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Toshiba just announced its membership in an alliance to develop system chips using 32-nm circuitry. That's well below the existing 45-nm processes used in manufacturing Intel's Penryn, for example. The alliance includes IBM, AMD, Samsung (already pushing 30-nm NAND), Infineon, Freescale, and Singapo

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December 18, 2007 at 3:12AM
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According to reports, contract chipmaker Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing has begun work on a 45-nanometer CPU designed specifically for a video game console, and the word on the street is that Microsoft is the company placing the order. The Singapore-based chip company, which produces the curr

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Even though we've been able to keep our Xbox 360 from overheating by slapping on a Nyko Intercooler and dangling the power brick out a window, 360-lovers who can't take the heat will be happy to learn of Microsoft's plans to release a cooler-running 'box next year. Although the CPU upgrade, which ta

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