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One of the bigger shakeups of the Xeon ecosystem of late is the recent discovery that Intel will be severing the few ties that the Xeon family of processors from the consumer arm of the company. While it is still fundamentally the same microarchitecture underneath with the same amount of pins, and there are a few additional features on the Xeon, it was mentioned (rather than announced) that the Skylake Xeon processors would not be coded into t­he consumer motherboard microcode, and thus be non-qualified for the 100-series chipset motherboards. This means that if you need a Skylake Xeon, you need a C230 series motherboard which is meant to be a higher validated chipset part over the consumer ones. This leads to the Greenlow...

CES 2010 – Netbooks, Netbooks, Everywhere!

CES week has begun, and we kick off our coverage with a look at some of the latest laptop and netbook announcements. Pine Trail has arrived, but we're still...

19 by Jarred Walton on 1/4/2010

IDF 2009 - Intel Shows off 22nm & 32nm, Sandy Bridge Demoed

It's the first day of IDF and in usual Intel fashion we have new silicon, new transistors and new architectures. It's nothing huge but a fairly traditional keynote...

32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/22/2009

IDF 2009 - World's First Larrabee Demo, More Clarkdale, Gulftown

Intel finally demonstrated Larrabee, although not in a major way. Intel's first discrete GPU is still going through birthing pains as it inches towards its release in Q2...

46 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/22/2009

Nintendo's Development Secrets, Cloud Gaming & new Killer NIC - GDC '09

Our first day of coverage from the Game Developer's Conference includes a rare insight into how Nintendo develops games, a new service that offloads GPU/CPU computation for games and...

39 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Derek Wilson on 3/26/2009

CES 2009 - Cases, Coolers, and Power Supplies

We sent Christoph around the Vegas Strip to meet with the various power supply, cooling, and case companies and find out what's new and interesting.

40 by Christoph Katzer on 1/14/2009

CES 2009 - TV Trends, WirelessHD, 240Hz and Netbook Pricing

We report on trends in the LCD TV industry for 2009 and beyond. Don't be fooled by the name, 240Hz doesn't necessarily mean what you think. WirelessHD...

31 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/12/2009

CES 2009 - Day 1: Netbooks, "Talking" Cars and more

If the past two CESes were mostly display shows, this year's was about netbooks and mobile devices. We're done hearing about convergence, it's now the age of devices.

17 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Manveer Wasson on 1/9/2009

CES 2009 - ASUS Expands the Eee Family

Touch enabled Eee PCs, an Eee Keyboard with built in computer, glass touchpad and wireless HDMI, and a new Atom based notebook with a 512GB SSD - standard. ...

20 by Jarred Walton on 1/7/2009

Hell Freezes Over: NVIDIA Announces Native SLI Support for the Intel X58 Chipset

Yep, there's finally native SLI support on an Intel chipset without the use of any funny nForce switches. Nehalem owners with certain X58 based motherboards will get both...

44 by Anand Shimpi & Laura Johnston on 8/28/2008

NVISION 08 - Jen-Hsun Talks Larrabee, Mobility, VIA and More

We were unimpressed with the keynote but it's not because of the speaker. NVIDIA's CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang sat down with us and answered some tough questions about Intel...

20 by Anand Shimpi & Larry Barber on 8/26/2008

NVISION 08 - Live! Day 2 Keynote Coverage

The second day of NVIDIA's first visual computing convention is upon us. Join us to experience the opening keynote.

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi & Howard Johnston on 8/26/2008

NVISION 08 - Live! Jen-Hsun Keynote Coverage

It's NVIDIA's first NVISION and we've got live coverage of Jen-Hsun's keynote. Find out what NVIDIA's CEO has to say about the future of the company and GPUs.

10 by Anand Shimpi & Virginia Lee on 8/25/2008

Intel Developer Forum 2008 - Live! Day 3 Keynote Coverage & The Woz

Woz and Ratner are speaking today, and we should get some good R&D info later in the keynote. This should last from 11am EST to 12:45pm EST, so not...

2 by Derek Wilson on 8/21/2008

Integrated Graphics - G45 at IDF

Intel opened up about the G45 in their Enhancing the Media Experience presentation today.

13 by Gary Key on 8/21/2008

Intel Developer Forum 2008 - Live! Day 2 Keynote Coverage

Today's IDF keynotes, covered in real time, dealing with everything from mobility and digital home to software.

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/20/2008

Lucid Hydra 100 - Enabling SLI/CrossFire on Any Platform

In one of the more surprising demos of IDF a small company called Lucid demonstrated its hardware which allows multiple GPUs to be used in tandem without silly driver/platform...

34 by Derek Wilson on 8/20/2008

Intel Developer Forum 2008 - Live! First Day Keynote Coverage

Live coverage from the first keynote of IDF.

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/19/2008

Intel Reveals SSD Details at IDF 2008

Intel unveiled its plans for SSDs in 2008 at IDF. It also made some pretty lofty performance claims for how its SSDs will stack up against the competition...

10 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/19/2008

Intel Developer Forum 2008 - Live! Nehalem, Gelsinger Keynote Coverage

Pat Gelsinger and Dadi Perlmutter are on stage and are going to be talking about everything from Nehalem to Larrabee and Atom.

16 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/19/2008

E3 Aftermath

A look back at some highlights from this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo

27 by Eddie Turner on 7/25/2008

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