10 Things You Should Know About Quad-Core Processors - 6. Quad-Core Processors Provide Little or No Advantage for Mobile Systems

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-11-12 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Currently, neither Intel nor AMD offers a quad-core processor for laptops, although that could change by next year. That said, many analysts believe that most users want notebook processors that offer better battery life and less voltage, not more cores.
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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