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Intel Broadwell chip production delayed until 2014

Intel Broadwell chip production delayed until 2014

Intel has delayed the production of their next-generation 'Broadwell' chips until the first quarter of 2014, following defect density issues affecting the processor's yield. Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, mentioned that when defects are discovered in CPUs, a set of…
AMD first to reach 5GHz with FX-9590 processor

AMD first to reach 5GHz with FX-9590 processor

The first commercially-available processor to reach clock speeds of 5GHz is now a reality courtesy of AMD. The FX-9590, the latest addition to the chipmaker’s FX lineup, features eight Piledriver processing cores and is completely unlocked as per its Black…