Despite a few reasonably priced notebooks packed with Ivy Bridge
Core processors that rolled out last year, costlyUltrabooks in 2012 were a largely a flop.
In addition to launching new products to achieve a bigger market share, Tony Chou, head of Samsung's IT business at its Taiwan branch, said that his company has also speeded up expanding distribution channels in Taiwan's notebook PC market, in order to ride on ongoing technological transitions triggered by the launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge
processors and Microsoft's Windows 8 in the global PC industry this year.
USB 3.0 support for Windows 8 virtual machines, Intel Ivy Bridge
compatibility, more powerful virtualization
3360, Dell's new business laptop gets the Ivy Bridge
upgrade, making it more energy efficient and, despite being an ultra-low-voltage chip, keeps pace with standard Sandy Bridge chips.
The new Ivy Bridge
Macbooks that were released last month are expected to revive sales.
HP launched four models of ultrabooks in the region with Intel's new Ivy Bridge
Kingston Technology Europe, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, a manufacturer of memory products, recently announced that it is shipping Kingston HyperX dual-channel kits engineered especially for the new Intel third-generation Core i7 and i5 processors (Ivy Bridge
(NASDAQ: SMCI), San Jose, Calif., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and green computing, announces immediate availability of a wide array of single processor (UP) systems and motherboards supporting Intel[R] Xeon[R] E3-1200 v2 (Ivy Bridge
) processor family.
Apple's new laptops will run on Intel's new processors, code-named Ivy Bridge
, and will have a slimmed-down body design from the current 0.95-inch thickness, the people said.
The new Z77 chipset models are built to support the upcoming Intel Ivy Bridge
processors, and come with a range of features designed to help over lockers and tweakers maximise their system with a minimum of fuss.
The new Ivy Bridge
Intel processors promise better graphical performance than the previous generation, and you can read more about the various improvements, in our previous coverage.
The new generation, code-named "Ivy Bridge
," is the first to be made with a 3-D structure.