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Panasonic rugged Toughbook 31 upgraded
Since Intel launched its latest generation of Sandy Bridge processors, laptop manufacturers have been giving almost all their laptops upgrades to include the new processors. Panasonic is no exception, with the announcement of its Toughbook 31 fully-rugged laptop getting an upgrade.The new Toughbook 31 will feature the latest Intel Core i5 and i3 processors, increased RAM and hard drive capacity as well as speed, up to 20hours of battery life, […]

ASUS updates U43SD bamboo laptop
With the introduction of Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processors, it’s a no brainer to assume that laptops will be getting upgrades to the new processors as well, especially popular models like ASUS’s bamboo laptop. The U43SD laptop has been refreshed with brand new processors and some minor updates.The U43SD now packs a larger 14″ screen, the latest Core i3 and Core i5 processors, an NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card […]

Dell Inspiron R laptops now available
If you’re a fickle minded kind of person who finds yourself constantly changing your decision after you thought you made your mind up, Dell’s new Inspiron R laptops could be just right for you. Dell has just announced the availability of their updated Inspiron R laptops. The Inspiron R laptops receive an upgrade to their processors and now run on Intel’s 2nd generation Core i CPUs (Sandy Bridge). The new […]

Sandy Bridge is falling down, Samsung offers refunds
Samsung Electronics has just issued a statement that they will be offering refunds for PCs purchased by consumers because of a design flaw in a bunch of Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge chips. NEC on the other hand, will be working on delaying the release of several PC models while Intel fixes the situation. Having said that, let us concentrate on what Samsung has to offer – refunds or exchanges for […]

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Intel recalls defective Sandy Bridge chipsets
When compared to Egypt’s situation, having recall some processors is no big deal, but that doesn’t mean we should take news of Intel warning us about a serious bug in their latest Cougar Point chipset lightly. As part of the recently introduced Sandy Bridge chipsets, Intel realized that some folks using the 6 series do suffer from a flaw that gradually degrades the performance of the SATA ports over time, […]

Digital Storm Enix is powered by an overclocked 4.7GHz Intel Core i7 2600k processor
Don’t think your computer is powerful enough? Maybe you might want to check out the Digital Storm Enix, a desktop that is powered by Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge chipset with a Core i7 2600k processor overclocked to 4.7GHz. Of course, if your wallet isn’t fat enough, the good news is that pricing for this rig begins at $1,132, though that comes powered by a Core i3-2100 processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM, […]

Dell hosting a business event on Feb 8th
Dell has been rather busy sending out media invitations to an event in San Francisco that will be held on February 8th. There wasn’t any indication of what will be unveiled, though the invitation promises to showcase the “new generation of business computing solutions designed to meet the evolving needs of IT and end users.” Considering that the tagline also says that “Dell means business”, chances are that the hardware […]

Acer preparing tablets with Sandy Bridge processors, scaling back netbooks?
An Acer sales manager has stated that the Taiwanese company is planning to build a few new Android-powered tablets this year, including 7- and 10-inch models that feature Intel Sandy Bridge processors. The report also claims that Acer will be scaling back its netbook plans in favor of tablets. While such a move isn’t too surprising considering how popular tablets are, it’ll be interesting if this means that we’ll be […]

NextComputing Radius portable workstation goes Sandy Bridge
Never mind about parables of the man who built his house on solid rock laughing at the end of the day, where the house built on sand was washed away when a big storm came – NextComputing decided to infuse their upcoming Radius portable workstation with Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors, making it one of the more choice purchases out there. The demonstration by Intel at CES was nothing short of […]

Intel's Sandy Bridge in Products @ CES
[CES 2010] CES is the perfect announcement platform for Intel because this is the time for the bi-annual “PC Refresh” that has happened like clockwork for more than a decade now (February/October). The second generation Core Processor, codenamed “Sandy Bridge” improves the performance across the board (sometime in a dramatic way) and lifts the base graphics performance (and compatibility, up to DX10) appreciably, thanks to the graphics processor embedded directly […]

Asus set to release five Sandy Bridge notebooks
You might already be drooling over the HP dv6 notebooks that feature Intel’s Sandy Bridge silicon inside and Asus isn’t going to be left out of the fun. Reports are in that the company already has five Sandy Bridge notebooks lined up, with the most notable of the lot being the G73SW gaming machine. We’re talking about a rig fitted with Intel’s Core i7-2630QM processor, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, GeForce […]

2011 MacBooks with Intel Sandy Bridge Processors to Utilize Integrated Intel GPU, Discrete AMD GPU
Anonymous sources have told CNET that Apple’s 2011 MacBook refresh will see the company’s portable computers utilizing Intel’s forthcoming Sandy Bridge processor, which will extend improvements to the Core i-x chipset series. With the new Sandy Bridge CPU, Apple will no longer be utilizing NVIDIA as a vendor for its graphics processor. Instead, MacBook models 13-inch and under will be sporting integrated Intel GPU. In the past, Apple has eschewed […]

Intel Overclocks Its Sandy Bridge CPU To 4.9GHz Using Air Cooling Only
Many folks are wondering what to expect from Intel’s upcoming Sandy Bridge processors, and Intel seems to be quite happy to fill you in with that information. The chip giant decided to spare some time and perform some overclocking feats this week. Details weren’t abundant, but a new CPU was overclocked using air cooling and tested running Cinebench R11.5. With that setup, the processor managed to run at 4.9GHz and […]

Is Intel's Sandy Bridge a graphics game changer?
Paul Otellini, Intel’s CEO, holding a wafer of Intel’s latest chipsAs we get closer to next week’s Intel Developer Conference, you are probably hearing more and more about Intel’s Sandy Bridge. Sandy Bridge is the codename for the new generation of Core i7/i5/i3 processors (CPUs) from Intel. After introducing and propagating the Core ix architecture last year, Intel is on the verge of making it smaller, faster, cheaper – the […]