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 fervently for 40 years: Taking Intel architecture where it's never been before -- smaller, faster, more energy efficient -- and...
VIDEO: Cracked An Atom, Then Packed for IDF Shanghai
Friday at Intel headquarters, I met up with Ultra Mobile Man Uday Keshavdas to see what he was packing up for his trip to Shanghai for the Intel Developer Forum. In this video, we go inside his work area and see some of the devices his team demostrated at the Consumer Electronics Show. He's fired up to see how people...
- Read IDF Spring 2008 Pre-Event News Coverage Read the pre-event coverage for the Spring 2008 Intel Developer Forum, from ZDNet to The New York Times and AnandTech More»
My frustrations with my IT laptop
This is my first attempt at a blog, and the blog folks tell me I can feel free to write what I wish. I wonder if they might have had me confused with someone else and when they come to their senses I’ll get a polite note. In any case – here goes…I’ve been particularly frustrated lately with the behavior...
- 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»
- Intel discloses details on Nehalem, Dunnington, Larrabee and more From AnandTech: "Intel Details Nehalem and Tempts with Larrabee" »
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 our low power line up: We have several new 45nm high-k metal gate quad-core Intel Xeon processors, two of which have...