quote: It should be compatible with K8L and native quad-core parts, meaning six months or so down the road one could have 8 high-end cores with (hopefully for AMD) competitive performance.
quote: I would have to disagree with your first statement that a 65nm quad would match a kentsfield in performance.
And I would have to disagree with your statement because a 65nm quad from AMD won't be the same core as the present 65nm cores.
quote: However on the 4C front I do not see Intel catching AMD before Q1 08.
FX suffers hugely in XP due to bad NUMA support so Vista will help it significantly.