quote: This is great news, however not so surprising, for us stock holders
quote: It was it in real world test for the processor, IE typical stuff you see current benchmarks in - Games, 3dmark, pcmark, application test and so
quote: Not sure if 64 bit test was done, but I am sure that this version is signficantly different than the Netburst. Anyway 64bit really doen't matter right now - not much is even user
quote: There's nothing to suggest AMD will regain the lead by next year. While AMD will be transitioning to 65nm on an *existing* core, Intel will be ramping up a *new* core
quote: I don't call sueing everybody left and right, doing things right
quote: Please stop referring to the lawsuit as being a good thing for AMD to do
quote: I hate the idea of if you can beat the competition by your marketting and product done, sue them in attempt to change you market place
quote: Except that K8L (a modified core) is due out next year, as well as the 65nm...
quote: He didn't say "when K8L comes out".. he said "by next year", which appears to me to be a time *before* K8L comes out
quote: 1. The EM64T (64-bit) on Woodcrest is the same as it is on Netburst
quote: there's nothing to suggest that the implementation of it will be the same as it was when the first 64-bit Xeon's came out
quote: Then I recall hearing something about how that was no longer true
quote: The last thing any PC company wants is for Intel to regain its quasi-monopoly status. This fact alone will help sustain AMD's market position.