10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 10. What’s Next for Quad Cores?

 
 
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
 
 
 
By 2008, both Intel and AMD will offer quad-core processors built on a 45-nm manufacturing process. This will increase performance while keeping the thermal envelope the same, allowing for performance per watt.
10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 10. What’s Next for Quad Cores?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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