Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
In a Tuesday teleconference, Intel says it will ship a chip that contains up to eight processing cores, and IBM shows a server using eight such chips, yielding 64 cores.
Chipmaker is expected to announce details of an 8-core processor for the high-end server market next week.
Intel announces 32-nanometer Xeon E7 family of high-end server chips, along with a suite of entry-level Xeon E3 processors.
Chipmaker reveals during the Intel Developer Forum that it is set to deliver the new power-efficient mobile processor next month.
New high-end server processors from IBM, Sun, Fujitsu, AMD, and Intel announced at Hot Chips last week break previous records for complexity and performance.
Intel has disclosed a version of its Xeon processor line optimized for high-performance computing. The company also announces it's teaming up with NEC.
The FTC has been looking into whether Intel engaged in anticompetitive behavior against Nvidia. An expert weighs in on the tech behind the case.
Welcome to 2010. I hope you're buckled in and ready to go, because it's going to be a fast, wild ride. One well beyond the fast pace IT already expects.
Simultaneous multi-threading is a useful performance tool for processor designers, but it doesn't have the same benefit that adding a full core does.
With Power7, IBM has served notice on the computing world that Intel isn't the only high-performance microprocessor manufacturer in town.