Articles about Processors
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.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
Chip makers are racing to complete new technology with 3-D transistors to meet demand for mobile devices that are faster and more efficient.
ARM and TSMC have inked a new agreement to deliver ARMv8-A processor IP optimized for TSMC 10FinFET process technology.
The move, which goes along with last week's launch of the Cortex M7 processor, is designed to create core standard functions and then let developers add value on top of the hardware.
The Cortex M7 is designed for everything from appliances to edge routers to automotive, sensor hubs and industrial controls.
ARM's CEO has defended the company's stance in light of Nvidia's push to ban the sale of devices allegedly infringing upon intellectual property.
The chip maker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.
Amidst an investigation into the US firm's business practices, the top Chinese regulator says that the best way to move forward would be for the company and local firms to "make money together."
Ultra-thin tablets and 2-in-1 PCs, depth sensing cameras and wire-free computing at Intel Developer Forum
Intel demoed a 6mm-thick tablet with depth sensing cameras, new fanless 2 in 1 PCs, wireless charging and a tiny form factor board aimed at hobbyists during the IDF keynote.
Following up VMware a few weeks ago, Intel is solidifying its own foundation and argument for the software-defined datacenter.
The good folks at iFixit have partnered up with the reverse-engineering gurus at Chipworks to give us an inside view of Apple's A4 processors as used in the iPad.All images courtesy of iFixit/Chipworks
Excellent question in today's hardware 2.0 mailbag:I want to upgrade my existing PC so it's able to play the latest games. What upgrades do you recommend? By the way, I'm on a budget of about $600 ...Let's take a look!
NVIDIA has decided to drip-feed us some more information on its upcoming GF100 "Fermi" next-generation GPU.
Asus on Tuesday announced a new look for its popular Eee PC netbook, a "fluid," "fashionable" and "sensual" design on top of a system running Intel's new Atom N450 processor. Here's a look.
Intel upgrades a new Atom chip for netbooks that will integrate graphics with the CPU for the first time.
From transparent aluminum to billion-year memory chips to household pest-eating robo-furniture, these are some of latest technology trends that promise to affect our lives.
LG on Thursday unveiled its new WIDEBOOK notebook lineup of five models that feature 16:9 HD LED-backlit displays and Intel Core 2 Duo processors for home entertainment.
The biggest story at Computex 2009 this week was netbooks, and in particular netbooks that use alternatives to Intel's Atom and Windows. This Lenovo IdeaPad S10, for example, is running a version of Linux with Intel's new Moblin V2 operating system.
ZDNet Jason Perlow field upgrades his 2P Opteron Quad core system to Opteron Six-core using AMD's lastest Istanbul server processor.
13 pictures of the new Vostro A90, including some comparison shots between it and the Dell Mini 9 and some internal shots of the SSD and RAM slots as part of the migration process.
As Acer announces the AspireRevo, the first small-form-factor PC (nettop) based around NVIDIA's Ion platform which combines an NVIDIA GPU and Intel Atom microprocessor.
Sapphire has just made the Radeon HD 4670 faster.
Still looking for a way to squeeze more frames per second out of Crysis Warhead, Call of Duty 5 or Far Cry 2? NVIDIA has the answer in the form of the world's fastest single and dual GPU graphics cards - all you need is the cash!
My Hardware 2.0 mailbag is brimming with Windows 7 related questions. The main question on everyone's lips is the obvious one - How does Windows 7 stack up against Vista?This test will pitch Windows 7 build 6956 32-bit against Windows Vista RTM 32-bit and Windows Vista SP1 32-bit.
AMD ran a live demonstration of its latest quad-core processor, Shanghai, at the chip's debut in Berlin
A new vacuum technique named "Airgap" by IBM promises to make the company's processors faster and possibly more energy efficient. IBM expects the first 320-nanometer microprocessors using this new technology to appear in 2009. Here's an animated video produced by IBM to explain how the new chips will be built.
At the Aug. 7 event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced, "Today, the Power Mac is going to fade into history." Then Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, shows off the new Mac Pro based on Intel's Xeon 5100 processor, code-named Woodcrest.
In honor of the PC's silver anniversary, CNET's Neha Tiwari talks with Intel Vice President Richard Wirt about the evolution of BIOS, operating systems, compilers and the processing chip.
In 'While You Were Waiting,' Andrew Quinn and Gary McKeown createas many arms, legs and bodies as they need for themselves to createquick, improvisational beats, all in the name of killin' some time.Presented by Pocket Shorts UK and featured in the 2006 San FranciscoInternational Film Festival.
Intel is ramping up its transition to dual-core processors. By the end of2006, approximately 70% of its client and mobile processors and 85% of itsservices processors will ship with dual-core. Shannon Poulin, Intel'senterprise marketing director, explains some of the new platform features thatwill take advantage of the new faster processors, which are powered by65-nanometer technology.