CES 2010: Dell laptop with Intel Core i3 leaked
Intel are looking to push their new Core i3 processor big time at this year's CES, and already details of laptops and netbooks flaunting the new hardware are leaking onto the web. The latest of these leaks comes via Costco,…
Intel announces 'Jasper Forest' chip
Intel has just announced a new chip based on its Nehalem-EP architecture called “Jasper Forest”. It’s aimed at storage products and embedded applications and the I/O hub has been integrated right onto the chip.
Jasper Forest is named after a petrified forest in Arizona, pictured above. Intel often names its chips after geographical locations, with Nehalem named after an Oregon-based tribe of American indians.
(via Macworld UK)
Intel announce "Dunnington" – the beast with six cores
I can understand why Intel aren’t following their “dual” and “quad” naming conventions religiously. If they were then this would be a “sex-core” chip. Maybe they’ll switch from Latin to Greek and refer to it as a “hex-core” chip. That might sound a bit pagan though, so they’ll probably just stick with “six”. Opportunity missed…