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JooJoo tablet has silly name, Ion graphics
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2010

Engadget has been scouring filings with the FCC again, and the site has come across evidence that Fusion Garage's upcoming JooJoo tablet features...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Personal tech

AMD's 890GX integrated graphics chipset
— 12:30 PM on March 2, 2010

AMD's 890GX chipset features a hopped-up Radeon HD 4290 graphics core and an all-new SB850 south bridge with a 6Gbps Serial ATA controller. We've

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Report: AMD readies 890GX launch for next month
— 8:59 AM on February 24, 2010

We can still look forward to AMD 890GX motherboards in May, according to the latest report by DigiTimes. The story says AMD will officially...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

vPro spreads to Core i3, i5, i7 processors
— 5:03 PM on February 4, 2010

Good news, IT admins. Intel has announced a new vPro platform, this time bringing its suite of management and monitoring technologies to systems based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Intel's Core i3 and i5 dual-core processors
— 3:48 AM on January 4, 2010

Intel's Nehalem microarchitecture has gone entirely mainstream with the arrival of the dual-core processors code-named Clarkdale. This release also marks two major milestones: the...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Ion is too big, too expensive, Intel suggests
— 10:56 AM on December 23, 2009

Nvidia's Ion integrated graphics chipset has grabbed a healthy number of design wins this year. And according to the rumor mill, Nvidia will...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Intel's next-gen Atom arrives in Asus' Eee PC 1005PE netbook
— 11:01 PM on December 20, 2009

Intel didn't intend for its Atom CPU to revolutionize the ultraportable notebook market, but it happened anyway. Today, the next-gen "Pine Trail" Atom platform debuts...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Chipsets Mobile computing

Via's Nano gets a DirectX 10.1 chipset
— 1:48 PM on December 10, 2009

Ever since Via subsidiary S3 Graphics started rolling out DirectX 10.1-compliant Chrome graphics processors, we've been quietly wondering when the same technology would show...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

GPU acceleration comes to Flash video
— 11:08 PM on December 7, 2009

At long last, playback of Flash videos on YouTube, Hulu, and elsewhere can be GPU-accelerated. Join us as we take three different low-power...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Report: New AMD desktop platforms coming in May
— 11:03 AM on November 4, 2009

AMD may no longer have the high-end power-efficiency crown, but it's nevertheless cooking up a pair of new desktop platforms. So writes DigiTimes,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Intel may not add USB 3.0 to chipsets until 2011
— 1:10 PM on October 26, 2009

Today, adding USB 3.0 support to a motherboard involves buying a third-party controller. And things may stay that way for the next year and a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Intel graphics drivers employ questionable 3DMark Vantage optimizations
— 11:02 AM on October 12, 2009

Intel's latest graphics drivers for Windows 7 appear to violate Futuremark's optimization guidelines for 3DMark Vantage. We investigate, and make some interesting discoveries in...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Chipsets

Chipset development is on hold at Nvidia
— 12:18 PM on October 8, 2009

Nvidia made quite a splash with its GeForce 9400M chipset last October. Several laptop makers—including Apple—found the 9400M's speedy integrated graphics, single-chip design, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets

AMD intros new notebook platform with 45nm CPUs
— 11:49 AM on September 10, 2009

The tiger is out of its cage. AMD has pulled the curtain off a new mainstream notebook platform, which it code-named Tigris and now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Mobile computing

Intel's P55 Express chipset
— 12:29 AM on September 8, 2009

Lynnfield requires a new motherboard based on Intel's P55 Express chipset. We've rounded up three examples from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI to see how...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Just fix the AHCI already, AMD
— 12:21 PM on August 17, 2009

I've been partial to AMD for a long time. The first PC I built for myself had an Athlon Thunderbird running at a blistering 1.4GHz,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

Report: Nvidia preps new mobile chipsets for AMD, Intel
— 1:58 PM on August 14, 2009

These days, the crown jewel of Nvidia's chipset business may well be the MCP79. Marketed under different names—GeForce 9400M, Ion—this integrated graphics offering debuted...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

Nvidia posts continued losses, optimistic revenue outlook
— 6:00 AM on August 7, 2009

Graphics processor shipments may have risen considerably last quarter, but that apparently didn't help take Nvidia out of the red. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets