Intel has just launched two new updates along the Core i5 and dual core Pentium processor families that feature faster clock speeds. The new 32-nanometer Core i5-680 is a step up over the existing 3.46GHz Core i5-670 that comes with a faster 3.60GHz clock, while supporting Intel’s Hyperthreading and Turbo Boost technologies. The new Core
A couple of weeks after Intel unveiled the six-cored i7-880X Extreme Edition processor, a few leaks details specs for AMD’s upcoming hexa-cored consumer CPUs. Codenamed Thuban, the new chip is expected to be called the Phenom II X6, and will feature six cores on a 45nm die, 9MBs of total cache and will fit on
Intel has officially introduced what should be the brains behind tomorrow’s high-end gaming rigs called the Core i7-980X Extreme Edition. Intel’s first 32nm, six-core processor for consumer desktops, this new chip can handle 12 computing threads. It’s basically the fastest desktop processor on the planet—at least until they make a new one.
There’s a rumor going around that Intel might be releasing a new dual core Atom for netbooks soon. Now, a dual core Atom isn’t exactly new since the Pine Trail Atom platform did come with the dual core N510 for low-power desktops, but this would be the first dual core Pine Trail Atom for netbooks
An Intel blog post just announced that the company will be expanding their Atom line of processors, with the introduction of the N470. It’s still the same Pine Trail chip aimed at netbooks, although the new processor number comes with a faster 1.83GHz clock—a step up compared to the existing 1.66GHz N450. Aside from the