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AMD’s 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper: Up to 32 CPU cores

Intel unveiled an upcoming 28-core CPU this week, promising it’d be available in the fourth quarter of 2018. So naturally AMD just announced a 32-core processor that could hit the streets months earlier. It’s due out in the third quarter of 2018. The 2nd-gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper is a high-end processor based on the company’s […]

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Intel wants to launch 48-core chips for phones… tablets within a decade

Intel is just starting to get its feet wet in the smartphone space thanks to new low power Atom processors. But one day the chip maker hopes to ship 48-core microprocessors designed for smartphones and tablets. And according to ComputerWorld, that day is around 5 to 10 years away. If you look at the pace […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 with NVIDIA Kal-El processor benchmarked

NVIDIA is starting to reveal some new details about the Kal-El multi-core processor that will power next-generation phones and tablets. The new chips could launch by the end of the year and show up in actual products soon after. Now it looks like we may have confirmation that one of the first devices to use […]

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HTC and Qualcomm working together on multi core products

HTC introduced a tablet and five new smartphones today, including two which feature heavy Facebook integration. But you know what HTC didn’t announce? Any products with dual core processors. While the HTC Flyer Tablet has a speedy 1.5 GHz processor, it uses a single core chip instead of one of those new dual core chips […]

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NVIDIA pictures a future with quad-core smartphone, tablet chips

NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 chip is a low power, dual core ARM-based processor which supports 3D graphics and HD video playback. It’s aimed at smartphones and tablets, and it’s apparently just the tip of the iceberg. We’ve already heard from NVIDIA that Tegra 3 is almost done baking, and that work is already starting on Tegra […]