AMD and Intel's server processors plans for 2006

Posted on Saturday, Dec 31 2005 @ 19:50 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck

Charlie from The Inq gives us a look at the server CPU plans of AMD and Intel for 2006:
As we mentioned in both the earlier articles, AMD's big potential screwup is 65nm, Intel's is core delivery. For this article, we will assume they execute perfectly, meaning they do what they say. Depending on your mastery of the ancient art of fanboism, you may think one is more likely to face plant than the other, but factoring that in is an exercise for the reader.

2006 dawns with AMD is a commanding lead in the server space in terms of power use and computational ability, they simply are in a different class than Intel's woeful offerings. Intel uses double or more power, and routinely gets stomped in benchmarks. It is so bad that AMD's server Dual Core Duel, handily won by AMD, was greeted with a yawn because it was obvious that in a fair fight, Intel didn't stand a chance.
Read on over at The Inquirer.


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