quote: AMD still rules on the server side, and that will not change for a while.
quote: With the B2 stepping able to hit 3GHz, it is possible that AMD could move up their launch of Phenom X4 to steal Intel's thunder. We shall see how it goes.
quote: Has this been confirmed by any reliable sources? I think you're engaging in idle daydreaming.
quote: How many universities are there that do HPC work [be it engineering, maths or computer science]? engineering companies? Medical companies?
quote: anyone else think 12MB cache is a little much
quote: Just an amusing historical footnote - the original IBM PC had a 10MB hard drive. That's smaller than the cache on these chips. ;)
quote: This is the reason why AMD has not achieved any performance gain with their large memory bandwidth yet.
quote: While cache may make a large difference in latency on Intel's chips