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Multi-core processors in the cards for 2007

As the calendar flips to 2007, we are firmly entrenched in the world of multicore processors. And, based upon the confidential road maps of both Intel and AMD, it is clear that dual-core CPUs are only the launching point for the future of the microprocessor.

FALL IDF: Intel to unveil ‘next-generation architecture’

Intel Corp. plans to introduce a major change in the architecture used to build its chips during its upcoming Fall Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. The highlight of Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini's keynote speech on Aug. 23 will be the announcement of Intel's "next-generation architecture," which will arrive in the second half of 2006.

Intel to ring in 2004 with delayed Prescott launch

Any expectations that Intel Corp.'s next-generation Prescott processor will make an appearance in 2003 are fading fast as the year winds to a close. The chip had been expected to make its debut in the fourth quarter, but only a select number of PC manufacturers will get their hands on Intel's first 90-nanometer processor before 2004.

AMD rounds out Opteron line

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) expanded its range of Opteron processors Monday, adding the 800 series for eight-way servers and the 100 series for single-processor servers, the company said in a release.

ISSCC: Intel talks up Madison, future chip designs

Intel Corp. will discuss the next-generation of its Itanium processor family and outline techniques developed for future integrated circuits at the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSC) this week in San Francisco.

Intel shows Banias, desktop hyper-threading at IDF

Several product announcements dominated the first day of the Intel Developer Forum in San Jose Monday, as Intel Corp. demonstrated its new Banias mobile processors, announced that its desktop processors will soon feature its hyper-threading technology, and showed examples of servers powered by Madison, an upcoming server chip.

Debate over desktop processors in notebooks heats up

Notebooks with desktop processors may promise better performance than those with notebook chips, but the added processing power means nothing if the desktop chip overheats the laptop and causes it to malfunction. Problems with such a machine, Toshiba Corp.'s Satellite 5005 series notebook, has spawned a class action lawsuit, a step that might cause PC vendors to rethink how they design and market such machines.

AMD to let Thoroughbred loose on June 10

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is planning to revamp its line of Athlon XP desktop processors, including the company's fastest desktop processor to date, with the launch of its 0.13-micron Thoroughbred core on Monday, June 10, sources inside the company said.

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