Core 2 Duo

  • Apple Updates Macbooks

    Apple Updates Macbooks

    Figures. Right after I get done buying a new Macbook, Apple goes and updates them with better specs. Oh well. Looks like the Apple Store was down for a good reason. The new entry-level Macbook features a faster 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo CPU, 1GB of RAM, an 80GB hard drive, and a combo drive. All the next version has is a Superdrive, a 2.16GHz CPU, and a 120GB, which will cost you another $200 ($1299). Read More

  • Sony Vaio N30 Announced

    Sony Vaio N30 Announced

    Over in the land of frog legs, cigarettes, and Sarkozy, Sony announced the Vaio N30 series. Though it’s not a UMPC, it’s still a pretty compact little machine that packs decent power. You can get it configured however you like, but as far as standard stuff goes, you’ll find an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, up to 2GB of RAM, a 120GB hard drive, and Windows Vista. Plus, select models come… Read More

  • Dell Latitudes, Too, Have Santa Rosa Fever

    Dell Latitudes, Too, Have Santa Rosa Fever

    Whether you like it or not, today is Santa Rosa Day, where all the king’s horses and all the king’s men pimp their new laptops that have Intel’s latest chipset. Dell is no exception and two of its business-centric laptops, the Latitude D830 and D630, stand on guard for thee. Since they’re intended for business customers they have (as build-to-order options, natch) a bunch… Read More

  • Toshiba Announces Six New Laptops

    Toshiba Announces Six New Laptops

    As I woke up this morning and rubbed the gunk out of my eyes, I saw a startling press release from Toshiba stating that six new notebooks had been announced. Since there’s a lot to cover, I’m gonna skip the witty humor and dive right into the good stuff: specs. Hit the jump for the full list. Read More

  • Intel Debuts Centrino Pro

    Intel Debuts Centrino Pro

    Today Intel announced its new Centrino Pro processor that utilizes the same vPro technology used on desktops. Aimed at the IT and business sector of computing, these new processors allow users to manage data wirelessly via WiFi without compromising security. Intel will be using draft-802.11n so that companies can take advantage of the increased wireless speeds. Says Intel: Read More

  • Maybach Laptop For The Rich And/Or Famous

    Maybach Laptop For The Rich And/Or Famous

    Anyone with $4000 to shell out and a hankering for a new laptop should take note of this beautiful new notebook from HP and Maybach. Though it does come after Ferrari and Lamborghini made laptops with Asus and Acer, the Maybach laptop seems to be a whole new ball game. Equipped with what looks like a snakeskin leather trim and a Maybach logo on the front, this notebook truly is feature rich. It… Read More

  • Sony Vaio VGC-RM1 – Blu-Ray Anyone?

    Sony Vaio VGC-RM1 – Blu-Ray Anyone?

    Sony Vaios tend to be really expensive and a bit overpriced, but they’re decent machines and the VGC-RM1 is no exception. For the price of brand loyalty and $3500, you can snag a sweet Vista machine with a Core 2 Duo CPU, 1TB of storage, a 50GB Blu-Ray burner, NVidia GeForce 7600GT, 2GB of RAM, Bluetooth, card readers, a USB jogdial, and a monkey. Great specs, terrible price. I smell me some… Read More

  • Lenovo Rolls Out Vista Mini PCs

    Lenovo, Chinese makers of the suh-wheat Thinkpads, is expanding its desktop line with the A55 SFF desktop PCs. The Mac Mini-ish boxes are full power, though, with enough muscle to run Vista with dual-monitors out of the box. That’s decent. The boxes are centered around Core 2 Duo chips, and starting tomorrow they’ll be available pre-loaded with Vista, like just about everything else. Read More

  • MacBooks Now with Core 2 Duo at Apple

    that seemed to all but confirm that Apple would be bumping the high-end MacBook (sans Pro) from a Core Duo processor base to the more awesomer Core 2 Duo, and today it has. In addition, the Mac maker bumped the processors across the line, including its entry level MacBook at $1099. That’s something of a surprise, but a welcome one to be sure. Though the Apple store is down right now, look… Read More

  • Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo Porn

    Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo Porn

    Oh man I want one of these so bad. CNET has scored a bunch of lustworthy pictures of the new Macbook Pro Core 2 Duos. Try not to drool. Apple’s Core 2 Duo Macbook Pro Photo Gallery [CNET] Read More

 
  • MacBook Pro: Now Core 2 Duo-er

    MacBook Pro: Now Core 2 Duo-er

    Apple just sprung a secret upgrade on the world in the form of MacBook Pro notebooks with Core 2 Duo processors. The two notebooks affected are the 15- and 17-inch models and offer up to 39 percent boost in performance, all told. Every MacBook Pro features the new Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 4MB of shared L2 cache, which is up to 39 percent faster than the previous 2.16 GHz MacBook Pro and… Read More

  • AMD To World: We've Got Your 65nm CPUs Right Here

    AMD is sticking to its promise to ship 65nm processors before the end of 2006. The more energy-efficient chips, code-named Brisbane, will be available in limited quantities as dual-core Athlon 64 X2 5000+, 4800+, 4400+ and 4000+ versions. These will be joined by more powerful 90nm models: 5400+ (2.8GHz, 1 MB L2 cache), 5600+ (2.8GHz, 2 MB L2 cache) and 6000+ (3GHz, 2 MB L2 cache). The roadmap… Read More

  • Toshiba Qosimo G35-AV660: Merom Inside

    Toshiba Qosimo G35-AV660: Merom Inside

    We’ve already seen a few additions of the Intel Core 2 Duo Merom to Dell’s XPS line of laptops. We’ve also gotten a benchmark of the Merom performance that shows how much better it is over previous chips. Today we see the release of the Qosimo G35-AV660 from Toshibo. The G35-AV660 features a 2Ghz processor with 4MB cache. It has two 120GB SATA drives that run at 5400rpm–I… Read More