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Intel to give future processors new tasks

In Intel's vision of the future, the processor becomes the system architecture instead of a component. "You're going to have a hard time knowing where the processor ends and where the system-on-chip begins. You're going... More...

Via to Supply Processors, Chipsets to HP

Via Technologies, a struggling Taiwan developer of central processing units and core-logic sets, has inked a contract with HP under which the semiconductor company will supply its C7-D CPUs and supporting chipsets to HP for... More...

AMD Cuts Prices on High-end Processors

AMD has cut prices on its high-end dual-core desktop processors and has announced its new restructuring plans to compensate for reduced quarterly revenue. As usual, prices are in 1,000 unit quantities. The price cuts affect... More...

IBM bakes security into processors

Secure Blue is expected to be available on Monday says IBM. The Armonk, N.Y.-based company envisions its idea and technology will be used in digital media players, electronic organizers, cell phones, computers and devices used... More...

Intel Plans Quad-Core Processors for 2007

Intel has demonstrated its first working quad core sample microprocessors for servers a mere two years after the introduction of the first dual core processors. The chip, codenamed Clovertown, features a new micro-architecture that... More...

AMD Sells Lead-Free Processors

Advanced Micro Devices said Wednesday that the company has successfully removed lead from its microprocessors to meet European environmental regulations. AMD said that in early July it began selling versions of its Opteron, Athlon 64,... More...

ATI Delays Next-Gen Graphics Processors Family

ATI Technologies confirmed during the last quarter's conference call that its forthcoming graphics processor code-named R520 has been delayed, however, reassured investors and analysts that this Fall it would have a lineup of visual processing... More...

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