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Topic: Harpertown

NVIDIA readying GeForce 8800 GT upgrade for earlier Mac Pros

01/19/2008, 04:01 pm

After owners of the first-generation Mac Pro desktop voiced frustration that they couldn't upgrade to the GeForce 8800 GT video card, its creator NVIDIA is pledging an updated version that will work with both new and old Apple towers.


Primate benchmarks Apple's new 8-core Mac Pro

01/10/2008, 11:01 am

Just days after its introduction, the folks at Primate Labs have grabbed hold of one of Apple's new 2.8GHz Harpertown-based Mac Pros and pit the system against its 3.0GHz Clovertown-based predecessor in a set Geekbench benchmark tests.


Apple introduces new Mac Pro topping out at 3.2GHz

01/08/2008, 09:01 am

Ahead of next week's Macworld conference, Apple on Tuesday introduced the new Mac Pro with eight processor cores and a new system architecture that delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor.


Intel unveils 45nm chips bound for next-gen Mac systems

01/07/2008, 12:01 pm

Exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, Intel Corp formally unveiled 16 new microprocessors based on the company's 45-nanometer (nm) manufacturing process, several of which are expected to turn up in products from Apple Inc. over the next several months.


Intel to launch Penryn mobile chips ahead of Macworld

12/05/2007, 11:12 am

Intel Corp. plans to formally introduce its Penryn family of next-generation mobile processors in early January, paving the way for significant upgrades to Apple Inc.'s notebook and iMac consumer desktop lines shortly thereafter.


Apple to fire up Penryn-based Mac Pros

10/18/2007, 10:10 am

For the second time in as many years, Mac maker Apple Inc. is awaiting the official nod from chip supplier Intel Corp. before announcing a brawny update to its Mac Pro workstations aimed at media professionals.