AMD's upcoming Barcelona processors will launch at 2.0GHz and, more interestingly, will compete with Intel’s 2.33GHz Xeon 5345 CPU.
An AMD spokesperson has reportedly promised honest benchmark results for its upcoming Barcelona CPUs in the coming weeks...
UPDATED: Amid speculation of even further delays to AMD's next-generation quad-core processors, the company has been talking about Barcelona's performance with its partners.
Sources inside Taiwanese motherboard makers claim that AMD's Phenom processor is delayed until next year. AMD has rubbished the speculation.
AMD today announced that its "native" quad core CPU, codenamed Barcelona, will start arriving on shelves in August.
Sources at Taiwanese motherboard manufacturers suggest that AMD's long-awaited Phenom processors may launch as early as November. There will be four models initially, with another seven following in 1Q08. Details inside.
AMD has announced that it is on schedule to fully ramp up 65nm production in two of its fabs later this year. 45nm production is also on schedule for a mid-2008 introduction.
Hot on the heels of the Phenom announcement, AMD has just revealed a new mobile platform and CPU - currently known as Puma and Griffin. We delve into architectural detail to see what's new in these animals.