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April 14, 2011 by

Intel to release three Sandy Bridge Pentium processors on May 22

Once the backbone of Intel's desktop processor lineup, the Pentium brand has since become a value line, sitting between the budget Celeron family and the better performing Core i3 series. Now the chip giant is refreshing its Pentiums with a trio of new CPUs based on the Sandy Bridge platform, releasing them on May 22 according to Fudzilla.

February 11, 2011 by

Report: MacBook Air to move to Sandy Bridge chipset

Online reports suggest that Apple will be moving the MacBook Air to the recently launched Intel Sandy Bridge chipset in June.The shift will be part of a summer refresh for the line-up that is essentially using the same processor — in this case, an Intel Core 2 Duo — as when the MacBook Air was announced in January 2008, ZDNet UK sister-site CNET News said in a report citing sources "familiar with Apple's plans".

February 7, 2011 by

Intel's fixed chipsets to ship as early as next week

A week after Intel announced a design flaw in a support chipset used in its second-generation Intel Core processor, widely known as Sandy Bridge, the company said today that it would resume shipments for use in PCs that are not impacted by the flaw.Meanwhile, the company said it expects to begin shipping a new version of the chip in mid-February, which could presumably be as early as next week.

June 1, 2009 by

Intel announces new chips, excited about notebooks, WiMax

Intel offered a sneak peek Monday afternoon at some news it plans to announce today at the Computex show in Taiwan. The company said it will introduce three new Intel Core 2 Duo processors, a new ultra low voltage Pentium processor and a new mobile chipset.

March 31, 2009 by

Energy-efficient chips are cool, but Intel is reaching much deeper in eco-innovation

OK, OK, we've all heard a gazillion and one things this week about why Nehalem, er the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, is like, a total breakthrough in terms of energy efficiency. Intel calls the chip its most revolutionary product in the past 15 years (shades of Pentium) and all manner of software companies, including Sun Microsystems, are falling all over themselves to optimize their operating systems or applications for the platform.

March 16, 2009 by

VIA introduces HD performance for netbooks

VIA, the X86 processor platform manufacturer, today announced its Surfboard C855 Reference Design, a compact mainboard incorporating the VIA C7-M ULV processor and the new VIA VX855 unified IGP chipset that has been specifically designed for easy integration into devices targeted at the rapidly growing mini-notebook, or netbook, market.

February 6, 2009 by

Intel shipping Atom N280 Netbook processor

Intel confirmed on Thursday that it is shipping the Atom N280 processor to PC manufacturers, which is intended to bring improved performance and graphics to Netbooks.The new single-core Atom processor is paired with a chipset that allows users to watch high-definition content on Netbooks while drawing less power.


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