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AMD Pacifica Dual Core CPU In 2006

AMD will release chips with two processing cores in 2005, and then follow in 2006 with chips based around a new chip core code-named Pacifica. The technologies are expected to follow the company's initial dual-core design, which is said to be launched in 2005. Pacifica will be a dual-core chip

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AMD Lowers CPU Prices Slightly

AMD has cut the prices of its Athlon 64 and Sempron CPUs unofficially with Athlon 64 2800+ shedding the most by 10.9%. The 754-pin 3000+ dropped around 9.5% while the 939-pin version dropped around 8.9%. The Athlon 64 3200+ and 3400+ reduced by some 7.4% and the 3500+ dropped 6%.

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Intel New Itanium 2 Processors

Intel enhanced its entire line of Intel® Itanium® 2 processors delivering new versions of multi, dual and low voltage processors. Intel is refreshing the Itanium 2 product line with six new processors that deliver performance increases of 15 percent for database transaction processing and up to 35 percent for overall

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Intel Desktop CPUs Roadmap

  Q4 '04 Q1 '05 Q2 '05 H2 '05 2006-7 Pentium 4 Extreme Edition Gallatin (130nm, 2MB L3, 1066Mhz FSB) 3.46Ghz Prescott 2M (90nm, 2MB L2 1066Mhz FSB, EM64T)   3.73Ghz   ?   Chipsets 925XE Glenwood   Pentium 4 Prescott (90nm, 1MB L2, 800Mhz FSB) 570 (3.8Ghz) Prescott 2M

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Intel Launched 925XE & 3.46EE

Extreme gamers and media enthusiasts have a new set of high-performance products at their fingertips today as Intel Corporation introduced a new platform for people who like to push their PCs to the limit. The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology and a higher-speed system bus

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AMD CPU Market Share Up Slightly

Intel share of the CPU market fell slightly during the third quarter as smaller rivals nipped at the leading chip maker's heels. Intel's market share slipped to 81.9 percent, versus 82.5 percent a quarter before, according to data released Monday by Mercury Research. AMD saw its share increase by a

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Madison 9M To Arrive On Nov 9th

Intel's newest top-line Itanium 2 processor, Madison 9M with 9MB of cache is due to arrive Nov. 8. In addition, Intel is expected to update the rest of its Itanium 2 family, adding a lower-end model for dual-processor servers and a low-voltage model for servers that are packed densely together.

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VIA CPU Market Share Hit 2.5%

VIA saw its third-quarter desktop-CPU shipments increase 20% sequentially. The surge in shipments helped VIA increase its share of the desktop CPU market to 2.5%. VIA attributed the growth to healthy CPU shipments for digital-media devices (DMDs), thin clients and IP set-top boxes (STBs). VIA has also been making strong

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Sun Nigara CPU Silicon Tape Out

Sun has manufactured first silicon of its next-generation Niagra processor, which isn't due to ship until 2006. The advanced chip contains eight 64-bit UltraSparc cores and will power new systems, which Sun plans to position as "throughput computing" engines capable of handing network-intensive tasks. The 1.0 design is running in

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Intel To Launch Sonoma Platform By Jan

Intel Sonoma platform will be launched globally between January 17-21, 2005, with pre-launch sales beginning in Japan 10 days earlier. Intel also affirmed that its Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.73GHz and 600-series desktop CPUs, which will also be launched in the first quarter of next year, will feature EM64T. In

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Intel Intro Pentium M 765 (2.1Ghz)

Intel introduced the Intel® Pentium® M processor 765, expanding its mobile processor offerings and enabling a broader range of Intel® Centrino™ mobile technology-based notebooks for corporate and home users. Based on Intel's mobile architecture, the new processor features 2MB of integrated, power-managed Level 2 cache and a frequency of 2.10

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Intel Xeon Roadmap Updates

  Q1 '05 Q2 '05 H2 '05 H1 '06 H2 '06 2007 Xeon MP  Cranfords (90nm, 3.66Ghz, 1MB L2, EM64T) Potomac (90nm, > 3.5Ghz, 1MB L2, 8MB L3) ? Dual Core Tulsa (65nm, Dual Core) Whitefield (65nm, Multi Core) Chipsets TwinCastle       Xeon DP Irwindale (90nm, 3.0-3.73Ghz, 2MB

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Intel Cut Pentium M Prices

Intel cut prices on its Pentium M processors and on its Centrino bundle, which includes a Pentium M processor, a chipset and a Wi-Fi module. More than half of all notebooks based on a Pentium M chip contain the full Centrino package. The cost of the high-end Pentium M 755,

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No Price Cuts For LGA775 P4

Intel will not be lowering prices for its LGA 775 Pentium 4 lineup of processors before the end of this year. Taiwan motherboard makers had expected Intel to slash the prices of its desktop-use P4 CPUs sometime in the fourth quarter, to counter planned mid-October CPU price cuts by AMD.

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AMD Unveils FX-55 & 4000+

AMD today upholds the PC performance crown with the introduction of the AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 processor, the worlds ultimate PC processor for enthusiasts and hard-core gamers. The AMD Athlon 64 processor 4000+, also announced today, provides businesses and consumers with world-class performance and enables a more secure computing environment.

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Athlon 64 4000+ Review

Today we bring you a review of AMD's latest desktop CPU offering, the Athlon 64 4000+. Running on AMD's Socket 939 platform and with double the L2 Cache of the 3800+, does AMD's latest CPU have what it takes to differentiate itself from previous models while taking on Intel's latest

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Intel Removed 4GHz Prescott

Intel 4GHz Pentium 4--scheduled for release early next year and originally due out at the end of 2004--won't come out at all now. Instead, Intel will boost performance on its chips by increasing the size of the cache, a pool of memory located on the processor for rapid data access.

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AMD Posts Profits, Sales To Grow

AMD reported a $ 44 million third-quarter profit from a loss a year earlier, and predicted sales growth in the current quarter because of better-than-expected demand for its personal computers processors. AMD expected sales to be "driven by processor sales that exceed seasonal trends" in the fourth quarter, a traditionally

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Clearspeed 64-bit CSX600 Co-Processor

Clearspeed upcoming chip, CSX600 code-named Avebury contains 96 separate internal units tuned for doing particular types of math problems. The CSX600 is designed as a co-processor for accelerating PC’s, workstations, servers, clusters, and blades eg. Intel or AMD based. Initial applications are expected to be in life sciences, financial modeling,

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Fujitsu New Nocona Servers

Fujitsu plans to unveil upgrades to the company's Primergy tower and rack-mounted servers that will use the 64-bit capable version of the Xeon processor, code-named Nocona. The company is set to announce two new tower servers, called the Primergy TX200 S2 and TX300 S2, as well as two rack-mounted servers

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