AMD reveals some details about its dual core processors

Posted on Tuesday, October 05 2004 @ 23:56 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD has revealed more details of the dual core processors it expects to introduce next year. The firm presented at the Processor Forum in San Jose earlier today, and, according to EE Times, revealed some further details of its plans.

The EET said that the dual core chip is a silicon on insulator (SOI) 205 million transistor chip, built using a 90 nanometre process.

It will use the 940 pin socket to maintain a level of backward compatibility and according to the magazine will soak up 95 Watts.

More info at The Inquirer

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