All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cpu’

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Is The First 64-Bit CPU For Android Devices

Earlier this year, Apple introduced the first 64-bit CPU for a mobile device with the A7 chip found in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. At the time, many wondered when Android devices would start to see 64-bit CPUs. Well, wonder no more as the world’s biggest manufacturer of Android SoCs has announced its first 64-bit CPU. Qualcomm announced a …

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 805, Can Playback 4K Video

4K video, or “Ultra HD,” is going to be the standard in a few years thanks to increased availability of 4K displays. It might even become standardized even faster if Qualcomm has anything to say about it. Qualcomm announced today a new SoC – the Snapdragon 805 – that’s meant to be the successor to its Snapdragon 800 CPU. The …

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Apparently, Mobile CPU Performance Is Just Like Playing Guitar Hero

Qualcomm CPUs are in pretty much every major smartphone available today. There’s a good reason for that – they’re damn good CPUs. That doesn’t mean there aren’t other good CPUs out there, but Qualcomm thinks it still has the best around. In a new video released this week, Qualcomm explains how its quad-core CPUs outperform the competition’s octa-core CPUs. But …

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Intel Could be Ditching Atom Branding [RUMOR]

A new report from Taiwanese news outlet DigiTimes states that Intel is “considering” ditching the Atom brand name. The publication’s unnamed sources “from the upstream supply chain” stated that the decision may be based on the growing impression of Atom processors as low-end, having become associated with the sometimes low-quality products they can be found in. The report goes on …

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Intel Introduces Low-Power Server-Class Atom Processor

The Intel Atom processor is the company’s ticket into the lucrative tablet and smartphone market. It’s slowly working its way into more mobile devices, but Intel will now offer its low-power processing solution to servers as well. Intel announced today that its Atom S1200 is the world’s first 6-watt server-class processor. It’s a system on-chip processor that features lower-power levels, …

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Intel CEO Says Windows 8 Isn’t Ready For Release [Rumor]

We’re a little over a month away from the launch of Windows 8 on October 26. It’s the biggest change for the Redmond-based company since the launch of Windows 95. A lot is riding on this launch and Microsof has been pushing the operating system as hard as they can. Intel has been pushing right alongside them, but the processor …

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CPU Gets 20% Performance Boost With New Configuration

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units (GPUs) and central processing units (CPUs) on a single chip to collaborate – boosting processor performance by an average of more than 20 percent. Processor speed is one of the main stats that developers and consumers look at in making buying decisions. GPUs were …

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