News tagged with processor core

Moore's Law Marches on at Intel

Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini today displayed a silicon wafer containing the world's first working chips built on 22nm process technology. The 22nm test circuits include both SRAM memory as well as ...

Sep 22, 2009
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AMD unveils first-ever 5 GHz processor 

AMD today unveiled its most powerful member of the AMD FX family of CPUs, the world's first commercially available 5 GHz CPU processor, the AMD FX-9590. These 8-core CPUs deliver new levels of gaming and ...

Jun 12, 2013
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Intel launches Core M family, targets 2-in-1 devices

Intel on Friday introduced its first three Core M processors. The commercial availability of Core M is big news for several reasons. Performance and battery life are its key strengths. What's more, this is ...

Sep 06, 2014 weblog
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MediaTek SoC to boost 64-bit Android devices

Tuesday's news from Taiwan carried the announcement from MediaTek of its new MT6795 system on a chip. Expect MT6795 chip-powered devices to be available by the end of the year. MediaTek said the chip is to ...

Jul 16, 2014 weblog
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Oak Ridge 'Jaguar' supercomputer is World's fastest

An upgrade to a Cray XT5 high-performance computing system deployed by the Department of Energy has made the "Jaguar" supercomputer the world's fastest. Located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Jaguar is ...

Nov 16, 2009
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Recreating a slice of the universe

(Phys.org) -- Scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and their colleagues at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) have invented a new computational approach ...

Aug 15, 2012
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Nvidia releases the Kal-El quad-core mobile chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nvidia has announced their brand new quad-core mobile processor at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The new processor was given the interestingly superheroic name Kal-El. Just in ...

Feb 16, 2011 weblog
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