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Intel creates a dedicated self-driving tech business unit

Earlier this week Intel announced a partnership with Mobileye and Delphi centered on self-driving technology, with the goal of delivering a fully functioning system by 2019. Now, the company is officially elevating ambitions in the automotive space creating a new…

HP Z2 Mini boasts workstation-class specs in a tiny package

HP has unveiled a mini workstation aimed at architects, engineers, and other professionals that rely on graphics-intensive computer-aided design (CAD) software. The HP Z2 Mini measures a mere 2.3 inches tall and 8.5 inches wide, but packs workstation-class parts like…

Building an Affordable 16-Core, 32-Thread Xeon Monster PC

#ThrowbackThursday Released in 2012 for a whopping $1,550, thousands of Xeon E5-2670 CPUs have hit the secondhand market as data centers upgraded their servers. This 4-year old CPU delivers 8 cores clocked at 2.6GHz with a 3.3GHz turbo frequency and a large 20MB L3 cache, but with supply overwhelming demand prices have plummeted. Or seen from another perspective: it's now possible to build an insanely affordable 16-core/32-thread beast for less than a flagship Core i7.

Intel SSD 600p Series 512GB Review: NVMe performance, SATA pricing

Announcing half a dozen new 3D NAND-based SSDs in August, Intel's SSD 600p Series in particular caught our attention for being an aggressively priced M.2 NVMe-based model targeting consumer desktops and notebooks. The 600p comes in capacities starting at 128GB for $67 up to $189 for 512GB. At just $0.36 per gigabyte, the latter looks to be exceptional value.

Intel sells majority stake in McAfee security business

Intel as anticipated has sold a majority stake in its cybersecurity business to private investment firm TPG. As per the deal, Intel Security will be spun off into an independent cybersecurity company that’ll once again take on the McAfee name. …