Analysis: How serious are the bugs in Intel's Core 2 Duo?

Last week, Intel released a Core 2 microcode update to BIOS and OS vendors. The fallout from that release has many analysts scratching their head about the possible danger of Core 2 microprocessors. The big questions are a matter of trust: How can consumers trust a microprocessor which does not compute correctly? Let's take a look at all that entails.

Panasonic introduces 4x Blu-ray burner

Panasonic has announced that it is developing a new Blu-ray Disc drive that can write to single and dual-layer discs at a max speed of 18 MB/s.

Rumors about AMD Phenom delay surface, AMD confirms Q4 launch

A report published today claims that AMD is pushing back its quad-core desktop processor Phenom until the first quarter of next year. However, AMD told TG Daily that the CPU will be available in H2 of this year, “most likely” in Q4.

Merom to be added to Intel ULV product lineup in H2 07

Emachines announces summer line-up

PCs from $350 and LCD monitors starting at $100 make up the latest slate of products from cost-conscious PC maker eMachines.

PC vendors ready to ship systems with second-gen Core 2 Duo desktop CPUs

Intel has supplied all major PC vendors with the second generation of its Core 2 Duo E-series processors. Sources told TG Daily that the industry is ready to launch the FSB1333 CPU - with one not so small exception.

AMD confirms Barcelona quad-core shipments for August

AMD today said that it will be shipping standard and low-power versions of its quad-core server and workstation processor in August, with the product introduction being scheduled for September.

Logitech's new webcams add greater picture quality

Fremont (CA) - Logitech has teamed with optical specialist Carl Zeiss to bring more clarity to webcam video, a format once markedly plagued with low resolution.The Quickcam Pro 9000 and the Quickcam Pro for Notebooks are the latest additions to Logitech's vast line of webcams.  The accessory manufacturer is the top seller of webcams, recently announcing the shipment of its 50 millionth unit.

Intel postpones Turbo Memory for desktop PCs

Intel Tigerton processors aim for September

AMD to debut Barcelona on September 10 – report

According to a report published by the Inquirer, AMD will be introducing its first quad-core processor on September 10.

AMD announces arrival of HD 2400 and 2600 graphics cards

AMD has announced the imminent arrival of its HD 2400 and 2600 mainstream graphics cards.

Sony reportedly not eying 100" and-larger LCD TV

Toshiba adds 4 GB microSDHC card to memory card lineup

Samsung to supply GDDR4 memory for 1GB ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT cards

Intel dominates Top 500 supercomputer ranking

The 29th list of the world’s 500 fastest supercomputers was released today, showing dramatic performance increases throughout. Intel processors are now installed in more than half of all supercomputers officially reported for the ranking.

IBM unveils BlueGene/P supercomputer to break Petaflop barrier

IBM today announced the second generation of its BlueGene supercomputer technology. The system will scale to a performance of 3 PFlops, which more than 10 times the performance than today’s fastest supercomputer in operation.

Sun to challenge IBM with new “Constellation” supercomputer

Sun has announced a new supercomputer system that promises to leapfrog mere teraflops.

Nvidia MCP 73 chipset launch remains unclear

AMD Radeon HD 2400-, HD 2600-based cards to hit the market on June 28