Intel introduces 32nm Westmere Processors

Chipzilla says it’s close to ramping 32nm process technology to manufacture the 32nm Westmere version of Nehalem. The company demonstrated a working 32nm Westmere processor for the first time today, smugly noting the firm was well on track with its ‘Tick-Tock’ model. Usually when Intel shrinks their processors they don’t add any new features to […]

Nvidia is trying to make an x86 chip – The Inquirer

Word reached us a bit ago that Nvidia is definitely working on an x86 chip and the firm is heavily recruiting x86 engineers all over Silicon Valley. Seems like an odd thing for Nvidia to do but with the recent dreams of building a GPU into a CPU it is something many of people have […]

AMD announces new low-power quad-core Opterons

AMD today announced wide availability of five new 55 watt ACP quad-core Opteron processors. The 45nm CPUs operate from 2.1 to 2.3 GHz. Also, AMD announced two new 45nm Opteron SE processors (2.8 GHz) operate in the 105 watt ACP range for higher-end performance. TG Daily – AMD announces new low-power quad-core Opterons.

AMD launches its fastest desktop chips ever

Two new quad-core Phenom II processors, aimed at high-end desktop PCs, were announced by AMD at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The chips succeed the Phenom processor the company launched in 2007, and come two days after AMD announced the new Athlon Neo processor for small laptops. AMD launches its fastest desktop chips […]

Electronista | AMD releases Phenom-based Athlon X2 7000 chips

AMD on Monday catered to the budget set with a new, faster version of the Athlon X2. The 7000 series is the first based directly on the “Stars” architecture used for Phenom chips and carries both a 2MB smart Level 3 cache absent on previous Athlons and a faster 3.6GHz HyperTransport bus (up from 2GHz), […]