Thursday, November 13, 2008

AMD Switches Opterons Over to 45nm and Promises 45nm Phenoms Early Next Year
AMD announced today that its Quad-Core Opteron processors are now available using a new 45nm process. AMD claims that the switch from the 65nm process-based "Barcelona" platform to the new 45nm process-based "Shanghai" platform gives the new chips up to a 35-percent performance boost and as much as a 35-percent decrease in power consumption at idle...