Tag: intel

  • Overclocking the Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000

    by Charles P. Jefferies Today we are taking a closer look at the new Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000 “Penryn” processor. Last week we witnessed its stock performance in the Sager NP5793 review, and this week we are going to kick it up a notch by overclocking the processor. The X9000 is the fastest dual-core […]

  • News Bits: Intel Notebook Battery Drain Issues, Vista Versions, Qosmio G35, Core Duo Price Cuts

    Microsoft to Blame for Battery Life Drain Microsoft has confirmed the existance of a flaw in its USB 2.0 drivers for Windows XP Service Pack 2 that can cause a notebook to consume power at a faster-than-expected rate when using a peripheral device This issue was first uncovered by Tom’s Hardware two weeks ago, and […]

  • News Bits: Intel in Trouble, iBook for June, New Microsoft Mice, MacBook Pro Problems

    Intel in Trouble Intel is in big trouble and it doesn’t seem like it knows how to get out of it. What’s the problem? AMD. It’s tearing huge portions out of Intel’s formerly most profitable areas. Intel is firing back, or at least trying to, but their strategy isn’t working because they’re shooting at the […]

  • New Intel Notebook Processors Leaked

    New Intel Notebook Processors Leaked A leaked Intel roadmap reveals the company plans to introduce several new processors later this year. Intel will introduce several new dual- and quad-core processors in the third and fourth quarters of this year. The new quad-cores will be the i7-740QM, i7-840QM, and the i7-940XM. A specifications table is as […]

  • Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 CPU Review

    The Core 2 Quad Q8400 is a 2.66GHz quad-core processor from Intel, built on the new 45nm process with a 1333MHz FSB and 95W TDP. While it might not be the latest Core i7 model, it is a good option if you are looking to just upgrade your processor in an older rig that supports […]