The highly successful Core microarchitecture infiltrated desktops and laptops, but don't forget they also made their way into workstations and servers with the rejuvenated Xeon 5100 series. Codenamed Woodcrest, they aren't as expensive as perceived to be as we found out when pitting it against the Core 2 Extreme.
With an onslaught of new processors and platforms monthly ever since late May, it looks like there's no slowing down of this segment anytime soon. Before we get swept by the next wave, we roundup results from dual-core processors of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 series, Intel Pentium D 900 series and of course the Core 2 Duo.
At IDF today, we managed to get our hands on a machine equipped with Intel's latest Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor. We ran a couple of quick benchmarks and compared the results with a similar system running a Core 2 Extreme X6800 processor.
Many of you would have heard about this industry-shaking merger that has numerous implications not only for the entire IT industry, but for the consumers as well. Hardware Zone managed to catch up with Bryan Low, the VP for Sales and Marketing in South Asia at AMD to answer our queries of the merger, current status and upcoming plans.
The new Intel-based MacBook and Mac mini will not only perform faster than its predecessors but are also more affordable than before.
We've shown you the processor's monstrous performance, but that's just one highlight of the Core microarchitecture. Join us as we reveal to you more mind-boggling figures as we investigate the Core 2 processor's power consumption and heat output.
In an extremely saturated thumb-drive market, A-data introduces a range of innovative thumb-drives that will surely stand out among the crowd.
When you talk about quality soundcards, one brand that would always spring to everyone's mind is Creative Technology. Can the same company who gave us the award winning X-Fi and Zen Vision:M produce equally good headphones? Read on to find out.
Gigabyte sent us an updated internal BIOS revision that is supposed to solve our overclocking woes with the GA-965P-DQ6 motherboard. Fresh from our review, we decided to take it for another spin and see if a BIOS is all you need to achieve great overclocking speeds. Read on.
If you've wondered if it's possible to run two systems with a single power supply unit, then the answer would definitely be a YES. We took it further with Intel's Core 2 Duo processors and running them silent with passive heatsinks. Find out more about this Computex Taipei 2006 technology demo at MSI's booth right here.
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