Photos: AMD beefs up chip architecture Summary: Advanced Micro Devices' next-generation core is designed to maintain its lead over Intel. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:35 GMT (04:35 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 2 of 2 Quad-core chips An artist's rendering of AMD's quad-core chips coming in 2007. Topics: Intel, Hardware Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.