Benchmarking Intel's 45nm Penryn

Benchmarking Intel's 45nm Penryn

At IDF Spring 2007 in Beijing, Hardware Zone had the opportunity to try out Intel's upcoming 45nm Penryn core. We benchmarked the dual-core and quad-core Penryn along with Intel's latest Core 2 Extreme QX6800 Processor - and we have all the results here in this sneak preview.

The FX-64 Lives! (AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+)

The FX-64 Lives! (AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+)

7.0

We weren't kidding when we said half a year ago that the FX-64 is on its way; which it did arrive today in the form of the Athlon 64 X2 6000+. Clocked at 3GHz with 2MB of full speed L2 cache, can this 6000+ model do wonders? We pit it against Intel's Core 2 Duo series on all grounds - read on!

Intel Next Generation Wireless N - Updates on the Wireless Frontier

Intel Next Generation Wireless N - Updates on the Wireless Frontier

Intel has just launched their Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN chipset for Centrino noteboooks as well as a new Connect with Centrino certification program, but what does this mean for consumers and the industry? We take a brief look at Intel's plans and the impact on the progress of the next generation IEEE 802.11n standard.

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 - Quad Core goes 'Mainstream'

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 - Quad Core goes 'Mainstream'

8.0

2007 is the year where technologies like DX10 and quad-core processors proliferate the market as software like Microsoft Vista and next generation games/applications take center stage. Setting the pace of the CPU industry right from the start of the year is Intel and its new Core 2 Quad Q6600 which we test run in this review.

First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

First Glimpse of Intel's 45nm Process Technology

Intel has a breakthrough in transistor technology that Gordon Moore states is the biggest change yet since the late 1960s. Featured in their upcoming 45nm process technology, Intel has shared with us some of this information and even that of their upcoming Penryn family of processors for 2008!

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 - Quad-Core Power for Desktops

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 - Quad-Core Power for Desktops

8.0

Dual-core processors are now officially old news. Intel has just launched the quad-core Kentsfield processor into the desktop market and we've got extensive Core 2 Extreme QX6700 performance results right here. You know you want to see what quad-core can do so don't be shy - Read on.

Intel Xeon 5130 and 5160 (2-way SMP) Performance Review

Intel Xeon 5130 and 5160 (2-way SMP) Performance Review

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.

Q3 2006 CPU Performance Charts

Q3 2006 CPU Performance Charts

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.

Sneak Peek : Intel's New Quad-Core

Sneak Peek : Intel's New Quad-Core

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.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 - Small Budget, Big Overclocker

Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 - Small Budget, Big Overclocker

The Core 2 Duo 'fever' is on! If you thought the E6600 processor is the sweet spot for performance and price, you would be shocked to find out what the affordable E6300 model can dish with the right motherboard, some voltage boost and some FSB love.

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