Tag Archives: Core i7

AMD Zen: a bit of a deja-vu?

AMD has released the first proper information on their new Zen architecture. Anandtech seems to have done some of the most in-depth coverage, as usual. My first impression is that of a deja-vu… in more than one way. Firstly, it reminds … Continue reading

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Haswell Hasarrived

Intel has launched its new generation of Core i5/i7 processors, codenamed Haswell. If you are familiar with Intel’s tick-tock strategy, this is a ‘tock’: a microarchitecture update on existing process technology. In this case the 22 nm process which is … Continue reading

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Another FreeBSD server upgrade…

A few years ago, I wrote about how I upgraded my FreeBSD server. Well, a few days ago, the computer seized up, and it no longer wanted to boot. I could turn it on, and the fans and HDD started spinning, … Continue reading

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Ivy Bridge: Intel goes 22 nm and DirectX 11

Today we can see a preview of Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge at Anandtech: http://www.anandtech.com/show/5626/ivy-bridge-preview-core-i7-3770k Once again, Intel has pulled off the seemingly impossible: they increased the IPC of the Core i7 series. They have also made the turbo more aggressive … Continue reading

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