Intel plans to raise the proportion of Merom to over 50% of its notebook processor shipments in the first quarter of 2007, making 64-bit dual-core models the mainstream in the notebook market, according to industry sources. Intel’s latest plan will reduce production of its Yonah processors in the fourth quarter, and by the end of
Our dear friends at Coolaler has done it one again, attaining a very nice score of 9.64s, overclocking the Conroe 6800XE on SuperPi 1M!
Intel’s Santa Rosa platform is shaping up to be quite a technology tour de force. We already know that Santa Rosa will feature Robson technology which incorporates flash memory into the motherboard to increase application performance and decrease boot/resume times. Santa Rosa will also feature a new network chip called Kedron. Kedron will have full
After officially cutting support for Windows 98 and Windows ME last week, Microsoft has unveiled a trimmed-down version of its flagship operating system dubbed Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs. Windows Fundamentals is based on the Service Pack 2 release of Windows XP Embedded, a spin-off of Windows XP Professional aimed at embedded devices. According to
After being delayed and seeing its front side bus and power management features cut down, Intel’s dual-core Itanium 2 processor has finally been released into the wild. Code-named Montecito, the new Itanium 2 is launching in six denominations as follows: Speed Cache Cores FSB Price Itanium 2 9050 1.6Ghz 24 MB 2 400/533Mhz $ 3692
Intel’s U2500 Core Duo Yonah processor was released just a few weeks ago. The chip marked Intel’s first attempt at a dual-core ultra low-wattage CPU, and has thus far made quite a splash in the x86 world. So much so that Intel has decided to release an even lower wattage version, the U2400.
DailyTech previously reported on Intel’s upcoming Bearlake, the successor to the current Broadwater 965 chipset lineup. Intel’s latest Desktop Board roadmap reveals nearly a dozen upcoming motherboards based on the upcoming Bearlake chipset. The boards are still in early development stages but do reveal quite a bit of information about the upcoming chipset.
Notebook vendors, including Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP), with each receiving hundreds of thousands of Dothan processors from Intel, expect to completely clear their inventory of Sonoma notebooks by the end of the third quarter, according to sources at Taiwan notebook makers. As reported on June 29, notebook makers were requested to help clear out
Some of HP¡¯s biggest brains have created what the company claims is the world¡¯s tiniest wireless data chip. The vendor¡¯s Memory Spot technology, developed at its labs in Bristol, currently squeezes 256Kb to 4Mb of memory and an antenna into a device between 2mm and 4mm square. Or, as HP phrases it for those of
For a product that Microsoft hasn’t even officially confirmed, there sure is a whole lot of Zune info to be getting on with. The latest leaks are from Digital Music News, who has been reviewing some of the presentation material that Microsoft shared with top-level execs of partner companies. The biggest detail that they’ve unveiled
Engadget introduced this nifty GPS reciever by China-borne company Netac a while ago at their site. Preloaded with a complete Chinese map (well, maybe not complete- it seems that Taiwan is MIA), the P210 offers a 16.67 million-color, 3.5-inch touchscreen display, an FM transmitter for streaming MP3 tracks to your head unit, support for “millions”
ACCORDING to a recent Intel roadmap, there will be no more ATI based boards used in Intel desktop motherboards. The D102GGC2, also known as Grant County 2, is the last one that sits on Intel’s 2006/2007 roadmap. This board is the only integrated board that Intel offered in first half of 2006 that had a
NAPA’S LIFE as a notebook platform is assured until the second quarter of 2007, Intel told its partners last week. But when super duper Santa Rosa dawns in the second quarter of next year, it will now include WWAN technology dubbed “Windigo”. Intel’s “Merom” notebook chips which somewhat confusingly will also be called Core 2
CHIP FIRM Intel has told its partners that it will now introduce its “Tulsa” enterprise MP processor in Q3, rather than the fourth quarter, as originally slated. Tulsa will be numbered the 71xx series, and will be dual core chip but supporting 16MB of level three cache at bus speeds of 667MHz and 800MHz. It
After hitting Intel with antitrust lawsuits in Japan and the United States last year, AMD has made Europe its latest battleground with a new antitrust complaint in Germany. In this new complaint, AMD alleges that Intel made anticompetitive and illegal deals with German retailers. Similarly, in Japan, AMD accused Intel of paying off Japanese PC
Documents appropriated by HKEPC last month suggest Intel will ditch its “desktop CPU on server” strategy and introduce a new Xeon lineup for single-processor servers. The Chinese site has found additional evidence to bolster this report in the form of a roadmap for single-processor Xeon 3000-series processors. The roadmap says the following chips are due
Intel will unveil five models of its 65nm notebook-use Merom processors by the end of July, when the company will also launch its Core 2 Duo Conroe desktop CPUs, according to a July 17 report in the Chinese-language Commercial Times. However, despite the early launch, volume shipments of Merom CPUs are still expected to start
Aiming to counter pressure from the launch of Socket AM2 Sempron processors by rival Advanced Micron Devices (AMD), Intel plans to further cut the prices for the complete line up of its entry-level Celeron D processors in late October following a planned price reduction for the majority of the lineup on July 23, according to
The Toshiba Satelite M100 is a notebook designed to be really mobile for those always on the go. Within its small 15.4″ form factor, the Satelite M100 houses an array of impressive hardware to provide users with the convenience of an all-in-one workstation and the performance needed for fast and efficient tasking. We’ve gotten hold
M2N32 WS Professional Main Station Series Motherboard with Dual-Architectures for CPU, Graphics, DDR2 Memory and LAN Controller
ASUS Technology Pte Ltd (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduced the M2N32 WS Professional motherboard, which provides workstation- and server-level performance and functionality. The M2N32 WS Professional supports the AMD® Socket AM2 processing platform, and incorporated the Nvidia nForce® 590 SLI™ MCP chipset to provide dual-core CPU, SLI dual-PCI Express graphics, dual-channel DDR2