The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
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They keep cramming more transistors on chips every year while performance gains have slowed to a crawl. Why not put DRAM on-chip to speed up CPUs?
The new chipsets allow faster transfer speeds for storage devices and support Intel's forthcoming refreshed Haswell CPUs. Unlike the H97, the Z97 allows overclocking when used with an unlocked Intel processor.
Unlike the 22nm Bay Trail processors, Braswell will use a 14nm manufacturing process, though no launch date has been announced.
Intel is claiming to have made significant strides in performance and power efficiency in the microserver market with its new Avoton system on a chip.
South Korean chip maker's revenue increased by 430 percent quarter-on-quarter to hit a record net profit of US$984 million, on the back of rising demand for DRAM chips used in mobile devices and PCs.
Sales in semiconductors are up month-on-month and year-on-year, but the balancing act between PCs and tablets is beginning to help the memory and chip making industry recover.
Company says the new 4GB LPDDR3 chip is an industry first using 20-nanometer processes, and offers more than double the performance of the previous standard in terms of data transmission.
A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list. Even more surprising is who's not included.
Being at the heart of the PC industry means that the shift from PCs to post-PC devices is putting considerable pressure on chip giant Intel.
Singapore company will license its high-performance GPU tech, as well as divest engineering resources and assets from its U.K. subsidiary to the chip giant as part of the deal.
After a slow start to its latest tablet initiative, the chip company claims up to 10 design wins for its Z-60 processor.
AMD has announced its latest entry in the performance tablet and small form factor PC market -- the Z-60 chip, dubbed "Hondo."
AMD has promised its new chip offering will provide consumers with high-definition media performance, enhanced gaming and accelerated app use in time for the upcoming Windows 8 tablet.
AMD gave a series of talks this week at an annual chip conference that together provide a glimpse into its future processors for everything from low-power mobile devices to high-performance desktops.
ARM has teamed up with one of the world's largest contract chipmakers to make sure it can get the best performance out of its chip designs when manufactured by other companies
Intel has a chip in the pipeline that could boost graphics performance significantly over current Atom processors.
Apple's A5X allegedly has 4X the performance of Nvidia's Tegra 3 chip, but without benchmarks and footnotes the claims ring hollow.
Formerly the undisputed champ in the solid-state-drive arena, Intel has seen countless competitors enter the SSD ring, offering superior performance and cheaper prices than the chip giant. With the just-released SSD 520 series, Intel is choosing to emphasize reliability as a key differentiator from the pack.
Are PC makers finally getting the message that their customers don't want crapware? A close look at three consumer PCs delivers a mixed answer.
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