Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Nov 2006 17:49 UTC, submitted by Ken Mahan
Intel Intel today formally launched its first set of quad-core processors, which officials say should give the chipmaker a comfortable headstart on archrival AMD (AMD quad-core offerings will not be due until the release around mid-2007). A review of one of these quad-cores has also been published.
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RE[2]: Need for a multicore
by Accident on Tue 14th Nov 2006 23:10 UTC in reply to "RE: Need for a multicore"
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>Doc Pain
>(The x86 architecture for children: Imagine a steam >engine running at 500 mph where an airplane should be >used.)

Tell that to the Japanese: Bullet Trains hit upto 350-400mph.

Folding@home anyone? ;-)

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