Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of visiting ARM’s Austin Texas campus for a meeting with Vice President of CPU Product Marketing Nandan Nayampally. The topic of discussion: ARM’s next Cortex-M processor, codename Pelican, is officially launching today as the Cortex-M7.
Today we met with Intel and were given some additional juicy details of what is in store for CPUs due for release during the next year. Think QX6700...
Johan De Gelas on 3/28/2007
We provide our first impressions of NVIDIA's 680i LT SLI chipset using EVGA's board and wonder if cost reductions are always beneficial.
Gary Key on 3/28/2007
We perform a quick performance comparison of an Intel G965 mATX platform and similar Intel P965 platform.
Gary Key on 3/16/2007
We compare AMD's new 690G chipset against NVIDIA's GeForce 6150 and Intel's G965 chipsets with some surprising results.
Gary Key on 3/6/2007
After a tremendously successful K8 architecture, AMD lost the performance crown when Intel released Core 2. Details on the upcoming Barcelona architecture are here, but will it be enough...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/1/2007
We provide our first impressions of AMD's new integrated graphics chipset before we roll out our performance review.
Derek Wilson and Gary Key on 2/28/2007
AMD has lowered its CPU pricing considerably as of late, but is it enough to make up for a 3-year old architecture? Find out as we perform our...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/20/2007
Last year Intel talked about an 80-core Teraflop CPU, today we get many more details on its architecture and its role in the future of many-core CPUs.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/11/2007
What's better than a Conroe? That would be a Penryn. Learn about the transistors that make Penryn so special.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/27/2007
Every generation a ridiculously overclockable bargain chip is born, and the Core 2 Duo E4300 is just that chip.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/10/2007
We take a closer look at AMD's first 65nm parts, uncovering the roots of its lower performance and poor overclocking. Now updated with an official response from AMD.
Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/21/2006
Intel has had two major advantages over AMD as of late: 65nm and a newer architecture. Today we take a look at AMD's first 65nm offering and see...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/14/2006
It's four cores spread out across two processors in a $370 motherboard drawing close to 500W of power. How does it stack up to Kentsfield? We'll find...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/30/2006
NVIDIA's answer to the shortcomings of 590 on the Intel platform is the 680i. Is the new NVIDIA chipset all we hoped for?
Gary Key & Wesley Fink on 11/8/2006
Today Intel officially launches its first quad core desktop processor: the Core 2 Extreme QX6700. Find out what four cores means for performance, efficiency and the future of...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/2/2006
You've got a new low power Core 2 processor but what chipset do you use? Does chipset choice impact power consumption? We find out today
Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/12/2006
Our journey into finding the claimed C2 performance improvements yields some surprising results.
Gary Key on 10/4/2006
Intel gave members of the press an opportunity to run some preliminary benchmarks on their quad-core Kentsfield processor at the Fall 2006 Intel Developer's Forum. Here's a chance...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/28/2006
Intel's Paul Otellini kicked off this year's Fall IDF with the first keynote of the show and as always, we've got coverage of the event
Anand Shimpi & Larry Barber on 9/26/2006
Intel's Merom processor brings Core 2 Duo to the mobile world. Will it make as big of an impression as Conroe has on the desktop?
Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/3/2006