First Intel Mobile Quad-Core Processor Coming Soon (Zoooom)

In addition to bragging about how awesome and zippy (while only power-sippy) Centrino 2 is, Intel execs also slipped that they'd be launching a set by the end of the quarter with their first mobile quad-core processor. Thanks to its hardcore power management on the Centrino 2, you'll actually be able to run four cores… » 7/15/08 11:30am 7/15/08 11:30am

Intel's Centrino 2 Gets Official Launch, Alongside Core 2 Extreme

We learned in May that there would be delays to Intel's Centrino 2 chipset for notebooks, but today it gets an official launch from Intel. That certainly tallies with the slew of notebooks hitting the news which have the chips inside. Alongside the Centrino 2, Intel gives us word on the Core 2 Extreme, which runs at… » 7/15/08 3:57am 7/15/08 3:57am

Intel's Mobile Core 2 Extreme Will Give Lappies a Shot of Adrenaline

Mobile gamers listen up. Intel's prepping a mobile version of their Core 2 Extreme processor. It's expected to give laptops (gaming laptops in particular) a nice shot of adrenaline without zapping your battery (Intel claims the dual-core CPU will have energy-saving features). It'll use Intel's Santa Rosa 800MHz… » 6/06/07 11:16am 6/06/07 11:16am

Fastest AMD Opteron vs. Intel Core 2 Extreme: (Verdict: Close, But Too Close)

AMD Opteron 2220SE 2.8GHz processors make their debut on the just-released HP xw9400 Workstation today, and they were tested on content creation benchmarks against the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor. The result? Even with two of the latest Opterons chugging away, the xw9400 barely beat the 2.93 single-processor Core 2… » 9/06/06 2:43pm 9/06/06 2:43pm

VoodooPC's Intel Core 2 Extreme-Based Omen Desktops

VoodooPC has announced the availability of Intel Core 2 Extreme-based high performance desktops. Part of the Omen series, the desktops are among the first to make use of Intel's just-announced Core 2 CPUs. As is always the case, being a member of the early adopter club comes at a hefty price, with base configurations… » 7/31/06 2:10pm 7/31/06 2:10pm

Intel Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Extreme Ships Today

Intel launches its Core 2 Duo processors today, 10 in all, including the 64-bit Conroe (Core 2 Duo) and Conroe XE (Core 2 Extreme) for desktops. and 32-bit Merom for laptops All are dual-core processors that will initially be available in single socket configurations, which means that at first there won't be dual… » 7/27/06 11:18am 7/27/06 11:18am