AMD has quietly rolled out two more Athlon II X4 CPUs for Socket FM1. These FM1 Athlon II X4s are nothing but harvested Llano dies with the GPU part disabled. The new SKUs – Athlon II X4 638 and 641 – will close the gap between the current FM1 Athlons – Athlon II X4 631
Intel is still about two months away from launching its Ivy Bridge CPUs, yet pictures of next year's Intel consumer CPU – codenamed Haswell – has appeared online. The CPU is strutting its stuff alongside Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge and Nehalem for an Intel family photo.
At the recently held Financial Analyst Day held in Sunnyvale, California, AMD disclosed that the company added a third foundry in its manufacturing portfolio – IBM.
By the end of this quarter, or early next quarter Intel should be unveiling its next generation of Atom CE processors, currently codenamed Berryville. Although as amusing as the code name might be, Intel has gone through great lengths to make Berryville a real contender in the consumer electronics market space and maybe even giving
In the breaks during Financial Analyst Day, one AMD executive took the time to explain why the Trinity received its name. It comes from the fact that this is a final part in which AMD will do mix-and-match between different generations of architectures.
AMD has revealed internal 3D Mark Vantage benchmarks for two upcoming Trinity APUs that will find their way into "ultrathin" ultrabook competitors – A6 17W ULV and an 25W LV.
The desktop Ivy Bridge is just two months away, and it's tremendous frequency headroom is already well known. What then about its high-end Ivy Bridge-EP Xeon sibling half a year later?
Qualcomm's financial results for the fourth calendar quarter 2011 i.e. their first quarter in fiscal 2012 revealed a potentially problematic issue: the company is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney office and the Department of Justice.
At its much awaited Financial Analyst Day 2012, AMD has revealed a roadmap for 2012 and 2013 for Client and Graphics Roadmap covering APUs and GPUs over A, C, E & Z series and Radeon product lines.
We've seen some pretty darn impressive overclocks out of AMD's trusty A-series processors, but this fresh result certainly tops the list, An overclocker from the HWBOT community by the name of "Christian Ney" looks to have crossed the 6GHz barrier using an A8-3870K APU, and that's with all of its cores enabled.
A set of benchmarks comparing Intel's upcoming Core i7 3770K – top of the Ivy Bridge heap – to Core i7 2600K have leaked online.
Back in 2011, Swiss-Hong Kong brand Arctic announced its entrance into the world of all-in-one HTPC's with their MC001. The company was satisfied with the market success of the first generation part and decided that the time has come to unveil its successor.
Intel has just released a bunch of new processors to market; no less than seven of them with three being desktop Core i5 models and four new Celeron mobile parts.
A NenaMark 2 benchmark result has surfaced on one of Qualcomm's upcoming 28nm based Snapdragon SoCs well ahead of launch. Expected to arrive later this year, the 1.5GHz Qualcomm "MSM8960" SoC (codenamed Krait) was in an unidentified device with Qualcomm's Andreno 225 graphics, running a display resolution of 1024 x 600 which is typical of
With more programmable multi format hardware assisted encode & decode pipeline, future Intel desktop and mobile CPUs are expected to provide pretty decent HD and even 4K (QuadHD) video content creation and playback experience, no matter what standard used.
AMD has announced financial results for Q4 2011 and full year 2011. Revenue for Q4 2011 stayed flat over Q3 2011 at $1.69 billion, while revenues were slightly up in 2011 to $6.57 billion over 2010.
Intel graphics integrated in their CPUs isn't a big deal for serious 3-D gamers. What about CAD professionals?
In what should be no surprise, Intel has reported record revenues for full year of 2011 – $54 billion. This is a massive $10.6 billion or 24% up over 2010.
Last week during the CES period, Microsoft finally released a set of Windows 7/2008 R2 operating system patches (KB2646060 and KB2645594) to change core parking and scheduler behaviour to more effectively utilize the "Bulldozer" modules (first dreamt of in 2006) found in newer AMD FX desktop and Opteron server chips. Using a 2P Opteron 'Interlagos' 6274 which
Intel is teaming up with retailers like HSN, Kraft Foods and Macy's to offer an enhanced shopping experience through digital signage.