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CPUs serve as the heart and soul of your desktop, notebook, and tablet. But with so many devices, power budgets, and performance requirements, it’s not always easy to pick the right hardware. From AMD to Intel and x86 to ARM, Tom’s Hardware has you covered.

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We compare three and four core AMD Phenom X CPUs, along with a large number of Athlon 64 X2 and Intel Core 2 two and four core models.

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Cupertino (CA) - Apple today confirmed that it will be purchasing PA Semi, a fabless developer of multi-core processors, for $278 million.

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Sunnyvale (CA) - AMD’s aggressive strategy to regain share in the CPU market has shown some effect in the fourth quarter of last year: iSuppli believes the manufacturer has posted a slight gain in Q4....

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Mountain House (CA) - AMDs Q1 presentation was different - different from what we had heard in the past five quarters.

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Las Vegas (NV) - When Intel released its Skulltrail platform , the main focus of this extreme computing platform was on overclocking capabilities. Now it has been pushed to 6 GHz by overclockers.

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To what end is AMD's corporate culture contributing to its decline? We contacted several current and former staffers along with partners in and around AMD's ecosystem to ask just that question.

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Mountain House (CA) - Intel is gearing up to launch what may be its most important product since the Pentium processor: The Atom CPU targets key growth markets and could ship hundreds of millions units within a...

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Santa Clara (CA) - Intel announced two new low voltage server processors for the 50 watt power envelope.

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In order to defend its entry-level notebook market, Intel is planning to launch two 65nm Merom-based processors for its Centrino 2 platform (Montevina), according to sources at motherboard makers.

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While CPU architectures are typically available for years, AMD and Intel tend to offer improved steppings throughout a product's lifecycle. We look at the history of the Athlon 64 X2 5000, complete with lab...

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According to our tests, this CPU is based on highly anticipated B3 stepping technology. And, it's meant to be error-free, allow higher clock speeds and still consume less power than AMD's Phenom 9300 and 9400...

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AMD is planning to launch B3 stepping quad-core Phenom 9050 series CPUs including 9850, 9750, 9650, 9550 and 9150 within the next 1-2 weeks, however the top-end 9850 will only reach a core frequency of 2.

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With the upcoming launch of Intel's Nehalem CPUs, the highly integrated CPU means a boost for corresponding flip-chip (FC) substrate demand is likely as more substrates are required for new designs, according...

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Intel is planning to launch its first quad-core CPU for notebooks, the Core 2 Extreme QX9300, in the third quarter this year with pricing set at a new high of $1,038 in thousand-unit tray quantities, according...

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AMD today released the Athlon X2 4850E, a new processor in its dual-core 45-watt portfolio.

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Asustek has released the Z7S WS workstation motherboard, equipped with dual 771 sockets.

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AMD's triple core Phenom 8000 series won't be available before the 2nd quarter of 2008. We simulate Phenom 8000 performance using a Phenom 9900 at one, two and three cores, and throw in four cores for good...

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AMD has recently launched the first dual-core Sempron processors in China in a bid to counter Intel's dual-core Celeron product line in the entry-level market, according to sources at motherboard makers.

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Intel is planning to launch three entry-level SV/ULV CPUs for its Santa Rosa notebook platform in April, sources at notebook makers have disclosed.

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We look at the 45 nm Core 2 Duo E8000's overclocking potential. We also focus on power consumption, simulating real-world applications with SysMark 2007. Wolfdale truly breaks performance-per-watt records.

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The past 19 months haven't been easy for the green team from Sunnyvale. Lately, there have been persistent rumors that AMD has become an acquisition target. What's really going on?

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Intel's new 45-nm E8000 series is more powerful and more efficient than any other dual-core processor architecture on the market today. But just how good is it, and more importantly, should you upgrade right...

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Nvidia today unveiled its first CPU. The APX 2500 is a system-on-a-chip (SoC) product that is aiming for Windows Mobile handhelds. Despite the fact that it is not scheduled to hit the market until late this...

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Memory resident software can provide a level of security, but it can always be altered. We show you how special hardware on the motherboard works to shield PCs from a variety of threats.

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We compare the performance of the dual-socket Skulltrail system to that of Core 2 Extreme QX9770 and QX9650 CPUs. All three are Penryns and share identical features, but the test results were not what we...