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KDE Plasma 5.11 Beta Released

26 min 34 sec ago

GNOME 3.26 Released

26 min 34 sec ago

With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements

Sunday 24th of September 2017 07:58:02 PM

Microsoft and Cannoical Make Custom Linux Kernel

Saturday 23rd of September 2017 12:58:02 AM

Is Apple Copying Palm's WebOS?

Friday 22nd of September 2017 10:58:01 PM

Linux Desktop Market Share Crosses 3%

Friday 22nd of September 2017 02:58:03 PM

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New Intel Chips and Benchmarks

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    Intel has rushed up the announcement of their 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors following a recent leak. We can now confirm that these new Intel CPUs are en route to retailers, they have already arrived for testing, and will be benchmarked under Linux on Phoronix once that secondary embargo expires.
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    While Intel previously announced the expanded Intel Core X-Series line-up including the Core i9 7960X and Core i9 7980XE processors, only today is the performance embargo expiring as these CPUs begin to ship to further battle AMD's Ryzen Threadripper line-up. Here is today's launch-day Linux benchmarks of the Core i9 7960X.

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