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Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 Storage Device Battle

Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 Storage Device Battle

The speed of the Pegasus R6 is very fast (Source: Dong Ngo/CNET) When Intel Corporation announced that they were ready to release to the public the much ballyhooed Thunderbolt mass storage device, the computing world celebrated like the arrival of ...

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Intel Previews Nehalem-EX Xeon Processor

Intel Previews Nehalem-EX Xeon Processor

Intel Corporation of Santa Clara, California has introduced a prototype of a new Xeon processor with codenamed Nehalem-EX. The processor supports up to eight cores and sixteen threads inside a single chip and includes up to sixteen memory slots per ...

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AMD Unveils Six-Core CPU

AMD Unveils Six-Core CPU

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has recently announced plans to release its first six-core processor by the second half of 2009. AMD reported that the new processor, which was codenamed “Istanbul”, will employ the identical socket and thermal envelope, as the ...

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AMD to Fight Intel with a Dragon

AMD to Fight Intel with a Dragon

AMD is about to release a brand new platform technology, named “Dragon,” featuring its new AMD Phenom II X4 processor. The platform has been designed specially for demanding users and high-end gaming as well as graphic and video professionals and ...

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Intel’s Upcoming Optical Chip

Intel’s Upcoming Optical Chip

Researchers at Intel have pushed the boundaries of silicon photonics once again by developing the first avalanche photodetector (APD). This inexpensive silicon-based device promises to revolutionize how multiple processor cores communicate within computing systems. It uses standard silicon to transmit ...

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The Future of WiMAX

The Future of WiMAX

What do a poor farmer in a remote village in Africa and a rich business man from Manhattan have in common? Both will benefit from the coming revolution of WiMAX, the fourth generation of wireless technology. The farmer will be ...

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X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

Intel has recently announced its latest solid-state drive (SSD), called X-25E. According to the firm, the result is an increase in server, workstation, and storage system performance by up to 100 times over traditional hard-disk drives, when measured in input/output ...

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2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

Since first entering the consumer market about two years ago solid state drives (SSDs) have improved significantly, and while prices remain substantially higher than conventional magnetic storage, it is predicted that in 2009 SSDs will finally make an impact on ...

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Intel Health Guide

Intel Health Guide

Intel Corporation has recently announced the Intel Health Guide, a tablet-PC which offers management tools for health care professionals that treat patients with chronic conditions. The Health Guide represents Intel’s entry into a new category of personal health systems, and ...

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