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GlobalFoundries: 32-nm yields improved, AMD on board at 28 nm
— 6:00 AM on March 22, 2012

It's no secret that GlobalFoundries' 32-nm yields didn't start out so great. AMD went on record blaming the company for poor A-series APU supply...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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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...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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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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Apple announces plans for $98b cash stockpile
— 9:51 AM on March 19, 2012

Headlines about Apple's latest announcement are hard to miss this morning—and understandably so. It's not everyday the world's highest-valued company announces plans for a cash...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Return to the the tech island in the stream
— 4:40 PM on March 16, 2012

Today is, by international decree of some mildly corrupt UN commission, iPad Day. Not iPad 3 day, mind you, as Apple has decided to stop...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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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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Next-gen MacBooks reportedly in production
— 9:35 AM on March 16, 2012

Despite that Ivy Bridge delay Intel vaguely confirmed last month, Apple's next-gen MacBooks may already in production, according to supply-chain sources quoted by...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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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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It's 106 miles to Chicago, it's dark, and we've got an app
— 11:15 AM on March 6, 2012

On this, iPad 3 Eve (and apparently Apple TV 3 Eve, as well), I thought it might be nice to step back from X-raying all...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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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 dateā€”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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Behold the mewling mountain kitty
— 10:43 AM on February 29, 2012

So I managed to spend some time with a preview release of OS X 10.8 (don't you dare call it Mac OS X anymore, you...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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