Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Toshiba Delays Chip Unit Deal, Sues Western Digital
Qualcomm Debuts the Snapdragon Wear 1200 and the Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platforms
Samsung Launches ISOCELL Image Sensor Brand
Toshiba Announces 96-Layer 3D Flash Memory and 64-Layer QLC 3D Flash Memory
Western Digital Announces First 96-Layer 3D NAND Technology
New Intel SSD 545s Packs 64-layer 3D TLC Flash
Ransomware Hits Servers Across the Globe
New Sony 20MP CMOS Image Sensor Released
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel r...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, April 18, 2005
Intel releases Dual-Core Processor-based Systems


Intel Corporation announced that computer manufacturers Alienware, Dell and Velocity Micro today started selling desktop PCs and workstations based on Intel's first dual-core processor-based platform.

The dual-core processor-based systems are geared for computer hobbyists and entertainment enthusiasts.

"With dual-core processor-based system availability, today is a historic date for the computer industry as PCs begin having 'two brains' instead of one," said Don MacDonald, vice president of Intel's Digital Home Group.

"This milestone has additional significance for Intel given that it's the eve of the 40th anniversary of Moore's Law," MacDonald added. "Moore's Law is about giving you more computing capabilities without an equivalent increase in cost. This is what bringing dual-core processors to PCs is all about."

Intel's first dual-core processor-based platform includes the Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor Extreme Edition 840 running at 3.2 GHz and the Intel(R) 955X Express Chipset.

"This platform empowers computer users to take advantage of high-definition video, high-quality sound and 3-D visualization for their audio, video, digital design and gaming tasks," said MacDonald. "It enables increased capabilities and the power for people to do more with their computers, which will change how people use computing power inside and outside their homes."

Dual- and multi-core processors are designed by including two or more full execution cores within a single processor enabling simultaneous management of activities. When combined with Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology, which allows each execution core to present itself as two logical processors, the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840 can process four software threads simultaneously by more efficiently using resources that otherwise may sit idle.

Intel has more than 15 multi-core projects under development across the desktop, mobile and server computing market segments. The company will also introduce its mainstream, high volume dual-core Intel(R) Pentium(R) D processor-based platform this quarter, with systems to become available from leading computer makers.

The Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840 is priced at $999 and the Intel 955X Express Chipset is priced at $50 in 1,000-unit quantities.


Previous
Next
AMD sponsors THX Best Practices Laboratory for Windows Media        All News        InPhase Technologies New Holographic Technique Enables Terabyte Disc Recording
Intel reveals Wimax wireless chip     PC Parts News      Alienware Unleashes Next Generation of Workstation Performance

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Intel SSD 545s Packs 64-layer 3D TLC Flash
Intel to Bring Virtual Reality and 5G to Olympic Games
First Intel Core X-Series Processors Pre-Orders Begin Today, Available Starting June 26
Microsoft Used AI to Help Crack Down on Tech Support Scams
Intel Details "mesh" On-chip Interconnect Technology Features in New Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Intel Invests in Three AI Companies
Microsoft AI Masters Pac-Man
Intel Showcases PC Gaming and VR Experiences at E3, Announces Intel Grand Slam for Esports and Pre-Orders for Core X-series Processor Family
LG Establishes New Robotics and AI research Divisions
Intel is Threatening ARM and Microsoft For Emulating x86 ISA
Intel Adds the DC P4501 Low-Power NVMe SSD to Enterprise Lineup
Google to Retire the AlphaGo AI Program

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .