Overheard: Word of the Day

Jul 16 2012   7:50PM GMT

Ivy Bridge processor coming to a mobile device near you

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

quotes and quotations “The new growth area for chips now is the smartphone market. Apart from people who play video games, the demand for better and faster computers has waned. In the smartphone market, however, that demand is massive.”Daniel Emery

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Ivy Bridge, the code name for Intel’s third generation of quad core processors. The Ivy Bridge processors employ 22-nm (nanometer) architecture, a drop of almost 1/3 relative to previous chips.

David Emery explains why there’s so much buzz about Ivy Bridge

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