First look: Two processors in one Athlon chip give performance extra oomph.
Ready for the era of dual-core? You now have a choice of dual-core processors; and based on PC World tests, the winner is clearly AMDs new Athlon 64 X2, which handily outdistanced a dual-core Intel system we tested last month.
Our tests indicate that with both AMDs and Intels dual-core chips youll obtain the biggest performance benefit when you work with multiple applications at once or when you use multithreaded software, designed to recognize more than one processor.
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