Tag Archives: Haswell

Intel disables TSX in Haswell

I was going to do a blog about this earlier, but the timing was rather unfortunate, because I had just published another blog. Then it slipped my mind, until the news of the new Haswell EP-based Xeon CPUs that is. … Continue reading

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AMD Richland, another improvement that is not an improvement

Only moments after Intel introduced its new Haswell, AMD also introduced its successor to Trinity, codenamed Richland. Well, I can be short about this one. Anandtech did some nice coverage on it, as usual. The focus is entirely on the … 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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x86 vs ARM: Intel’s next move is Clover Trail

As we saw with Medfield a while ago, Intel is catching up with mobile ARM devices. But now Intel has supplied Anandtech with a Clover Trail-powered tablet. Tablets are a little more towards Intel’s comfort zone, since tablets can get away with larger batteries … Continue reading

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Intel Haswell: How low can you go?

At the recent Intel Developer Forum, Intel disclosed new details about the upcoming Haswell architecture. For the full coverage, you can read the coverage from various tech sites, such as Anandtech. As usual, I will just pick out a few things … Continue reading

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AMD Steamroller

Perhaps some of you expected more coverage on upcoming CPUs on this blog, given the history regarding AMD’s Bulldozer. But well, there hasn’t been too much to report on, really. I did a short thing on Trinity/Piledriver, but there was … Continue reading

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