Tag Archives: Core i7

Mod your Core i5/i7 Desktop

The Intel Core i7 Custom Challenge has started in 8 countries. To celebrate the launch of our new family of Intel® Core™ i7 and Core™ i5 processors, Intel is challenging the world’s best mod enthusiasts to rock the world in … Read more >

They Peeked Inside Dan’s Press Sample Cabinet

A few months back I gave you a glimpse “inside my press sample cabinet,” and boy did you respond! From San Francisco to Reykjavik to Rome people had all kinds of ideas how to put samples to use. We received … Read more >

My Biggest Disappointment at CES, Yet Again, Came in 500ml Packages

And now ladies and gentlemen, something completely different from the self-congratulatory, back-slapping, post-CES euphoria flooding the airwaves. Oh yes, there was amazing technology, amazing innovation and a sense of hubris in light of the economy and hard times all around.  … Read more >

Monsters, Aliens And The Shift to ‘Tru’ 3-D

I had a rare opportunity to get a DreamWorks studio tour the other day, learning all about the 3-D and animation process when making a film like Monsters Vs. Aliens, which is set for a March opening. A couple of … Read more >

A Peek Inside Dan’s Press Sample Cabinet

As the guy with the “keys to the sample cabinet” for all worldwide Intel press review samples, my email Inbox is pretty jumpin’. I wanted to share a few of my favorite stories and experiences as well as provide a … Read more >

News Watch: 08 In Review

Following the Core i7 (Nehalem) launch yesterday, here are two places for those looking for the top Intel news announcements and achievements this year. The first is Pat Gelsinger’s blog from a couple of weeks ago around what Intel’s Hafnium-based, … Read more >

Intelligent Performance Inside Intel’s Core i7

I first met Stephen Gunther at an “Eco-Nehalem” briefing in San Francisco in October. He and his team are redefining what it means to be “power-wise” with the new processor design codenamed Nehalem, which will hit the market starting November … Read more >

A High-Five For High-K Reinvented Transistors

Today marks a major milestone: the one-year anniversary of shipping the world’s first ever Intel processors manufactured on our 45 nanometer process–based on an entirely new ‘high-k metal gate’ transistor formula. And what a year it has been for this … Read more >

Through the Eyes of an Energy-Wise Intel Core i7 Architect

I got to meet Sr. Principal Engineer Ronak Singhal and Steve Gunther on the day they shared their “eco-wise” insights about the new Nehalem microprocessor architecture before a gathering of technical press in San Francisco last month. With the IT … Read more >