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The Kickass Processors That Will Power Your Next Computer

Bits and pieces of info about Intel's brand new 4th generation processors have been dripping out for months now. Good graphics, crazy battery life. Exciting stuff. Finally, though, we've got a full view of guts that'll power most of next year's computers, and they'll be available starting June 4th. The future looks very, very bright. Read More >>

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These Brand New AMD Processors Could Be Your Next Laptop's Brain

Intel's new 4th-gen chips may be on the horizon, but AMD is taking the opportunity to strike first and get out their with its new family of third-generation A-series processors ahead of time. Enter the "Temash," "Kabini," and "Richland," processors that will make themselves at home in upcoming tablets, midrange notebooks, and powerhouse ultrathins soon. Read More >>

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Intel's Silvermont CPUs Herald a Serious Push into Mobile

Intel's Atom cores have caught a lot of guff, mainly thanks to bad memories of the netbook days. But its latest incarnation, the new Silvermont CPU architecture, is low-powered and packs a performance punch, positioning Intel to make a big push into mobile. Read More >>

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Moore's Law Safe for Another Decade as Intel Looks at 10nm and Beyond

There's no end to the upgrade cycle on the horizon, with Intel claiming to have found a "solution" for making the 10nm processors that'll eventually replace the 22nm options we're starting to see now. Moore's law of better/faster/cheaper every two years is looking safe. Read More >>

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Brilliant Spinning Heatsink Cools CPUs 30 Times More Efficiently

Most computers use a two-step process to cool the CPU. First, a heat exchanger pasted to the processor draws the warmth away. And then a combination of a heatsink and fans dissipate it away from the PC. But by merging those two steps into one, this spinning cooler ends up being greater than the sum of its parts. Read More >>

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Intel's Ivy Bridge: Tri-Gate Transistors Bring Supercharged Performance

Today is the day that the full veil comes off Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, which will be more commonly known as the third generation of Core processors. With that comes stats and specs about what Ivy Bridge is built on and what it will be capable of. Here's everything you need to know about Ivy Bridge: Read More >>

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Intel's Supercharged Ivy Bridge CPU Proves Its Mettle in Benchmarks

Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge platform has been touted and celebrated for months, and the thing hasn't so much as been touched by nary a consumer. But now, the anticipated CPU has made it into devices and a couple of lucky bastards have gotten their hands on it early. How does it perform? It's powerful. Real powerful. Like faster-than-a-laptop-with-discrete-graphics powerful. Read More >>

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Meet AMD's New History-Making, 16-Core Beast

Your quad-core computer doesn't seem so great anymore now, does it, champ? AMD's Opteron 6200 boasts 16 cores running at up to 2.6 GHz each. That is a lot of number crunching. Sadly, the monster isn't made for you. Read More >>

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One Dude Beats AMD's Overclocking World Record (8.46 GHz!)

Just last month, AMD staged an event to squeeze an amazing 8429.38 MHz out of its FX-8150 processor. The highest-clocked CPU in the world—it was a big production. And now they've been beaten by a team of one. Read More >>

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This Chip Might Power the Cheap Superphones of Tomorrow

ARM's new ultra-efficient Cortex-A7 processor isn't going to do anything for smartphones today. But in the near future, it'll be doing what today's fastest CPUs do at a sliver of the price, eating a sliver of the battery life. Read More >>

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Fujitsu K, The 548,352-core Supercomputer

This approachable perspex box is a section of the Fujitsu K. Despite looking like it should be selling Mars bars, cans of Coke, condoms and toothbrushes to businessmen, Fujitsu claims this cabinet actually contains the current "world's fastest supercomputer". Read More >>

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