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AMD reveals plans for 25x efficiency gains by 2020

(Phys.org) —California-based semiconductor product company, AMD, has announced goals for very ambitious efficiency gains in its products over the rest of the decade. AMD has already made headway in improving ...

Jun 22, 2014 weblog
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IBM to invest $1b in Linux, open-source

IBM said Tuesday it would invest $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its servers in a bid to boost efficiency for big data and cloud computing.

Sep 17, 2013
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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 unveils Knights Corner - 1 teraflop chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rajeeb Hazra, Intel’s general manger of technical computing, surprised a group attending this year’s SC11 conference, at a steak house in Seattle this past week, by holding up ...

Nov 17, 2011 report
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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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Sugar cube size supercomputers

(PhysOrg.com) -- IBM labs in Zurich may very well shrink a supercomputer processor down to the size of a sugar cube making it almost 50% more energy-efficient than the world's leading supercomputers.

Nov 15, 2010 weblog
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