Tag Archives: Intel

Latency and stuttering with 3D acceleration

The other day, I read this interesting article on Anandtech about the GPU stuttering issues that were recently discovered with AMD cards. I wanted to do a quick write-up about that, since it relates to what I am doing. As … 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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The return of Larrabee, and Kepler’s true form

A little over a year ago, Intel announced their future plans for the Larrabee project, their attempt at a massively parallel architecture, much like nVidia’s and AMD’s GPGPU architectures. Initially Larrabee was also supposed to power a graphics card. However, … 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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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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Intel Medfield vs ARM

I did an article on ARM and x86 about a year ago, since multicore ARMs were up and coming, and Windows 8 would allow them to be used in netbooks, notebooks or even desktops, as competing solutions to x86. That … Continue reading

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Intel Lynnfield memory woes

I recently got a Lynnfield kit from someone who failed to get it stable. The kit consists of the following: Intel Core i7 860 processor (codename Lynnfield), socket 1156 Asus P7P55D Deluxe motherboard Corsair Dominator 8 GB (4×2 GB) DDR3-1600 kit (CMD8GX3M4A1600C8) … Continue reading

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Are all AMD fans idiots?

Yea I know, sounds a bit like a blog I did on linux a while ago, doesn’t it? Well, that’s very appropriate, because it’s a similar case of revisionist history by people probably not old enough to ever have witnessed … Continue reading

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