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AMD quits benchmark group

Advanced Micro Devices has quit a PC industry consortium, implying the integrity of a widely used benchmark is biased toward Intel chips. In a blog Wednesday, an AMD executive provided a long explanation about why AMD has quit the BAPCo industry consortium, which develops and distributes the SYSmark...
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Intel’s Meuseum of Me with Facebook

Ever wonder what a museum in your honor would look like if it used your Facebook profile as the basis for all the exhibits? You may not have dreamed up such a wild idea, but Intel surely did. The Museum of Me compiles all your Facebook information and...
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Intel to Make Chips for Tablets and Phones

Intel announced a significant change to its product roadmap designed to boost the company’s efforts to get its chips into ultra-mobile devices of all shapes and sizes. CEO Paul Otellini said Intel’s future processors for laptops and mainstream desktops would be designed with a power rating of 10...
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Demystifying Hi Speed Thunderbolt Interface

  Thunderbolt (originally codenamed Light Peak) is an interface for connecting peripheral devices to a computer via an expansion bus. Thunderbolt was developed by Intel and brought to market with technical collaboration from Apple Inc. It was introduced commercially on Apple’s updated MacBook Pro lineup on February 24,...
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Intel core series of processors demystified

The new 2010 Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel® Core™ i5 processor, and Intel® Core™ i3 processor deliver intelligent performance for desktop and laptop PCs. Each core works on two tasks simultaneously, enabled by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology). Ideal for graphic and compute-intensive applications, these processors offer...
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Intel moves towards laptop grphics

Intel will focus on next-generation laptop technology that combines graphics functions with the main processor, in the wake of the cancellation of its initial “Larrabee” graphics processor. Despite the market-rattling news from Intel late on Friday–which pushed rival Nvidia’s stock up more than 12 percent on Monday–Intel still...
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