Intel News


Intel Price Cuts

By Steve Gibson, Apr 24, 2007 10:05am PDT

The major Intel CPU price cuts are in and if you've been waiting around for that CPU upgrade it's about as good of a time as any. Cuts by as much...


"Wow, a Quad Core is now fairly affordable. By this time next year they'll probably be around ..."

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More AMD vs Intel

By Steve Gibson, Jan 02, 2007 9:43am PST

Some of you may remember AMD took Intel to court for being a mean monopoly a while back. Well it looks like a court has now ordered Intel to...


"So what if they can win some battles in court? They are losing the war! Core duo 2 is kicking ..."

- xlarti see all 8 comments

The Source Engine & Multi-Core

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 02, 2006 7:16am PST

Related to the news below is this bit-tech.net article about the Source Engine's support for multicore CPUs. Valve's Gabe Newell, Tom Leonard,...


"It'd be cool if you could write your physics in an API, and it's engine would scale up or down ..."

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Intel Quadcore Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 02, 2006 7:12am PST

Got quadcore? Intel does, with the release of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 CPU. Reviews can be found at HardOCP, Tech Report, AnandTech, PC...


Intel Core 2 CPUs Tested

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 14, 2006 3:40am PDT

The usual suspects like Tech Report, HardOCP and AnandTech have gotten their hands on Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme chips, the new Intel CPUs based...


"could you tell me ..wt is the diffrence between core 2 dua....&.....dual core... i want to ..."

- karanloved1 see all 71 comments

Core 2 Duo Benchmarking

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 07, 2006 8:38am PDT

AnandTech's Computex coverage includes this Core 2 Duo (Conroe) benchmarking article, where they independently assembled a machine for testing....


"It's sounding like I will probably be upgrading to a conroe chip later this year or early next ..."

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Intel Core Info

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 07, 2006 1:42pm PST

Tech Report has a story up with details on Core, the new processor microarchitecture that Intel will be using for server, desktops, and mobile...


"That person is being an idiot and pointing out the version of the bios framework from Award, not ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 15 comments

Intel Inside On The Out

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 30, 2005 8:15am PST

After many years Intel is set to replace its Intel Inside slogan, switching over to the goofy "Leap ahead" as the company starts a rebranding...


"hmm, no, not really, the current 65nm shrinks seem to be the end of the line."

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Intel Overclocking Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 25, 2005 10:35am PDT

New at Anand Tech today is this article taking a look at overclocking Intel's upcoming Pentium and Pentium D processors, which are being...


"Actually...engineering 65 nm pooping is very hard. There are challenges on both the ..."

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Intel Forum Wrap

By Steve Gibson, Aug 31, 2005 9:12am PDT

Tech-Report is wrapping up some details from the most recent Intel Developer Forum which always gives a good idea of where Intel is heading with...


The Next Intel Architecture

By Steve Gibson, Aug 23, 2005 11:12am PDT

Tech-Report has compiled up quite a few details on the next generation of Intel CPU architecture burning up a wallet near you in the coming years.


"um, think carefully about that. shared L2 cache means lower overheads moving a process from ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 2 comments

Intel Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 06, 2004 12:38pm PDT

There's an Intel Q&A on PenStar Systems, asking George Alfs about the company's current & upcoming products and technologies.


Pentium 5 Details

By Steve Gibson, Sep 28, 2003 10:41am PDT

Here's one to get the tech nerds hot and bothered. Some early details on the Pentium 5 chip which is said to be coming to market late next year....


Intel's Gamer P4

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 17, 2003 8:18am PDT

As noted in this press release on Intel.com, the CPU manufacturer will be releasing a special version of the Pentium 4 3.2Ghz called the Extreme...


New AMD CPU Soon

By Maarten Goldstein, May 01, 2003 11:05am PDT

According to this CNET story, AMD will be releasing their XP 3200+ CPU soon. Besides the CPU Mhz increase, the front side bus speed will go from...


"That's a nice e-penif, you got there. No worries about either HL2 or D3. They'll both run fine. "

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