Computerworld Blogs - AMD http://blogs.computerworld.com/taxonomy/term/354/all en AMD arms OCS with 'Seattle' 64-bit ARM server CPU, RSN http://blogs.computerworld.com/cloud-computing/23453/amd-arm-seattle-64-bit-server-cpu-itbwcw <!--paging_filter--><p> <b><i>AMD Opteron A1100, based on ARM Cortex-A57.</i></b></p> <p> AMD unveils its 64-bit ARM server processor and motherboard at the Open Compute Summit. Will this mean low power <i>and</i> decent performance? That&#39;s not yet clear.</p> <p> In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers consider cool cloud servers.</p> 64 bit AMD Arm green computing Cloud Computing Data Center Internet Servers Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:15:54 +0000 Richi Jennings 23453 at http://blogs.computerworld.com iFixit hints Apple's DIY expansion plan for Mac Pro upgrades http://blogs.computerworld.com/macintosh/23338/ifixit-hints-apples-diy-expansion-plan-mac-pro-upgrades <!--paging_filter--><p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">The Mac Pro shows Apple is listening to its&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">professional cu</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">stomers</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">. The system delivers power and performance while being the most easily upgradable Apple system of 2013. On price it competes with the highest spec Windows systems.</span></p> 4K AAPL AMD Apple final cut Final Cut X hardware iFixit Mac Mac OS Mac Pro Macintosh Mavericks OS X PC Technology workstations Computer Peripherals Mac OS X Macintosh PCs Thu, 02 Jan 2014 14:42:21 +0000 Jonny Evans 23338 at http://blogs.computerworld.com CES 2013: Live blog, tweets, pictures, video http://blogs.computerworld.com/consumerization-it/21564/ces-2013-live-blog <!--paging_filter--><p> Live Coverage from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show.</p> AMD CES 2013 Verizon Vint Cerf wireless charging Consumerization of IT Personal Technology Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Barbara Krasnoff 21564 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD unveils Abu Dhabi chips for speedier servers http://blogs.computerworld.com/processors/21273/amd-unveils-abu-dhabi-chips-speedier-servers-itbwcw <!--paging_filter--><p> AMD (NYSE:AMD) announces new Intel-architecture server CPUs, replacing its previous Opteron generation. Codenamed Abu Dhabi, they use the new Piledriver core and are faster, cooler, use less power, yadda, yadda, yadda. In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers remember-remember.</p> Abu Dhabi AMD APU Opteron piledriver Cloud Computing Processors Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:32:21 +0000 Richi Jennings 21273 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD and ARM dream up green 64-bit server SoCs http://blogs.computerworld.com/hardware/21239/amd-and-arm-dream-green-64-bit-server-socs-itbwcw <!--paging_filter--><p> AMD will build an ARM-based 64-bit system-on-a-chip (SoC) for servers. It&#39;ll be clusterable, thanks to AMD&#39;s SeaMicro fabric technology, and sip electrical power. In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers wonder if cloud-computing services will opt for Opteron.</p> AMD Arm CPU low-energy CPU Cloud Computing Hardware Servers Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:33:17 +0000 Richi Jennings 21239 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD Hondo Z-60 APU is 'perfect' for Windows 8... or not http://blogs.computerworld.com/hardware/21113/amd-hondo-z-60-apu-perfect-windows-8-or-not-itbwcw <!--paging_filter--><p> AMD (NYSE:AMD) says its new Z-60 chip, codenamed <em>Hondo</em>, is a perfect fit for Windows 8 tablets and convertibles.&nbsp;The new accelerated processing unit (APU) claims lower power drain than an Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Core i3 and better graphics. However, power economy doesn&#39;t compare well at the low end, where Intel offers its latest Atom parts. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t" target="_blank">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers compare and contrast.</p> AMD hondo Windows 8 tablets z-60 Consumerization of IT Hardware Mobile/Wireless Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:11:42 +0000 Richi Jennings 21113 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Intel and AMD ignore Android and Linux http://blogs.computerworld.com/linux-and-unix/21013/intel-and-amd-ignore-android-and-other-linux-itbwcw <!