Intel doubles down with dual cores

roundup As chip cognoscenti gather at ISSCC, Intel lays out desktop, server plans. Also: Split personality for PlayStation 3 chip.

CNET News staff
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As chip cognoscenti gather at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, Intel lays out plans for desktop, server processors. Also, experts call for greater cooperation in the quest for cool new technology.

Expert: Cooperate, or risk hobbling Moore's Law

Energy-efficient bionic ears and smart cars that warn of dangerous drivers--if we want them, business models must change, experts say.
February 7, 2005

PlayStation 3 chip has split personality

Cell processor will have nine cores and run faster than 4GHz, engineers reveal.
February 7, 2005

Intel expects twins in the second quarter

A pair of dual-core chips is on the way. The first: A processor designed to power machines for game players.
February 7, 2005

Details coming on dual-core Itanium

Montecito is faster, but cooler, says Intel. Company will deliver paper at International Solid-State Circuits Conference this week.
February 6, 2005

PlayStation 3 Cell chip aims high

The Cell processor, to be introduced at a research conference next week, implements some radical changes from current chip design.
February 4, 2005

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