Intel upgrades server processors News & Analysis 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 News & Analysis 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 News & Analysis 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.
AMD cuts 2Q revenue forecast 14%, blames SARS News & Analysis 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 News & Analysis 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.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments