AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

AMD has been trickling information about Threadripper piece-by-piece over the last few months, ensuring that the topic stays fresh and keeps people interested. This weekend, the company finally released some significant details about Threadripper and its plans for the platform long-term. We’ve created a slideshow with some of the most important data on performance and overall product positioning against Intel. Click to enlarge each slide in a new window. Overall, AMD is gunning pretty hard…

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New date planned for Frampton-Gutierrez after Mexican slips in shower

New date planned for Frampton-Gutierrez after Mexican slips in shower

Media playback is not supported on this device Work has started on agreeing a new date for Carl Frampton’s featherweight fight against Mexican Andres Gutierrez after Saturday’s contest was called off. The Belfast bout was cancelled after Gutierrez, 24, slipped in the shower on Friday and suffered facial cuts, two broken teeth and bruising to the head. Northern Irishman Frampton, 30, had earlier weighed in for the fight a pound over the featherweight limit. That…

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India book Champions Trophy final date with Pakistan – video & report

India book Champions Trophy final date with Pakistan – video & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston Bangladesh 264-7 (50 overs): Tamim 70, Mushfiqur 61, Jadhav 2-22 India 261-1 (40.1 overs): Rohit 123 not out, Kohli 96 not out, Dhawan 46 India won by nine wickets Scorecard India cruised past Bangladesh to set up a mouthwatering Champions Trophy final against fierce rivals Pakistan. Bangladesh looked likely to post a big total at Edgbaston, but from 154-2 they lost both Tamim…

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From Funhouse to Blind Date: Cult TV show comebacks

From Funhouse to Blind Date: Cult TV show comebacks

In this day and age, you haven’t lived unless someone has started a crowdfunding campaign to bring you back from obscurity. Funhouse is the latest cult TV series which could be making a return, which is good news for fans of – *clears throat* – “quizzes, races and really wacky places”. However, the programme’s fans want it to return not as a TV show – but as a live experience which members of the public…

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Blind Date is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured as host

Blind Date is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured as host

Image caption Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison is also rumoured to be taking over Blind Date is returning to television and Olly Murs is rumoured to be the new host. The classic dating show, in which contestants picked a stranger to go on holiday with, ran on ITV from 1985 to 2003 and was presented by Cilla Black. Channel 5 will be bringing it back later this year. Vicky Pattison, Georgia May Foote and Helen Flanagan…

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Nintendo reveals Switch price and date

Nintendo reveals Switch price and date

Nintendo has said it will release its long-awaited new console, the Nintendo Switch, on 3 March. It will cost $ 299.99 in the US, £279.99 in the UK and 29,980 yen ($ 260) in Japan, more than some analysts and gamers had been expecting. The stakes are high for the Japanese firm after its most recent console, the Wii U, failed to replicate the success of the original Wii. Nintendo shares dipped as details of…

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Joshua beats Molina and sets up Klitschko date

Joshua beats Molina and sets up Klitschko date

Britain’s Anthony Joshua successfully defended his IBF heavyweight title with a third-round stoppage of Eric Molina in Manchester. Joshua, who was making the second defence of his belt, knocked the American down with a short right before the referee waved the fight off. The 27-year-old now has 18 knockouts from as many fights and will face former heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on 29 April. “This is the step-up people have wanted,” said…

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