AMD planning new socket for two dual-core processors

Posted on Thursday, June 01 2006 @ 17:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD is planning to put extra pressure on Intel by releasing a new socket that will allow two dual-core processors to be but side by side in a desktop PC.
he new 4x4 socket will help it compete for the speed crown with Intel, which is poised to launch its new Conroe desktop microprocessors in July. "This is something we have worked on for a while based on customer feedback," said Brent Barry, director of brand marketing for AMD's FX series of gamer chips.
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