Users Can't Get Enough Cores

Tagged: amd, cores, Processor, Computer Hardware, Technology
Source: Fudzilla - Read the full article
Posted: 6 years 5 weeks ago

More! More! Power! Power!

"AMD claims that server customers want more cores. John Fruehe, director of product marketing for server/workstation products at AMD said that the latest twelve-core microprocessors for servers are more popular than eight-core Opteron chips among server customers. The fact proves that customers prefer to have larger amount of cores amid lower amount of servers since this generally provides higher performance per watt ratio." | more




Doesn't mean that that's the answer for desktop computers, at some point the number of cores won't be so important (as the frequency is now not so important, but it is :D). And it all depens on the programming of the applications.