LinuxHardware: Everyone's Going Dual-Core
Jan 11, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Augustus for this link.
"It's been about 6 months since our last big desktop processor
review, but here we are at another big release from both Intel and
AMD. In this review we'll be taking a look at the new big dogs from
both companies. This time they're laying it all down and going for
the highest clocked dual-core processors they can pump out. On the
Intel side we have the new Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 955 with a
new chipset, the Intel 975X Express. From AMD we have a new
top-of-the-line Athlon 64 FX processor, the Athlon 64 FX-60.
There's nothing new on the chipset front for AMD this time around.
First we'll share the background on these new processors and then
take a look at Intel's new chipset. Is AMD still top dog in the
processor battle? We'll see..."