Most of Dell's laptop lineup is Intel-based, but the Inspiron M100 series appears to be saved for its AMD notebook forays. It already sells the Inspiron M101z with an Athlon II processor, and now it appears to be adding its first AMD Fusion portable in the form of the M102z.
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Intel has launched two new Atom processors tailored to storage appliances for homes and small businesses
Sold largely in developing markets, the Intel Education Appliance has incredible potential and utility for potential markets as well.
Last night, when I floated the idea of a truly turnkey Linux appliance for education, I already had a device in mind. Although my musings were more along the lines of "One Edu Distro to rule them all," the idea of a complete ICT solution for small or medium educational settings has a lot of appeal, whether implemented in hardware, software, or both.
Don't for one moment think that the war between Intel ad AMD is over and that Intel has won ... with the launch of the Athlon II X4 620 we have now entered the era of affordable quad-core computing.
While companies like Dell and Lenovo are trying to enter the home theater PC market at the low end, with unassuming processors and nary a Blu-ray drive to brag about, Okoro is heading in the opposite direction with its new OMS-BX300 "Blu-ray Digital Entertainment System." Forget an Intel Atom or AMD Athlon CPUIntel's high-performance Core i7 920 2.
AMD, having annoyed tech taxonomists everywhere by launching its Athlon Neo chipset for the 'ultrathin' category of notebooks (cheaper than an ultraportable, more highly specced than a netbook), already has Intel snapping at its heels.According to our sister publication News.
In a further setback for Intel's vPro platform, Symantec has delayed its virtualised security system until licensing issues around Windows CE can be worked out.
Chipmaker has reduced semiconductor prices by up to 48 percent and is expected to report revenues that fall well below analysts' predictions
AMDs latest processor, the Athlon 64 X2 6000+, is out - but it still can't beat Intel's E6700
Andrew Gruen over at CNET Reviews blogged: Though Dell already broke up with Intel in the server market this May, Digitimes reports that the company is about to do the same for its notebooks. According to anonymous "sources at Taiwan-based notebook makers," Dell is set to launch a full range of AMD-based laptops based on the Sempron, Athlon 64, and Turion 64 X2 processors in the forth quarter of this year.
A $180 Core 2 Duo E6400 CPU can outperform an AMD Athlon FX-62 (which costs $1,059). Not only that, but it thrashes the Intel Extreme Edition 965 too. At that end of the Conroe scale, the performance differences are small (but not when you factor in the price), but take it to the other end of the scale, the Core 2 Extreme X6800 has everything eating it's dust.
Lockdown gets $3.1 million in strategic funding from Intel, which will supply chipsets for its access management appliances.
Athlon sales could be the first step in a coupling between AMD and the formerly Intel-devoted Dell.
AMD's Athlon 64 X2 3800+ is an affordable entry-level dual core processor. But how does it match up to Intel's equivalent Pentium D? We have the benchmarks.
Benchmarking sites find that Athlon 64 X2 chips generally edge out the Intel Pentium D and the Pentium 4 Extreme Edition.
The Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 does its job well, but the extensive configuration options make it somewhat complicated to manage.
AMD's new Mobile Athlon brings 90nm technology to notebooks for the first time. Its 64-bit core tests Intel and software makers.
AMD's new Mobile Athlon brings 90nm technology to notebooks for the first time
Processors are now called upon to handle everything from simple text and graphics, through 3D games, to serious tasks like video rendering. We put Intel and AMD's desktop CPUs through the labs to see how they cope.