Monthly Archives: March 2008

Software & Solutions Group (SSG) at IDF -> What an amazing opportunity!

SSG, Intel’s 3200 (or so) strong software developers will be showcasing their best efforts at IDF this week in Shanghai, China and I for one am really looking forward to the opportunity to engage this audience and show how software … Read more >

Intel on Ars Technica? Intel takes our talk to where the techs are

Visual Computing, virtualization, & vPro…oh my! In this new era of connectivity and conversation, Intel is excited to announce our collaboration with Ars Technica on an Intel sponsored forum. What does that mean? The long and short of it is … Read more >

Pat Gelsinger & the World’s Greatest Geekfest

Milliwatts to petaflops. May sound silly to some, but it has a more sobering ring when spoken and shown among friends attending an Intel Developer Forum. It’s a theme for what’s coming, but it’s also a spirit that’s been driving … Read more >

Simultaneous Two-Way Multithreading, QuickPath Interconnect Part of Nehalem

From ExtremeTech: “Nehalem [...] will contain two to eight cores, a 4-instruction wide ISA, and two-way simultaneous multithreading. Notable additions include the QuickPath interconnect” More»

Intel Moves to Six Cores by 2H’08

From Computerworld: “Dan Olds, an analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group Inc., said moving beyond quad-core processors, which to date have been the high-water mark in the semiconductor industry, is a major step” More»

Does low power always mean a performance sacrifice?

Not according to the latest SPECpower benchmark results. But first, no doubt you all saw the excellent press coverage the new low voltage Xeon announcement garnered. But what does it mean in practical terms? Well, let me remind you of … Read more >