AMD quad-core processors discussed

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 20 2006 @ 01:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HardOCP has an article about AMD's upcoming K8L quad-core architecture.
AMD’s Barcelona is a native quad-core die design as shown in this representation. Referring to this as “native” is a strike at some of Intel’s previous dual-core designs and their upcoming “Kentsfield” quad-core processor that is simply two Core 2 Duo processors placed side by side on a single package. “Native” highlights the technology as new, not just two older technologies dropped onto a single piece of silicon..
Read on over here.


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