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Articles tagged with: sandy bridge

Acer Shows Off Core-Powered Aspire W/ 8GB RAM

Acer has just dropped another notebook that is bound to get your attention. This puppy is called the Acer Aspire 5755 Notebook and is powered by Intel Sandy Bridge Core processor with a whopping 8GB of DDR3 memory, 1TB of onboard storage, a blu-ray player, Wifi and all the standard fixings.

If you were waiting to get your hands on a powerhouse laptop for this Fall semester, you’ve finally met your match. The 15.4″ LED display shows off a gorgeous 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.

Asus Introduces New Business Notebook

Asus has just unveiled its new business notebook, titled the Asus B53F, offering something a bit more serious than an Eee PC. The new notebook touts a long battery life, and powerful processing with Intel’s new Sandy Bridge chip.

The notebook sports a 2.4GHz Intel Core i5-520M processor, 2GB of DDR3 memory, clocked at 1,333MHz, and a 320GB hard drive running at 5400 RPM. Now, the RAM is expandable to 8GB of memory, so if you feel you need more storage, you are free to upgrade.

New Macbook Airs Coming Soon!

According to a reliable leak, Apple is gearing up to launch updates across its Macbook Air lineup and sources say that the leak is 100% confirmed. This would be a timely update considering the last refresh was way back in December 2010.

The first batch of many will be around 400,000 units, and the most notable change of the new notebook will be Intel’s 32nm Sandy Bridge architecture. The Intel chips will utilize the ultra low voltage Core i5 and Core i7 chips, which feature between 3MB and 4MB of Smart Cache.

Texas Instruments Introduces OMAP4470, Not a Robot

Texas Instruments has just announced another member of the OMAP 4 family, and it’s a boy! Meet the OMAP4470, a 1.8GHz ARM processor. The new chip is powered by two 1GHz ARM Cortex A-9 MPCore engines, and two 266MHz ARM Cortex-M3 cores.

Texas Instruments believes that the multi-core structure will allow for faster web browsing and more efficient power usage. The goal is to compete with Nvidia’s quad core chips and Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge line. While some may think this goal is a bit far fetched, you have to commend Texas Instruments for having such a goal!

HP Unleashes Shiny New Pavilion Notebooks

Hewlett-Packard quietly unleashed its new lineup up shiny Pavilion notebooks. The new notebooks feature Intel’s latest and greatest, Sandy Bridge processors. The new laptop is called the Pavilion G6S and features a vibrant but classy color and contains a 15.6″ (1366 by 768 resolution) and gives consumers a choice between the Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processors.

LG Announces Razor Thin Laptops Coming Soon!

LG is shrinking the size of its usual notebook with the new release of the P430 and P530 notebooks, featuring Intel Sandy Bridge Core i processors. The proof is in the pudding with LG’s new Blade series notebooks, an ultra-thin solution to modern day computing. LG has come forth to say that these two razor thin models will be available for purchase later this month. As guessed, the P430 will be a 14-inch LCD notebook, measuring out to be 4.3mm thick. The P530 will have a 15.6-inch display with a 4.7mm thickness.

Toshiba Rolls Out Portege And Tecra Professional Notebooks

Toshiba is rolling out three new professional notebooks with Intel’s 2011 Core (Sandy Bridge) processors. The first out of the bunch is the Portege R830. This notebook gives users the option of an i3, i5, or i7 processor, faster Intel graphics, and USB 3.0 support with the option of Bluetooth 3.0. The R830 has a 13-inch display and is one inch thick.

For $889 you get a speedy 2.1GHz core i3, 4GB of memory, a 640GB hard drive, and an ultra-thin internal DVD burner. If you’re looking for a higher end ultraportable, you can opt for a 2.7GHz Core i7 and a 128GB solid-state drive for…

MacBook Air To Get New Intel Processor

According to TheTechJournal, Intel plans to launch its ultra low voltage Sandy Bridge CPU for the next generation MacBook Air. The new processors would replace the current core i7 680UM version which comes as a 1.46GHz clock speed, giving a maximum of 2.53GHz through turbo boost. While this upgrade isn’t a major one, the 1.46GHz will be raised to 1.6GHz and the turbo boost will be raised nearly 200MHz to 2.7GHz with the Sandy Bridge in place.