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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RE[3]: It's a smart idea.
by Jondice on Wed 19th Sep 2007 19:59 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: It's a smart idea."
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Am I missing something? If you want to catch bugs in a multithreaded app, can't you simply tune the number of threads being used and test it over a range of active threads? I don't know how you would throttle each thread, which you would probably want to do, but that would be a pretty cool feature.

/have only done a little concurrent programming

Edited 2007-09-19 20:01

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