Advanced Micro Devices will move its Fusion technology into higher-performance mainstream systems with a new series of processors.
Reports from a leak-friendly Turkish website Donanimhaber say AMD's quad-core A8-3530MX processor is coming to laptops in June.
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices introduces energy-efficient quad-core Opteron processors "designed to help data center managers" focused on power consumption and virtualization.
"Barcelona" processor has features to share multiple operating systems more efficiently. Photo: AMD's Barcelona
AMD talks new Opteron, plus quad-core CPUs
Servers based on Intel's quad-core Xeon available beginning early 2007; Dell also announces new AMD Opteron system.
AMD's high-end quad-core Phenom chips may have compatibility issues when circuit board makers mismatch the boards with companion chips.
Intel has hit the 10 million mark for quad-core processors shipped. AMD is now in a position to step up and ship millions of its own quad-core chips.
Documentation that Hewlett-Packard has posted on its Web site points to Proliant servers with AMD's Barcelona processor.
The arrival of consumer systems based on AMD's quad-core Phenom processor at retail stores will finally bring much-needed four-core rivalry.