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Submission Inside AMD's Barcelona CPU

An anonymous reader writes: Real World Technologies has put together a comprehensive article that brings together everything which has been disclosed about AMD's upcoming Barcelona processor. The author goes through every stage of the CPU pipeline and makes a direct comparison with the rival Core 2 from Intel, and the previous generation K8. This piece also adds new information on many of the tricks used by AMD architects to wring out higher performance, especially previously undisclosed circuit level techniques used. The article ends with general predictions for the performance and economic impact of Barcelona.

Link: http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cfm?ArticleID=RW T051607033728

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