December 16th, 2009, 01:14 PM
Government suing Intel for unfair business practices
The rest of the story is here.
Originally Posted by New York Times
I wonder what this means about prices for us lowly consumers? I just purchased one of the CELERON E3300 2.5GHz chips after hearing great things about it being a Conroe with a smaller cache. I used to buy all AMD but now I just buy whatever. I actually ended up with an intel setup so I could make a working Hackintosh. In fact this machine, for the sake of since I work on people's computers, boots by default to Windows 7 but offers XP Media Center (Fancy XP Pro), Vista, and OS X as well.
December 16th, 2009, 10:04 PM
December 16th, 2009, 11:47 PM
An interesting article about it is up at AnandTech :
Since they basically settled with AMD a while ago on the CPU side, a great deal of the charges are on the chipset, GPU and GPGPU sides :
IMO the third point is the most interesting, considering Larrabee's consumer release was recently canned. Given the trial is in 9 months it will be interesting to see how it pans out.
Originally Posted by Anandtech
Overall, in the short-medium term I guess it opens the possibility of a cheaper version of Westmere CPUs without the integrated GPU.
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