Apple's brought both sizes of the MacBook Air line straight up to what you'd expect from a laptop in 2011, adding a Thunderbolt port, but more importantly some sweet Sandy Bridge i5 and i7 chips—and backlit keyboards.
The newest iMac to hit the market, with an Intel 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 processor and 256GB SSD build-to-order option, is officially the fastest mac ever shipped. It even beat out a top-of-the-line Mac Pro Xeon 6-core.
>Digital Storm has unveiled their latest line of custom gaming PCs, which employs theSub-Zero Liquid Chilled System, allowing for Intel Core i7 processors to be overclocked at a blazing 4.6 gigahertz while remaining at an icy 0ºC.
This is the Grape-DR, a supercomputer housed in the Department of Information Science at the University of Tokyo. It has 64 Intel Core i7-920 processors and an accelerator chip that can achieve 200 gigaflops with a lightbulb's worth of power.
Dell's Alienware M11x already offered up some potent graphics, especially for a laptop of its size. Now—just a few months after release—the M11x is getting a Core i7 CPU upgrade that makes it a powerhouse in every sense.
Intel expanded its processor family today with six new chips, each designed to make ultraportable notebooks thinner, lighter, and with 32% better performance. We're talking laptops less than an inch thick with ULV Core i7 inside. We're talking MacBook Air.
Courtesy of a Dell representative who let a little too much information loose in a video interview with Shufflegazine, we now know that its gaming arm Alienware is readying an Intel Core i7 netbook next month.
PC Authority was putting their new 17-inch, Core i7 MacBook Pro through their typical battery of benchmarks. Then, the chassis grew hot and a series of strange errors began to occur.
New MacBook Pros have been a long time coming, but Macworld Australia has apparently heard from sources that new MacBook Pro models will be announced next Tuesday, the 13th of April. No further evidence has come to light suggesting this is true, apart from Best Buy magically disappearing away the 15-inch model on its…
Two of the more interesting Core chips in the pipe from Intel, at least for gamers: The 32nm Core i5-655K (dual core), coming in June, and the 45nm Core i7-875K (quad core), coming in July, both have unlocked multipliers, meaning it's way easier to overclock the crap out of 'em. They will be expensive. [DigiTimes]
Six cores. That's how many are in Intel's ridiculous new Core i7-980x. MaximumPC takes us deep inside the world's fastest CPU, with full, mind-searing benchmarks.
There have been allegations that someone's been supplying online retailer Newegg with fake Intel Core i7 processors and then proceeding to threaten anyone who reports on the issue. Here's what Newegg has to say:
HP's ProBook s-series wants to be your everything: punchy enough for work, stylish enough for home. And with a new brushed aluminum industrial design and Core i3/i5/i7 processing power, they may just bridge that gap.
Like Darth Vader's underpants, the new Intel Core i7 and i5-based Digital Storm BlackOPS PCs are made of lusty black aluminum. Also like Darth Vader's underpants, they are liquid cooled.
We've seen a ton of Core i5 notebooks recently, all loaded with Intel's impotent integrated graphics, which are part of the chip. Now, Nvidia's Optimus enables PCs to switch automatically between Intel's crappy integrated graphics and Nvidia's beefier graphics cards.