Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Jan 2006 15:26 UTC
AMD AMD has released its first dual-core Athlon 64 FX processor, the FX-60. The Reg puts it through its paces, and concludes: "AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 is the best consumer processor AMD has ever produced. With effectively a pair of FX-55s sat in the same socket, sharing an efficient memory controller, it's close enough to FX-57 in single-threaded apps that the multi-threaded advantage makes that slender gap moot. Targetted at the well-heeled enthusiast, the new dual-core processor should be a shoo-in for those with FX-57s already, and those with the required readies to drop on the latest and greatest."
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RE[5]: Prices
by gilboa on Thu 12th Jan 2006 15:58 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Prices"
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Somehow the idea of have 3 different machines, each with its own set of hardware (video, disk, MB, CPU, memory, etc) and software components (OS/Office/what-ever license if you are using Windows) seems less logical then having a single SMP machine that does everything simultaneously.

But that's me...

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