John Morris

John Morris is a former executive editor at CNET Networks and senior editor at PC Magazine. He now works for a private investment firm, which may at any time invest in companies whose products are discussed in this blog, and no disclosure of securities transactions will be made. No investment advice is offered in this blog. All duties are disclaimed.

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Dual-core chips are here to stay

Dual-core chips are here to stay

Despite the fanfare surrounding the arrival of quad-core PC processors late last year, dual-core chips are anything but on a downward slide these days, in-the-know chip businesspeople say. Thus, while it’s safe to say that to say that almost all x86 servers now ship with dual-core chips inside—and that the twin-core chips have lived up to their advertised benefits when it comes to performance per watt consumed—how many folks are in immediate need of quad-core processors?

February 7, 2007 by in Processors