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Opteron 3200 series plugs into AM3+ socket
— 11:54 AM on March 20, 2012

AMD has unveiled a new processor family aimed at web hosting providers. The low-cost, Bulldozer-based Opteron 3200 series is designed to offer "enterprise-class...

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Etc.
— 10:16 AM on March 20, 2012

Howdy, all. I know you've not seen many articles coming out of Damage Labs lately, but I assure you I am hard at work. In...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

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Leaked roadmap outlines Intel's desktop CPU plans
— 11:30 AM on March 16, 2012

A new roadmap has leaked onto the web detailing Intel's desktop processor plans for the coming year. German site Computer Base has posted the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's FX-4170, FX-6200 show up at Newegg
— 9:41 AM on March 8, 2012

Those two FX-series processors AMD announced late last month are now available. Newegg apparently put up listings at some point in the past few...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel unveils the Xeon E5-2600 series
— 11:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Although the Sandy Bridge CPU microarchitecture has been available in laptops and desktops for over a year,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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BSD distro creator finds erratum in AMD processors
— 6:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Looks like AMD might have another CPU erratum on its hands. DragonFly BSD creator Matthew Dillon wrote about the problem (and outlined his debugging efforts)...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Leaked slide dates Ivy Bridge launches
— 12:00 PM on March 5, 2012

As Ivy Bridge draws near, the rumor mill is slowly honing in on the official release date—or dates. We've seen multiple claims that the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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GloFo buys out AMD's stake, becomes fully independent
— 10:01 AM on March 5, 2012

The company that was created when AMD spun off its manufacturing arm, GlobalFoundries, will soon become a fully independent chip foundry. The firm's parent...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Etc.
— 10:36 AM on March 2, 2012

Wow. Long week here in Damage Labs, and I'm pretty shattered as a result. We were working late last night, recording the podcast,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs The Tech Report

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SeaMicro fabric could be the glue for future AMD chips
— 5:10 PM on February 29, 2012

The reasons for AMD's decision to purchase SeaMicro are coming into focus quickly. AMD's John Fruehe has written a blog post explaining what...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD announces plans to acquire SeaMicro
— 4:02 PM on February 29, 2012

Apparently, AMD's new executive team had some specifics in mind when they were talking about making some unconventional moves in the server market a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft seeding Windows 8 developers with Tegra 3 PCs
— 11:48 AM on February 29, 2012

Nvidia is serious about getting its ARM-based processors inside Windows 8 systems. The company is working with Microsoft to supply developers and device makers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Operating systems

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AMD adds a pair of new FX-series chips
— 2:14 PM on February 27, 2012

Bad news: AMD's flagship FX-8150 processor still costs $245, and it's still relatively overpriced compared to the competition. Good news: the remainder of the FX-series...

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Intel details smartphone-bound Medfield Atoms
— 12:58 PM on February 27, 2012

With the Mobile World Congress in full swing across the Atlantic, Intel has announced a series of Atom processors targeted at smartphones. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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It's official: Ivy Bridge release pushed back
— 6:00 AM on February 27, 2012

And just like that, Intel has confirmed last week's rumors—well, partially so. Intel China Executive VP Sean Maloney gave the Financial Times the scoop...

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Via QuadCore CPU rides in on new Mini-ITX boards
— 11:11 AM on February 23, 2012

Remember the QuadCore CPU Via introduced last spring? We've been waiting for the chip to pop up in actual products, and now it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Trinity to boost performance, save power with resonant clock mesh
— 11:33 AM on February 22, 2012

The Piledriver CPU cores in AMD's upcoming Trinity APU will feature some special sauce courtesy of Cyclos Semiconductor, a company spun out of the University...

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FPGA firm to use Intel's 22-nm fabrication technology
— 12:37 PM on February 21, 2012

Unlike some of its competitors, Intel is proficient not only at designing microprocessors, but also at manufacturing them. This fabrication prowess has allowed the...

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