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Intel shows 4-display concept notebook

Intel shows 4-display concept notebook

For the really productive users it is often a bit of a limitation to work on a notebook as you only have one display. We have seen how extreme workstations can solve this, but Intel has now tested a new concept where it has completed the main display with three small that can be used […]

Intel Core i7-860 overclocked to 5.39GHz

Intel Core i7-860 overclocked to 5.39GHz

ntel’s new Lynnfield CPU may be a stripped down version of Bloomfield and Intel’s Core i7-9xx CPUs. There is still plenty of performance with the new platform though. When the first rumors of Nehalem mid-range platform appeared they questioned the overclocking potential, which we denied over and over back then, and now we have it […]

Intel Launches New Motherboards to Fuel Growth of Nettops and Small Form Factor Computing

Intel Launches New Motherboards to Fuel Growth of Nettops and Small Form Factor Computing

INTEL SOLUTIONS SUMMIT, Gold Coast, April 29, 2009 – At Intel’s largest annual channel customer event today, the company launched two new motherboards designed to fuel the growth of nettops and small form factor computing. The Intel® Desktop Board D945GSEJT with the Intel® Atom™ Processor is designed for building into stylish and affordable nettops that […]

ntel Launches New Motherboards to Fuel Growth of Nettops and Small Form Factor Computing

ntel Launches New Motherboards to Fuel Growth of Nettops and Small Form Factor Computing

Intel is in close to total dominance of the netbook and nettop markets. Even if both processor, Atom, and chipset found in most small systems are built by Intel, it still wants more. Intel has now announced two motherboards for nettops and SFFs. Intel’s D945GSEJT mini-ITX motherboard is intended for nettops and comes with an […]

Intel launches new chip logos, rating system

Intel launches new chip logos, rating system

Intel has revamped its processor badging and rating system. Consumers are the main target, though business systems will get new badging too. The new badges include a die (the chip minus the packaging) accent in the upper right hand corner, a prominent main brand (e.g., “Core”), and the modifier (e.g., “i7”). Intel has also instituted […]

Intel launches new single, dual, and quad-core processors

Intel launches new single, dual, and quad-core processors

Intel is commemorating Labor Day this year with a trio of new processors aimed at different market segments. In the mainstream quad-core market, we have the new 45nm Core 2 Quad 8200, at 2.33GHz, 4MB L2 cache, and a 1333MHz FSB. Intel lists the chip at $224 in 1K quantities; Newegg has it up for […]

The P55’s new system architecture

The P55’s new system architecture

Below is a diagram of a standard Core 2 Duo system, and it represents the general layout of an Intel system up until Nehalem or an AMD system up until the Opteron. A typical pre-Nehalem Intel system. In the diagram above, the core logic chipset consists of two primary chips: Memory controller hub (MCH): The […]

The P55's new system architecture

The P55's new system architecture

Below is a diagram of a standard Core 2 Duo system, and it represents the general layout of an Intel system up until Nehalem or an AMD system up until the Opteron. A typical pre-Nehalem Intel system. In the diagram above, the core logic chipset consists of two primary chips: Memory controller hub (MCH): The […]

Intel launches all-new PC architecture with Core i5/i7 CPUs

Intel launches all-new PC architecture with Core i5/i7 CPUs

Intel brought its mainstream desktop CPU lineup into the Nehalem era today with the launch of the Core i7 860 and 870, and the Core i5 750. Also launched today is the P55 chipset, which implements a new system architecture that represents a significant break with Intel’s past. In this short article, we’ll take a […]