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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defective core
by RafaelRR on Wed 19th Sep 2007 19:17 UTC
RafaelRR
Member since:
2006-06-20

Phenom X3 = quad-core chip with a defective core disabled.

Intel`s answer:
Intel "wants all the cores on its die to work"

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RE: defective core
by Lettherebemorelight on Thu 20th Sep 2007 06:46 in reply to "defective core"
Lettherebemorelight Member since:
2005-07-11

It will take a lot more than simply wanting it to hit 100% yield on quad core chips.

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