Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Oct 2006 20:13 UTC
AMD "AMD described its forthcoming quad-core processor, codenamed Barcelona, in a session at today's Microprocessor Forum. Details of the new microarchitecture on which the processor is based (codenamed K8L) have been known for some time now. Still, the event brought some new info, and here are some highlights that I've culled from some of the reporting on it."
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by John Nilsson on Wed 11th Oct 2006 23:24 UTC
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Whatever happens, the overall performance per watt per dollar of a fully configured system is now the most important measurement of success.

I'd like to add per watt of dissipated heat to that list. Noise is an important factor.

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