--paging_filter--><p> Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and AMD (NYSE:AMD) are eschewing Android and other Linux-based platforms for their latest tablet chips. Intel&#39;s Clover Trail system-on-a-chip (SoC) won&#39;t run Linux, and neither will AMD&#39;s Hondo. Some see the dead hand of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) at work. Others think it&#39;s just a tactical pause before next year&#39;s Bay Trail platform. Arr, in <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t" target="_blank">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers splice the mainbrace and hoist the moonraker. But stop doing <i>that</i> in the rigging...</p> AMD Android Arm INTC Intel Linux Microsoft MSFT tablets windows 8 Windows 8 tablets Android Linux and Unix Processors Tablets Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:12:19 +0000 Richi Jennings 21013 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Intel Ivy Bridge CPU roadmaps leak -- desktop and mobile http://blogs.computerworld.com/19383/intel_ivy_bridge_cpu_roadmaps_leak_desktop_and_mobile <!--paging_filter--><p>The Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) roadmaps for its next-generation processors are out, albeit unofficially. The leaked roadmaps show Intel's steady-as-she-goes plan, in the face of not much competition from AMD (NASDAQ:AMD). In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers pore over the bins.</p> AMD Bulldozer CPU CPU/GPU gpu INTC Intel Ivy Bridge Sandy Bridge Hardware Laptops Mobile/Wireless PCs Smartphones Tue, 06 Dec 2011 11:00:06 +0000 Richi Jennings 19383 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD Bulldozer 16-core server CPUs "trounce" Intel Xeon http://blogs.computerworld.com/19273/amd_16_core_server_cpus_trounce_intel_xeon <!--paging_filter--><p>AMD (NYSE:AMD) has launched its new server CPU chips, some of which offer a whopping 16 cores -- or, at least, 16 threads. The Opteron 6200-series 'Interlagos' and 4200-series 'Valencia' products are supposedly better, faster, cheaper, and/or lower-power than the Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Xeon equivalents, thanks to AMD's 'Bulldozer' architecture. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers feel the need... the need for speed.</p> AMD Bulldozer INTC Intel interlagos Opteron valencia Cloud Computing Data Center Hardware High Performance Computing NOSes and Server Software Servers Social Business Virtualization Tue, 15 Nov 2011 11:00:06 +0000 Richi Jennings 19273 at http://blogs.computerworld.com HP squeezes 1,152 ARM cores in Calxeda-based 4U server http://blogs.computerworld.com/19193/hp_squeezes_1_152_arm_cores_in_calxeda_based_4u_server <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/19193/hp_squeezes_1_152_arm_cores_in_calxeda_based_4u_server?ua"><img src="http://blogs.computerworld.com/sites/default/themes/cw_blogs/cache/files/u34/hp-redstone.jpg" align="right" height="64" width="107" vspace="7" hspace="0" border="0" alt="HP Redstone chassis" />3... 2... 1... Here comes Redstone: lifting off from HP's Project Moonshot</a>. Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:NPQ) has unveiled its ultra-dense, low-power ARM-based server line -- codenamed Redstone, the first product of the Project Moonshot business. Up to 288 Calxeda quad-core SoC chips in a 4U chassis. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers count the cores.</p> A9 AMD Arm Calxeda Cortex A9 Hewlett Packard Hewlett-Packard HP HPQ INTC Intel low-energy CPU Cloud Computing Data Center Emerging Technologies Hardware Infrastructure Management Servers Social Business Virtualization Web Apps Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:05:23 +0000 Richi Jennings 19193 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Cray to make 20 petaFLOPS XK6 HPC for DOE ORNL, RSN http://blogs.computerworld.com/19091/cray_to_make_20_petaflops_xk6_hpc_for_doe_ornl_rsn <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/19091/cray_to_make_20_petaflops_xk6_hpc_for_doe_ornl_rsn"><img src="http://blogs.computerworld.com/sites/default/themes/cw_blogs/cache/files/u34/cray-xk6.jpg" align="right" height="108" width="107" vspace="7" hspace="0" border="0" alt="Cray XK6 " /></a>Cray is partnering with AMD and Nvidia to build the world's fastest supercomputer. Named <i>Titan</i>, the XK6-architecture high-performance computer combines AMD CPUs with Nvidia GPUs, for the Department of Energy at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers dream of FLOPS (NASDAQ:CRAY) (NASDAQ:NVDA) (NYSE:AMD) Not to mention: <i>Dennis Ritchie, 1941-2011. Rest in peace...