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With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

Posted on 01/11 17:28 in Shows | 0

Last week, we reviewed Intel’s Core i7-7700K and discussed the details on the Kaby Lake refresh cycle, including Intel’s new Core i3, i5, and i7 processors.The CPU giant announced multiple new Pentium-class CPUs based on Kaby Lake, including the first Pentium SKUs to feature Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4.

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IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design

Posted on 09/25 14:57 in Shows | 0

When GlobalFoundries bought IBM’s semiconductor business two years ago, it signed a number of agreements to continue to manufacture IBM hardware and to provide facilities that would meet IBM’s manufacturing requirements.This week, the company announced that it would deploy a new 14nm FinFET process to build IBM’s z14 mainframe processors — and it’ll use SOI (silicon-on-insulator) as well.

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