Tag Archives: quad core

Intel Chipset With Potential Problem – What To Do (UPDATED)

By now some of you may have heard that Intel representatives announced the discovery of a potential issue in one of the companion chipsets to the Intel® 2nd Generation Core™ processors, code named “Sandy Bridge.” Because Intel is committed to … Read more >

Intel Helps Consumers Fall in Love with TV All Over Again

For many, watching TV is a passive activity versus an interactive experience. Television as it currently exists, regardless of its use across cultures, is simply a conduit for delivering packaged information. But if Internet applications and interactivity is added to … Read more >

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 >

Earthquake proof your code!

So, my first PR mentor taught me to start replies with the word ‘So’. This gives you valuable micro-seconds to compile a sophisticated and accurate reply to the daisy-cutter question just lobbed at you by the archetypal British reporter. Typically … 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 >

Telematics Detroit indicates growing excitement for Media in the car

The Telematics show in Detroit this week was a great example of the growing excitement in the industry with respect to Media and Services in the car. Here are a few video clips from the show!

I want my M.I.D!

As I sat through the marathon keynote sessions in this morning’s kickoff of IDF, I tried to Twitter to provide you all some colorful realtime observations from the dark auditorium. About halfway through my Blackberry lost the ability to access … 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»