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Intel Sandybridge revelation. No O/C for poor i3 ?

Will Intel reduce overclocking options on its next generation processors?  That’s what KitGuru spies are hearing and it is slightly worrying. A concerned KitGuru investigates. Back in the 90s, AMD managed to stretch out a significant lead over Intel in the enthusiast space for one simple reason. Intel doggedly refused …

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ARM speak with Google to replace Intel

Industry insiders have confirmed with KitGuru that ARM have been speaking with Google in the attempt to get the search engine giant to replace the processors in their television products. Intel currently supply stocks of their ATOM processor to Google and it is a fairly lucrative source of revenue for …

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AMD gains on Intel, slips against nVidia

It’s a topsy-turvy world in modern technology. Just because you have a monsterous lead one minute, that doesn’t mean you won’t be trailing in the blink of an eye. And so life is for AMD right now. KitGuru investigates. With the launch of the Radeon HD 5000 series in September …

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AMD speak about ‘Flex FP’ – new floating point power

AMD have spoken about the upcoming Flex FP floating point unit which is due to be incorporated into the Bulldozer Processor line up in servers and workstations next year. John Fruehe, AMD’s director of product marketing said in his blog that the new technology delivers tremendous floating-point capabilities for technical …

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AMD Fusion discussion with Bob Grim

We’re surrounded by integrated graphics.   From Blackberries to iPhones, from netbooks to iPads. KitGuru spends more hours in a day using integrated graphics than discrete cards. As users, we represent the elite. The top 5% of users – with serious knowledge, skills and access to as much technology as we …

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New AMD CPUs – pricing confirmed

AMD have released a new slew of processors and as always their focus is on competitive pricing. We have new AMD CPU’s in our labs for testing and the reviews will be published in the near future. The success of KitGuru has meant that everyone wants us to review their …

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Intel unleash new $50 CPU upgrade cards

Intel have announced their intention to sell $50 ‘Processor Performance Upgrade Cards’ which people can buy to enhance the performance of their Intel CPU’s. These cards unlock additional CPU features which are physically on the die but are disabled in their ‘sell state’. CPU world have detailed that the Intel …

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Handy Job for Pepper Pot (More Llano Exposure)

KitGuru’s earlier shot of the full blooded, desktop Fusion processor got a lot of folks salivating and a few of them spitting bile. For your delight and delictation, we flip it over and shoot it next to something hard and spicy. Phwoah. Life is busy already. With the launch of …

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Arm Cortex A15 chip detailed

Many people have been waiting on the new ARM chip and finally details have emerged detailing the 28nm processor which has been taped out at GlobalFoundries. The processor loses the ‘Eagle’ name and it called the Cortex A15 MPCore Processor and is going to be licensed to customers immediately for …

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Exclusive ‘Llano’ AMD Fusion processor picture

For years, AMD’s been telling us that the future is Fusion. At Computex 2010 it finally ran a full speed demo live on stage in front of the world’s press. On 26th July, AMD briefed the press again, with Fusion marketing guru John Taylor taking the lead. Now the threat …

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Intel Core i3 560: For a Few MegaHz More

Speed bumping a processor is a very natural way to refresh your range. It’s the oldest marketing trick in the book, but what does it actualy buy you? In reality, it’s very hard to know. KitGuru looks at the upcoming IntelCore i3 560 processor. In the good old days of …

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AMD announce details of new CPU designs

AMD have had a great 12 months, with the ATI division delivering the highest level of sales on the market. They also have a nice chunk of change in their coffers after a $1.25BN settlement handout by Intel. Yesterday at the Hot Chips conference held at Stanford University the company …

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Intel kills 750 – crowns new champion

Word has just reached KitGuru that one of the most popular enthusiast CPUs in the world, the Core i5 750, has been handed a long sword, pointed in the direction of its family temple at dawn and told to cut out its main intestine before plunging the cold metal into …

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Sandy Bridge Launch line up – info leaked

Computerbase appear to have leaked information on the Intel launch lineup for Sandy bridge. Both mobile and desktop parts are listed and while this is not confirmed it looks to be reasonably realistic going on previous reports. The move to Sandy Bridge will give customers new solutions with power via …

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Intel Core i7 970 CPU Review

The Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition is the most powerful CPU we have tested at KitGuru and while it still holds the enthusiast market performance crown, not many can afford the £850+ asking price. I have received quite a few emails recently asking if we were going to review the …

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AMD Ontario performance numbers leaked

It seems that performance figures for the first Fusion product from AMD have leaked online. Hardware Info – a german site, appear to have gotten their hands on a leaked table that details the Ontario based accelerated processing unit (APU) is capable of 1.352 GFLOPS of floating point performance. When …

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