IDF 2011: Wrap Up

September 17, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

“Since we posted a ton of IDF coverage in Pipeline over this past week I thought I’d round it all up here in a post in case anyone missed it. Below is everything we covered at IDF:

Ivy Bridge

Counting Transistors: Why 1.16B and 995M Are Both Correct
Ivy Bridge: 1.4B Transistors
Ivy Bridge Overclocking: Ratio Changes Without Reboot, More Ratios and DDR3-2800
Ivy Bridge CPU Architecture Details Revealed
And Now: Ivy Bridge GPU Architectures Detailed
Ivy Bridge Will Bring a 35W Quad-Core i7
Ivy Bridge Configurable TDP Detailed
Ivy Bridge GPU Performance: Up to 60% Faster than SNB & Better QuickSync


AMD’s 28nm GPU Demoed, Release Later This Year
Look Out Bulldozer, Here Comes Trinity: AMD’s 2012 Demo on Video at IDF
AMD Sets World Overclocking Record with 8.429GHz Bulldozer Processor
Pricing Revealed for First AMD Bulldozer FX Chips

Smartphones & Tablets

Google: All Future Versions of Android Will be Optimized for Intel x86
Intel’s Unified Design: Core & Atom Now Under One Roof
Intel Oculus: Preparing Intel for Competition in Smartphones & Tablets
Intel’s Medfield Gingerbread Smartphone Reference Platform
Intel’s Honeycomb Reference Tablet: 8.9mm Thick, Medfield Inside

Notebooks & Ultrabooks

Ultrabooks on Video: Rapid Start & Smart Connect
LG’s Shuriken Self Refreshing Panel Aims to Improve Notebook Battery Life by Up to an Hour
Meet the Ultrabooks: OEM and ODMs Show Off Designs at IDF


LaCie’s Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Chassis at IDF
Tons of Thunderbolt Peripherals at IDF
Meet the 2012 Thunderbolt Controllers: Cactus Ridge


Intel Discloses Cherryville & Hawley Creek SSDs: Intel’s Fastest SSD in Q4

Intel’s Partners & Sandy Bridge E

First Look at Gigabyte’s UEFI Setup on X79
IDF 2011: Lucid Announces Virtu Universal MVP Featuring HyperFormance Technology
Kingston Shows off Business SF-2281 SSD & 64GB Sandy Bridge E
X79 Motherboards from Gigabyte & MSI at IDF 2011
Sandy Bridge E: Live at IDF
Corsair Enters the Gaming Keyboard & Mouse Market with Vengeance

The Future

Rattner Shows off Near Threshold Voltage Intel Architecture CPU
Intel and Micron Develop Hybrid Memory Cube, Stacked DRAM is Coming
First Shot of Haswell, Working Demo at IDF
Haswell Design Complete
Haswell Will Enable 10 Days of Connected Standby Battery Life

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