Intel is the semiconductor leader with franchises such as the Xeon, Core and Atom processor lines. The chip giant is the market share leader and has been steadfast in its argument that manufacturing is a difference maker for the company. Intel is currently riding the PC and server upgrade cycles.

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Photos: Intel's vision for the future

If the world's largest chip manufacturer wanted to impress the world, what would it do? Our inside photo gallery from the Intel developer conference in Shanghai reveals the world's smallest motherboard, fondling robots, fuel cells, medical technology and Intel finally unleashing the power of the Atom.

April 2, 2008 by Rupert Goodwins


Photos: Intel unveils future technology at IDF 2007

Intel's announcements at its 2007 Developer Forum in San Francisco centred around the availability of its Penryn processors later this year and future plans for its Nehalem microarchitecture, but CEO Paul Otellini also used the opening keynote to show off some cool prototypes and other fancy equipment.

September 18, 2007 by Angus Kidman


Speed and power to grow on with the Alienware Area-51 7500

The specifications for the Alienware Area-51 7500 are impressive: an overclocked Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 Quad CPU, the NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX, 2GB RAM, and a RAID 0 set of hard drives. This personal computer is fast, powerful, and physically imposing. But more importantly, purchasing this Alienware desktop in May 2007 will put you well ahead of the average personal computer curve and keep you there for a long time.

May 23, 2007 by Mark Kaelin


Screenshots of a successful weekend project -- a fully functional Media PC

One of the more popular, geek-friendly weekend projects available is the building of a functional Media PC. TechRepublic Senior Software Engineer Bryan Peabody recently spent a weekend creating a Media PC using Microsoft Windows Media Center as its operating system. Here are a few of his observations and some screenshots of the process and his new Media PC in action.

May 16, 2007 by Bryan Peabody


Intel trots out misleading benchmark charts

In a manipulative attempt to demonstrate leadership over AMD for the press and analysts, Intel twists benchmark data to make it look as though it's latest Xeons are outperforming the best AMD has to offer. Yet, upon closer inspection, most of the data being shown is irrelevant.

March 21, 2007 by Matt Conner


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