quote: The new one looks to be a native quad that they will mcm to eight core with hyperthreading on each core. 16 simultaneous threads
quote: (hmm... IBM managed to get pass 5.0 Ghz(so they claim) in a bigger chip (Power 6), in the same almost exact 65nm process of AMD, why cant they get somehow much closer to that ?)
quote: it has advaced SSE4 instructions that help in media encoding and tech computing performace
quote: Thats why they have been playing catch up to AMD since the K6 right?
quote: Intel has always sucked on the media end of things
quote: but since the K7 and K8 yes.