AMD predicts Opterons with eight cores

Posted on Thursday, December 09 2004 @ 18:36 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Webber said AMD had realised the importance of the server market and saw a trend towards mobility. AMD changed the focus of all of its efforts on the server and mobile sectors, rather than the desktop. Leadership in the server market would allow benefits to trickle down into the desktop market.

Future developments from AMD would be four and eight core chips, support for DDR2, DDR3 and for FB DIMMs, and Hypertransport 3 technology as well as the second generation of PCI Express. Oh, and Trusted Computing. AMD would add virtualisation and better power management to its technology..

The full article, including slideshows, can be read at The Inquirer

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