GULFTOWN

March 11th, 2010

Intel Core i7 980X Gulftown Processor Officially Unveiled

Today begins a new dawn in the processor marketplace, with the world’s first ever consumer available hexa (6) – core CPU  being officially unveiled; the Core i7-980X Gulftown. The Intel Core i7 980X represents the next step forward in technology, taking the crown away from dual and quad cores as the premiere line and launching [...]

December 16th, 2009

Intel Six-Core Processors Named and Priced

Despite the fact that most media outlets speculated that Intel’s next generation of Core series CPUs would be titled under a new label, it would appear “Core-i9″ is just a figment of our imagination. This new breed of processor which brings major changes such as the 32nm manufacturing process and a jump to six-cores, is [...]

December 11th, 2009

Asus Prepping Support for Core-i9 CPUs

Asus has announced a number of its x58 motherboards motherboards that are all set to support Intel’s upcoming Gulftown processor expected to arrive in Q2 2010. Eight different boards will all support the hexa-core CPU’s via bios updates that are currently available. The launch of the Core-i9 series is eagerly anticipate by Asus and Intel,  [...]

October 16th, 2009

The End of an Era – R.I.P. Intel Stock Cooler

It seems like an eternity for many. Even with the release of their latest i5 processors, Intel has maintained the general design of their stock cooler for nearly a decade; since the dawn of the Pentium 4.  With Gulftown however,  they look to redefine out of the box cooling and it appears the old cooler’s [...]

September 22nd, 2009

AMD Confirms Release of Six-Core Desktop Processors for 2010

Well it looks like our original report that AMD would be releasing desktop six-core processors in 2010, was not nearly as far off the mark as some speculated. Attempting to hopefully steal a bit of the spotlight from Intel’s IDF conference announcements, AMD officially stated that they are on track to debut the 45nm “Thuban” [...]

September 14th, 2009

Intel Announces 32nm Production Set to Begin

It’s official,  Core i5 Lynnfield processors are so last week, and the next hottest product to get excited about is ready to enter production. Intel claims to be at “production readiness” with their 32nm next-gen chips, which could mean seeing mainstream processors out as early as the start of the new year. The company released [...]