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X79 mobos could support current, future CPUs
— 6:00 AM on June 13, 2011

Aren't switches to new sockets fun? Usually, those transitions involve waving goodbye to past processors and embracing a new wave of chips—but not always. Case...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Report: Top Zambezi processor will cost $320
— 6:00 AM on June 10, 2011

We had already seen some indications—mostly leaked slides—that AMD's upcoming Bulldozer processors might go toe-to-toe with Sandy Bridge on the pricing front. Now, Theo Valich...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD reanimates FX brand for Bulldozer platforms
— 9:20 AM on June 7, 2011

As the release of AMD's Bulldozer processor approaches (and moves back slightly, then approaches again, and moves back a little), the CPU maker has made...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia tugs on Superman's cape, receives glow ball
— 2:11 PM on June 3, 2011

Retro Friday continues around here, and we feel the need to highlight a graphics demo that Nvidia rolled out earlier this week as Computex opened....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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AMD E-450 chip seen on Computex show floor
— 9:15 AM on June 1, 2011

While our intrepid Geoff Gasior is on the scene at Computex, there are other eyes and ears at the show. Some of those eyes and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD teases tablet platform with 5.9W APU
— 5:31 PM on May 31, 2011

Although I was lucky enough to hold the fort this year while Geoff roams the halls of Computex, I can smell the tablets from all...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Intel's mobile roadmap: Ultrabooks, better Atoms
— 11:41 AM on May 31, 2011

The kick-off of Computex this week has granted us a bounty of news as we accelerate out of the Memorial Day weekend, fully powered by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Leaked slides reveal new competitive roadmap for Llano
— 10:23 AM on May 27, 2011

Now this is interesting. Remember a few weeks ago, when a purportedly leaked AMD PowerPoint slide showed that AMD's Llano processors would only compete...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel adds Sandy Bridge-based Pentium CPUs
— 6:00 AM on May 23, 2011

Well, it's finally happened: Sandy Bridge has trickled down into the bargain bin. I'm not talking about discounted refurbs or limited-time rebates, either. Without fanfare...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Intel mobile CPUs to have much lower TDPs
— 11:18 AM on May 20, 2011

Expect Intel's next generation of mobile CPUs to consume quite a bit less power than current models. Ars Technica has the goods on...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Site posts early Llano, Bulldozer pricing
— 9:26 AM on May 20, 2011

Slowly but surely, AMD's Llano processors are inching closer to release. We've already seen a picture of a matching retail motherboard with an FM1...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel might be prepping an unlocked Sandy Bridge duallie
— 9:41 AM on May 19, 2011

Right now, users longing for a Sandy Bridge processor with an unlocked upper multiplier have no choice but to spring for the Core i5-2500K or...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft: Intel's Windows-on-ARM talk 'factually inaccurate'
— 12:39 AM on May 19, 2011

Is anyone really surprised? As Business Insider reports, Microsoft has publicly addressed Intel's claims about the ARM version of Windows 8, and in short,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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Intel says ARM Windows 8 won't run x86 apps
— 9:36 AM on May 18, 2011

If you were hoping for some sort of Rosetta-like emulation layer to enable Windows 8 to run x86 applications when installed on an ARM system,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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Report: Silvermont Atom brings new architecture in 2013
— 11:02 AM on May 16, 2011

Late last week, new details emerged on Intel's upcoming Silvermont Atom processor. Due in 2013, this chip represents the first architectural refresh for Intel's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Screenshot shows purported Bulldozer wPrime, Super PI scores
— 6:00 AM on May 12, 2011

There's nothing quite like CPU-Z screenshots and benchmark scores of unreleased processors to brighten my day. This time, the folks at X-bit labs

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Via intros QuadCore processor with guess how many cores
— 11:01 PM on May 11, 2011

We visited Via-Centaur's Austin, Texas offices and came away with some fresh details on the QuadCore processor and a better sense of Via's future plans...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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AMD on ARM: Make that a maybe
— 6:00 AM on May 11, 2011

We've heard the rumors, and we've heard the official denial. Now, here comes a more nuanced response from AMD about the possibility of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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