"Last month we took our first look at dual-core processors in
the form of AMD's Opteron processors. While those processors are
targeted at servers and workstations, AMD still had dual-core
desktop parts to deliver. Today we bring you the first look at
dual-core Athlon 64 parts, dubbed Athlon 64 X2, under Linux. We'll
run through the numbers as usual but also throw in a mix of
information on support, stability, cost, availability, and a few
other key points on these new chips. Will dual-core on the desktop
make you run out and buy a new processor? Hopefully our Athlon 64
X2 4800+ will be able to answer that question..."
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.