July sees Intel's ratio-locked Core i7-980 emerge, while AMD's A6-3650 and A8-3850 APUs show up at retail. In addition, the new Sandy Bridge-based Pentium G800 processors challenge AMD's sub-$100 gaming CPU...
The CPU landscape is really complex. Both AMD and Intel offer tons of different models. But how would today’s processors perform if they didn't have multiple cores? We take 16 different CPUs and compare them...
AMD, Intel and Microsoft have all presented quarter reports that were well above analyst expectations. Despite the depressed mood in the economy, there are tremendous growth and record profits. Yet, as so...
Apple changing fabs?
AMD yesterday followed a slew of companies announcing quarterly financial results and revealed the closing figures for its own Q2 2011.
Acer is looking to regain some profit by releasing the "world's first" Nvidia Tegra 2 "laptop" along with Android 3.2 tablets and an Intel-based ultrabook.
Intel has reported yet another record financial quarter for Q2 2011.
Market research firm IHS believes that Intel's 30-year processor dominance in notebooks may get serious competition from ARM.
Quad-core processors appear to finally due to enter the mainstream in mobile computers, according to a forecast released by IHS iSuppli.
Semiconductor inventory levels continue to rise, according to IHS iSuppli.
All right, let's be optimistic here: it's not going to entirely wipe power-hungry processors and memory off the charts anytime soon.
Researchers at MIT consider e-beam lithography as a potential future candidate for semiconductor mass production.
Analysts today said that AMD got slaughtered by Intel in the first quarter of the year, but Forbes believes that Llano will help the company to regain market share.
While the disastrous earthquake in Japan will remain in our memory for years to come, it appears that businesses in Japan have made astonishing progress to bring back their production.
Earlier this month we previewed AMD's Llano architecture in a notebook environment. Now we have the desktop version with a 100 W TDP. How much additional performance can the company procure with a loftier...
June saw an army of new processors pushed to retail: Intel's new Pentium G6xx and G8xx lines, fresh Core i3 and i5 models, and AMD's Athlon II X3 460 and Phenom II X4 980 (not to mention a preview of the Llano...
Gartner reduced its forecast for the semiconductor industry from growth of 6.2% to only 5.1%.
BAPCo responded to AMD's allegations about SYSmark 2012 and the benchmark's alleged favoritism for another CPU manufacturer.
Low power for the speed.
AMD claims that SYSmark 2012 is "misleading" and doesn't offer "clear and reliable measurements." Ouch.
I have to admit that I was hoping for much more news from ARM's participation in AMD's currently held Fusion software developer conference in Seattle.
Code-named Llano, AMD’s first desktop-class APU arrives today. This single-chip combination of the Stars CPU architecture and Radeon graphics brings unique strengths (and weaknesses) to the table, and we’re...
AMD today unveiled a few more bits of information about its Llano processor and Sabine platform.
No other company buys more semiconductors than Apple.
A total of seven Intel employees have been injured at the company’s Arizona ‘Fab 32’ plant.
ARM's CEO thinks that Windows 8 will push ARM-based chips into 40-percent of the market's netbooks by 2015.