Tag Archives: high-k

Intel News Ahead of IDF: New Chips; Manufacturing Efforts

Ahead of what will be a packed Intel Developer Forum, Sept. 22-24 in San Francisco, here’s some news around a newly planned family of future “embedded” processors for non-PC equipment and gear code-named Jasper Forest — and details around our … Read more >

Contest: Guess Intel Transistor Shipments, Win a Great Prize!

THIS CONTEST IS NOW OVER. Congratulations to the winner who received a $500 Amazon gift card just in time to finish up his holiday shopping – Fenwick Jeffrey of New Brunswick, Canada – with his entry of 20,275,500,698,321,756, which came … 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 >

MIDS Photo Shoot

Back home from Shanghai with Bronchitis and feeling pretty bad but I did want to share some low-res photos of the new mobile Internet devices we photographed while in Shanghai. As my colleague, Josh Bancroft, pointed out in his blog, … Read 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 >