AMD executive casts doubt on Intel's dual-core claim

Intel's dual-core platform consists of two separate cores in individual dies packaged together using multi-chip packaging in a single chip, which is not a true dual-core solution, according to Henri Richard, senior vice president for worldwide sales and marketing of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) at Computex 2005 (May 31-June 4).

Although Intel was the first to launch its dual-core processor solution for desktop PCs, Richard commented that a real dual-core processor should be one that integrates two cores onto the same die.

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News source: DigiTimes

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