New Dual-Core Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 Processor Doubles Performance, Reduces Power Consumption

Subject: Processors | July 18, 2006 - 05:17 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 18, 2006 —
Intel Corporation today unveiled five new products in the Dual-Core
Intel® Itanium® 2 Processor 9000 series
. Previously codenamed
'Montecito,' the new processors are designed for the most sophisticated
high-end computing platforms in the world. They double the performance
and lower energy requirements, improving performance per watt by 2.5
times compared to existing, single-core versions.

Intel's new server chip

Subject: Processors | July 17, 2006 - 12:19 PM |
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The stats on the upcoming Woodcrest server chip from Intel certainly make it seem to be an impressive leap from Xeon.  A 4MB L2 cache shared between it's two cores, a 1333MHz Dual-Independent Bus and signifigantly reduced power consumption are just a few of the improvements AnandTech discusses.

"For the past two years Intel has been holding workshops in Oregon, where they invite a few of the

hardware sites to view their upcoming technology.

Source: AnandTech

The Days of the Conroe: Core 2 around the net

Subject: Processors | July 14, 2006 - 12:16 PM |
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Intel has bid goodbye to the Pentium, and released the Conroe Core 2 based processor.  These chips are faster and use less power than the previous Intel CPU's.  Start your tour at [H]ard|OCP, and see how the Core 2 Extreme X6800 and the Core 2 Duo E6700 perform in real games.

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Core 2 Duo Architecture

Intel's Core 2 Duo desktop processor is finally. See what the processor formally known as Conroe can do!!

Dual core is coming to Intel's server chips

Subject: Processors | July 10, 2006 - 01:37 PM |
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The long wait for dual core Itaniums may soon be over.  According to CNET, the Montecito chip should be available soon, on July 18th there will be a launch event.

Marvell To Purchase Intel's Communications And Application Processor Business For $600 Million

Subject: Processors | June 27, 2006 - 03:11 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 27, 2006 — Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. and Intel Corporation today announced that they have signed an agreement for Intel to sell its communications and application processor business to Marvell for a purchase price of $600 million plus the assumption by Marvell of certain liabilities. The planned sale will give Marvell a strong presence in the growing market segment for processors used in smart handheld devices.

Intel Unleashes New Server Processors That Deliver World-Class Performance And Power Efficiency

Subject: Processors | June 26, 2006 - 05:06 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 26, 2006 — Intel Corporation today introduced its dual-core Intel® Xeon® Processor 5100 series, previously codenamed 'Woodcrest,' for the high-volume server, workstation, communications, storage and embedded market segments.

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The New Conroe Processor

PC Perspective brought home a Conroe processor from Taiwan a week ago, and we have been putting it through the paces to see how it performs compared to both AMD's and Intel's current flagship CPUs.

Giving the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ a bit of a push

Subject: Processors | June 20, 2006 - 12:39 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP found some X2s clocked a little lower than the ones they have been benchmarking recently, in the hopes of getting some overclocking done.  After reaching 2.7 GHz, an increase of 1/2 a GHz, at a 340 MHz processor bus, and the RAM humming along at 1088MHz, they concluded that yes, there is some potential there.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Intel's Tri-Gate Transistor To Enable Next Era In Energy-Efficient Performance

Subject: Processors | June 16, 2006 - 07:14 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 12, 2006 — Intel Corporation researchers today disclosed they have developed new technology designed to further extend the company's leadership in energy-efficient performance.  Intel's research and development involving new types of transistors has resulted in further development of a tri-gate (3-D) transistor for high-volume manufacturing.