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posted in June 2003
Intel upgrades server processors
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6/30/2003   Post a comment
Intel Corp. is shipping on Monday (June 30) its first Itanium 2 processor to be made in the company's 130 nanometer process technology. The so-called Madison chip hits 1.5 GHz speeds and packs a whopping 6 Mbytes of integrated level three cache.
AMD rolls out expanded Opteron processor line
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6/30/2003   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Monday expanded its Opteron 64-bit server line to include for the first time processors for four-to-eight way servers, as well as a low-end uniprocessor family for workstations and one-way servers.
Intel's new Itanium 2 gets 0.13 treatment
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6/30/2003   Post a comment
Intel Corp. today will commence shipping its first Itanium 2 processor to be made in the company's 0.13-micron process technology. Called Madison, the chip hits 1.5GHz speeds and integrates a whopping 6Mbytes of Level 3 cache.
IBM trumps Motorola as Apple taps Big Blue for Power Mac G5
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6/30/2003   Post a comment
It's hard to find a comparison for the kind of attention Apple Computer Inc. receives from its two microprocessor suppliers: Motorola Inc. and IBM Corp. But from time to time Apple has to choose a favorite--and for the moment, at least, IBM has carried the day.
AMD cuts 2Q revenue forecast 14%, blames SARS
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6/24/2003   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today slashed its second quarter revenue forecast 14% blaming the poorer-than-expected performance on the SARS virus outbreak, which led to weak PC and wireless handset sales in Asia.
Top semiconductor companies
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6/16/2003   Post a comment
Cost-cutting measures taken in 2002 to buttress semiconductor companies' sliding profits became evident in the year's rankings, as players exited flagging or noncore product lines, or combined efforts to share research and development and manufacturing resources.
Ten Lies about Microprocessors
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6/13/2003   Post a comment
Processor selection too often turns into a religious war, says Jim Turley. Debunking the dominant myths is the first step toward making a rational choice.<


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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

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Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
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