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Intel's plans for quadcore SoC chips discovered

(Phys.org)—Intel, long dominant on the PC/Windows platform has not been quite so successful in getting its chips inside other machines such as Apple's line of computers, RISC machines, and more recently hand-held devices. ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Hardware weblog
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Review: Intel's Haswell chip strong on PC gaming

PC gaming has been a withering entity lately. Consoles rule, and game makers primarily target Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox as the game systems of choice. That hasn't stopped PC gaming specialists from trying their ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Hardware
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LLNL, Intel, Cray produce big data machine

(Phys.org) —Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in partnership with Intel and Cray, today announced a unique high-performance computing (HPC) cluster that will serve research scientists at all three institutions and ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Hardware
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Exynos 5 Dual chip is unrobed by Samsung

(Phys.org) -- Samsung has released details about its next-generation Exynos 5 Dual. This is a dual-core mobile CPU based on ARM Cortex-A15 architecture. That ARM Cortex A15 word string is no small differentiator for Samsung ...

dateAug 11, 2012 in Hardware report
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Toshiba launches two hybrid drives

Toshiba today announced that it will launch two 2.5-inch form factor Hybrid Drives that bring new levels of high speed read and write performance to notebook and desktop PCs. The new drives, which integrate high capacity ...

dateSep 25, 2012 in Hardware
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NVIDIA takes one step closer to Linux support

(Phys.org)—Good news: NVIDIA has a technology called Optimus which since its 2010 launch is regarded as a great extender for notebook, netbook, and ultrabooks. Some NVIDIA fans think favorably of Optimus as "awesome" in ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in Hardware report
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Fujitsu develops world's fastest processor

(AP) -- Japanese computer maker Fujitsu Ltd. said Wednesday that it has successfully developed the world's fastest supercomputer processing unit with more than twice the speed of the current leader.

dateMay 15, 2009 in Hardware
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