News tagged ‘cpu’

Friday, 10 Feb 2012

Engineers Developed New Technique to Boost Processor Performance by Over 20%

Engineers Developed New Technique to Boost Processor Performance by Over 20%

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a way for collaboration between the CPU and GPU during the execution of programs, allowing their computing performance to be increased by over 20%.

Thursday, 19 Jan 2012

Intel Launches New Processor Replacement Plan for Overclockers

Intel Launches New Processor Replacement Plan for Overclockers

Hardcore overclockers can do what they do best now with the blessings of Intel. The chipmaker has just announced its Performance Tuning Protection Plan (PTPP) that is an extended warranty plan to replace an eligible processor, damaged from overclocking.

Thursday, 5 Jan 2012

Intel Engineers Arrested for Hawking Engineering Sample CPUs on eBay

Intel Engineers Arrested for Hawking Engineering Sample CPUs on eBay

Four Intel engineers were arrested by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) for allegedly selling engineering samples of Intel CPUs on eBay.

Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Overheard: Intel to Launch Ivy Bridge Processors in Early April Next Year

Overheard: Intel to Launch Ivy Bridge Processors in Early April Next Year

According to DigiTimes, Intel is set to launch its Ivy Bridge processors on or around April 8 next year. The company is expected to launch a total of 25 processors: 17 of them are desktop models while the remaining eight are for notebook and ultrabook use.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Prices of Intel Ivy Bridge Desktop Processors Leaked

Prices of Intel Ivy Bridge Desktop Processors Leaked

The prices of Intel's desktop Ivy Bridge CPUs have been revealed and it seems that they do not deviate much from the prices of their current Sandy Bridge processors.

Friday, 16 Dec 2011

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft Releases Hotfix to Improve Performance of AMD Bulldozer CPUs

Microsoft has released hotfixes for Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based systems that feature the AMD Bulldozer processors. These hotfixes are suppose to optimize the performance of Bulldozer CPUs on these systems.

Thursday, 8 Dec 2011

Roadmap of Intel Ivy Bridge Mobile Processors Leaked

Roadmap of Intel Ivy Bridge Mobile Processors Leaked

Following the recent revelation of the details of the Ivy Bridge desktop processors, another leak has ensued. The product details of the mobile versions of the Ivy Bridge CPU have emerged.

Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011

Ivy Bridge Desktop CPU Lineup Revealed in Leaked Roadmap Slides

Ivy Bridge Desktop CPU Lineup Revealed in Leaked Roadmap Slides

The detailed lineup of Ivy Bridge desktop CPUs have been revealed and we should expect to see eleven new processors with their impending launch in March 2012.

Monday, 21 Nov 2011

MIT Researchers Attempt to Mimic Human Brain with Newly Designed Computer Chip

MIT Researchers Attempt to Mimic Human Brain with Newly Designed Computer Chip

This is the stuff science fiction is made of: a computer processor from MIT that attempts to mimic our human brain by learning to deal with new information.

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

New Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Leaked

New Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Leaked

It's raining hardware leaks as details of Intel's Haswell architecture have surfaced online, and it's touted to drive the company's CPU offerings for 2013.

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