Even with a Core 2 processor that reportedly is breaking benchmark records one after another these days, AMD is not going to hand over the processor performance crown without a fight. "4x4," announced on 1 June, will become AMD's tool to answer Intel's challenge on the very high-end of consumer processors.Read on over at TG Daily.
"4x4 is a bit of my child. I always felt that, to a degree, there was no reason why we wouldn't bring workstation class technology to the gaming industry," said Richard in an interview with Patrick Schmid, managing editor of Tom's Hardware. The executive, known as an avid gamer in the industry, suggested that there is plenty of room for scalability in 4x4 to increase the performance capability of high-end gaming systems.
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Posted on Sunday, June 11 2006 @ 1:33 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck