Intel forced to buy Altera
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2015 12:00

Intel forced to buy Altera


Or Wall Street will kick it to death

While there are some that do not believe that Intel will have to press ahead with its rumoured buy out of rival Altera, there are signs that it might not have a choice.

Intel unleashes 750-series PCIe/NVMe SSD
Published in Memory
Friday, 03 April 2015 08:41

Intel unleashes 750-series PCIe/NVMe SSD


Leaves SATA drives in the dust

Intel has launched new 750-series solid state drives, based on PCIe and NVMe interfaces, enabling substantially higher performance than the company’s SATA SSDs. 

Intel releases N3000s
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 10:58

Intel releases N3000s


Replaces Bay Trail-M and Bay Trail-D

Chipzilla has launched Intel N3000 series systems on a chip (SoCs), which will kill off Bay Trail-M and Bay Trail-D SoCs on the desktop and mobile PCs.

Intel wants to quadruple SSD storage
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:05

Intel wants to quadruple SSD storage


More porn super fast

Intel wants to stuff four bits per cell to get more storage out of SSDs

Intel set to buy Altera
Published in News
Monday, 30 March 2015 10:23

Intel set to buy Altera


Shares surge

Shares in Chipzilla have surged after the news leaked that it is trying to buy fellow chipmaker Altera for a cool $10 billion.

Are Intel and Microsoft crippling stick PCs?
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Opinion: New form factor lacks support

Intel recently announced its first stick PC, but at the same time the chipmaker and Microsoft aren’t doing much to promote the new form factor. In fact, it seems like they don’t want stick PCs around. 

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
Published in Graphics


For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.

Micron and Intel ship 256Gb 3D NAND
Published in Memory
Friday, 27 March 2015 07:32

Micron and Intel ship 256Gb 3D NAND


Toshiba and SanDisk start sampling 48-layer 128Gb chips

Micron and Intel have announced the availability of 256Gb NAND, the world’s highest density flash memory, but Toshiba is hot on their heels. 

Intel could challenge Nvidia on GPUs
Published in News
Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:02

Intel could challenge Nvidia on GPUs


Set my people Phi

Intel has released details of its next -generation Xeon Phi processor and it is starting to look like Chipzilla is gunning for a chunk of Nvidia's GPU market.

Nvidia reportedly spreading orders between TSMC and Samsung
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And may give some foundry business to Intel come 2017

Chipmaker Nvidia has reportedly moved some of its orders from its long-time partner TSMC to Samsung.