Tag: Penryn

Intel and AMD: Videos explain how grains of sand are used to create a silicon CPU 
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Intel and AMD: Videos explain how grains of sand are used to create a silicon CPU

Intel has released a short animated video illustrating the process by which sand is turned into silicon and a CPU. But the over-simplicity has us leaning towards AMD's older and more interesting video

Intel's Israel Fab avoids employee redundancy 
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Intel's Israel Fab avoids employee redundancy

R&D still going strong.
Nehalem vs Penryn Graphics Performance 
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Nehalem vs Penryn Graphics Performance

Will upgrading to a new cpu squeeze a little more out of your card?
ASRock Penryn 1600SLI-110dB 
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ASRock Penryn 1600SLI-110dB

Plenty of connectors, but not much pizzazz

Centrino 2 launched 
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Centrino 2 launched

And a properly overclockable mobile processor announced.
How to launch Nehalem when Penryn is doing so well 
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How to launch Nehalem when Penryn is doing so well

Intel's CPU transition troubles
New MacBooks get multi-touch, Penryn 
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New MacBooks get multi-touch, Penryn

Larger hard drives, multitouch and nVidia 8600M GT graphics and loads of ports - here's your machine if you don't like the Air.
Buying a laptop: Intel's mobile Penryn is here 
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Buying a laptop: Intel's mobile Penryn is here

New Centrino refresh includes "Deep Power Down" and Intel's much-hyped SSE4 instructions.
Tick Tock - 10 years on the Intel clock 
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Tick Tock - 10 years on the Intel clock

Intel unloaded a swag of new Penryn-class CPUs at CES today. Zara Baxter explores the new platform and what it means for your PC.
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 
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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650

This first of a new generation is only a little faster than the old, but its potential is clearly huge
Mysteries of making computer chips  
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Mysteries of making computer chips

What job involves acid baths, robots and space suits? Read about the fascinating world of computer chip fabrication, with PC Authority’s exclusive imagery and insights.

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