Monday, October 24, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner For $85.4B
Internet Disruptions Were Caused By Attacked Connected Devices
TSMC, GlobalFoundries/Samsung To Present Their 7nm Platforms At IEDM
Hon Hai Gains Apple Mac Orders From Quanta
AT&T In Advanced Talks With Time Warner On Merger
LG's Next Flagship G6 Smartphone Won't be Modular
Samsung to Exchange Galaxy Note 7 with New Galaxy S8
Qualcomm Said to Be Near A Deal With NXP
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.

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
Intel Reports Strong Quarterly Revenue
DENSO and Toshiba to Develop Artificial Intelligence Technology, Deep Neural Network-IP, for Image Recognition Systems
SK Hynix Enters Collaboration to Develop Neuromorphic Chip
Intel Announces The Falcon 8+ Commercial Drone
Samsung to Acquire AI Firm Viv, Creators Of Apple's Siri
Intel Starts Sampling Stratix 10 FPGA For Smart and Connected Devices, Aero board And robotics kit Also Released
Intel’s New Consumer Security Lineup Extends Use of the Cloud to Protect Against Emerging Threats
Microsoft Creation New Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft And IBM Establish Partnership on AI Best Practices
NVIDIA Launches New AI Technology At Third Regional GPU Tech Conference
Samsung Narrows Gap With Intel In Semiconductor Industry Ranking
Intel Raises Third-Quarter Revenue Expectations

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .