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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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Windows 8 to spruce up Explorer file management
— 6:00 AM on August 24, 2011

In Monday's preview of USB 3.0 support in Windows 8, Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky hinted that we'd soon get a glimpse of the upcoming operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft building native USB 3.0 support into Windows 8
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2011

Getting those blue USB ports on your motherboard to work should be much simpler next year. According to the Building Windows 8 blog on MSDN,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Operating systems Windows

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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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New IBM chips use silicon to mimic human brain
— 6:00 AM on August 19, 2011

Usually, we celebrate when new processors raise the bar with faster clock speeds and higher benchmark scores. IBM's latest prototypes are far from high-performance...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Keep your G6; I'm in it for the P6
— 5:20 PM on August 18, 2011

Honestly, I tried to fight the urge to reminisce today, but August 18th marks the day the youngest member of the Pentium Pro family...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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Sandy Bridge to become a cheaper date in September
— 10:26 AM on August 18, 2011

Here we are, some eight months after Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs debuted, and the price of most of those chips hasn't budged. Intel has,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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