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AMD reveals more on Barcelona chip

AMD has revealed further details about its upcoming quad-core Opteron server chip, which is code-named Barcelona.

The processor is the company’s first attempt at a 65nm server chip and its first native quad-core architecture, which differs from rival Intel’s imminent Cloverton processor in that Barcelona will have four cores on a single silicon rather than combining two dual-core processors as is the case with Cloverton.

Outlining the technology at this month’s Fall Processor Forum in San Jose, US, Ben Sander, a member of AMD’s technical staff, said Barcelona would include 128-bit wide multimedia pathways, an upgraded memory controller and a third-level cache.

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