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Intel’s 2nd-Gen Core Processors: Mega-Media Machines

Intel’s 2nd-Gen Core Processors: Mega-Media Machines

Intel’s follow-up to last year’s Core processors hasn’t exactly been a closely guarded secret. But even though the specs leaked months ago, what’s clear now about Sandy Bridge is that Intel’s taking direct aim at content.

Intel Core i9 Benched: Six Cores Of Pure Joy

Intel Core i9 Benched: Six Cores Of Pure Joy

On paper, the Core i9 might not sound that exciting: It’s a lot like the Core i7, except built with a 32nm fabrication process and two extra cores, for a total of six. Early benchmarks, though, say it flies. Sometimes.