You may have heard about Barcelona at the Microprocessor Forum. Barcelona is the codename for AMD's new quad-core processor , with all four cores integrated onto a single die and sharing a 2MB on-die L3. In addition to such things as floating-point and SIMD improvements, you'll find the following bells and whistles with Barcelona: improved branch prediction unit, dedicated stack engine, and memory disambiguation.
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