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Intel accused of foul play in 3DMark

Intel accused of foul play in 3DMark

Futuremark’s test suite 3DMark have been the tool for measuring graphical performance for many years. While it gives an interesting guide line for the theoretic performance of a GPU it has become a status symbol among manufacturers to end up high in the ranking, even if it may not reflect the true performance of the […]

Intel Reports Strong Third-Quarter Results

Intel Reports Strong Third-Quarter Results

Third-Quarter Revenue $9.4 Billion, Strongest Second-to-Third-Quarter Growth in over 30 years Gross Margin 58 Percent, Up 7 Points Sequentially Operating Income $2.6 Billion Net Income $1.9 Billion EPS 33 Cents SANTA CLARA, Calif., – Intel Corporation today reported third-quarter revenue of $9.4 billion. The company reported operating income of $2.6 billion, net income of $1.9 […]

AMD promises better supply of Radeon HD 5000 series soon

AMD promises better supply of Radeon HD 5000 series soon

AMD has launched no less than four graphics cards based on its new DirectX 11 architecture and with praise from reviewers the cards have sold out. Both AMD and consumers are of course disappointed by the insufficient supply and even if semiconductor manufacturer TSMC gets a lot of the blame AMD gets criticized by the […]

AMD releases 8 new Athlon processors

AMD releases 8 new Athlon processors

Say what you want about Microsoft and its Windows operating system but the PC industry is adjusting according to its launch dates and general activity. In two days Microsoft will launch the anticipated Windows 7 operating system and it’s up to each hardware manufacturer to ride the waves caused by it. AMD is one of […]

Intel updates X25-M G2 SSD series with TRIM, 100MB/s write speed

Intel updates X25-M G2 SSD series with TRIM, 100MB/s write speed

Intel took the lead with its second generation SSD, X25-M G2, and it has now raised the bar even higher by adding TRIM support. The technology minimizes performance loss with often used SSDs through smart handling of the flash memory cells. TRIM is only, natively, supported by Windows 7 and beside Intel memory controller maker […]