Desktop PCs

Intel kills Optane 'Core+' desktop processor bundles as 3D XPoint venture dissolves

Intel cites lack of market demand in issuing plans to discontinue several bundles that combine its Core processors and Optane memory technology.

Tick-tock: The year-long Windows 7 countdown by the numbers

As of today, it's T-minus one year and counting before Windows 7 exits mainstream support. Let's look at some important numbers for the year ahead.

Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

Apple should drop Intel for AMD

A transition to ARM for macOS will take years. In the meantime, AMD should supply Apple’s x86 hardware.

Nvidia disses the Radeon VII, vowing the RTX 2080 will crush AMD's ‘underwhelming’ GPU

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said GeForce RTX 2080 'crushes' Radeon VII and that 'FreeSync just doesn't work.'

Intel's Optane Memory H10 marries super-fast Optane and SSD storage on one M.2 card

Combining Intel's Optane Memory technology and flash memory onto a single expansion card gives thin-and-light PCs a performance boost without sacrificing board space, Intel says.

AMD announces 3rd-gen Ryzen and Radeon VII, beating Intel and Nvidia to 7nm

AMD CEO Lisa Su took the stage for the first time at CES, giving details about AMD's next-gen Ryzen CPU and its 7nm Vega GPU, now branded Radeon VII.

Windows 10 1903 to seize 7GB of user storage space for smoother upgrades

The upcoming spring update will include a 'Reserved storage' feature that sets aside disk space for future upgrades.

Inside Project Athena: How Intel and PC makers are creating the ultra-responsive laptops of tomorrow

Intel and the top PC makers are readying the ultrabook's next generation, code-named Project Athena. Here's PCWorld's exclusive look at how the PC industry will transform the thin-and-light PC.

Intel reveals its 10nm Ice Lake Core and stacked Lakefield CPUs, and 'Project Athena' for laptops

Intel's surprisingly newsy press conference at CES ushered in its new Core chip, Ice Lake, plus a few surprises: a stakced "Lakefield" chip and "Project Athena," its