Friday, August 12, 2005

AnandTech: Athlon 64 X2: New Memory Dividers and Multitasking Performance

"Luckily for AMD, the single core Athlon 64 was not very memory bandwidth limited, and thus, the move to dual core still allowed AMD to scale relatively well. In fact, based on the results that we saw in our Athlon 64 X2 3800+ review, AMD continues to consistently scale better from one to two cores than Intel, despite the reduction in memory bandwidth per core"