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CPU 2232

When AMD finally gets around to making 45nm CPUs, there will be two kinds, those with L3 cache, and those without. The cacheless ones go under the code name “Propus.” We now hear, unofficially, that L3 cache doesn’t matter too Read More

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CPU 1478

Even the most rabid AMD fan would admit that 2007 was a terrible year for the company. The company lost a few billion dollars, saw the stock price plummet by more than 50% for the second straight, and all its Read More

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Motherboard

Motherboard makers are supposed to get the first samples of AMD’s 45nm processors in August or September. This means we won’t see production models in action until the later part of the fourth quarter. While AMD has never said anything Read More

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Rely On ATI?

Got this email recently: Is there any reason that you know of that AMD keeps beating a dead horse with this K10? It is obviously a disaster and they just keep trying do something with it. I just can’t fathom Read More

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No 45nm Salvation

AMD is “demoing” 45nm quad cores. The demos are doing little more than showing that these things work. What is more interesting are AMD’s expectations of the eventual speed of these chips. Here’s one estimate of “at least” 2.8-3GHz. Here’s Read More

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Cooling The Atom

Intel has come up with an official name for its Silverthorne-era products: Cute name, at least until the elements get a lawyer and file a class action for trademark infringement :). Seriously, what is most interesting about Atom is not Read More