The Italian Hardware Upgrade got their hands on an engineering sample of one of AMD's dual-core Athlon 64 processors. For some particular tasks these dual-core babies will be a lot faster than their single-core brothers.
Check out the benchmarks at HW Upgrade - the article is in Italian but here's a Babelfish translation.
AMD's dual-core Athlon 64 - a preview
Posted on Saturday, Mar 12 2005 @ 23:13 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck