AMD Threadripper grab: Dell’s Alienware shuts out other major vendors for 2017

For PlayStation 4 – Deal Alert Clarification: Alienware claimed a worldwide exclusive on Threadripper, but that exclusive is only among major PC vendor rivals such as HP and Lenovo. Smaller boutique OEMs will indeed be able to build Threadripper-based PCs at launch, as will DIY PC builders. If you can’t wait to order a new PC with AMD’s crazy 16-core Threadripper CPU, there’s bad news and good news. The bad news is, Dell subsidiary Alienware announced Monday afternoon that it has secured an exclusive deal for AMD’s high-end chip through the…

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HIGHLIGHTS Sony will release two models of the PlayStation early next month Sony confirmed that it is working on an updated PlayStation, codenamed Project Neo Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One first hit the market in 2013 If you were planning to give the gamers in your life new consoles before they head back to school, you may want to pump the brakes. A report from the Wall Street Journal indicates that Sony will release two models of the PlayStation early next month: a high-end model with enhanced graphics…

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Major and Blair say an EU exit could split the UK

Sir John Major and Tony Blair warned a vote to leave the EU will “jeopardise the unity” of the UK as they campaigned together in Northern Ireland. They suggested a Leave vote may re-open Scotland’s independence issue and put Northern Ireland’s “future at risk” by threatening its current stability. But Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said support for the peace process there was “rock solid”. She said it would be “highly irresponsible” to suggest otherwise. Northern Ireland first minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster said she found the intervention “rather…

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