Dual-core Athlon focuses on energy-efficiency

Dual-core Athlon focuses on energy-efficiency

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. this week is unveiling an energy-efficient, dual-core Athlon desktop processor. The 45-watt, X2 4850E processor is...

March 4th, 2008 Sharon Gaudin

Sun launches first blades from new Intel deal

Sun launches first blades from new Intel deal

Sun Microsystems Inc. is reaching for a larger share of the blade server market with its launch June 6 of...

June 5th, 2007 Robert Mullins

AMD to replace Athlon with Phenom chip

AMD to replace Athlon with Phenom chip

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEBOSTON - Advanced Micro Devices Inc. will make a quad-core chip for desktop PCs, replacing its venerable...

May 13th, 2007 Ben Ames

40 server vendors to use Intel ‘Tulsa’ chips

40 server vendors to use Intel ‘Tulsa’ chips

At least 40 server server manufacturers announced plans to incorporate Intel Corp.'s new dual-core 64-bit Xeon 7100 processor, dubbed "Tulsa,"...

August 29th, 2006 Robert Mullins

Notebook chip gets good response

Notebook chip gets good response

Intel Corp. formally announced its "Merom" chip for notebooks Monday, as vendors including Dell Inc's Alienware, Gateway Inc. and Toshiba...

August 29th, 2006 Ben Ames

Sun aims Opteron servers at data centers

Sun aims Opteron servers at data centers

Sun Microsystems Inc. launched three Opteron-based servers Tuesday, positioning them as midrange servers to be used for network computing in...

July 10th, 2006 Ben Ames

AMD seeks to boost PC biz with power-saving chips

AMD seeks to boost PC biz with power-saving chips

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) is hoping to take a bite out of Intel Corp.'s market share by selling energy-efficient...

May 16th, 2006 Ben Ames

Oracle onslaught – new price strategy targets IBM, Microsoft, analyst says

Oracle onslaught – new price strategy targets IBM, Microsoft, analyst says

Oracle Corp. has dropped its licensing price for multi-core processors by 25 per cent, but the strategy might not be...

July 17th, 2005 Mari-Len De Guzman

Oracle’s multicore licensing model takes a new twist

Oracle’s multicore licensing model takes a new twist

Oracle Corp. will edge closer to a licensing model for multicore processors that has been adopted by other software vendors,...

July 17th, 2005 Tom Krazit