Asus G71 Gaming Laptop Uses Quad-Core Chip

Asus has updated its G-series gaming laptop line with the G71, a notebook that sports Intel's new QX9300 quad-core processor. The computer comes with a 17-inch Crystal Shine display, an NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GT GDDR3 512MB graphics card, and can be customized with up to 4GB of system memory and 1TB of hard disk space.… » 10/08/08 2:05am 10/08/08 2:05am

AMD Processor Roadmap Leaked Online: Quad-Core "Deneb" Phenoms in January

AMD's immediate processor plans have been leaked in the form of a PowerPoint slide to Spanish site CHW.net » 9/04/08 10:45am 9/04/08 10:45am. Dual-core "Brisbane" Athlons at 2.6GHz are due in October, alongside "Toliman" triple-core Phenoms. November sees the single-core "Lima" Athlon chip, obviously destined for low-power devices, since it runs at…

Intel Nehalem Chip Moniker Begets "Core i7" Branding

Those upcoming crazy fast Intel Nehalem chips we've profiled a bunch of times this year got an official name today, and in typical Intel fashion the subdued moniker does little to betray the speedy goodness housed within. The chip set will be called Core i7 in its first generation of products, and is also the first of… » 8/10/08 7:30pm 8/10/08 7:30pm

Intel Launching Cheap Quad Core Processors to Battle Budget AMD Triple Cores

Digitimes is reporting that Intel is about to pop a series of cheap quad core processors (Q8000) to slap back at AMD's budget triple core offerings. The first will be the Core 2 Quad 8200, which'll run at 2.33GHz with a 4MB L2 cache, supporting a front-side bus of up to 1333MHz for around $200. Difference between… » 6/13/08 2:10pm 6/13/08 2:10pm