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The TR Podcast 37: Frothing at the MacHole, not-so-new GPUs, and a trip down memory lane
— 11:14 PM on March 7, 2009

This week, our largest panel ever hits all the stops including the war against sucky TV, Macs vs. PCs, Nvidia's branding controversy, and more.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Retail Core i7-920, i7-940 have unlocked RAM multipliers
— 3:49 PM on March 6, 2009

In our Core i7 review, we pointed out that the cheaper two i7 models—the 920 and 940—both had lower QuickPath Interface and L3 cache...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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IDC: PC shipments will fall, rebound this year
— 4:39 PM on March 5, 2009

Last November, we saw iSuppli revise its growth forecast to say PC shipments would only grow by 4.3% this year, down from the previously...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Etc.
— 10:59 AM on March 5, 2009

Howdy all. I'd like to give a big, warm Etc. welcome to a new TR blogger, Jason Fox of The AdHole quasi-fame. ...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

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JPR foresees the end of integrated graphics chipsets by 2013
— 4:47 PM on March 4, 2009

The days of integrated graphics chipsets are numbered, according to Jon Peddie Research. The firm expects motherboard-based IGPs will have all but vanished by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD foundry spin-off gets its name: GlobalFoundries
— 2:51 PM on March 4, 2009

Well, it's done. Two days after AMD, ATIC, and Mubadala finalized their transaction, AMD's former manufacturing division has opened for business under its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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TSMC may start Atom SoC production in the fourth quarter
— 11:55 AM on March 4, 2009

Atom-based system-on-a-chip devices will start pumping out of TSMC's fabs in volume in the fourth quarter—or so says a DigiTimes story that cites anonymous...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Nvidia sees itself making x86 SoCs eventually
— 9:39 AM on March 4, 2009

With both AMD and Intel playing up CPU-GPU integration and Intel prepping its own discrete graphics processor, Nvidia is in a precarious position—it has graphics...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Report: Intel P55 motherboards may ship in July
— 6:00 AM on March 4, 2009

More affordable Core i7 derivatives may arrive sooner rather than later. According to Fudzilla, P55 motherboards compatible with Intel's upcoming Lynnfield CPUs—referred to as "Core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Intel's Convertible Classmate PC
— 10:30 PM on March 3, 2009

Intel's education-inspired computer is generating interest from kids and adults alike. This new generation sports a rugged and functional convertible tablet design. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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Poll: Your take on Nvidia's mobile GPU branding
— 5:28 PM on March 3, 2009

If you didn't know any better, you might think Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 280M and 260M graphics processors were mobile versions of the similarly...

Poll Question: • Renaming the G92 GPU as a mobile GeForce GTX 280M is:

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Sleek Eee PC 1008HA netbook to have 3G, WiMAX
— 1:02 PM on March 3, 2009

Surprise, surprise—Asus is showing an upcoming Eee PC at the CeBit trade show in Hannover, Germany today. Who would've thought? The yet-unreleased Eee PC 1008HA...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nvidia intros mobile GeForce GTX 200 GPUs... sort of
— 2:01 AM on March 3, 2009

If you're excited about the prospect of newer, faster GeForce GPUs for notebooks, then you're in for a treat....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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New Mobility Radeon HD 4860, 4830 have 40nm graphics chips
— 11:01 PM on March 2, 2009

Notebook users had to wait six months for AMD to fashion Mobility parts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD completes fab spin-off transaction
— 5:32 PM on March 2, 2009

As expected, AMD announced the closing of its fab spin-off transaction earlier this afternoon. The company has finalized deals with ATIC and the Mubadala...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Intel, TSMC partner up on Atom SoC production
— 12:31 PM on March 2, 2009

Well, Intel isn't buying TSMC, nor is it asking the foundry to produce Larrabee discrete graphics processors. Rather, Intel plans to port the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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3.2GHz Phenom II X4 will launch in April, report says
— 10:22 AM on March 2, 2009

Back in January, we read that AMD was planning to launch a 3.1GHz Phenom II X4 950 processor in the mid-second-quarter. Today, HKPEC quotes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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