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AMD Multi-Core Processors Performance

AMD Multi-Core Processors Performance

AMD Multi-Core Processors Performance geared for the needs of next-generation applicationsAs the latest software applications offer new features and cutting-edge capabilities, processor designers need to stay ahead of those demands. But these days, increasing processor performance isn’t enough. Computers need to run faster, cooler, take up less space, and use less energy.The Multi-Core SolutionMulti-core processing […]

Intel® Core™2 Processor with Viiv™ Technology

Intel® Core™2 Processor with Viiv™ Technology

When you want a sensational high-definition (HD) experience, look no further than PCs with Intel® Core™2 processor with Viiv™ technology. Built on the latest hafnium-infused 45nm dual- and quad-core processors, these systems give you performance for HD audio and video and your most demanding applications.Key componentsThe cutting edge is now. Every PC with an Intel […]

AMD Promises DirectX 11 in 2009

AMD Promises DirectX 11 in 2009

AMD has confirmed rumors that it is working on DirectX 11, announcing at CEATEC that it plans to release its first DirectX 11-compatible GPUs in 2009. The company also predicted an increase in general purpose computing on GPUs (GPGPU) and a transition to a 40nm fabricating standard, which ought to give graphics chip performance rates […]

Dual Core Atom: Intel D945GCLF2 & Atom 330

Dual Core Atom: Intel D945GCLF2 & Atom 330

Last week, when going through the “what’s new” list of a local supplier, I found a gem: an inexpensive mini-ITX motherboard with a dual core Atom processor. This little marvel, the Intel D945GCLF2, does not even show up on the Intel web site – other than being noted as announced during IDF. Interested in what […]

Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Dual Core Processor

Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Dual Core Processor

The Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 is new low-cost Core 2 processor targeted at the mainstream market.Like all processors that use the Intel Wolfdale core, it is built upon the smaller 45nm process technology using Intel’s new high-k (hafnium) dielectric and metal gate technology. The result is a smaller, cooler and more efficient processor.Unlike other […]

Intel Xeon 7460 Six Cores to Bulldoze Opteron Processors

Intel Xeon 7460 Six Cores to Bulldoze Opteron Processors

The upcoming Intel Nehalem CPU has been in the spotlight for months now. In contrast and despite the huge die size and 1.9 billion (!) transistors, the 6-core Xeon 74xx is a wallflower for both the public as Intel’s marketing. However, if you’ve invested in the current Intel platform, the newly launched Intel 74xx series […]

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Processors:

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Processors:

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q9300 has some rather large shoes to fill. This newly shipping, relatively low-cost (~$270) quad-core processor from Intel is a replacement for their long-standing price to performance champ, the Core 2 Quad Q6600. The Q6600 was the first quad-core in Intel’s arsenal which was actually affordable, and even today, it remains […]

Intel's Core 2 Quad Processors:

Intel's Core 2 Quad Processors:

Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q9300 has some rather large shoes to fill. This newly shipping, relatively low-cost (~$270) quad-core processor from Intel is a replacement for their long-standing price to performance champ, the Core 2 Quad Q6600. The Q6600 was the first quad-core in Intel’s arsenal which was actually affordable, and even today, it remains […]

Intel’s Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor

Intel’s Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor

When more is better-with four processing cores the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor delivers unrivaled performance for the latest, greatest generation of multi-threaded games and multimedia apps.Now with a new version based on Intel’s cutting edge 45nm technology utilizing hafnium-infused circuitry to deliver even greater performance and power efficiency. The Intel® Core 2 Extreme processor […]

Intel's Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor

Intel's Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor

When more is better-with four processing cores the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor delivers unrivaled performance for the latest, greatest generation of multi-threaded games and multimedia apps.Now with a new version based on Intel’s cutting edge 45nm technology utilizing hafnium-infused circuitry to deliver even greater performance and power efficiency. The Intel® Core 2 Extreme processor […]

Intel 486™ SX processor:

Intel 486™ SX processor:

The embedded Intel486™ SX processor provides high performance to 32-bit, embedded applications that do not required a floating-point unit. The embedded Intel486 SX processor is binary compatible with the Intel386™ and earlier Intel processors. Compared with the Intel386 processor, it provides faster execution of many commonly used instructions. It also provides the benefits of an […]

Intel Atom Processor N270

Intel Atom Processor N270

The Intel Atom processor N270Ω, implemented in 45nm technology, is power-optimized and delivers robust performance-per-watt for cost-effective embedded solutions. Featuring extended lifecycle support, this processor offers an excellent solution for embedded market segments such as digital signage, interactive clients, thin clients, digital security, residential gateways, print imaging, and commercial and industrial control. The processor remains […]