</i></p> AMD Cray DOE HPC NVDA Nvidia oak ridge supercomputer Applications Data Center Emerging Technologies Gov't Legislation/Regulation Hardware High Performance Computing Thu, 13 Oct 2011 09:54:38 +0000 Richi Jennings 19091 at http://blogs.computerworld.com 4 crazy MacBook ideas, or "Intel Outside" http://blogs.computerworld.com/18784/future_of_apple_macbook <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/18784/future_of_apple_macbook"><img src="http://blogs.computerworld.com/sites/default/themes/cw_blogs/cache/files/u34/steve-jobs.jpg" title="Steve Jobs (Norbert von der Groeben / Reuters) " alt="Steve Jobs (Norbert von der Groeben / Reuters) " border="0" hspace="0" vspace="7" width="107" height="100" align="right" /></a>There's something distinctly odd going on with the relationship between Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). I have some theories why, and what it means for the future of the MacBook. Let's discuss, in <i><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/jennings?source=tlv_t" target="_blank">The Long View</a>...</i><br /> <b>INSIDER (free registration requested)</b><br clear="all" /></p> IDG Insider AAPL AMD APPL Arm ARMH Cortex enterprise Fusion Insider Content INTC Intel Intel Capital Paul Otellini Steve Jobs App Development Desktop Apps Emerging Technologies Hardware Laptops Mac OS X Mobile/Wireless Smartphones Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:41:40 +0000 Richi Jennings 18784 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD fights Intel Atom: Bobcat/Bulldozer Ontario/Fusion APUs http://blogs.computerworld.com/16824/amd_fights_intel_atom_with_ontario_fusion_bobcat <!--paging_filter--><p>AMD has <b><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/16824/amd_fights_intel_atom_with_ontario_fusion_bobcat?source=t2">new processors almost ready for release</a></b>, including Ontario, part of it's anticipated Fusion line. These new system-on-a-chip designs combine CPU and GPU onto one die, using the new Bobcat architecture. Should be great for netbooks and set-top boxes. AMD also unveiled the Bulldozer architecture, for desktops, workstations and servers. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch?source=itbw_t" target="_blank">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers dig into the silicon details. Not to mention <i><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/16824/amd_fights_intel_atom_with_ontario_fusion_bobcat?af#af">Dimensions</a>...</i><br /> (AMD) (INTC)</p> AMD APU Bobcat Bulldozer CPU CULV Fusion gpu HTPC INTC Intel netbook netbooks Ontario Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Desktop Apps Emerging Technologies Hardware Laptops Mobile Apps Mobile/Wireless PCs Servers Smartphones Wed, 25 Aug 2010 10:05:53 +0000 Richi Jennings 16824 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Intel Larrabee GPU is dead. Long live Larrabee! http://blogs.computerworld.com/16191/intel_larrabee_gpu_is_dead_long_live_larrabee <!--paging_filter--><p>Intel has confirmed that it's killed its discrete graphics processor, codenamed Larrabee. However, the multi-core GPU technology will <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/16191/intel_larrabee_gpu_is_dead_long_live_larrabee">see the light of day in the HPC market</a>, it hints. In <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch">IT Blogwatch</a>, bloggers watch this space. Not to mention<i> <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/16191/intel_larrabee_gpu_is_dead_long_live_larrabee#af">Super Ninja Mario Gaiden</a>...</i><br /> (INTC)</p> AMD ATI CPU enterprise gpu graphics HPC INTC Intel Larrabee Nvidia x86 Cloud Computing Data Center Emerging Technologies Hardware High Performance Computing Laptops Management Mobile/Wireless PCs Servers Smartphones Wed, 26 May 2010 10:08:47 +0000 Richi Jennings 16191 at http://blogs.computerworld.com AMD processors vs Intel in fight for Apple Mac future http://blogs.computerworld.com/15963/amd_processors_vs_intel_in_fight_for_apple_mac_future <!--paging_filter--><p>Rumor has it that Apple is thinking seriously about using AMD processors in future Macs. Could Steve Jobs be serious, or is it a ruse to get better terms out of Intel? In <i><a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/blogwatch">IT Blogwatch</a></i>, bloggers speculate to accumulate. Not to mention<i> how to open a YouTube video...</i><br /> (AMD) (AAPL) (INTC)</p> AAPL AMD Apple ATI Bulldozer CPU enterprise Fusion Intel Llano microprocessors Nvidia processor Zambezi Emerging Technologies Gov't Legislation/Regulation Hardware Laptops Mac OS X PCs Servers Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:03:10 +0000 Richi Jennings 15963 at http://blogs.computerworld.com