Articles about Processors
IBM's bet is that the next decade will feature systems---cognitive, synaptic and quantum computing to name a few---that will need new processor technologies.
Fueled by demand for semiconductors used in mobile devices, country clocks a new high of US$83.83 billion in the first half of 2014, up 3.2 percent over the same period last year.
WiFi is wonderful, but somehow we are still stuck with lots of cables. Now Intel and others are working to eliminate the rest and deliver true wireless computing.
Filing 2,179 patents for mobile phone technologies, the Korean smartphone maker claims top spot among its peers worldwide, according to stats from Thomson Reuters report.
Intel's general manager for datacenters explains how the chipmaker plans to crunch boatloads of data spewing from sensors to smartwatches.
A Microsoft Research pilot focused on field-programmable gate arrays in datacenters, has passed muster and will be implemented by the Bing team in 2015.
Stronger demand for enterprise PCs---also known as the flight from Windows XP once Microsoft support ended---has delivered better-than-expected second quarter sales for Intel.
Intel has lost its challenge to Europe's 1.06 billion fine for locking rival AMD out of the market.
Intel’s announcement of its first 14nm Broadwell processors was frustratingly short on details. That’s not too surprising since the first systems won’t even show up until the holidays. But Intel executives did offer a few tidbits throughout the week.
The new chips bring high performance and integrated security with enterprise-class error-correction code memory support, dual- and quad-core variants, and a discrete-class GPU and I/O controller on the same die.
AMD announced the mobile version of its Kaveri mainstream processor and claimed it was now prepared to go 'toe-to-toe' with Intel’s Core processors. Along with the new mobile APUs, AMD announced new branding and rolled out a Pro Series to challenge Intel's vPro in the enterprise.
As expected Intel announced its 14nm Broadwell processor family, but it is running late and won’t be available until the holidays. Despite this, Intel says Moore’s Law is alive and well, and will not only reinvent the PC, but also drive the next era of integrated computing.
In anticipation of Computex 2014 in Taipei next week, ARM has a number of parts moving at the moment.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
Rockchip comes in to help on the design side, notably regarding input on screen sizes and form factors, which in turn will affect pricing.
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
AMD held a demonstration of its new quad-core, 45nm Opteron processor, Shanghai, on Wednesday at a datacenter belonging to the second largest ISP in Europe, Strato, in Berlin.
You know something funny, despite the current economic downturn, my Hardware 2.0 mailbox provides conclusive proof that there are folks out there who want to spend up to $1,000 on Intel's newest piece of silicon - the Core i7 processor. But what do you need to get make your "Extreme" rig Core i7 ready?
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.