AMD finally unveils Barcelona chip

AMD has unveiled its first set of quad-core processors, three months after its original launch date. Codenamed Barcelona, the much-awaited Opteron quad-core server chip comprises four processing cores on a single piece of silicon, said AMD CEO Hector Ruiz in an earlier interview.
“Today marks one of the great milestones in microprocessor achievement…We’ve worked closely with our customers and partners to design a new generation of processing solutions embodied by today’s quad-core AMD Opteron processor–a four-way winner in performance, energy efficiency, virtualization and investment protection [and] early customer response has been extremely positive,” Hector Ruiz, chairman and chief executive officer of AMD, said in a statement. Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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