Full Speed Ahead?

Ochiva, Dan
March 2006
Video Systems;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the quadruple core CPUs announced by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Intel Corp. due for release in 2006 and 2007. The announcement comes in the heels of the introduction of dual-core processors. Initially aimed at servers, the integrated circuits have the potential to be used to create powerful workstations. Intel chief technology officer Justin Rattner specified the quad-core processor code-named Clovertown architecture as capable of scaling to 32 or more cores on a single chip.


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