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Report: AMD planning quick transition to 32 nm
— 6:00 AM on February 14, 2011

The current crop of AMD processors could all but disappear by the spring of 2012. That's according to X-bit labs, which says AMD is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Surround sound virtualized by new Antec stereo speakers
— 11:01 AM on February 11, 2011

Better known for its enclosures and power supplies, Antec is getting into the audio business. Yesterday, the company formally introduced its first set of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

AMD COO, SVP are leaving, too; what next?
— 10:58 AM on February 11, 2011

Last month's surprise departure of AMD CEO Dirk Meyer continues to cause ripples among the company's executive team. In addition to Meyer, we...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

AMD might kill its processor brand names
— 6:00 AM on February 11, 2011

The Phenom, Athlon, and Sempron brands could be history in a few months. At least, that's what I'm gathering from a story by X-bit...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Adobe releases completed Flash 10.2 plug-in
— 9:36 AM on February 9, 2011

Flash has hit another milestone. After a few public betas, the Flash Player 10.2 plug-in is now out in complete, production-ready form. The headline...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

Ivy Bridge, Llano to make appearances this spring
— 1:28 PM on February 8, 2011

Both Intel and AMD started 2011 with a bang—the former introducing its Sandy bridge processors and the latter countering with its first low-power Fusion chips....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Report: Dual-core Sandy Bridge CPUs due February 20
— 6:00 AM on February 8, 2011

When Intel released its quad-core Sandy Bridge processors last month, it said dual-core derivatives would follow four to five weeks later. Now, as PC World...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Deal of the week: Graphics, memory, and much more
— 5:07 PM on February 4, 2011

We've got a nice collection of deals for you folks this week. Hot graphics cards with tantalizing rebates and DDR3 memory with bargain-basement price tags...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory

Poll: What's the worst PC hardware bug?
— 11:49 AM on February 3, 2011

Intel's 6-series chipset bug has dominated the headlines this week, and for good reason. The flaw has been traced back to a single transistor...

Poll Question: • Worst PC hardware bug?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

MicroCenter to replace Sandy Bridge motherboards
— 5:50 PM on February 2, 2011

Intel first announced the flaw in its chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors on Monday morning, and that public announcement was, according to multiple sources,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

AMD updates Phenom II price list
— 6:00 AM on February 2, 2011

Sandy Bridge chipset snafu or not, AMD has quietly updated its price list for Phenom II processors. The new list includes a fair number of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Gigabyte, Newegg stop selling Sandy Bridge mobos
— 2:53 PM on January 31, 2011

You may have to act quickly if you want to buy a Sandy Bridge motherboard with one of Intel's existing 6-series chipsets. A...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

Intel finds flaw in Sandy Bridge chipsets, halts shipments
— 10:07 AM on January 31, 2011

As phenomenal as Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors have turned out to be, nothing in this world is truly perfect. Intel announced earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

Tegra 2 sneaks into Trim-Slice desktop
— 6:00 AM on January 28, 2011

Nvidia's second-generation Tegra system-on-chip is finally starting to appear in tablets and smartphones. Betcha didn't expect to find one in an ultra-slim desktop. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

Poll: How do you get most of your video content?
— 12:05 PM on January 27, 2011

Video content is available from a wide variety of sources these days. A lot of it is still broadcast over the airwaves or via...

Poll Question: • How do you get most of your video content?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

Famous film editor makes case against 3D
— 5:04 PM on January 25, 2011

Some consider stereoscopic 3D to be the next frontier in movies and games, much like talking pictures and color movies were in the first part...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

TI: Nvidia beat us to the punch with Tegra 2
— 9:28 AM on January 25, 2011

I think it's clear at this point that Nvidia's Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip is going to show up in quite a few iPad rivals this year....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

Next Tegra 2 is primed for 3D handhelds
— 9:24 AM on January 24, 2011

More than a year since the launch of its Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip, Nvidia is readying a successor primed for handheld devices with 3D...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech