News tagged ‘cpu’

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012

Intel Adds New Desktop and Mobile CPUs to Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge Series

Intel Adds New Desktop and Mobile CPUs to Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge Series

Intel has just refreshed its Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge lineups with both desktop and mobile processors. The company also reduced prices for some of its low-end processors.

Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012

Intel to Reveal Details of Next Generation Chips at IDF Next Week

Intel to Reveal Details of Next Generation Chips at IDF Next Week

Chipmaker Intel will be revealing more details of their next generation Core processor at IDF next week. Besides that, we can expect to see more innovative Ultrabook and tablet technologies that aim to change how you work and play in the future.

Monday, 3 Sep 2012

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Last week, AMD CTO, Mr. Mark Papermaster, delivered a keynote speech at the Hot Chips conference held in Silicon Valley. He detailed the new Steamroller microarchitecture and its key enhancements over the Bulldozer, the incumbent microarchitecture. Read on to discover its promised improvements.

Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012

More Details on Intel 'Valleyview' Atom CPUs Leaked

More Details on Intel 'Valleyview' Atom CPUs Leaked

Intel plans to launch its next generation of Atom processors, which are based on 22nm microarchitecture, as early as Q4 of this year. According to CPU World, these 22nm chips are named 'Silvermont' and are intended to replace Intel's current generation of 32nm 'Clover Trail' chips

Thursday, 23 Aug 2012

More Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Emerge

More Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Emerge

More details of Intel's upcoming Haswell architecture has emerged, according to CPU World who reported on the package options that we can expect to see on this new generation of processors based on this new architecture.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, a pioneer microprocessor engineer, passed away last Friday at age 79, following his battle with pancreatic cancer. His work in Intel lead to the creation of the 8008 and 8088 microprocessor families that became the foundation for Intel's creation of the modern x86 CPU.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012

Intel to Refresh Sandy Bridge-E Lineup with Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition?

Intel to Refresh Sandy Bridge-E Lineup with Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition?

According to DonanimHaber, Intel is preparing to launch its Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition in Q4 in its efforts to refresh its Sandy Bridge-E offerings. This new CPU is expected to replace the current Core i7-3960X. Read on for further details about this new processor.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

AMD is rumored to be producing its second generation FX CPUs based on "Piledriver" architecture. The new architecture is purported to deliver a performance boost of 15 percent over the Bulldozer-based CPUs, a 5 percent improvement over its earlier estimated performance boost.

Sunday, 10 Jun 2012

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

At Computex, we spotted a unique gaming notebook, the MSI GX60 that features an A10-4600M APU with an AMD Radeon 7970M GDDR5 GPU. Read on to find out more about this interesting piece of hardware!

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