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Nvidia announces Windows 8 Developer Program
— 2:42 PM on September 13, 2011

ARM seems to have taken a back seat at Microsoft's Build conference, since both the first Windows 8 tablet and the Developer Preview build are...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software Windows

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Live blog: IDF 2011 Paul Otellini keynote
— 11:01 AM on September 13, 2011

Ok, we're going to attempt a live blog from the opening keynote of the Fall 2011 Intel Developer Forum.  Keep reloading this page...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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AMD overclocks FX chip to 8.4GHz, sets Guinness record
— 9:28 AM on September 13, 2011

No, FX-series processors still aren't out. AMD has however pulled a neat little PR stunt by gathering a handful of overclockers—Sami Mäkinen, Brian Mclachlan, Pete...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel quietly preparing Core i7-2700K
— 10:30 AM on September 12, 2011

For more than nine months, the Core i7-2600K has held court as Intel's fastest Sandy Bridge CPU. Now, there's word of a new chip...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD FX-series chips show up in early listings
— 9:28 AM on September 12, 2011

Last we checked, AMD hadn't even announced shipments of desktop Bulldozer processors yet, and server-based offerings that were shipping weren't due out until the fourth...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PCIe 3.0 blamed for Sandy Bridge E delay
— 11:48 AM on September 9, 2011

Every motherboard maker we talked to at Computex earlier this summer told us to expect X79-based mobos designed for "Sandy Bridge E" processors right about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking
— 6:08 PM on September 8, 2011

We set out to introduce some new game benchmarking methods, and those new tools promptly helped us uncover an intriguing problem: multi-GPU micro-stuttering.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Dual-core Llano chips arrive on the desktop
— 11:38 AM on September 7, 2011

You know how those two Llano duallies were supposed to show up by year's end? Well, they did—a lot sooner than the rumor mill...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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First Bulldozer processors ship out—for servers
— 9:28 AM on September 7, 2011

That sound you hear off in the distance is champagne corks popping over at AMD's headquarters. Earlier this morning, the chipmaker announced that it

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Rumor mill details hot-clocked Zambezi quad, Llano duallies
— 12:53 PM on September 6, 2011

As the world waits patiently for official word on AMD's upcoming Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors, the rumor mill continues to churn out information on the chips....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel adds 16 new CPU models
— 10:59 AM on September 6, 2011

Intel has updated its official processor price list with a handful of new models and a smattering of discounts to existing ones. Let's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Intel to postpone Ivy Bridge by a few months
— 9:22 AM on September 1, 2011

With multi-billion-dollar profits flowing in every quarter and a gross margin above 60%, Intel is the last company you'd expect to be going around...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GlobalFoundries lays out roadmap for 28 nm—and beyond
— 2:57 PM on August 31, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference yesterday, GlobalFoundries executives spoke at length about the company's roadmap and prospects. There was much rejoicing about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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GloFo, Samsung partner up on high-perf 28-nm process
— 1:20 PM on August 30, 2011

Santa Clara — At the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference here in Silicon Valley, GlobalFoundries revealed that it has broadened its partnership with Samsung on 28-nm...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Leaked specs expose next-gen Xeon lineup
— 6:00 AM on August 30, 2011

The Turks over at Donanim Haber have gotten their hands on new details concerning Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors. The site has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Leaked slide teases improved Cedar Trail graphics performance
— 6:00 AM on August 29, 2011

The rumor mill suggests that Intel's next-generation Atom platform, code-namded Cedar Trail, won't make its formal debut until November. Will it be worth the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Updated: AMD picks a CEO: former Lenovo COO Rory Read
— 9:34 AM on August 25, 2011

Over seven months after the departure of Dirk Meyer, AMD has finally found someone to fill his shoes. Say hello to Rory Read, age...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD refreshes Zacate, Ontario lineups
— 11:36 AM on August 22, 2011

New blood is coursing through the Fusion family—the lower rungs of it, at least. AMD has added two E-series Zacate APUs as well as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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