Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Sep 2007 19:52 UTC, submitted by Hendra
AMD AMD announced plans to introduce a desktop PC processor with three cores in the first quarter of 2008. The three-core chip will carry the same Phenom brand name that AMD plans to attach to its quad-core desktop chips due to ship to PC companies by the end of this year.
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It's a smart idea.
by Anon on Wed 19th Sep 2007 00:30 UTC
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2006-01-02

They can get better processor yields then by simply disabling silicon with busted cores on it.

Either way, this whole core madness is crazy. The difference between 3 and 4 cores for the average user would be negligible at best.

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