Posts tagged as: CPUs

Wide Release Of Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs Pushed Out To 2019

Cannon Lake is coming, Intel’s next major processor update takes the die to 10 nanometers. Unfortunately, Intel announced that it won’t be shipping 10nm processors in high volume this year, andis now targeting 2019. Intel revealed the updated time frame while discussing its first quarter earnings, in which the company collected a record $16.1 billion […]

MediaTek Unveils Range of Processors at CES

MediaTek today announced several different processors that target a handful of industries. The MT2523 packages together an MCU, GPS, Bluetooth LE, and PMU into a single piece of silicon for wearables. An ARM Cortex M4 forms the low-power processor. MediaTek says the MT2523 is 41% smaller than competing modules and can power small, but high-resolution […]

Samsung Given Permission to Build $3.9B Plant in Texas

Samsung has concluded negotiations with the state of Texas concerning its plans to renovate a manufacturing facility in Austin. Texas has officially greenlighted Samsung’s proposal. Samsung is going to convert a facility it owns from one that manufactures memory chips to one that manufactures processors for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The plant […]

AMD Adds to FX CPU Product Line

AMD has announced that they are adding two new models to the AMD FX desktop CPU line-up, the quad-core AMD FX-4170 and the six-core AMD FX-6200. Model Details:      Model CPU Base CPU Turbo Core TDP Cores L2 Cache L3 Cache Max DDR3 PKG FX-6200 3.8 GHz 4.1 GHz 125 W 6 6 MB 8 […]

Arm’s Mali Processors Will Match the Power of a PS3 or Xbox 360

ARM’s Mali processors will be fast enough to equal a PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 in power, the company said in an interview late this week. The T604 has caught up quickly enough that it can match the 2005- and 2006-era consoles in power as well as give options that weren’t there before. It will […]

ARM to be 13 Percent CPUs in Computers by 2015, Per IDC

Computers using ARM processors could quickly become a large part of the computing industry in four years, IDC said in a new estimate. It expected ARM to make up 13 percent of the category by 2015. The rapid rise would put it just within the reach of AMD, whose market share in early 2011 was […]

AMD Talks Low Power Chips at IFA for Ultraportables

AMD in the wrap-up of the IFA show  detailed a new processor based on its Fusion hybrid CPU and graphics combos that would be targeted at a larger class of system than the netbook-oriented  Ontario. Zacate will consume twice as much energy at 18W, likely due to a higher clock speed, but will be fast […]

Intel’s Sandy Bridge Video Faster than Dedicated GPUs

Intel’s Sandy Bridge processor architecture has had a first real test by AnandTech.    Their tests show Intel  living up to claims of much faster integrated graphics. A quad-core 3.1GHz Core i5 2400 successfully outran AMD’s Radeon HD 5450 dedicated video card in a series of AnandTech gaming benchmarks. The is huge  achievement for Intel, […]

Intel 3rd Quarter Below Expectations Due to Low Summer PC Sales

Intel  3rd quarter results  on Friday  confirmed fears about PCs sales.   The firm  dropped its expectations for its summer results based on a slump in PC sales.  The revenue outlook from a range of $11.2 billion to $12 billion down to $11 billion with a range of $200 million above or below. The company […]

Dual-Core 1.5GHz Snapdragons Coming this Fall

This should bring a round of very sweet smartphones.  Qualcomm will begin shipping its dual-core Snapdragon chips this fall, and devices running on them may also arrive before year’s end. This could include smartphones and tablets, the company said on Monday. Low-cost notebooks could also be powered by the QSD8672 chip, which will be available […]

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