Intel has announced a $300 million fund to get more women and minorities working in tech and gaming. The company was partially motivated by debates last fall surrounding its short-lived removal of ads from gaming trade site Gamasutra amid a swirl of controversies in the video game community, according to a New York… » 1/07/15 10:47am 1/07/15 10:47am

Even Intel Reckons GTA V Is Coming To PC

Let's talk facts. Every single numbered Grand Theft Auto game has been available on the PC. But that hasn't stopped people freaking out over the fact that the latest game in the series, Grand Theft Auto V, has yet to be announced for the platform. » 10/08/13 9:00pm 10/08/13 9:00pm

Intel Haswell Makes Its Debut: Core i7-4770K Review

Regular TechSpot readers will have no doubt spotted several mentions of Haswell on our front page this year. In the past few months we have covered everything from model names to performance and battery life claims. A key focus has been Haswell's graphics, with rumors suggesting its performance is set to be 2 to 3… » 6/01/13 3:00pm 6/01/13 3:00pm

What's New With Intel's Z77 Panther Point Chipset

Continuing its tick-tock release cycle, Intel plans to unveil a new CPU microarchitecture at the end of April. Codenamed Ivy Bridge (tick), the update will bring a 22nm die shrink of current 32nm Sandy Bridge technology (tock), bringing greater efficiency and allowing Intel to cram more into the same size die.


Intel… » 4/18/12 2:20pm 4/18/12 2:20pm

Everything You Need to Know About Intel's Ivy Bridge

Intel is set to roll out its latest generation of processors this spring despite a minor setback affecting ultra low-voltage models — the ones destined for super slim notebooks. By normal standards, the launch should mark a new "tick" in the company's product roadmap, but Intel is going beyond just shrinking the… » 4/11/12 3:20pm 4/11/12 3:20pm

PC Overclockers, You Can Now Insure Your CPU

If you've ever fried an expensive CPU trying to overclock the thing, you should check this out. Intel is introducing something called the Performance Tuning Plan, which in plain English means overclocking insurance. » 1/20/12 3:00am 1/20/12 3:00am

Faux Futurists Want to Keep PC Gaming in the Past

Some day soon, Nvidia's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang is going to walk on stage at some obscure electronics industry event and say these words: "We love PC gaming. Our heritage is in 3D gaming hardware. And that's why we're more excited than ever to announce we're never making another gaming video card again." » 9/07/11 4:00pm 9/07/11 4:00pm

How Should I Break In My New Gaming Rig

You all helped me figure out what pieces and parts to put into my gaming computer, so it's only fair that you get to help me figure out which game to play first on it. » 2/21/11 1:30pm 2/21/11 1:30pm

Here's How One PC Maker is Dealing With Intel's Recall

This morning Intel announced they found an issue with the 6 Series chipset and that they've stopped shipping them from their factory. They're also recalling some. Here's how one boutique PC builder is dealing with the issue. » 1/31/11 10:00pm 1/31/11 10:00pm

Intel Partial Recall Impacts Fancy New "Sandy Bridge" Chip

Chipmaker Intel this morning halted some shipments of a support chip for their much ballyhooed Sandy Bridge microprocessor and is ordering a partial recall. » 1/31/11 2:00pm 1/31/11 2:00pm

This Is Portal 2 Played With A Magnetic Motion Controller

Keyboard and mouse controls got you down? Yeah, didn't think so. But if millimeter precise motion control sounds like an interesting way to play Valve's first-person puzzler Portal 2, you might want to buy yourself a Razer Sixense. » 1/07/11 1:40pm 1/07/11 1:40pm

Intel's "Project Offset" Game Cancelled

For years, developers from computing giant Intel had been working on a game, called Project Offset. Note the use of past tense in that sentence. » 7/02/10 12:00am 7/02/10 12:00am

Intel Inside Your Mind, Serving You Drinks

We're one step closer to browsing the internet with our mind while our robot butler brings us drinks, and it's all thanks to Intel. PC Magazine tells us about the wonderful tech on display at the company's latest R&D day. » 7/01/10 5:20pm 7/01/10 5:20pm

PAX Swag Report: The Good, The Bad And The WTF

Well, it turns out that Poogie I was eying at the Capcom booth went for like $40, so I settled for all the free stuff you see here. You tell me — did I make the right decision? » 9/07/09 4:00pm 9/07/09 4:00pm

Tricell Invites You To The Resident Evil 5 PC Launch Party

Capcom, Intel, and Tricell Pharmaceutical Corporation invite PAX attendees to join them in celebrating the launch of Resident Evil 5 for the PC with a night of "games, fun and horror." » 9/03/09 2:00pm 9/03/09 2:00pm

Guess BlizzCon Tourney Winners, Win a Gaming Laptop

All you Warcraft tournament handicappers, take note - Blizzard's Intel's running a contest to guess the winner of three of its tournaments at the upcoming BlizzCon, and laying two Asus G50vt laptops as grand prizes. » 8/01/09 1:00pm 8/01/09 1:00pm

Project Offset LIVES!

Whhooaahh, Project Offset! Been a while. The fantasy epic, which may we remind you has been in development for a long time, reared its head this week and let us know it's still kicking. » 3/27/09 3:30am 3/27/09 3:30am