Now that the first quad-core CPU is officially launched you’ll want to see what the future holds when it comes to quad-core processors. The Intel QX6700 quad-core is a monster when used with certain applications:
Intel has been cranking out impressive processors during 2006 and it looks like Intel has any intentions of bringing that to an end any time soon. The first Intel quad-core processor looks to be a winner in a number of ways, but the most important is the fact that many motherboards that have the i975 Express chipset need nothing more than a BIOS update to enable quad-core support. When it comes to applications that take advantage of four cores no other desktop processor from AMD, or even Intel for that matter, come close to the performance levels that we have recorded with quad-core.
Published in: CPUs & Chipsets on 2006-11-02