Articles about Processors
AMD is trying to regain its mojo in PCs. Last week the company updated its mobile roadmap and provided the first details on two chips slated to ship next year. But the next big bets for AMD won’t arrive until 2016.
EUV lithography is one of the keys to the future of chipmaking. Over the years it has missed many deadlines and there are still big issues. But ASML says it is making progress and it's now just a matter of "when, not if."
Intel's annual meeting with analysts this week didn’t answer all of my questions--detailed product roadmaps seem to be a thing of the past for chipmakers. But we did learn a lot about where Intel is headed.
Intel's data center unit remains strong due to custom chips for cloud deployments, build-outs and networking functions virtualization.
Intel's annual sit-down with investors today comes at an interesting time both for the company and the industry. Analysts have lots of questions.
The companies are now not only squabbling over GPU and chip patents, but which firm offers the fastest processors.
For the year to date, Nvidia has produced $3.43 billion in revenue for the first three quarters, up 15 percent from a year earlier.
Qualcomm also lamented problems it is facing in China concerning its 3G/4G LTE rollout as well as an investigation into its business practices.
The company's latest graphics capabilities are better equipped to handle mobile gaming, new user interfaces and video all while preserving power.
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
If we really are in a post-PC era, someone forgot to tell Intel. The company's latest results show its traditional PC and server businesses remain strong, even as it prepares for a different world.
Intel is buying its way into the mobile market with subsidies to vendors, but that investment — on track to lose $4 billion in 2014 — is needed if it's going to threaten the ARM ecosystem.
As for the outlook, Intel projected revenue of $14.7 billion, give or take $500 million with gross margins of about 64 percent. Wall Street was expecting fourth quarter revenue of $14.5 billion.
AMD shareholders appear to be a bit unnerved by the news as shares tumbled in after-hours trading.
Samsung is investing a new chip production facility in Pyeongtaek to boost its semiconductor business.
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Let's take a look at this new king of Macs and see what makes it tick.
Sometimes you just want a cheap and cheerful PC to handle some simple tasks. This build – excluding Windows, a display, and peripherals, comes in at under $300.
Why waste valuable desk space on an old-school PC tower when you can combine the PC with the display in a single all-in-one system.
IBM's 300mm chip fab in upstate New York turns out high-performance chips around the clock. ZDNet was invited to take a look inside, and learn about what the future holds for chip making.
Let's kick off this series by looking at processors and motherboards in three different price categories.
Chip maker AMD has unveiled details of its new Z-60 embedded "Hondo" APU in time for Windows 8 to hit PCs on October 26.
Coke machines, a psychologist, and futuristic grocery shopping combine with Intel's usual display of new chip and hardware technology at the Intel Developer Forum from San Francisco.
Like the Mac Pro workstation but want one that runs Windows? Here's what you need to build one at a fraction of the cost.
The AMD Embedded G-Series processor is the world’s first integrated circuit to combine a low-power CPU and a discrete-level GPU into a single embedded Accelerated Processing Unit (APU).
AMD launches the world's fastest graphics processing unit, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
A number of graphics cards at various price points that feature both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs.
Intel's Ivy Bridge CPUs are now on sale so it's time to look at putting together a system based around this new and exciting silicon.
The parts you need to build a budget PC for under $360 built around AMD excellent A8 Llano APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).
Intel celebrates its 40th anniversary with a look at the chips that made it famous.
Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.
At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel CEO Paul Otellini and VP Mooly Eden talk about the company's new line of desktop and laptop CPUs. The processor lineup known as Sandy Bridge is positioned to handle high-quality video gaming without a separate processor.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Executive Vice President Sean Maloney demonstrates some new embedded technologies. He shows off a new digital billboard and virtual slot machine that can be remotely managed and reprogrammed on the fly using Intel's vPro processor technology.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the month ahead and what the tech industry is expected to announce. Some highlights include, Intel's new Xeon 5500 processor, Skype for the Blackberry and iPhone, and the adoption of Cisco's TelePresence in the enterprise
At Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco, Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, announces a MacBook Pro that features a nonremovable battery designed to last about eight hours between charges. The starting price of the new notebook, which comes with either 4GBs or 8GBs of memory, is $2,799, the same as that of the old 17-inch model. It is set to begin shipping by the end of the month.
The Dell PowerEdge R815's core density is impressive, setting it up neatly for virtualisation duties. Using AMD's 6000 series processors, it hits 48 cores across only four sockets, all in a 2U chassis.
The HP ProLiant DL585 G5 is a powerful server with a strong emphasis on reliability and serviceability that reduces overall device cost.
A fantastic mid-range projector, the 7210 delivers the deep contrast and natural colours that make for an excellent cinematic experience.
AMD has sprung a surprise by launching two new Athlon XP processors ahead of schedule. How does the flagship 2600+ CPU fare against Intel's Pentium 4 competition?