10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 1. Intel vs. AMD: Different Packaging, Similar Results

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-11-12 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In November 2006, Intel introduced the first quad-core microprocessors for the volume x86 market. The quad-core chips were designed to offer better performance compared with the previous generation of single- and dual-core processors. A little less than a
 
 
 
While Intel came to market first with a quad-core processor, it did so essentially by tying two dual-core processors together on the same silicon package. AMD took more time to bring its quad-core chip to market but developed a manufacturing process that
10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 1. Intel vs. AMD: Different Packaging, Similar Results
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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