Intel News


Intel Doing Well

By Steve Gibson, Jan 16, 2002 3:38am PST

The guys at Intel have "toughed it out" and they are all happy and stuff now. Intel beat 4th quarter revenue estimates and they are...


" uh because they actual made money, 508 million or something as opposed to other chip ..."

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P4 Chipset Price Cuts

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 10, 2002 4:50am PST

The Inquirer is reporting that VIA and SiS have cut prices on their Pentium 4 chipsets to about $20. The price cuts make both chipsets much less...


"its too bad the p4 is so expensive, otherwise i wouldn't mind having a sis 645 in my box."

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Intel P4 Northwood Benchmarks

By Steve Gibson, Dec 19, 2001 7:24am PST

Thanks to Tech-Report for digging up these new P4 Northwood benchmarks. Northwood is the new 0.13 micron P4 that Intel is pushing out the door. You...


"Wow this CPU will run Sandra real good. Too bad it barely matches the AthlonXP and only in Quake3."

- booyaka see all 3 comments

Pentium 4 DDR Roundup

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 17, 2001 5:54am PST

Over at Tech-Report they have a Pentium 4 DDR chipset roundup, looking at the various chipsets currently out for the Pentium 4. These would be...


" i too would have to agree... i have 256 mb kingston rdram, 1.7Ghz p4...faaast. you always ..."

- captain crap see all 7 comments

Intel Mobile P4 Plans

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 13, 2001 3:52am PST

ZDNet is reporting about the new Intel Pentium 4 mobile chips coming next year. Due to launch in March or April, the speeds available will be 1.6...


" *points at space where he wishes a laptop with a radeon 7500mobile was*"

- Turd Ferguson see all 8 comments

P3 Sale

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 03, 2001 7:30am PST

Intel wants to get rid of their Pentium 3 CPUs, and has cut prices on desktops and server P3's. The 1Ghz Pentium3 is now 17% cheaper at $143, while...


"Don't diss the Pentium III 1GHz! It rocks in SMP mode! :) I can still play RTCW at 1024 x 768 ..."

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Intel's Speed Quest

By Steve Gibson, Nov 26, 2001 6:45am PST

Reuters has an interesting story describing some of the recent progress by Intel on the ever ongoing speed quest. If you've followed this stuff...


" the article says 2005, who knows, maybe Cyrix/IBM will throw their hat back in the ring by then ..."

- jimmy-buffett see all 5 comments

Itanium Fails Compaq Tests

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 15, 2001 6:31am PST

ZDNet reports that Compaq is not releasing their Intel Itanium servers just yet, as Intel's new CPU didn't pass their server stress test. Both the...


Intel Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 14, 2001 6:38am PST

There's an interview with Intel CEO Craig Barrett on NewsFactor (through Yahoo). Craig talks about the company's financial results, upcoming...


Realities Behind P4X266

By Steve Gibson, Oct 30, 2001 7:45am PST

HardOCP has an article on the realities behind the Via P4X266 chipset which offers DDR support for P4 CPU users. As was mentioned a little while...


"Intel's going to release the i845 in November. They're obviously spooked by VIA and SiS having ..."

- the archvile see all 3 comments

Intel Product Prices

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 29, 2001 8:38am PST

The Register has posted a big list of all the Intel processor products and their prices as of today. As you might know, Intel and AMD are both...


" not cheap enough....more bang for my buck with AMD and no stability problems....i'll keep ..."

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CPU Pricedrop Monday

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 24, 2001 1:28pm PDT

According to x-bit labs, CPU prices will drop down some more this Monday. Look for changes between 12 and 29% for the Pentium 4, and between 12 and...


"can you imagine have a penis worth $50+ billion. imagine that..... "hey baby, wanna suck a ..."

- Jeedo see all 10 comments

Via Cloning Intel Pentium4?

By Steve Gibson, Oct 19, 2001 12:35pm PDT

Here's one that I dont know how slipped by us a couple days ago at the Microprocessor Forum. VIA has announced plans to create a Pentium4 CPU Clone...


""But if you could put Via's HQ in Old Taipei in one of those little glass globes with fake snow ..."

- indeego see all 21 comments

Intel Consumer Elec. Dead

By Steve Gibson, Oct 19, 2001 8:43am PDT

Intel is closing up shop for their consumer electronics division. This includes stuff like digital cameras, digital audio devices, and misc other...


"I have an Intel MP3 player with 128 MB of memory. The only problem with it is the headphones ..."

- hangingChad see all 3 comments

Fiber Optic CPUs

By Steve Gibson, Oct 19, 2001 7:10am PDT

Just when you thought the hip new thing to do with CPUs was using copper, Intel is saying they wanna use that wacky fiber optics stuff. The use of...


"Photonic based computing(light-only) is the future of computers IMO."

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