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AMD's SSE5 ends the old RISC vs. CISC debate

Prompted by the chipmaker's announcement of the SSE5 instruction-set extensions, Glaskowsky analyzes the ultimate outcome to this old controversy.

By August 31, 2007

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The Mac's best quality: software; Is RISC being overwhelmed by CISC?; more

The Mac's best quality: software; Is RISC being overwhelmed by CISC?; more

By February 19, 2003

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Project Denver puts Windows on Nvidia chips

Tiny ARM processors that power handheld devices will come to the Windows desktop. It's CISC (Intel) versus RISC (ARM) all over again.

By January 5, 2011

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The factor factor, part 1

Ever wonder why new chip designs fail in the market, even though they offer real advantages? Or why others succeed in spite of serious disadvantages? It's apparently a secret. Part one of three.

By October 12, 2009

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Intel chip hits eight-core milestone

Chipmaker is integrating the largest number of cores onto one chip in its history--an average three-fold jump in performance, it says.

By March 30, 2010

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When notebooks squeeze Intel out

commentary Devices based on ARM chip designs tend to be thinner, cooler (thermally, at least), and cheaper than those based on Intel designs while offering longer battery life.

By July 22, 2013

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Imagination, supplier of Apple chip tech, to buy MIPS

Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.

By November 6, 2012

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Own the history of the iPhone -- on your wall!

Find out how 1940s Hollywood, Captain Kirk and the Twisted Nematic effect shaped the iPhone in our first Tech Family Tree.

By September 14, 2011

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So long, and thanks for all the hits

Peter Glaskowsky wraps up the Speeds and Feeds blog with the announcement that he has been hired by Intel.

By November 16, 2009