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Nvidia Debuts Chips for Tiny PC's

Graphics card provider Nvidia has just shown off two Tegra processors designed for tiny laptops or netbooks. Tegra processors are designed so that devices fitted with them would be able to browse the web, show... More...

Chips pass two billion milestone

The first chip to pack more than two billion transistors has been launched by silicon giant Intel. The quad-core chip, known as Tukwila, is designed for high-end servers rather than personal computers. It operates at... More...

Tiny chips flash memory advance

Electronics giant Samsung has shown off what it claims is the world's most powerful chip for use in memory cards. The 64 gigabit (Gb) chips could be used to make 128 gigabyte memory cards, commonly... More...

Samsung Adds Broadcom Chips for 3G Phones

Officials with Samsung, the world's second-largest cell-phone maker, announced yesterday that they are shipping new 3G handsets with Broadcom chips in a collaboration extending a deal first struck last year between the two companies for... More...

Intel to ship new chips in November

Intel Corp. fired a pair of technical salvos at smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Tuesday, announcing a November launch date for its next generation of chips and showing off its momentum in manufacturing... More...

Intel chips to shrink to 32-nanometer process

During a keynote at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel announced it will ramp up performance and energy efficiency in its microprocessors by using a 32-nanometer process technology starting in 2009. Intel president... More...

AMD K10 Family Chips Support DDR3 Memory – Documents

Not only do Advanced Micro Devices' new tenth-generation microprocessors promise to increase performance because of micro-architectural improvements and the increased amount of processing engines, they apparently feature DDR3 memory controller as well. Technical documents that... More...

Intel eliminates the lead from its chips

Intel Corporation has announced it will stop using lead in its upcoming microprocessors, starting later this year with the lead-free Penryn line of processors made using a 45-nanometer process and 65nm lead-free chips following next... More...

Chips on DVDs could prevent theft

New technology in the form of a chip smaller than the head of a pin will supposedly thwart DVD theft since the discs are unplayable until they're activated at the cash register. A thin coating... More...

Micron Unveils First 1066MHz Memory Chips

Micron Technology, a maker of dynamic random access memory, has announced 1066MHz DDR2 modules. Using 1Gb 1066MHz DDR2 memory devices manufactured with the 78nm process technology, Micron has created 512MB, 1GB and 2GB memory modules... More...

Snowflakes promise faster chips

IBM has developed a new process called airgap that copies nature's creation of seashells and snowflakes - it enables trillions of microscopic vacuum holes to be placed between the copper wire in chips to act... More...

IBM adds video game chips to mainframes

The powerful "Cell" microprocessor, jointly developed by IBM, Sony Corporation and Toshiba Corporation, that fuels Sony's PlayStation 3 video game console will be available in IBM mainframe computers, meaning those high-performance machines will be able... More...

Intel launches a pair of new quad-core chips

In San Jose, California, at the Embedded Systems Conference, Intel launched two quad-core processors for high performance embedded applications, aimed at designers of telecommunications infrastructure, network storage systems and medical imaging equipment. The E5335 and... More...

Intel Unveils 50-Watt Quad-core Chips

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is scheduled to unveil a pair of Xeon quad-core processors with 50-watt thermal envelopes on March 12. Previous chip models had 120 and 80 thermal watt envelopes. The Xeon... More...

Fast, Cool Intel Chips Ahead

While AMD prepares its next set of processors--a multicore design code-named Barcelona and due this summer--Intel has already demonstrated samples of its more-advanced Penryn chip. It's manufactured in a 45nm process that uses hafnium-based high-k... More...

AMD Unveils Mobile Chips

At the 3GSM World Congress, Advanced Micro Devices announced three new discrete media chips: Imageon 2298, 2294 and 2192 processors. Designed for advanced multimedia features in mobile phones, the chips include a number of media-rich... More...

AMD Chips Away At Intel Market Share

Relax, this isn't about Advanced Micro Devices Inc. beating the Core 2 Duo. After gaining slightly more than 2% in both desktops and notebooks, AMD has broken its own record by capturing 25.3% of the... More...

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