Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
Won't be going to AMD, though.
A lot of people have been slagging 64-bit Operating Systems like Vista, saying the only benefit is a true 4GB of RAM. So we decided to cut through the BS and anti-Microsoft sentiment and look at the real pros and cons of 64-bit computing.
Intel's Core 2 Duo E6750 could cost as little as $183 USD if reports are to be believed.
Today, Intel pulls back the covers on its first desktop 1333MHz FSB processor, the Core 2 Duo E6750. We preview the chip's performance to find out whether the higher bus speed makes a fat lot of difference.
CEBIT 2007: Gigabyte showed us an "unknown 3GHz CPU" in an unmodified GA-965P-DS3 mobo, running up at 500MHz FSB.
NVIDIA to launch the new budget 680i LT chipset that should offer high end performance without the eye watering pricetag
We take a look at the SD37P2 - the first Shuttle XPC to support Intel's Core 2-based dual/quad-core CPUs. Intel's 975X chipset is typically a strong and stable performer, but do the sleek looks translate into good performance, stability and features? We find out.
Intel has unveiled its second quad-core processor for desktop PCs this morning. The Core 2 Quad Q6600 has a 266MHz lower clock speed than the QX6700, which translates into lower power consumption.
ATI's RD600 may see the light of day after all. DFI's new LANParty UT ICFX3200-T2R/G has been officially announced, and looks pretty promising.
With the rumours surrounding AMD's imminent release of its 65nm dual-core processors, Intel is reportedly playing the one-upmanship game. Intel's first 45nm processors are already sampling.
According to roadmaps seen by Taiwanese PC manufacturers, Intel is set to strengthen it's Core 2 Duo lineup next year with seven new products.
Today, Intel has announced its first quad-core desktop processor, based on the Kentsfield core. We put the all-new Core 2 Extreme QX6700 to the test to find out whether four is better than two.
The Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6 is a P965 based motherboard wth all the bells and whistles. It's got four heatsinks on the board, hence the 'Quad' moniker - this is one awesome bit of kit.
If you were looking for a DFI Conroe board, you'll just have to wait a little longer...the current run has been cancelled due to poor overclocks in the NVIDIA nForce chips.
AMD has punted out a new variant in its dual-core line of chips. World at large is underwhelmed.
TrustedReviews has done a ten-page review of the new Merom chip and three notebooks featuring it.
IBM is set to make an announcement today on five new business servers with AMD processors.
With the outrageous performance of Conroe, we thought we'd round up some of the best heatsinks on the market for the LGA 775 socket. If you're looking to get a Core 2 Duo, check out our opinions on the best cooling options.
Playing Half-Life 2, listening to MP3s and watching MPEG4 - all a stroll in the park for AMD's quad-core initiative.
What does the ATI-AMD buyout mean? What are the long and short term consequences? Are we seeing the beginning of the end for video cards, and will we see NVIDIA killed by a new Intel graphics chip? We lay out all the scenarios and give you the explanations and the answers. Compelling.
Just last week, Intel released its Core 2 Duo processors with a bang. This week, Chief Executive Paul Otellini says that quad-core will be with us by the end of this year. With all of the moving and shaking, Tim Smalley looks down the road ahead.
Is tighter always better? Do you always get what you pay for? We investigate how much difference memory timings can make to a Core 2 Duo platform.
A report in a Chinese-language newspaper suggests that Intel is getting ready to announce five Merom processors later this month. Rumoured specifications and prices inside.
Today, Intel has officially unveiled its eagerly-anticipated Core 2 Duo product line up based on the Conroe processor. We have an in-depth look at the performance of the Core 2 Duo E6400, E6600, E6700 and Core 2 Extreme X6800. Are the processors really as good as the previews said?
Dell has a rather wacky case design up its sleeves, known as the XCS. It's believed to be designed by Matthew Ritter of Alienware, although it has not been confirmed by either Dell or Alienware... yet.
Merom is the mobile version of the Core microarchitecture, Conroe's little brother. Look out for it towards the end of August.
Intel's Core-based server chip is now shipping. Conroe isn't far behind - can Intel revamp its luck in the server market in the face of competition from Opteron?
COMPUTEX 2006: Abit shows us a preview of its upcoming Core 2 Duo overclocker-friendly motherboard: the AW9D-MAX. Looks promising, but we're told that there maybe more to come from this board before it's released.
And the PlayStation 3 might not be hobbled and useless, either. A quick update on two of our more controversial stories from this week.
COMPUTEX 2006: Several sources inside the industry have indicated that Intel's upcoming Core 2 Duo processors may not launch until September.
AMD's 4x4 platform puts two Athlon FX processors in a motherboard, rather than just one. Is this the pre-emptive reply to the imminent launch of Conroe?
We have spent some time with an Intel Conroe system - today we're bringing you some initial benchmarks as a 'performance preview'. Check in for a look at how Conroe performs against Intel's current flagship Pentium Extreme Edition 965 CPU.
What's faster than an AMD Athlon FX-60? Well, an Intel Core Duo overclocked on a fantastic AOpen board based on the 975X chipset. We get to grips with Intel's portable processing powerhouse in a desktop board and contemplate - is this a sign of things to come?
Intel has announced the brand name for its upcoming Conroe and Merom processors - they will both fall under the Core 2 Duo brand.
Intel has finally admitted to falling behind AMD with the CEO acknowleding the loss of market share, technological leadership and also profit margins.
Happy to jive with Viiv? Or would you rather say hells-no to Centrino? Intel is launching another platform, this one intended for business users. Say hello to VPro.
An Intel financial conference call reveals new details of the release schedule for the next-generation Core chip. It's almost here...
French spy sources seem to suggest that AMD's next chip trick will be the opposite of Intel's last - making multiple cores appear as one.
Speculation and opinions are pinging back and forth over the net concerning the relative performance of the next generation CPU platforms from Intel and AMD.