AMD prepares 3-core processors for laptops

    The most authoritative and operational drain tank of IT news - has published information according to which AMD is going to begin production of tri-core processors for laptops.

    New items are likely to appear on the market in the spring of 2010. The first-born of the new line will be the Phenom II N820, which will be part of the Danube hardware platform. The processor will be manufactured using 45nm technology, will receive one and a half megabytes of the second level cache, and its TDP value will be 35 watts.

    Like other tri-core processors, the N820 is actually a quad-core chip with one core disabled. Also, the N820 will receive a built-in DDR3-1333 memory controller.


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