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.
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.
How fast will future PCs boot up? I asked tech experts to explain what the industry is doing to achieve start-up times in under 10 seconds.
The two longstanding chip rivals seem to agree on the PC processor's future. But they tap into different strengths to get there.
The x86 architecture has been "growing up" for many years. IT has been giving it more and more responsibility as it does. The just-launched "Nehalem-EX" products essentially graduates Intel's Xeon server line into Big Iron adulthood.
IBM is set to unveil the first public details of its next generation Power7 processor at the Hot Chips conference Tuesday.
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
Southeastern Asset Management has secured an agreement that entitles it to nominate two directors to the board of the struggling hardware maker.
Sun needs time to make its open-source strategy work, but it may not have enough time.
Intel's Core i7 processor is expected to launch later this month--appearing first in fast gaming desktop PCs.