Processors

10.17.12
Intel roadmap reveals 10-core Xeon E5-2600 V2 Ivy Bridge CPU
10.17.12

Intel roadmap reveals 10-core Xeon E5-2600 V2 Ivy Bridge CPU

Intel may have recently spilled its Q3 guts for 2012, but we highly doubt that the chip maker plan...

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09.26.12
Qualcomm reveals quad-core Snapdragon S4 Play processors, ramps up entry smartphone speeds
09.26.12

Qualcomm reveals quad-core Snapdragon S4 Play processors, ramps up entry smartphone speeds

Don't think Qualcomm is limiting its quad-core processors to superstar phones. The Snapdragon S4 P...

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09.23.12
Globalfoundries unveils 14nm-XM chip architecture, vows up to a 60 percent jump in battery life
09.23.12

Globalfoundries unveils 14nm-XM chip architecture, vows up to a 60 percent jump in battery life

Globalfoundries wants to show that it can play the 3D transistor game as well as Intel. Its newly...

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09.04.12
Intel finishes crossing the Ivy Bridge with new desktop Core i3 models
09.04.12

Intel finishes crossing the Ivy Bridge with new desktop Core i3 models

Intel has been staggering the rollout of its Ivy Bridge processors over the space of nearly half a...

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08.29.12
Intel's full Atom 'Bay Trail' roadmap leaked: 22nm, Ivy Bridge graphics, quad-core
08.29.12

Intel's full Atom 'Bay Trail' roadmap leaked: 22nm, Ivy Bridge graphics, quad-core

We saw a leaked hint of what was coming for Intel's Valleyview system-on-a-chip (SoC), but now the...

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08.28.12
AMD FX-4130 delivers 3.8GHz quad-core on a budget, A-Series chips get even cheaper
08.28.12

AMD FX-4130 delivers 3.8GHz quad-core on a budget, A-Series chips get even cheaper

If you're building a starter desktop to get ready for school, you'll be glad to know that AMD is sq...

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08.13.12
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer
08.13.12

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons ca...

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08.04.12
IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier
08.04.12

IBM pushing System z, Power7+ chips as high as 5.5GHz, mainframes get mightier

Ten-core, 2.4GHz Xeons? Pshaw. IBM is used to the kind of clock speeds and brute force power that...

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06.15.12
Engadget Primed: why nanometers matter (and why they often don't)
06.15.12

Engadget Primed: why nanometers matter (and why they often don't)

Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each to...

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