Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jul 2006 21:01 UTC, submitted by DigitalDame
AMD AMD executives said this week that they will promote its '4x4' enthusiast platform to counter the Core 2 Duo. AMD also plans to push a sort of 'performance number' into the market to redefine how consumers should think about power. The 4x4 platform will place two physical sockets on a motherboard, connected by AMD's Direct Connect architecture. Mounted on each socket will be an AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor, for a total of 4 cores. An eight-core '8X8' program will roll out in 2007.
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RE[2]: Too much too soon?
by Pseudo Cyborg on Fri 14th Jul 2006 22:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Too much too soon?"
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Exactly. It seems like a poor interim solution. Actually, not much of a solution as just marketing hype.

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