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Intel speeds-up introduction of unlocked Core i5/i7 ‘Broadwell’ processors

Intel Corp. has pulled-in introduction of its next-generation mainstream enthusiast-class microprocessors code-named “Broadwell-Unlocked” and “Broadwell-K” by several months, according to a slide the chip giant allegedly demonstrated to its partners earlier this week. The slide also confirms that Intel plans to introduce its code-named “Skylake-S” microprocessors for desktops already in …

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Marvell unveils controller for SSDs with 2GB/s and 4GB/s bandwidth

Marvell this week introduced its new controller that will power next-generation ultra-high-performance solid-state drives with PCI Express 3.0 or SATA Express interfaces. The controller also supports non-volatile memory express (NVMe) 1.1 specification and can support not only consumer, but also server-class SSDs. The Marvell 88SS1093 NVMe controller with three processing …

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Intel delays higher-end ‘Broadwell’ chips to July – September, 2015

Intel Corp. has reconsidered the launch schedule of its next-generation microprocessors code-named “Broadwell” and further delayed not only mainstream mobile parts, but also the high-end desktop and notebook models. Based on the new plan, the company may introduce the new Core i-series microprocessors only in July, or even September, 2015. …

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Marvell unveils PCIe SSD controller with SATA Express support

Marvell, one of the world’s leading developers of SSD controllers, on Wednesday unveiled the industry’s first controller for solid-state drives that officially supports SATA Express interconnection technology. The Marvell 88SS1083 controller supports PCI Express 2.0 x2 as well as SATA Express interconnection and thus can power solid-state drives with up …

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Intel Skylake PC platform: quad-core CPUs, new graphics, new chipsets

As previously reported, despite of the delay of the code-named Broadwell lineup of central processing units, Intel Corp.’s code-named Skylake chips are on-track to be introduced in 2015. Since preparations for introduction of the new platform are already underway in south-east Asia, the first leaks about the Skylake and systems …

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Asus SATA Express Hands-on Preview

Almost three years has passed since SandForce introduced its SF2200 series of controllers. Despite well-publicised problems SandForce’s SF2281, in particular, was a radical product; it was one of the first controllers employed by SSD manufacturers to push the SATA 6Gbps connection to its realistic limits. Wind the clock forward to …

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