from the October 2010 issue

Intel's new "Sandy Bridge" chip was developed in Haifa

At the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco recently, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) revealed details about its new chip known as "Sandy Bridge." The microprocessor, which was developed at Intel Israel Ltd. Haifa R&D Center, will enter production at the end of 2010 and will be available in early 2011.

The most important attribute of the new microprocessor is the significant progress in its graphic capabilities. The chip is being presented as combining graphic core processing (GPU) alongside a central processing unit (MPU), and this will enable Intel to compete against Nvidia and AMD in the graphic processing market.

Above and beyond this, the new micro-architecture represents progress in overall ability and efficiency. This includes a higher work speed as well as relatively lowers energy needs, which will extend battery life in laptops based on the new microprocessor.

Reprinted from the Israel High-Tech & Investment Report October 2010

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