Don't-Miss Processor Stories
Overclocking might have an exotic image but it's not too difficult to start. At the entry level, an Intel desktop app provides an immediate performance boost.
The chip is only hours old, but already overclockers have the 10-core Broadwell-E running at almost double its advertised speed.
Intel's dominance of the PC market just led it to lay off 12,000 people, but Apple is smart enough to hedge its bets.
Intel sparked a wireless revolution in 2003 with its Centrino program to connect laptops over Wi-Fi, and now the emerging 5G standard could bring another big change in the way devices communicate.
If you're a casual or mainstream gamer, you don't need a discrete graphics card, Intel says.