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Multi-threading reviewed

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.

By June 1, 2009


Are slow dual-core CPUs better than fast single-core CPUs?

Will a 2.66GHz quad-core CPU run my applications and games faster than my 3.2GHz single-core Pentium 4?

By July 4, 2007


AMD to intro second-gen DX11 GPUs next week

Chipmaker plans to unveil a new line of DirectX 11 graphics cards next week and expects to ship "hundreds of thousands" of them during the quarter.

By October 15, 2010


Sun misses analyst forecasts for revenue, earnings

CEO says economic downturn has weighed on Sun's customers and hurt its high-end businesses, but says the company will be able to weather a poor economy.

By October 30, 2008


Core blimey: Intel to demo octo-core CPU

Just when we'd run out of words to describe the performance offered by quad-core CPUs, along comes Intel with an eight-core chip

By February 2, 2009


Intel's 'GPA' points to Larrabee

Behind the release this week of Intel graphics software looms Larrabee, Intel's future graphics chip.

By March 24, 2009


Intel quad-core can slow you down

Certain applications will run slower under the Intel quad-core processors released today, according to a company spokesperson.

By November 14, 2006


A phone for the Trekkie set

By August 22, 2005


Intel proves its open source chops with Threading Building Blocks 2.0

Intel isn't the first company you'd suspect of a dalliance with open source. It's a hardware company, after all. Right? Well, not really, as its recent open source activity would suggest, and especially today's announcement of the open sourcing of Threa

By July 24, 2007


Here come Intel's Westmere chips

Intel has been talking a lot about Westmere lately. Here's a quick look at the chipmaker's first 32-nanometer chips.

By April 17, 2009