- News tagged "cpu"
Monday, 3 Sep 2012
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
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 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, 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 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
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
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
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!
Friday, 8 Jun 2012
VIA showcased some really tiny PCs with integrated CPUs, controllers and the whole works packed into a board no larger than the size of your palm. Is this what PCs would look like in the future?
Thursday, 19 Apr 2012
According to its official blog, ARM has unveiled its power optimized Cortex-A15 quad-core processor aimed directly at notebooks and network-based hardware. As it is a hard macro processor with hardware set parameters, its development and deployment may be sped up.