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Next-gen Intel Chips Get A Name Change

This time next year, when you’re buying Apple’s newly updated Macbook Pro or Mac Pro, you’ll likely see Intel’s latest line of CPUs in your machine. It’s called “Core” and the first CPU due out under the new moniker is the Intel Core i7 and i7 Extreme Edition. Not the most exciting thing, I know, but just think back to ...

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Camera-based Gaming Console Could Be Next From Nintendo

The Wii was Nintendo’s reinvention of the gaming console as we know it, but what’s next for the super gaming company? Microchip manufacturer Intel seems to believe that the next generation of consoles won’t even have hand controls. “You just set up the cameras around the room and wave your hand like you’re playing tennis,” says Intel chief technology officer, ...

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Apple Considering The Move To Intel iPhone Chips?

They’ve done it before and they may do it again according to DigiTimes insiders. Rumor has it that Apple is targeting Intel’s Moorestown Mobile Internet Device (MID) platform for the iPhone which promises ten times the power efficiency than current mobile chips. That could mean better battery life and smaller form factors for future versions of the device. Presumably, these ...

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Intel’s Metro Notebook concept for the fashionable urbanite

Intel has some pretty cool stuff up their sleeves as of late. This “Metro Notebook” concept is Intel’s attempt at creating a restyled, ultra-slim and ultra-light laptop that takes into consideration, the young urbanites need for class and style. The sub-0.7 thick, 1 kg sized Metro has an outside display built into the back of the monitor which serves as ...

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New Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor will rock your enthusiastic world, possibly faster than animated mouse

Intel announced today their plans for a third Extreme processor, geared towards the enthusiast-user. The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800 is Intel’s fastest enthusiast featured processor yet, running with a clock speed of 2.93 GHz. According to the press release by Intel, the QX6800 is focused specifically for gamers, digital designers, and those who strive for maximum computing power. Critics ...

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Intel makes first eighty core processor for Tera technology

For the emerging digital trend of the Terabyte, computer scientists are realizing that if there are going to be terabyte sized applications, theres a need for a processing chip that can handle that amount of information. The Intel R&D department have made a chip that has eighty, thats right, eighty processing cores. The chip can perform more then a trillion ...

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ comes into 3GHz territory

Since Intel has released its Core 2 Duo line of processors, AMD has been out of the spot light, shunned to behind the center stage. Ever since, they have been scrambling to come up with something that can overpower the double core chips. AMD has just released another chip for the Athlon 64 line: the X2 6000+. What’s suprising is ...

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New Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 CPU released

Late last year Intel released the Q6700, their brand new baby that was a Core 2 Quad (not duo) and had a clock speed of 2.66 GHz. So what is the difference between the Q6700 and the brand new Q6600, well, other than 100, there is a difference in clock speed of .26Ghz. The new Q6600 runs at 2.4Ghz intsead ...

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NetCafe frenziness will push up Asus sales by 50%

Asus currently takes up 1/3 of the world’s computer motherboard market, and they have been doing that by striving to expand the market themselves. At a press conference on Friday, Asus indicated that they would join forces with intel (not AMD), they even projected that their sales will increase by another 50% in 2007, if they manage to meet their ...

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Shuttle SDXI series definately not for n00bs

It’s the quote from the Shuttle web site that best wraps up what this blazing hot computer is: This isnt your mothers XPC… Only the 1337 apply. Intimidating? A bit, but you can handle it. This small form factor machine boasts an Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor, two AMD ATI Radeon X1950 Pro CrossFire graphics cards, two 10,000RPM Western ...

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