New set of extensions to the x86 instruction set used by both AMD and Intel's chips would give software developers new tools to develop future applications.
Via Technologies is reportedly joining other chip suppliers in readying a dual-core processor that will compete with Intel's Atom.
Dell offers the 45nm Penryn processor across the board. HP with some exceptions.
Benchmark results for the Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 mobile CPU
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The company's Larrabee chip will use a new class of vector-processing instructions when it arrives in late 2009 or 2010, but Intel promises it will still be easier to develop for than rivals' products.
Prompted by the chipmaker's announcement of the SSE5 instruction-set extensions, Glaskowsky analyzes the ultimate outcome to this old controversy.
The updated HP Pavilion HDX is still a glorious example of conspicuous consumption and adds a few improvements, notably the latest in laptop graphics and a screen that can display full 1080p.
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