Exclusive PC World tests show PCs equipped with Intel's new Core 2 Duo processors set a new record for desktop performance. The processors have helped Intel decisively reclaim the power desktop crown from competitor AMD.
Hoping to take a larger share of the global market for computer processors, Via Technologies Inc. announced that its latest chip, the C7, will soon go into mass production. The C7 will initially be available in 1.5GHz and 1.8GHz versions and offer substantially more processing power than the company's existing C3 chips.
Intel Corp. outlined its plans for a dual-core mobile processor and platform technology Wednesday, but declined to provide any details about the dual-core future of its flagship Pentium 4 desktop processor.