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Performance of next-generation Intel ‘Broadwell’ Gen8 graphics revealed

A technology enthusiast has conducted the first benchmarks of Intel Core i7-5500U “Broadwell” processor’s integrated graphics engine and compared it to that of Intel Core i7-4510U “Haswell” processor. While the results are promising, they do not demonstrate any radical performance boosts. Intel Corp. has been gradually improving performance and capabilities …

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Intel Core M processors to power 5% – 10% of notebooks next year – report

Intel Corp.’s Core M microprocessors boast impressively low power consumption and heat dissipation, which will enable new types of low-power/ultra-thin personal computers. Unfortunately, due to limited performance provided by the Core M chips, their adoption will be limited too, according to a media report. Only around 5 – 10 per …

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Intel: We are behind expected yield curve with 14nm process technology

Although Intel Corp. has significantly improved yields of chips made using 14nm process technology, the company is still not completely satisfied with the result. Lower-than-expected yields have already caused Intel to postpone mass production of its code-named “Broadwell” microprocessors and will likely affect the company for several more months. “Overall …

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Intel reveals detailed specifications of Core M ‘Broadwell’ chips

Intel Corp. has revealed detailed specifications of the first Core M microprocessors based on the “Broadwell” architecture. While the new processors will clearly not be performance champions, they will consume significantly lower amount of energy compared to existing chips and will enable extremely thin tablets, 2-in-1s and laptops. “We’ve been …

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Intel finds erratum in Haswell and Broadwell chips, disables TSX instructions

One of the features of Intel Corp.’s Haswell micro-architecture (and Broadwell micro-architecture) were transactional synchronization extensions (TSX), which could significantly boost performance in multi-threaded applications that take advantage of them. As it appears, usage of the technology leads to unpredictable PC behaviour due to an erratum. As a result, Intel …

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Intel reaffirms plans to ship ‘Broadwell’ chips in late 2014

Intel Corp. on Monday reaffirmed plans to start shipments of its next-generation code-named “Broadwell” microprocessors in late 2014 and to make them available in mass quantities in 2015. The announcement is made to persuade investors and partners that there will be no further delays with Intel’s new products as well …

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Intel to demonstrate 14nm chips, 10nm wafers in September

In a bid to convince its partners and investors that it is on-track with its Tick-Tock strategy, Intel Corp. reportedly plans to showcase several yet-unannounced products at the Intel Developer Forum event this September. While the company will demonstrate certain new things, it does not mean that everything goes truly …

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Intel ‘Broadwell’ chips will be available for two weeks in 2014

Brian Krzanich, chief executive officer of Intel Corp., once said that the company’s upcoming microprocessors code-named Broadwell would be available by the holiday season and “not at the last second of holiday.” According to a revised launch schedule of Intel’s 14nm chips, the Broadwell family of central processing units will …

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Wide availability of Intel’s ‘Broadwell’ chips slips to 2015

While Intel Corp. has publicly announced that the first systems based on the code-named “Broadwell” processors will be available by Christmas, it now looks like actual availability of such PCs will be rather scarce. Apparently, only “initial” devices based on the Broadwell processors will show up this year, whereas mass …

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Intel reveals Core M ‘Broadwell’ 14nm microprocessors

At the Computex trade-show in Taipei, Taiwan, Intel Corp. introduced its first microprocessors based on the code-named “Broadwell” micro-architecture aimed at ultra-thin high-performance tablets, notebooks and 2-in-1s. The new central processing units (CPUs) are called the Core M and will emerge on the market later this year. The chipmaker also …

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Intel delays desktop, high-performance ‘Broadwell’ to mid-2015

Although Intel Corp. is on track to ship low-power mobile versions of the code-named Broadwell microprocessors this September, the company plans to significantly postpone introduction of high-performance and desktop flavours of the new chips. Instead of releasing the first Broadwell-K processors for enthusiasts in late 2014, the chi giant now …

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First Intel ‘Broadwell’ processors to be released in September

As reported exclusively by KitGuru early this year, the first central processing units based on the Broadwell micro-architecture will be aimed at ultra-low-power and small form-factor devices and will reach the market in the third quarter. This information was confirmed again this week when a web-site published Intel’s launch schedule …

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