10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 3. The Advantage of AMD’s Quad-Core Processor

 
 
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
 
 
 
A quad-core Opteron processor will offer, on average, a 66 percent performance increase compared with a dual-core Opteron processor, according to benchmarking results released by AMD.
10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 3. The Advantage of AMD’s Quad-Core Processor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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