniques to their processor cores so that they can get themselves out of trouble when a fault occurs.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper: Everything we know so far about this monster CPU

With up to 16 cores on tap, AMD's Ryzen-based Threadripper just might be the fastest consumer CPU ever sold.

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AMD Threadripper grab: Dell's Alienware shuts out other major vendors for 2017

Dell's Alienware gets a lock onThreadripper for 2017, shutting out HP, Lenovo and other major rivals. Boutique vendors and DIYers will get access.

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Intel revealed the Core i9 ship dates, but you won't like them

Intel's announced when its Core i9 chips will be released, but enthusiasts will be frustrated: Intel's releasing the lower-end chips first and leaving the monster, 18-core best for last.

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Intel demos the Core i9 and discloses launch details

Intel showed off its 18-core Core i9 processor for the first time at E3 in Los Angeles on June 12, 2017, and disclosed launch details for the powerful new chip.

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No, AMD didn't slash Ryzen prices ahead of Threadripper launch

Is AMD slashing Ryzen prices? Nope, the company said.

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AMD's Threadripper struts onstage with Radeon RX Vega and a big surprise

When AMD's Threadripper made its first public appearance at Computex in Taipei, the guest starts were two Radeon RX Vega cards.

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Intel's Core i9 and X299 enable crazy RAID configurations for a price

Here's what eight SSDs in RAID 0 looks like on the new Core i9 platform.

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Why Microsoft's ARM-based Windows 10 laptops still have a lot to prove

Asus, HP, and Lenovo plan to bring Windows 10 to devices running on ARM Snapdragon processors. But the future devices have a lot to prove.

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Intel's massive 18-core Core i9 chip starts a bloody battle for enthusiast PCs

Intel's answer to AMD's Threadripper are new Core i9 and Core i7 X-series chips with new overclocking capabilities and a brand-new chipset.

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Intel unleashes the powerful teraflop Core i9 processor

The battle between Intel and AMD is heating up. At Computex in Taipei on Tuesday, Intel previewed its mammoth Core i9 processor.

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more, including 16-core Threadripper HEDT chips.

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It's official: AMD's Threadripper will bring a 16-core, 32-thread monster to the desktop

It's called Threadripper, and it will be the first consumer-focused chip with 16 cores and 32 threads of computing power. Due out this summer, Intel should be worried about this monster.