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Intel posts best quarter in 42-year history
— 4:41 PM on July 13, 2010

The latest strides by AMD—six-core processors and hot new mobile platforms—seem to have done little to break Intel's momentum. As a matter of fact, Intel...

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Details about Sandy Bridge naming begin to emerge
— 6:00 AM on July 12, 2010

We were told last month that Intel's next-gen Sandy Bridge processors will have Core in model names, much like today's Core i3, i5, and...

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Intel may discontinue mobile Celeron processors
— 9:27 AM on July 9, 2010

Right now, folks shopping for a new notebook get to choose between Intel processors under the Celeron, Pentium, and Core brand names. According to DigiTimes,...

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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2.7GHz Phenom II X6 said to be in the works
— 9:26 AM on July 8, 2010

Longing for a quicker member of AMD's Phenom II X6 family? Don't hold your breath, says Fudzilla—the existing Phenom II X6 1090T will reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Report: Quicker Athlon II X4 coming this quarter
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2010

We heard about impending tweaks to Intel's CPU family last week. Now, the rumor mill is churning out details about AMD's plans for the...

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Report: Intel to freshen up CPU line this summer
— 2:05 PM on July 2, 2010

Let's face it: after the bevy of exciting new CPUs they already launched this year, the folks at Intel probably deserve a little summer break....

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95W Phenom II X6 1055T found in Japanese store
— 9:32 AM on July 1, 2010

If you shop for a Phenom II X6 processor today, you get to choose between a 125W thermal envelope and... a 125W thermal...

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Intel amps up, rebrands research activities
— 5:02 PM on June 30, 2010

When you start a marketing campaign around the notion of your innovative staffers being rock stars, calling your research arm the Corporate Technology Group seems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Report: Llano will introduce a new desktop socket
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2010

The days of Socket AM3 reigning supreme in the AMD world could come to an end next year. Fudzilla reports that Llano, AMD's upcoming 32-nm...

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GlobalFoundries, IBM, Samsung, STMicro to sync up 28-nm manufacturing
— 6:00 AM on June 25, 2010

Developing state of the art semiconductor manufacturing can get expensive. Really expensive. That might be why GlobalFoundries has partnered up with three other...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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FireStream 9370, 9350 bring Cypress computing to servers
— 12:05 PM on June 23, 2010

In conjunction with today's announcement of the Opteron 4100 series of CPUs, AMD has also raised the curtains on a pair of FireStream cards. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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Desktop Atoms with DDR3 support now available, Intel says
— 6:00 AM on June 23, 2010

Remember those new desktop Atom processors we wrote about during Computex? Intel has posted a quick update on its PR Chip Shots blog...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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New Sony Vaio laptops have AMD guts
— 9:43 AM on June 22, 2010

When was the last time you saw an AMD processor in a Sony laptop? 2001? In any case, Engadget points out that two AMD-powered...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Settlement between FTC, Intel could be in the works
— 6:00 AM on June 22, 2010

Intel's alleged anticompetitive dealings might not cost it another fine or further legal action—at least not in the United States. The chipmaker announced late yesterday...

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Supply of six-core Phenom IIs could be running tight
— 3:22 PM on June 15, 2010

No, hell hasn't frozen over. DigiTimes reports that AMD underestimated demand for its Phenom II X6 processors when placing orders with GlobalFoundries and is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Could Atom-based clusters put a dent in the server market?
— 10:34 AM on June 15, 2010

You may be skeptical upon reading the headline above, but have a look at this story at VentureBeat about a start-up named SeaMicro. ...

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