Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
Nothing due for 2010 and older parts.
Won't be going to AMD, though.
With everything else tested, we put our math cap on and cracked out the calculators to work out which platform is the best punt for your pound. Does the supreme Core i7 performance warrant the extra cost it demands? Read on to find out!
From top to bottom we review and compare the latest processors in Intel's performance line-up and stack all three up against the previous generation from both Intel and AMD to find out where exactly the improvements lie and if they are worth your money.
IDF FALL 2008: Intel announces small form factor Montevina/Penryn chips... looks like we'll be seeing an updated Macbook Air soon.
IDF FALL 2008: Dadi Perlmutter announces imminent availability of mobile quad-core processors based on the Penryn architecture.
Rumours of a hardware refresh for Apple's MacBook Air line claim an upgrade to a faster Penryn-based Core 2 Duo and a hard drive boost, along with increased battery capacity.
Here's a handy index of our comprehensive coverage of the Spring 2008 Intel Developer Forum from Shanghai, China.
Quad-cores? Pff, old hat! How does a hex-core chip with a over 25MB of cache sound? Intel preps its Dunnington processor for a 2H08 release.
Energy Efficiency seems to be the industry buzzword for 2008 and Gigabyte has completely relaunched its P35 motherboard range with that in mind. We look at its mainstream GA-EP35-DS4 model to see if it's a fuss worth making.
When your name is Intel and you're already winning the performance race, why stop there? The QX9770 has faster... everything. It uses an updated 1,600MHz front side bus, four 3.2GHz cores, a total of 12MB of L2 cache and it's a 45nm monster!
MSI has shown off a revised motherboard with EFI firmware, but we've noticed that hidden in the pictures is a 45nm E8500 dual-core "Wolfdale" that overclocks pretty well...
CES 2008: Intel has announced 16 new 45nm processors at CES today. These include notebook, server and mainstream desktop chips.
We've been digging for a little while now as rumours have been circling suggesting that existing Nvidia nForce 680i SLI boards likely won't support Intel's latest 45nm processors.
The day we have all been waiting for is finally here - Intel's first Penryn processor launches today with the Core 2 Extreme QX9650.
Foxconn's Mars motherboard is the first on the market to support the new 0.5 multiplier increments for Penryn processors.
Just like we suggested at IDF, Intel will be launching the Core 2 Extreme QX9650 on November 12th.
IDF FALL 07: Intel's first 45nm desktop part, the Core 2 Extreme QX9650, will launch at 3.00GHz on a 1333MHz front side bus.
IDF FALL 07: Intel has disclosed some information on its next-generation mobile platform, codenamed Montevina.
Here's a handy index of our comprehensive coverage from the Intel Developer Forum Fall 2007 in San Francisco, California. Everything from the keynotes, including Penryn, Nehalem and Larrabee inside.
IDF FALL 07: During Otellini's keynote, three world records were broken with an overclocked Yorkfield processor live on stage and another four were broken before the keynote.
IDF FALL 07: Intel has revealed that the first of 20 processors that make up the Penryn family will launch on November 12th.
HKEPC has managed to get its hands on a low-end 45nm Wolfdale processor and has revealed some interesting info on the upcoming Penryn processor family.
Have you seen the issues with some of the latest hardware releases? Brett Thomas takes a look at the industry's recent "batteries not included" stance, and wonders...do we all have ADD or something?
After attending both Intel and AMD events in the last few weeks, Richard Swinburne reflects on his experiences in Beijing and Tunis before coming to some solid conclusions.
Industry sources cited by TG Daily claim that Intel's upcoming Penryn family may arrive much earlier than initially expected.
Here's a handy index of our comprehensive coverage from the Spring 2007 Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, China. Everything from Santa Rosa to Penryn and Nehalem inside. Updated to include Day Two coverage
IDF SPRING 2007: What's Wolfdale? The dual core variant of Penryn: a 45nm single die CPU. We got a glimpse of a quick and dirty test to show you the comparative difference.
IDF SPRING 2007: Intel showed off its 45nm upgrade to the Core Architecture, Penryn, in Beijing today. We have initial benchmark results -- click for details.
IDF SPRING 2007: Dileep Bhandarker, Director of Advanced Architectures tells bit-tech more juicy details about Nehlaem.
IDF SPRING 2007: Ooo Err missus! Want to see what Penryn really looks like? Click here you naughty, naughty person.
IDF SPRING 2007: Intel technical Guru, Mooly Eden, tells all in the tales of next generation mobile computing.
Intel sat down and talked to us about the future of its 45nm processors, Penryn and Nehalem, and the outcome was very surprising indeed!
It turns out that AMD's first 45 nanometre processors won't be far behind Intel's first 45nm Penryn processors.
Today, Intel has announced what it claims is one of the biggest advancements in fundamental transistor design by using dramatically new materials to build the insulating walls and switching gates in its 45nm transistors. We have a look at what you can expect to see...
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.